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Houses picks: Milan 2012

Houses magazine’s favourites from the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair.

Silla chair

Isola chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini.

Isola chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini.

A representation of the most pure and rational seat concepts, the Silla chair for Ziru is available with an upholstered or oak seat, or in a lacquered finish in a range of colours from Mobilia.

Isola chair

Juliet chair by Benjamin Hubert.

Juliet chair by Benjamin Hubert.

The Isola chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Tacchini has an organic shape with a loosely structured frame, available in chrome or painted from Stylecraft.

Juliet chair

Porro Gentle chair from Space Furniture.

Porro Gentle chair from Space Furniture.

Designed by Benjamin Hubert, the Juliet chair and pouf are a carefree play on folds and seams, featuring pleated stitching similar to that on a woman’s corset. Available from poltronafrau.it

Gentle chair

Saya chair by Lievore Altherr Molina.

Saya chair by Lievore Altherr Molina.

The Porro Gentle chair from Space Furniture looks like a continuum drawing with leather-covered metal back legs, wooden front legs and an upholstered seat that work together to create a two-coloured optical effect.

Saya chair

Warm materials and fluid lines combine in an oak and teak chair designed by Lievore Altherr Molina. Available from Arper in a variety of natural stains.

Mademoiselle armchair reimagined by Lenny Kravitz, originally designed by Philippe Starck.

Mademoiselle armchair reimagined by Lenny Kravitz, originally designed by Philippe Starck.

Bao lounge chair

Sol rocking chair by Constance Guisset for Molteni.

Sol rocking chair by Constance Guisset for Molteni.

A curbed, sculpture-like swivelling lounge chair, with a leather patchwork back and a spacious, fabric seat, designed by Australian design team EOOS. Available from Walter Knoll.

Mademoiselle armchair

Patchwork table by Arik Levy.

Patchwork table by Arik Levy.

Chairs with exotic fur and leather finishes reimagined by Lenny Kravitz, originally designed by Philippe Starck. Available from Space Furniture

Santa Monica Lounge

FAB28 denim fridge, a collaboration between Smeg and Italia Independent.

FAB28 denim fridge, a collaboration between Smeg and Italia Independent.

The versatile Santa Monica chair by Jean-Marie Massaud is available in mix-and-match fabrics from Poliform.

Sol rocking chair

Made from laser-cut aluminium sheets, this vibrantly coloured rocking chair by Constance Guisset for Molteni has punched surfaces that allow light to create fairytale-like shadows. Available from Hub Furniture.

Tobi-Ishi table

Corniches by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

Corniches by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

The Tobi-Ishi table by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for B&B Italia was inspired by stones used in traditional Japanese gardens. It’s wooden top and polyurethane foam core are treated with cement grout. Available from Space Furniture.

Patchwork table

A low, circular table by Arik Levy celebrates electric colours and strong geometric shapes. Available from Established & Sons.

Integrity Due sink

Characterized by straight lines and smooth edges, the Integrity Due sink from Silestone is available in two sizes and a variety of colours, and can be installed in a single or double configuration.

Greenfield fabric collection

Subtle, natural shades and highlight hues are the focus of Alfredo Haberli’s Greenfield fabric collection available from Kvadrat Maharam.

FAB28 denim fridge

Covered in denim that has been treated with plasma to protect it from kitchen spills and splashes, the FAB28 denim fridge is a coming together of style and function – a collaboration between Smeg and Italia Independent.

Colour Based on Nature wallpaper

Designed by Irma Boom, these striped wallpaper designs represent cultural sites from around the world. Available from Thomas Eyck.

Corniches

These flexible shelves by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec offer small, quirky storage spaces. Available from Vitra.

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Published online: 30 Nov 2012

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Houses, August 2012

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