Salone Internazionale di Mobile, Milano 2014 – Rio + Design
Currently on is the Salone Internazionale di Mobile 2014 in Milan, Italy. Starting in 1961 the fair is the definite and most established design fair in the world, uniting international exhibitors in a global benchmark for the Home Furnishing Sector. Amid its thousands of international exhibitors the presentation Rio+Design, at Spazio Textile – Opficio 31, Vila Tortona 31, highlights furniture by Rio de Janeiro-based designers, including several pieces by Fernando Mendes – such as the playful Grampo coffee table and Sapão armchair, and a few created in collaboration between Mendes and his uncle Sergio Rodrigues – as the Fernando and Xibô armchairs. Rio+Design was curated by the Conselho Consultivo de Design (Design Advisory Council) which includes young Brazilian designer Zanini de Zanine, who also showcased his own work as his solid wood Anil armchair. Check out more info here.