Milan 2013 Preview: EDIT by designjunction

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“Following on from the success of designjunction London, EDIT will present more than 25 international brands housed within the renowned La Pelota venue, Brera Design District. The exhibition will showcase new product launches, brand collaborations, and venue specific installations combining creativity, culture and design in one central location. thedesignjunction.co.uk

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Atelier Areti
Atelier Areti present new product launches including Squares, Up Down Pendants, Marguerite, Circle + Sphere Pendants and Leaf Wall light. The talented design duo Atelier Areti create objects of exceptional quality, both in design and materials. Since launching their design studio in 2008 they have worked closely with master craftsmen and manufacturers in Germany and Sweden. Look out for beautiful wall lights, lights in the shape of birds and exquisite floor lamps.

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Case Furniture
British design brand Case present new products at EDIT, including the Lap Wall Shelving Unit and Lap Desk by Marina Bautier, the Matis Desk by Samuel Wilkinson and the Vitrina Tall Unit by Hierve Design Consultancy.

Launched in 2006, Case furniture has established a presence in major UK retail stores such as John Lewis, Liberty’s, and Heal’s. Started by Paul Newman and Sheridan Coakley, Case has an ever growing reputation in the furniture industry. They promote the notion that the best design should be available to the mass market and are capable of delivering large volume batch production, ideal for the larger retailer.

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Channels
Channels launch a new lighting collection by Samuel Chan, handcrafted entirely in wood, adding to the Finnieston collection which launched in September 2012. The range now includes the Finnieston Wall Lamp, Finnieston Bookcase and Tripod Tables. Channels also launches a trio of pendant lights called Three Wise Men.

Established in 1995 by Samuel Chan, Channels is a modern British design company with a focus on simple design and traditional craftsmanship. They are best known for their high quality products and design integrity, with the majority of products made in Shropshire in the UK.

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Christopher Farr exhibit a new collection of rugs by celebrated US designer David Weeks and preview a new project entitled Editions – a collaboration with designers and artists to develop and produce limited edition rugs. The rugs are hand-tufted made of 100 per cent wool.

Established in 1988, Christopher Farr has been at the spearhead of contemporary rug design for over twenty years. Together with his business partner Matthew Bourne, they were the catalyst that revolutionised contemporary rug design and we are delighted to have them at EDIT.

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Mabeo are proud to present their most recent designs at EDIT, including the Kika stools by Patricia Urquiola, Meradi Cabinet by Garth Roberts and Thusi Clothing Valet by Studio Nio.

Mabeo is an award-winning brand from Botswana, Africa which focuses on craftsmanship, sustainability, culture, natural materials, people and design. Mabeo’s aim is to merge the African craftsperson’s perspective and traditional African culture with a desire for refined modernity. In collaboration with designers such as Patrica Urquiola, Claesson Koivisto Rune, Garth Roberts and Luca Nichetto, Mabeo has been successfully delivering international projects in the hospitality, residential and commercial sectors since 2006.

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Modus will debut a series of new projects at EDIT from Arik Levy, Shin Azumi, PearsonLloyd, Jonathan Prestwich, Pengelly Design and Michael Sodeau. Modus is an award-winning British furniture manufacturer dedicated to producing the very best in contemporary international design. They work with both internationally acclaimed designers and emerging young talent to produce high quality, covetable pieces for both domestic and contract use.

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No Early Birds / Per Soderberg
“No Early Birds” by Per Soderberg present a new home accessories range alongside the full furniture collection of stools, benches, chairs, tables and lamps. Expect to see a stunning new candelabra and a collection of solid brass dishes. This locally sourced and manufactured collection from Sweden is based around a cleverly engineered powder coated metal cross-leg that acts as the main component and motif across all the products typologies. Environmental sensitivity, high-quality materials, thoughtful detailing and ease of assembly mark “No Early Birds” out as a collection of real refinement. Per Soderberg is a graduate of the Domus Academy in Milan, so is naturally delighted to be back exhibiting in the centre of the city.

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Oyuna
Oyuna present the 2013 Home and new Travel Collection: a range of cashmere travel throws designed to offer practical and aesthetic solutions to travel in comfort and style. The collections will be shown in an installation space featuring an abstract reinterpretation of the Mongolian ger tent house.

The Oyuna philosophy of style, practicality and warmth descends from Oyuna Tserendorj’s heritage of Mongolian nomadism. Her style soulfully references Mongolia’s vast landscapes and also draws inspiration from the urban lifestyle of London, her adopted city. It is these contrasting influences that provide the inspiration for her innovative and highly individual cashmere collections.

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designlink.pl – the exhibition and guide on Polish Design
EDIT is delighted to play host to designlink.pl, a celebration of the best in Polish design from the past year. Presenting products, places and people through a carefully curated exhibition and publication.

This second edition of designlink.pl spans a wide spectrum of design, from extraordinary weaving structures, technology for the future, fiberglass organic forms that pioneered design innovation in the 60s, to revised ceramic traditions. Add to this a little taste of poetry and you have a heady mix of new ideas and narratives from a
thriving Polish design scene. The exhibition is organised by the Creative Project Foundation in partnership with
Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Poland.

Utopia & Utility

Utopia & Utility
Utopia & Utility launch Transformed, a colourful collection of large stacking vessels that combine ceramic, glass and wood. This collection plays with our perception of familiar forms by the use of off-centred symmetry.

Founded in 2012 by siblings Pia and Moritz, Utopia & Utility combine the functional with the fantastical. With a focus on handmade production and tacit skills, the pair work with craftsmen from all over the world. They believe “that everything that deserves to be made, deserves to be made well. From the process to the finished objects, our intention is to enrich life through beauty.”

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Vessel Gallery
Vessel launch the Balustrade lighting collection by UK glass artist Simon Moore. Founded in 1999, Vessel works with a selection of both established and emerging artists in their chosen fields. Vessel aims to fuse craft with industry.

In Milan, Moore’s hand crafted collection of decorative lights form part of Vessel’s lighting editions in an on-going collaboration between gallery and artist. Vessel will also be launching three new lighting sculptures as part of the display.”

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