Bouroullecs and Heatherwick for Magis

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Milan update: is this the best new chair from Milan this year? The Steelwood cafe chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Magis features modish mixed materials - in this case steel and wood, as the name suggests.

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See the new Showtime chairs by Jaime Hayon for BD, and Worker sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra, for more examples of the bricolage approach to materials.

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Meanwhile Magis has also commissioned a rare bit of furniture from Thomas Heatherwick.

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While we don't have much information to go on, PiggyBack (above and below) appears to consists of two tables that slot one on top of the other.

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