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Dior by Philippe Starck for Salone del Mobile 2022, photo © Adrien Dirand, courtesy of Dior.
Dior by Philippe Starck for Salone del Mobile 2022, photo © Adrien Dirand, courtesy of Dior.
Dior by Philippe Starck for Salone del Mobile 2022, photo © Adrien Dirand, courtesy of Dior.
Dior by Philippe Starck for Salone del Mobile 2022, photo © Adrien Dirand, courtesy of Dior.
Philippe Starck's Miss Dior Medallion chair, courtesy of Dior.
Philippe Starck's Miss Dior Medallion chair, courtesy of Dior.
Philippe Starck's Miss Dior Medallion chair, courtesy of Dior.
Milan, Brera

Dior Medallion with Philip Starck

For the 2022 edition of Salone del Mobile in Milan, Dior invited Philippe Starck to reimagine the iconic Dior Medallion chair.

June 6, 2022 - June 12, 2022

This week in Milan, for the 60th edition of Salone del MobileDior invited Philippe Starck to conceive in his style a new take on its Medallion chair—a house icon that was originally inspired by a Louis XVI-style dining chair. Starck’s first project with the house, the renowned architect and designer employed his love for simplicity when conceiving this boldly effeminate piece of furniture, which he fittingly deemed Miss Dior.

Crafted with both function and aesthetic in mind, Starck captured the purity of the Medallion’s form with its smooth oval back and rounded seat made from lightweight aluminum and presented in several colorways—like a glossy chrome, pink copper, and a true aluminum hue, with the additional options for satinated or polished finishes. The Miss Dior Medallion at once captures an essence of modernity and timelessness, offering design options for a memorable one-armed silhouette as well as a classic two-armed and a variation without any armrests.

For its introduction to the design world, Starck’s Miss Dior Medallion chair was presented in a cinematic activation combining a choreography of lights and a staged setting that suggests the chair is more a functional work of art than an object. Visitors in Milan will find the impactful installation viewable at the Palazzo Citterio through June 12, timed with the run of the design fair. 

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Palazzo Citterio, Via Brera, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Jun 6 - Jun 12
Palazzo Citterio
Dior Medallion with Philip Starck
For the 2022 edition of Salone del Mobile in Milan, Dior invited Philippe Starck to reimagine the iconic Dior Medallion chair.

Exhibitions

Milan, Duomo |Exhibitions

illy: 30 Years of Beauty

Illy presents “Illy: 30 Years of Beauty,” an exhibition at Corso Venezia 6 and hosted by Around Gallery.

Armani/Silos: Amani Home

For the Milan Salone del Mobile 2022, Armani presents a new collection of furniture and accessories through Armani/Silos, on view at Silos.

Natuzzi Italia: The Circle of Harmony—Second Life

For the Salone del Mobile 2022, the furniture design brand Natuzzi Italia has released “The Circle of Harmony — Second Life.”

Dimoremilano: Oublié

For the Milan Salone del Mobile 2022, the home collection Dimoremilano presents “Oublié.”

Hermès Home 2022 Collections

For the occasion of Milan Design Week, maison Hermès took to exploring qualities of lightness in its newest collections for the home.

Missoni in Milan 2022

Missoni has debuted a series of special installations this week in Milan, coinciding with the run of Salone del Mobile and Design Week.

Dimoregallery: Orrizzonti

For the Milan Salone del Mobile 2022, Dimoregallery presents “Orrizzonti.”

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