Dezeen's #milanogram2016 highlights: day two

Dezeen's #milanogram2016 highlights: day two

Milan 2016: Moooi's new Charleston Sofa, which is turned vertically on its end to form a swivel chair, is attracting lots of attention today as Milan's Salone del Mobile opens. Click through to see a selection of the best images posted to Instagram so far using our #milanogram2016 hashtag.

Moooi is showcasing its 2016 collection as part of the brand's Unexpected Welcome installation throughout the week in Milan.

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Designed by Moooi co-founder Marcel Wanders, the Charleston Chair comprises a quilted leather Chesterfield sofa turned on its end, and is proving to be a hit with visitors.

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Elsewhere, British designer Tom Dixon has covered one of his wingback chairs in hair to create a one-off piece for his show in Milan called The Restaurant, which showcases four different kitchens in collaboration with quartz-surface brand Caesarstone.

As installations around the city open, visitors are flocking to see Beijing studio MAD's pavilion for Interni's Open Borders exhibition at the Cortile d'Onore.

Biennale Interieur's Radetzky kiosk offers visitors the opportunity browse past editions of catalogues covering the Milan design week.

Other popular attractions include Nike's exhibition called The Nature of Motion.

Here, products by several designers are on show alongside presentations explaining the science behind different types of movement and motion.

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Sou Fujimoto's "forest of light" for fashion brand COS is also drawing crowds, and fast becoming the most popular installation in our #milanogram2016 tag on Instagram.

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Finally, lots of people are posting videos of Vitra's exhibit, where chairs are transformed into a model ferris wheel.

Main image by Matteo Bianchi Studio.


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