Milan Design Week 2017: Everything Is Connected

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                                The showcase of Norwegian craft and design is always a highlight of the Ventura Lambrate design district during Salone del Mobile. The team behind 2016’s exhibition, Structure, comprised <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Klubben</a>, <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">DOGA</a>, <a href=""  rel="noopener noreferrer external" data-wpel-link="external">Norwegian Crafts</a> and <a href=""  rel="noopener noreferrer external" data-wpel-link="external">Jotun</a>, and they have come together again to create Everything Is Connected, curated by designer and interior architect <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Katrin Greiling</a>, and designed by Norwegian-Italian studio <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Kråkvik &amp; D’Orazio</a>. (Nomad, above, is by <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Gilles &amp; Cecilie</a>.)
The Dwell bench, by Bergen-based Vera & Kyte, is inspired by the symmetry, simplicity and order of Shaker design, expressed through a contemporary lacquered wood construction. Sara Wright Polmar created these shelf-drawer hybrids in which to display and store small objects by playing with the scale of a classic matchbox. Each Matchbox comprises a stained ash box with a folded steel sleeve. Norwegian Notes is a collection of perfumed objects created by Oslo-based Kaja Dahl for use
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Scenery Collection by Daisuke Kitagawa

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                                Tokyo-based designer <a href="" data-wpel-link="internal">Daisuke Kitagawa</a>, of <a href="" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Design For Industry</a>, unveiled his latest collection at this year&#8217;s SaloneSatellite featuring furniture, furnishings, and accessories. With the theme being Scenery, Kitagawa took inspiration from travel and the surrounding cityscapes we encounter along the way. The scenes become memories ingrained in us and we attach feelings to them that we can recall at anytime. The collection aims to evoke those same joyful memories by scaling down some of those cityscapes and making them a part of everyday life.
The Floe coffee table offers plenty of storage space without the visual heaviness a solid table would have. Its stainless steel base reflects the light that filters through the two sheets of moveable glass surfaces. The glass can be arranged in various configurations based on the looks or your storage needs. The Lattice cabinet goes for a more minimalist look by doing away with handles and
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