From 18 to 21 of May, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair will be the place to look for new trends and greatest design examples, from all around the world. These are some of the names you should have in mind.
Bisazza is considered one of the top luxury design brands, both for interior and exterior decoration. With worldwide distribuition, the use of modern technologies and high quality standards, the brand has established itself as a reference.
Matthew Hilton is a small design company that combines modern manufacturing with knowledge and hand skills. Their passion is to create exquisitely made and beautiful products.
Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl. Their goal was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.” Their dream was to create a new kind of environment for contemporary life. Today they are well known for being innovative, combining functionality and aesthetics in a beautiful fashion.
Mary Wallis, an Australian designer, is located in New York and her design explores the theme of beauty in fragmentation – “I’m interested in reconstructing the broken, and making it more beautiful than it was originally”.
Designtree, a small design studio from New Zealand, creates amazing design pieces, made to age gracefully, thus establishing a relationship with their owners. They strive to create lasting products, with great materials and a lot of love put into the production process.
David Okum creates using traditional materials and modern processes, to achieve functional objects and furniture, always with great visual strenght. Exploring and respecting the capabilities of materials is paramount to his work.