The spilt coffee has not yet dried, the bed is still warm. Someone just left the room and you are invited to experience scenes from everyday life. The Swedish Design Moves project will bring to Milan, in a unique location in the heart of Brera Design District, a selection of Swedish companies and designers who look at the future while trying to improve the lifestyles of the individual and of the community by a functional and aesthetic approach to space and furnishings.
For the past three years, Norway’s annual appearance at Milan Design Week has been showcasing the work of a selection of the most talented Norwegian designers and craft artists, and bringing thousands of visitors face to face with the country’s thriving community-driven, mutually supportive and cross-disciplinary design culture. This year’s exhibition, Norwegian Presence, marks the beginning of a new chapter for Norway in Milan, as the show makes its debut appearance in a new location – the city’s rapidly evolving creative hotspot, Zona Tortona.
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In the exhibition VIA PALERMO 1, Lund University School of Industrial Design displays everything from space efficient sheet metal furniture to the bathroom of the future, from radical musical instruments to unexpected applications for Indonesian coco-husk fiber and much more.