Milan Design Week 2019: Bang & Olufsen’s Beovision Harmony TV System

Oak and aluminum panels fan out to reveal a future-forward screen

With screens in our pockets, on our wrists and atop our desks, their omnipresence often impedes two desirable tenets of a home: peace and harmony. With impeccable attention to detail—and a history of design precision and technological advancement—Bang & Olufsen hopes to change this. The Beovision Harmony system—which includes an LG OLED C9 77-inch TV—partially conceals its slender, future-forward screen. Two elegant panels partially disrupt …

Lasvit’s Little Glass Monsters Win the Milano Design Award

This year’s best in show—or Milano Design Award winner—at Salone del Mobile happens to be Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit, who collaborated with 16 cutting-edge designers to develop little monsters and more. It was presented at Milan’s Teatro Gerolamo, a neoclassical puppet theater and came complete with humorous performances. The project took two years to develop and was envisioned by creative design strategist Stephan Hamel and …

Marcel Wanders Designs Home Fragrance Objects + Signature Scents For Alessi

A new category for the renowned Italian firm begins with five collaborative aromas

In the midst of Milan Design Week, Italy’s charming, prestigious design house Alessi unveiled the unexpected: a line of home fragrances with objects to match. They are far from the first design brand to enter this sensory sector, but rarely have others approached it in this manner. “We think that fragrance is part of interior design. It becomes part of the experience of the home,” …