This week we highlighted the best of Milan design week

Terminal 02 by Samuel Ross for Kohler

This week on Dezeen, we reported live from this year’s Milan design week on the key installations, exhibitions and launches at the world’s biggest design event.

The Dezeen team provided exclusive previews of products, installations and events taking place across the city through out the week.

Among the installations were filmmaker David Lynch’s installation at Salone del Mobile and research studio Chromasonic’s kaleidoscopic installation for Google.

We rounded up the twelve key installations being exhibited this year, which include a series of monumental glass portals created by Czech glassmaker Lasvit and a bright-orange brutalist installation by Samuel Ross for Kohler.

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IKEA unveiled a collection of gaming furniture during Milan design week

In other Milan news, IKEA launched a collection of gaming furniture designed to challenge traditional gaming design, which includes 20 pieces of seating, storage and accessories designed to allow for a more immersive gaming experience.

Also exhibited in Milan, designer Maria Vittoria Paggini used colourful wallpaper and murals to redecorate her home interior with a “porno-chic” makeover.

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The Vessel by Thomas Heatherwick is set to reopen this year

In architecture news, it was announced that The Vessel by Thomas Heatherwick is set to reopen this year following its closure in August 2021 due to four deaths by suicide from the attraction.

The structure will be enclosed by steel netting as a suicide-prevention strategy, while its highest platform will continue to remain closed.

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The Børsen building in Copenhagen caught fire this week

In Copenhagen, the 17th-century Børsen building was engulfed by a fire resulting in the collapse of its 56-metre-tall spire.

Once home to the city’s stock exchange, the structure is among the Danish capital’s most famous buildings.

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Oklahoma City has USA’s tallest skyscraper height

In other architecture news, the Oklahoma City Planning Commission granted approval to increase the height of Legends Tower, which is set to be the USA’s tallest skyscraper.

Estimated to begin construction as early as June, architecture studio AO and developer Matteson Capital requested permission to increase the skyscraper’s height from 1,750-feet (533 metres) tower to 1,907-feet (581 metres).

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The New York Jets has rebranded its logo

In design news, the New York Jets NFL team unveiled its new logo, which includes a jet aircraft for the first time since the 1990s.

Designed to combine “coolness and nostalgia”, the logo is a contemporary update of a logo originally designed by the team’s former video director Jim Pons.

A house by HGX Design was one of this week’s most popular projects

Popular projects this week included a house that “flows like music” by HGX Design, a Parisian home and studio defined by exposed materials and colourful accents, and a pavilion by Spaceworkers featuring concrete and green ceramic tiles.

Our latest lookbooks featured living rooms with tactile organic modern interiors, hotel interiors characterised by eclectic designs, and homes where flooring enhances the connection between indoors and outdoors.

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