March 26 / 2013

I SALONI 2013 Avant-garde: the contemporary In&Out living

Passionate, cool and utterly stylish – as the country itself – Spain’s design puts no boundaries to creativity, setting trends and breaking grounds with new interior concepts. We invite you to read more about new Spain’s design products on display in the Design Halls in Milan…

The FREESTYLE collection, a design by Josep Turell. for ARLEX

The Spanish avant-garde and contemporary offer on display in Milan at I Saloni features a vast array of great new products that are practical yet decorative and intriguing. Straight-lined or organic shaped, in sleek natural hues and materials or with cutting-edge elements and spots of invigorating colours, Spain’s contemporary furnishing is all about design highly personalized spaces punctuated with unexpected accents.

Innovation in aesthetic solutions and materials comes from a symbiotic collaboration of the Spanish design brands with top-notch national and international designers: Patricia Urquiola, Lievore Altherr Molina, Claesson Koivisto Rune, Jean-Marie Massaud, Karim Rashid, just to name a few.

Outdoor ranges have been improved with new weather-resistant materials and fade-resistant fabrics in order to make it possible to create an open-air oasis for dinner parties, cocktail gatherings and weekend relaxation. On the other hand, many outdoor products allow moving the cozy and attractive atmosphere of a patio inside, under the dining room ceiling, facing a stunning unparallel view on the Mediterranean sea.

So, get creative and add a Spanish take to your interiors…

ALONDRA INFANTIL – Hall 14 Stand E49

A manufacturer of design furniture for babies and children, ALONDRA will launch in Milan its 2013 Premium line: the DIAMOND collection. Main feature of this design is the striking finish of the fronts, which is achieved through the milling technique.


With reliefs shaped like the Eiffel Tower, the new PARIS collection adds an extra touch of glamour to your customer's nursery or children’s room.

These new designs can be customized with sparkling, sophisticated colours, such as ice white, silver or chocolate brown. Pieces can also be combined with the matching textiles and accessories made by Alondra.

ARLEX – Hall 10 Stand C26

ARLEX will present at I SALONI its new FREESTYLE collection, a design by Josep Turell.

FREESTYLE TV sideboard, a design by Josep Turell for ARLEX

As well as the stylish FLIP shelving units, created by CrousCalogero for ARLEX, FREESTYLE is forward-thinking line of dressers, book shelves and modular units that enable to break up with rigid volumes, allowing a high degree of personalization of the spaces in terms of shapes and colours. It is available in multiple wood finishes or lacquered.

FLIP bookcase by CrousCalogero for Arlex

GANDÍA BLASCO – Hall 20 Stand B01 / C06

With a long-lasting experience in the furnishing of high style outdoors, GANDIA BLASCO will unveil in Milan its new Outdoor&Passdoor space concepts. The versatile and functional ARUMI modules, a design of Emmanuel Gardin for the Spanish brand, can be arranged in multiple ways, in high and low position, or linked together in order to form a large coffee table.

The ARUMI modules, a design of Emmanuel Gardin for GANDIA BLASCO

The TEXTILE line of chairs, created by Ana Llobet, draws its inspiration from the fashion world. In its design pieces are sewing together by stitches, as in a cloth. This stitching technique allows  a great flexibility and makes the chairs highly ergonomic, providing comfort and giving the design with its own individual character.

The TEXTILE line of chairs by young designer Ana Llobet fro GANDIA BLASCO

On display also the  MANGAS SPACES, the successful collection designed by Patricia Urquiola for GANDIA BLASCO, 100% handmade and eco-sustainable.

KETTAL – Hall 20 Stand E24

With COTTAGE, the amazing line of cabana-styled bed line, Patricia Urquiola unearths the natural connection between architecture and industrial design. Suitable for the tropics as well  for the mountains, KETTAL COTTAGE comes in several colours and finish combinations to ensure the best outdoor experience. The slatted elevation can be specified in aluminum or meranti, a hardwood indigenous in Southeast Asia.

The COTTAGE daybed, a creation by Patricia Urquiola for KETTAL

The firm will also showcase HARDY, a new outdoor collection of its TRICONFORT brand. HARDY takes over from the age-old basket weaving techniques, present in all cultures, and gives them a new formal language of clear neutral lines.

HARDY, the new collection of KETTAL's Triconfort

Made of an aluminum frame and synthetic fibers, with a large choice in finishes, HARDY’s  large modules have been designed to fit into large spaces and create different environment

MOBILFRESNO – Hall 10 Stand D02

The firm brings to I Saloni its ESSENCIAL collection, an elegant line of dining, bedroom and living furniture designed by Gabriel López.


Made of high quality elm or American walnut veneers with slatted details of solid wood, ESSENCIAL offers a broad palette of matte or gloss lacquers and an attractive choice of trendy fabrics. The veneer is used even in the interior of the furniture, including the drawers.


MOBILFRESNO will launch in Milan the new ILAND collection, designed by Fermín Verdeguer.

NOMON – Hall 10 Stand E03

Specialized in the design of exclusive clocks for home, office and public spaces, NOMON has a main aim: to restore the antique prestige and distinction of clock as decorative elements, to give them its central role in ambiences.


In Milan, the firm will present the GOLDEN EDITION, by José María Reina, a new vintage interpretation of Nomon’s jewel clocks. The collection blends natural wood with matt gold metal finishes, evoking the glamour of the contemporary classic designs.

POINT – Hall 6 Stand E28

Started in 1919 as a rattan furniture business, this century-old brand has been keeping up with the evolution of the new lifestyles, still maintaining the high standard of quality and the impeccable design.

The attractive JAPAN collection created by Estudi Hac for POINT

In Milan POINT will launch four brand new collections that evoke stylish Mediterranean way of life and are suitable both for outdoor and indoor use:  the JAPAN, by Estudi Hac, the ICPALLI and SARAPE by Mexican architect and designer Joaquín Homs and the CALETA by Esther Campos.

ICPALLI by Mexican architect and designer Joaquín Homs for POINT

Ethnic intriguing hints, suggestive projections of lights and shadows, elaborate stamps, geometrical shapes and slim designs combine in these new lines of seating, dining set, sun loungers, lighting and accessories that suggest happiness, comfort and sophistication, the hallmarks of the Spanish lifestyle.

The CALETA lounge by Esther Campos for POINT

Weather resistance is assured by the use of innovative materials, such as the Shintotex, Teflon, Texline, Batyline or Serge Ferrari fabrics, all in the trendiest hues.

PUNT MOBLES – Hall 10 Stand C20

PUNT MOBLES will impress in Milan with its 2013 new ranges of design products: SLATS, BREDA and WHISKEY.

The SLATS shelves by Marc Krusin for PUNT MOBLES with JO stools by Eric

Designed by Marc Krusin, SLATS is a free and easy system of shelves that can adjust different needs and situations.

The WHISKEY chair by Terence Woodgate for PUNT MOBLES

WHISKEY, the new collection created by Terence Woodgate for Punt, features an elegant design that suggests comfort and balance. Made of solid matt oak, the WHISKEY chairs can be stacked up but they don’t look like any other normal stackable chairs. A lot of work have been done on the frame and side rails to allow space for rear legs in order to create a product that is comfortable, smart and functional at the same.

The BREDA lounge collection, created by Borja García for PUNT MOBLES

The firm will also unveil the BREDA collection, a line of seating and occasional furniture designed by Borja García, suitable for home and contract use. Made of oak and featuring a strong artisan essence, the line boasts refined shapes that  enhances the natural elegance of contemporary spaces.

Stay tuned, in the next post we will give you a preview of stunning new seating designs!


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