Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Salon del Mobile

Unfortunately my broke ass couldn't afford to fly to Milan for the Salon del Mobile this year, but some of my favorite blogs did a stellar job of reporting back. After weeding through all the random and bizarre conceptual pieces I did come across some gems...
Kartell's dreamy Snowflake installation / Yoshioka's Invisible chair which would look perfect in my Modernist ice palace.
Blow High table by Konstantin Grcic for Established & Sons
Weird bird cage / fish tank combo by Constance Guisset...instead of housing a menagerie of strange animals, I think this would look pretty on a smaller scale hanging by itself, or perhaps as a light fixture?
Robi Renzi (RenziVivian) created this amazing series of patchwork cabinets made of salvaged materials.
J'adore the Melt bookcase by Thomas Sandell, but the OCD in me keeps freaking out over the dust I can imagine lurking behind there.
Rich Brilliant Willing created this table as part of  the Clinkers collection for Innermost

Gorgeous gold mesh lamps by Tom Dixon
Love the brilliant colors in the Stretch Collection chairs by Carnevale Studio
Dig the exposed ribcage look of the Struttura Due Table by Davide Vercelli
and of course, the genius that is Yves Behar, for Swarovski Crystal Palace..
photos from dezeen, contemporist, and sight unseen