Top 8 from Milan 2013!

This year’s Salone del Mobile was bigger than ever and one could pinpoint some really interesting emerging trends:

  • Copper and other metallic materials.
  • Salmon pink!
  • Soft rounded timber with pastel colours
  • Mad Men are in – products inspired by ’50 glamour.

Here are Tangram’s favourite new products:

Ro | Fritz Hansendezeen_Ro-armchair-by-Jaime-Hayon-for-Fritz-Hansen_ss_1

Ro by Jaime Hayon is an elegant easy chair designed for quiet contemplation. The contrast between its hard shell and warm soft interior creates a feeling of enclosure and comfort. Making it perfect for your home or as contemporary breakout furniture for a commercial interior setting.

Rituals | Foscarini
Milano-Rituals-Lamps-1024x768-624x468Indisputably the most beautiful and poetic light at this year’s Milan show. Rituals is a series of blown and frosted glass lights reminiscent of traditional oriental lanterns. The light is perfect for use individually as well as in harmonious compositions in hallways or other open spaces.

Letizia | Poltrona Frauletizia_gallery011-1024x696
Originally designed in 1954, Letizia’s soft sensual lines and universal timeless design make it a perfect easy chair for your living room.

Self | Rimadesionews_self_01_1
Rimadesio has a focus on technological advancements in manufacturing with glass. The new Self cabinet and sideboard system looks light and sharp, with all faces finished in beautiful evolved glass.

Orient | Lightyearsf178468c3dee7b0a46e1d7b2328725f5
Exactly 50 years on from its creation, Lightyears has chosen to relaunch Orient – a flawless and timeless copper pendant light with a complementing rosewood top.

E8 | Zeitraum555008_610371392324178_919677366_n
Designer Mathias Hahn borrowed the idea of an unusually long table top stretching over a thin base from a 1940s’ school canteen table he had bought from a market in London. In keeping with the Zeitraum collection, the E8 dining table is made of untreated wood and the contrast between the stained base and natural table top makes it appear almost two dimensional.

Tecno | Sancaltecno_RGB_low_04-1024x682
Reclining Tecno sofa is part of the new Tierra collection from Sancal. There is a strong sense of honesty and attention to detail in this extremely comfortable sofa.

Anthon | Poltrona Frauanthon_gallery01-1024x696
‘Rich’, ‘lush’, ‘ethereal’ – are just a few words that come to mind when describing the new luxurious sofa from Poltrona Frau. Antohn’s most distinctive feature is its high backrest, which also functions as a headrest.