Sonic Pendulum installation by Yuri Suzuki
Yuri Suzuki's giant pendulums formed one of many installations at Milan design week 2017

This week, Milan hosted the world's largest design event

The design world descended on Milan this week, where we've been reporting on the best installations, products and events at the city's annual celebration of creativity.

Since the world's largest design event kicked off on Monday, we've been spotting trends and visiting the best installations around the Italian city.

sculptural tree by Studio Swine and COS blossoms with mist-filled bubbles
This sculptural tree by Studio Swine and COS blossoms with mist-filled bubbles

Highlights included Formafantasma's experimental lighting display, Lee Broom's merry-go-round, Studio Swine's bubble-blowing tree and Yuri Suzuki's giant pendulums.

Mobile Chandelier 13 by Michael Anastassiades
The Mobile Chandelier 13 by Michael Anastassiades is one of our top picks from the Euroluce lighting fair

We selected 10 of the best lights from the Euroluce fair, while a Konstantin Grcic sofa, a Jasper Morrison chair and a Lanzavecchia + Wai collection were among standout furniture launches.

Cassina's 811 chair by Gio Ponti
Cassina and Molteni showed versions of the same Gio Ponti chair in Milan

Also, Cassina and Molteni&C became locked in a legal battle over who has the rights to a 1950s design by Gio Ponti, after they both showed the chair during the event.

SO-IL imagined a future of sustainable city living with this air-filtering house
SO-IL imagined a future of sustainable city living with this air-filtering house

The Dezeen team has had a busy week in Milan. Founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs chaired a talk on the future of urban architecture with SO-IL, Assemble and Carlo Ratti, and discussed the Fritz Hotel with Jaime Hayón.

Studio Wilenius at Salone Satelite
Milan visitors have been uploading their Instagram photos with Dezeen's #milanogram2017

We've also been reporting daily from the IKEA Festival, where we hosted a party attended by almost 3,000 people, and rounding up the best Instagram images posted with our #milanogram2017 hashtag.

There's still time to upload your Milan design week photos for a chance to win a £500 Dezeen Watch Store voucher.

Beirut Terraces by Herzog & de Meuron
Herzog & de Meuron has completed a tower with staggered floors in Beirut

Elsewhere, it was a big week for Herzog & de Meuron. The Swiss firm's tower with staggered floors completed in Beirut, while images of the studio's interiors for its 56 Leonard "Jenga" skyscraper in New York were revealed.

Green technology hub by Zaha Hadid Architects
Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed a greenhouse-like technology hub to accompany its wooden football stadium for the UK

Zaha Hadid Architects revealed a greenhouse-like technology hub to accompany the world's first wooden football stadium it has designed for the UK, while Richard Meier unveiled photos of his first project in the country: a private home modelled on an English manor house.

 Kengo Kuma's expansion of Portland Japanese Garden
Kengo Kuma's expansion of Portland Japanese Garden has opened to the public

Renzo Piano completed a stilted art gallery on the Santander waterfront, and Kengo Kuma's expansion of Portland Japanese Garden opened.

The UK government issued a formal call for the design and production of a new passport, which will come into circulation after Brexit.

Dezeen's Brexit passport competition shortlisted designs
Could one of the nine shortlisted designs in our Brexit passport competition become the new UK passport?

Could the new passport be one of the nine shortlisted designs for Dezeen's Brexit passport competition? Our winner will be announced next week.

We also announced that March 2017 was our best month ever for traffic, comments and sales. Thanks to all our readers, commenters and advertisers!