INTERIOR MEBEL 2014: HOLDING STEADY POSITION
From 19 to 23 February in Kiev hosted the largest international exhibition of furniture, lighting and decor Interior Mebel 2014. Third time by companies from Italy, Germany, France, Spain, England, Portugal, Lithuania, the United States showed its vision of interior design for residential and office Improvement Ukrainian consumers.
This year, the exhibition area has almost doubled, thus occupying almost all three pavilions of the International Exhibition Centre. In total, more than 250 companies, among which amounted to about 200 Italians, who took 90% of the area, put their stands on the design forum. Given the successful experience of European brands in previous years, as well as increasing exports of the Spanish furniture to Ukraine, the exhibition was also attended by five Spanish companies. The main part of the European representatives of exhibitors were above the average price segment: manufacturers of furniture, lighting, kitchens, plumbing. Among the participating companies were popular furniture brands – Poliform, Morelato, Scavolini, Rimadesio, GIMO Group, Bulthaup, Colombo Style, Patina, Smania, Ligne Roset, Savio Firmino, Cassina, Jumbo Collection, Zanaboni, BelCor, factory lighting – Artemide, Mechini, Foscarini, Masiero, as well as fabrics and decor – Lladro, Dedar, Svad Dondi, Agresti. Taking into account the fact that the market is estimated at Italian interiors 350-400 million euros a year, it continues to be of strategic importance to the Italian partners, most of whom arrived in Kiev, despite the difficult political situation. Number of visitors this year compared with 2013 year, due to the current situation in the country has decreased by almost half, from 16 000 to 7000 people. Nevertheless, the organizers of the exhibition, the Italian company KDM International and Ukrainian Proexpo, made every effort to ensure the event was not disrupted and held as scheduled.
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EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS Interior Mebel 2014: do not take positions Salone del Mobile 2014 KITCHEN Snaidero and Pininfarina: 25 years of collaboration functionality and incredible charm and modern kitchen exclusive quality and uniqueness Minacciolo – 40 years living space superiority Giorgio Collection A modern interpretation of classic Nuvola by Mantellassi 1926 Maserati by Zanotta Capsule collection of classic luxury Jumbo Collection Gianfranco Ferré home Trussardi Casa modern house concept from Poliform Mediterranean style Ethimo Horn – a symbol of luxury and grandeur Handwork, true luxury Sculptures utilitaires by Pierre Cardin
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2014
The success of the exhibition provided the quality of products and the number of visitors. “Buyers, journalists and designers were able to see for yourself how gorgeous and full of creativity, our production chain, which plays an important role craftwork« made in Italy », as well as the important role played by global exhibition Salone», – said Claudio Luti.
Exhibition Salone del Mobile this year visited 357,212 visitors, among whom attended by Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi. He emphasized the strategic role of the furniture industry in the economic development of Italy and its revival after the crisis. The Prime Minister is not just expressed his opinion, he spoke on behalf of the government. “The show this year has confirmed the crucial role of exports for the furniture sector,” – said the president Federlegno Arredo Roberto Snaidero. – More than half of sales last year was carried out in other countries, which confirms the large number of foreign visitors. ” Exhibition Salone 2014 has become more international, since it was visited by guests from more than 160 countries worldwide. The exhibition also showed a greater connection and synergy with Milan, the creative capital of the world. City drew thousands of tourists to the design week, which began with the events Welcome Project, conducted in cooperation with the Municipality of Milan. More than 100 students of the Milan Design School welcomed visitors at the information desks located at key points in the city. Exhibition visitors has focused not only on the business component, creative project Where Architects Live («Where are the architects”) played a starring role at the Salone 2014. Guests of the exhibition project provided an opportunity to see the works of the architects of the First World magnitude as Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano Fuksas and Doriana, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libenskinda and Studio Mumbai / Bijoy Jain. “The show this year was a rehearsal for Expo 2015″ – said Luti. – There is every reason to believe that this event will enjoy a stunning success, and show the world what Milan and Italy can achieve. We are not afraid of difficulties and are already preparing for the next exhibition Salone, which will be another step towards the worldwide success. “
MINACCIOLO – 40 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
Italian company producing furniture Minacciolo celebrates its 40th anniversary. Hard work and passion of the founder and current owner of Maurizio Minachcholo are the main components, makes it rained celebrate such an important event.
NUVOLA BY MANTELLASSI 1926
Valuable materials, great design, attention to detail and distinctive style «made in Italy» – fundamentals collection DecòGlam – Casa Gioiello from Mantellassi 1926. Sofa Nuvola, nubuck leather trimmed, with rounded shapes, spacious and comfortable seat – a true gem of this collection. Carelessly throw pillows give the sofa a cozy look.
CLASSICAL FROM LUXURY JUMBO COLLECTION
Company Jumbo Collection, a world leader in the segment of classic furniture, has introduced its new products at the international furniture fair Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan
Handmade, true luxury
India. Heart and hands … the world. All collections of famous Spanish Gan are handmade in this country. It is here, thanks to the wisdom and skills of thousands of local artisans, all products are created with a soul.
SCULPTURES UTILITAIRES BY PIERRE CARDIN
“Puts the furniture to the wall – is silly. My thought furniture from all sides because it can be carefully considered both the front and rear. “
KARTELL BY LAUFEN – SUCCESSFUL START
Kartell by Laufen, a new leader in the bathrooms, demonstrated practical flair and vision of the international exhibition Salone del Mobile in Milan.
Classical tradition, MODERN STYLE
Pataviumart unique style can be defined by tracing the history of collections factories that draw inspiration from the past, interpreting it in a rich original and innovative solutions to modern design.
LIGHTING OBJECTS WITH SOUL
World Delightful – it’s the atmosphere, the history and moments that live forever remain in the works of artisans created with intelligence and love for his work.
FOOTPRINTS BY KELLY HOPPE MBE
Footprints, the newest project design studio Kelly Hoppen Kelly Hoppen MBE, – villa, situated on the exotic island of Barbados. Inspired by the tropical climate and idyllic views, the designer has created a beach house with a light and a cozy atmosphere, with a total area of more than 2000 m2.
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