07 Textile artwork by Liz Collins from the installation Summit Suite at Rossana Orlandi also featuring Sunbrella materials and Ligne Roset lighting and furniture
08 Apparence rug (detail), designed Xavier Lust for Nodus
09 Conchiglia rug, Barbara Frua and Alberto Levi
10 Home Sweet Home installation with crochet, Missoni in collaboration with Alessandra Roveda
11 Shade IX rug, Shade Collection, Dare to Rug
12 Rosaspina rug, Antonio Marras for Amini
12 Medley rug, Lyk Carpet
As a small label showing in Milan you have the chance to meet the world.Press, designers, dealers from Japan, New Zealand, France, everywhere come to visit you because they know your brand through Instagram and want to see the product and meet the person behind it. I appreciate this very much, because I put so much passion and enthusiasm into my work, which I would like to explain, communicate and share with others.
Mareike Lienau Lyk Carpet
showroom on Piazza Santo Stefano, where Xequer by Martino Gamper and the crazy Rug Invaders (see Trends) were highlights.
In the centre of town, Brera is also an important destination for design. Highlights included Missoni’s Home Sweet Home crochet installation by Alessandra Roveda, Terra Incognita Phoenix by Faberhama and Appearence by Xavier Lust from the Nodus display at the Cloister Maggiore of San Simpliciano, interior designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance’s stunning Raw Collection for Tai Ping, the new highlycovetable hand-tufted Fornasetti rug collection (see Hotlist), Dare to Rug’s Shade Collection at Palazzo Cusani and, of course, this issue’s cover image, the beautiful Nautilus design by Atelier Février, who were exhibiting at Galleria Bolzani. One of my favourite displays was Jaipur Rugs’ ‘Wunderkammer’ at Palazzo Litta, where the Indian brand showed off a new collection with designer Matteo Cibic (see Features).
At Rossana Orlandi textile artist Liz Collins had created a fantastic three-room textural installation, incuding Sunbrella fabrics and Ligne Roset furniture. Summit Suite featured fluffy upholstered wall panels to reflect the theme of energy and nature. Henzel Studio showed four outstanding art