Milan Design Week 2019 | Hermes

Spotlight on materials

This year in Milan, the collections for the home pay tribute to materials in all their forms.
Materials trace a line, permeate a motif, delineate an object. Granite or porcelain, bamboo or leather, it is the materials that drive the dialogue between designers and artisans.

Tomás Alonso’s ethereal lamps

 
  • This Spanish designer has conceived a series of lamps imbued with extreme lightness. He has reached this fragile and poetic equilibrium by combining bamboo, paper and coppered steel.

Gianpaolo Pagni: the hippomobile takes on a new dimension

 
  • Gianpaolo Pagni's "Hippomobiles" designs take on a new dimension on plaids. Translated into brightly coloured cashmere appliqués and embroidered with pearls, the geometric shapes add volume and contrast to the equestrian motif.

Barber & Osgerby, from porcelain to granite

 
  • In granite or porcelain, intense black or translucent white, the Halo and Hécate lamps contrast with each other in perfect harmony. Created by British designers Barber & Osgerby, their archetypal forms play with the strengths of their respective materials.

Joséphine Ciaudo, the art of leather marquetry

 
  • Joséphine Ciaudo plays with the bright colours and contrasting patterns of the silk jackets worn by jockeys. Crafted in leather marquetry, these designs enhance the mahogany of the boxes. A meticulous combination of skins with smooth or textured grains.

La Pelota, 
Via Palermo 10, Milan ‎
‎10-13 April, 10 am – 8 pm
‎14 April, 10 am – 6 pm‎

Showroom Collections Maison, 
Via Pisoni 2, Milan
‎9-13 April, 10 am – 7 pm‎
‎14 April, 10 am – 6 pm‎

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