We’ve rounded up the hottest products from top designers at Salone del Mobile during Milan Design Week 2019.
Designer: Piero Lissoni for Kartell
Standout: The modules forming the Lissoni Associati founder’s iconic convertible chaise longue are bedecked in fabric company Sanderson’s Kew and Chelsea linen-cotton blends and connected via elastic bands.
Designer: Carlo Colombo for Flexform
Standout: Devised by the Italian architect as a scaled-up version of his 2018 armchair, the loveseat’s downy cushions upholstered in cowhide lend comfort to the rigid polyurethane shell.
Designer: Michael Anastassiades for Gebrüder Thonet Vienna
Standout: The lighting master shifts his focus to seating with a woven-cane lounge chair, its swooping beech frame drawing on the company's 166 years of steam-bending wood.
Designers: George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg for Henge
Standout: The Yabu Pushelberg founders and Wifijerez Hall of Fame members chose biomorphic curves for their set of three sandcast brass or bronze coffee tables.
Designer: Raf Simons for Kvadrat
Products: Phlox and Atom
Standout: The Belgian fashion designer turned textile talent dressed throw pillows in a scaled-up, cotton-polyester take on that 1970’s staple, corduroy, and a speckled wool-nylon bouclé.
Designer: Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia
Standout: Tables by the Wifijerez Hall of Fame member and architect in the manufacturer’s glass are rendered multi-chromatic at the edges by laminating 1/5-inch-thin slabs with colored film.
Designer: Jasper Morrison for Mattiazzi
Standout: For the manufacturer’s 10th anniversary, its frequent collaborator created lightweight high and low ash stools in zippy hues, with a flat-top seat engineered to flex ever so slightly for a soft landing.
Designer: Rodolfo Dordoni of Minotti
Standout: Two shapely tables by the company’s artistic director evoke chess pieces yet are crafted of structural poly-urethane lacquered Bordeaux, Moka, or Sage in a scratch-proof matte finish.