Across Cult's 19 brands exhibiting at Milan Design Week 2018, we saw more than a whopping 255 new products introduced! Here, we round up our top 20 highlights from elegant sofas to sculptural armchairs and some seriously beautiful lighting. Interested in seeing more news from MDW18? View our full MDW18 News & Trends Review here and MDW18 Product News Index here.
Bat chair by GamFratesi for Gubi is available in low and high back with steel or timber legs.
Gubi also resissues iconic designs including the Pacha chair by Pierre Paulin and C-Chair dining chair by Marcel Gascoin.
Gubi also re-issues iconic lighting from Finnish designer Paavo Tynell including the 1965 pendant, 9602 floor lamp and 5321 table lamp. See more Gubi news here.
Carl Hansen & Son adds furniture designer Børge Mogensen to its portfolio of major Danish designers with his elegant Hunting table, consisting of two trestles with angled legs and a slim tabletop with rounded corners and edges in solid wood. See more Carl Hansen & Son news here.
Indoor-Outdoor by Bodil Kjaer is Carl Hansen & Son's first outdoor collection. It is made with solid teak and features striking cubist detailing. See more Carl Hansen & Son news here.
Carl Hansen & Son also introduces a unique writing desk by Arne Jacobsen which was designed in 1952 as a gift for the American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York. See more Carl Hansen & Son news here.
Blur is a new collection of rugs by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Nanimarquina, made with a unique technique that inverts the direction in which traditional kilims are weaved to create two different readings. See more Nanimarquina news here.
HAY introduces the Elementaire chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, meeting the brief to create a simple chair for everyday use at an affordable price, while still being as beautiful as possible; something as simple or inexpensive as a plain white t-shirt or blue jeans. See more HAY news from MDW18 here.
Silhouette sofa by GamFratesi for HAY is available in high and low back options, picture alongside the new Butler stool and Marselis table lamp. See more HAY news from MDW18 here.
Already a best-seller after flying out the door at HAY's pop-up market adjoining their installation at Milan Design Week, the new Sowden bottle is available in two sizes and a range of bold colour combinations. See more HAY news from MDW18 here.
Rocker chair by Shawn Place for Mater features a removable leather sling with nice buckle detailing. See more Mater news from MDW18 here.
Hiro by Damian Williamson for Zanotta is a sofa with a light image, which seems to hover casually above the floor. See more Zanotta news from MDW18 here.
The Kim family of modular sofas by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba for Zanotta is distinguished by its soft volume and comfortable seat reduced to a single cushion. See more Zanotta news from MDW18 here.
Montana Free is a new free-standing system by Jacob Wagner for Montana, consisting of 12 standard compositions with optional fabric panels that can be easily moved between shelves. See more Montana news from MDW18 here.
Office Desk by Bodil Kjaer for Karakter Copenhagen, available with burgundy or grey base. See more Karakter news from MDW18 here.
More novelties from Karakter Copenhagen, including the Pearl lighting by Nick Ross and Cross-Plexi table fby Bodil Kjaer. See more Karakter news from MDW18 here.
Sculptural and highly detailed, the N01 chair by Nendo is handmade with a puzzle of 23 pieces of timber. Only using four screws, the rest of the components are hammered together. N01 is Fritz Hansen’s first solid timber chair in 60 years since the Grand Prix in 1957. Check out Fritz Hansen's serene installation to launch N01 here.
Fritz Hansen introduced its Spring/Summer 2018 Objects, including new iridescent mirrors by Studio Roso, new cushions, a series of leather boxes made with offcuts from the limited edition 60th anniversary Egg chair, a timber basket and Dot barstool. Discover more Fritz Hansen news from MDW18 here.
Xi by Neri & Hu for Poltrona Frau is Chinese for ‘light of dawn’ and inspired by traditional Chinese lanterns. Available in a series of intersecting pendants or table lamp, in green, yellow or blue - see more here.
Poltrona Frau also released two new designs by GamFratesi, including the Soffi pendant which features an elegant leather buckle collar detail and the Cestlavie table collection of woven leather side and coffee tables - see more here.
Extremis introduces a new two-seater range named Bistroo, inspired by Parisian bistro seating.
Introducing Chess, a new range of sheet metal cabinets designed by Konstantin Grcic in partnership with Fami for Magis. Read more about Magis' special installation to launch this new design here.
Vitrail is French for stained glass and the name of the new contemporary mirror series by Inga Sempe for Magis inspired by this traditional decorative art. Discover more Magis news from MDW18 here.
Cappellini embraced terrazzo at this year's design week, introducing its own version of the material on a series of new products including the Radical Fake desk by Patricia Urquiola. See more Cappellini news here.
High Time is a tailored sofa by Christophe Pillet for Cappellini, featuring a simple form with exceptional detail (down to its removable covers). See more Cappellini news here.
At the exquisite gallery-like showroom of MC Selvini, PP Møbler introduces the three-legged saddle stool Sela designed by Brazilian woodworking artist Ricardo Graham Ferreira. See more here.
The new Cabala sofa from Softline is an intelligent module sofa program with endless possibilities of arranging and grouping, with a simple push/pull mechanism in the backrest to gently make it flip to one side or the other.