The Milan Furniture Fair celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2022, and after years of border closures, there was a plethora of new designs for the Australians who ventured across the globe for the week-long event. We asked Kirsten Stanisich of Richards Stanisich to scope out the top finds.
Lava and Tambor by Habitación 116 for Unno Gallery
Latin American contemporary art and design gallery Unno presented an evocative exhibition in the Brera Design District of Milan. Titled ‘Volume, The Land, and The Maker,’ the exhibition was inspired by a painting by Josef Albers from his Homage to the Square series.
Mexican interior architecture studio Habitación 116 and Chilean artist Abel Cárcaco were invited to create pieces that synthesised the colour, materials and form of Albers’s painting. The Lava chair and Tambor side table are both inspired by El Pedregal neighbourhood of Mexico City and the volcanic landscape that it sits