The 56th edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milano took place from 4th to 9th April 2017. At the Milan fairground RHO 2,000 exhibitors displayed furniture and lightings in the fields of design, classic and luxury furniture.

The exhibition site Salone Satellite was reserved especially for young designers and international design schools. In addition to networking, showing the design of the future was the focus of this area. Furniture which can be used as sporting equipment, flexible floor lamps, sound furniture or the design of sausages – just to mention some of the topics.

In the center of Milano, a lot of studios and workshops opened their doors, while installations and exhibitions took place around the city. Besides the presentation of furniture as sport tools, also new materials and new ways of upcycling were exhibited.

Text & Photography: Sigrid Bürstmayr