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April - October 2012
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The Return from Milan 2012
Maya Dvash / May 09 2012

Returning from Milan is not always easy, and we are envious of anyone who manages to formulate their impressions, discover vogues, and share with such speed:

SALONE DEL MOBILE 2012: The Design Week That Was / Jacob Peres

One week, thousands of spectacles, hundreds of people, encounters - most of them fleeting. Once in a while one image pierces your eyes and makes you linger, just for a moment. You stand still and look.

One such moment occurred at the LIXIL exhibition at SuperStudio - Zona Tortona, by Japanese curator Kenya Hara:

Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL | Milan 2012
Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL, Milan 2012

Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL | Milan 2012
Kenya Hara: Foam SPA for LIXIL, Milan 2012

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Another occurred at an exhibition by Israeli designer Ron Gilad at Dilmos Gallery.

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Arch Overview, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Arch, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Circle, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Square, Milan 2012

Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos | Milan 2012
Ron Gilad 2012 for Dilmos, The Line, Milan 2012

And a third moment occurred at Spazio Rossana Orlandi with a bubble lamp by Front.

Surface Tension Lamp by FRONT for BOOO | Milan 2012
Surface Tension Lamp by FRONT for BOOO, Milan 2012

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