Sports-inspired colour blocking, contrast heels and tropical brights update bestselling footwear shapes in What’s in Store’s S/S 13 mid-season deliveries report.
WGSN store shot, Fendi, Milan
The latest finishing techniques, processes, materials and colour trends for surface, hardware and product design from Milan Design Week #Milan2013.
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Our #colouroftheweek is copper. We’re loving the rose-gold copper tones currently seen at retail, and it was one of the most popular metals seen at Milan Design Week too. Looking ahead, it’s one of the ‘down to earth’ metallics in our Industrial Evolution trend for A/W 14/15. Subscribers see more on copper here.
Image: Marti Guixe for Levi’s from the “#501 what’s you interpretation” event at Milan Design Week
Fusing the everyday with the beautiful, our What’s in Store team spied these cut glass bulbs during #MilanDesignFestival at Spazio Pontaccio.
WGSN store shot, Milan
La Stupenderia’s in-store merchandising swings into spring by accenting aquarelle pastels with zesty lime. WGSN store shot, Milan
Can’t stop thinking about the the opening of Patricia Urquiola’s Kvadrat textile installation at Moroso’s Brera store last week. The installation featured Danish food designers I’m A Kombo and served up snacks in fabric shells, and drinks inspired by wool! WGSN SUBSCRIBERS, don’t forget to check out our trade show directory next week for our full coverage of Milan Design Week.
We love Schemata Architects‘ new project, ColoRing, at Rossana Orlandi. The collection of tables use a traditional wood polishing technique called Udukuri, adapted to generate vibrantly painted wood grain finishes. For more Milan Design Week inspiration, WGSN SUBSCRIBERS CAN CLICK HERE to see our uncut Salone del Mobile gallery.
Full-on red styling at Danish Chromatism at Triennale Design Museum, Milan 2013.
Missoni is presenting an installation called Zigzagging this Milan Design Week. The brand’s entire showroom is illuminated with its famous zig zag patterning, immersing viewers with moving colour and light.
Leading the charge for British design in Milan is Edit by Design Junction, which has brought classic brands such as Ercol - who collaborated with Timorous Beasties on the sofa above - to La Pelota, via Palermo.