Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai 2019

This November for the 4th time, at the Shanghai Exhibition Center debuted Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai. With the purpose to continue its constructive and profitable dialogue with the Chinese market, attracting creativity and original manufacturing value embodied by the event. This design event featured the highlights from the Milan edition, including Design (functional, innovative, and attractive products) that combine classical elegance with contemporary design.

Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai
Photo by Noelia Molteni

The first debute in 2016, showcase for the Italian Way of Living in Shanghai for the 4th time special edition brought to the Chinese market by the international Salone del Mobile platform for the design and luxury furniture. For this year edition Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai had 127 selected brands showcasing Made in Italy furnishinig. Craftsmanship, quality and creativity inovation, as usual were signature details for showcase exibitors, spreaded through 8000 net squere metres of exhibition space.

Photo by Noelia Molteni


Shanghai Edition 2019, by

SaloneSatellite Shanghai Award 2019

We all know, design and inovation comes with creative and open minds. The best way to be inspired and find novelties is from the young artists and creators. This is the reason why Salone del Mobile in each editions is making a selection of four young designers from different parts of the country. In these year awards showcase had 53 young and promising participants from all over the China, but as usual only 4 were nominated as winners.

First Prize

SHIJIE CHEN (Beijing, China)


Second Prize

HONGCHAN XU (Shanghai, China)


Third Price

XIAOYU DONG (Beijing, China)

Special Mention

MANYUE WANG (Xi’an, China)

“Sipping a glass of Italian wine, sitting on a unique Italian design sofa, while wearing exclusive Italian fashion accessories and so on, is increasingly what China’s Millennials aspire to.”

– Amedeo Scarpa

It was and an astonishing event of design and inovation. New showcase presented products that combined classical elegance with contemporary design, was called ‘xLux’ and ‘Design’ for products with purpose of function with inovation. Together with talent-promoting space and ‘master classes’ generating opportunities for cultural debate, inspiration and training, led by three internationally acclaimed Italian architects: Rodolfo Dordoni, Patricia Urquiola and Ferruccio Laviani together with Chinese architects: Li Hu, Zhao Yang and Chen Fei Bo.


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