The latest edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2017, has been very kind to Valencian designers and design companies hailing from the Valencian Community. Spain had the largest number of participants behind Italians, with 53 Spanish companies taking part, a large percentage of them were from the Valencian Community.
During this year’s exhibit, we witnessed the return of two prestigious and esteemed designers, Vicent Martinez, co-founder of Punt Mobles and Miguel Mila. Martinez now dedicates himself to freelance design, with pieces such as Libris, a fold-away table inspired by the binded pages of a book (designed by Capdell and Weave, a new collection created by Expormim. This very company has revealed Gata, a chair designed by Miguel Mila, in collaboration with his son Gonzalo, as well as the re-edition of the stools Gres.
Designer Carlos Tiscar, took the opportunity at the event to present his new collaboration with the company Inclass. Lapse is a modular programme aimed at the commercial sector that reinvents the traditional waiting rooms, with the aim of transforming them into spaces that strengthen relationships and collaboration amongst people.
Santiago Sevillano, revealed new contributions to collections like Portofino produced by those at Roberti Rattan. This time, Sevillano’s efforts have been invested in an outdoor swing. Lastly, we have Aleta, the new collection by the Valencian designer Jaime Hayon. Based in Valencia now for many years, Hayon created the collection inspired by the shape and movement of sharks for Viccarbe.