Milan in a Van:
The best of the Milan Furniture Fair comes to the Victoria & Albert
Museum in London 21 April 9 June 2002
The Milan Furniture Fair is seen as the best and biggest show in the design calendar for the year. For the first time ever the British public will be able to see what is hottest, newest and most influential in the design world straight from the displays in Milan.
V&A curators will go to Milan and fill a furniture removal van with the most interesting work on show for immediate display in the first exhibition in the V&As new Contemporary Space.
The exhibition will cover key themes from this renowned global showcase of cutting-edge design:
* Major New Launches:
A selection of the latest products launched by the leading international
contemporary design companies, including Magis, Allessi, Edra and others.
These companies set the pace of the industry, and of contemporary design
from design companies, magazines, news reports and fliers for the exhibitions
will complete the show, giving a true taste of the immediacy, scale
and excitement of the Milan Furniture Fair.