Salone Satellite 2006

Hopping a fence to get to the Salone Satellite from the main furniture fair made it clear that the grouping of smaller independent designers and schools was separated not only by the layout of the convention center, but in tone as well. Inside, the hall was teeming with young exhibitors and their designs and the sense of energy and innovation was palpable. From a beanbag …

&made

British designers Dave and Toby, the duo behind the brand-new furniture company &made, took a unique approach to the whole meet-and-greet part of the Milan experience. Offering a taxi service to callers in exchange for little more than a conversation, their goals was to "meet as many designers as possible and to find some of Milan's notorious functions." They also handed out an &made clip …

Nike Woven Air Footscape Launch

East meets West. Form matches function. Sport inspires lifestyle. Nike brings it all together with Joga Bonito, their massive new football (aka soccer) campaign that includes today's debut of the woven Air Footscape in Milan. Cool Hunting was on-site for the occasion (courtesy of Nike) and sat in on a roundtable discussion with Richard D. Clarke, Nike's global creative director, and Peter Hudson, global creative …