Fuorisalone Milan Design City 2021 – showroom snapshots
Milano Design City made a reappearance of sorts this spring: through events, digital meetings and “phygital” activities over two weeks from April 12th to 23rd. A variety of showrooms also opened their doors to reveal new collections and partnerships with designers. a second, much larger version of this is scheduled to occur later in September in conjunction with the Salone del Mobile.Milano.
Post Design Gallery
A significant contributor to the Memphis Group movement, Masanori Umeda (of Tawaraya boxing ring fame) is back at it with the new Night Tales collection for Post Design, unveiled during Fuorisalone Milan Design City 2021. Within the collection, the Utamaro series of double bed, sofa and armchair dazzles with a blue and fuchsia metal tubular structure, black and white chessboard pattern laminate borders, tatami mats, and flamboyant coloured silk pillows, all inspired by erotic rituals of the Edo period, women and the interiors of traditional homes, as represented in the works of Japanese painter Kitagawa Utamaro.
MIG (Mezzalira Investment Group) opened the doors of its showroom in Milan, previewing the latest novelties of its brands, which the investment group has been acquiring at a steady clip.