Dutch designer Maarten Baas talks to Max Fraser about his recent work featured in Milan.
While offering some insight into his views on the success of Dutch Design, Bass discusses his collaborations with Established & Sons and his solo project at the CoSTUME NATIONAL.
British designer Max Lamb speaks with Max Fraser at our TV studio in the centre of ZonaTortona.
Discussing his experiences at the Royal College of Art and his latest project showing in Milan, Lamb elaborates on the importance of materials and process in design.
ZonaTortona.TV + DeTnk.TV Studio
26 Via Bergognone, Milan
The ZonaTortona + DeTnk.TV Studio is in full swing as the Milan Salone del Mobile starts up.
From established design stars like Arik Levy, Piero Lissoni, Tom Dixon, Tord Boontje and Maarten Baas to new design studios such as Claudia and Harry Washington, more than 60 interviews will be undertaken throughout the week.
We welcomed New York based designer Dror Benshetrit to the studio to discuss his latest projects launching here in Milan.
Alongside these works Benshetrit discusses his approach to design, his views on the economy, the pros and cons of his dream project.
We had the pleasure of welcoming Claudia and Harry Washington to the studio to discuss their recent collaboration with Bernhardt Design.
In conversation with Max Fraser, the young duo discuss their working philosophy, design in El Salvador, and their excitement for Milan.
Nasir Kassamali, founder and owner of Luminaire design stores in Miami and Chicago, stops by our studio for a chat straight off his flight.
A visitor to the Milan Design Week every year for the past 35, Kassamali talks to Max Fraser about what he thinks will be the biggest change for this year’s event.
American architect and designer Marc Thorpe speaks with Max Fraser about his theory on design, his love for tables, and his thoughts on designs future trajectory.
Romeo Gigli Café
Via Angelo Fumagalli 6 Milan
Repairing is environmentally friendly, but it also changes the relationship between object and user from superficial to enduring and unique. To repair is to restore and renew. When a missing or broken part is replaced, a product’s character can change radically.
Plastic Dandy is a sitting sculpture.
The transparent piece of furniture is formed in such a way that light accentuates the curves. Made from one piece of plexi, folded by heat into two triangular forms, the form symbolises the male figure. The triangular forms are echoed in the pattern of the plaid.
This 1950s Haberdashery cabinet, designed and manufactured in the UK, is an ebonised unit with 15 cream lacquered drawers, iron handles and label holders.