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85. Pitti Immagine Bimbo will host unduetrestella DESIGN WEEK that took place during 2017 Design Week in Milano (during April, 4-9), in KidZ FIZZ area (Archivi, stand 88, Fortezza da Basso, Florence).

Art, design and creativity are the key players of this exhibition. unduetrestella deeply perseveres to create and show the most interesting design ways and creatives solutions to live and grow with kids, but first of all to be kids.

The claim of this edition is “Let’s go” and during this unduetrestella DESIGN WEEK’s they present projects and companies that interpret design not only as an esthetic but also a functional solution to grow.

Here are some of our favourite exhibitors:

Neon lights and pool accessories by Sunnylife (Australia)

Founded in 2003, Sunnylife is the world’s leading Summer lifestyle brand, designed to service and enhance the best parts of life under the sun. Conceived on the beaches of Sydney, the brand was established with a simple goal: to share Australia’s authentic summer style with the rest of the world. We write about their fun inflatables here.

Passion fruit and pistachio ice lolly shaped seats by Lowii (Brasil)

This Brasilian label creates really fun chairs and tables for kids in pastel colours. I’m sure kids will love them!

Soft cases for infinite objects by Pijama (Italy)

Pijama is designed in a small studio in Milan, manufactured in a small laboratory in its surroundings and the majority of its fabric suppliers are located in Northern Italy. Their kid’s backpacks are made out of neoprene and are modern, stylish and functional.

Linear and functional design elements by the Polish brand Fam Fara (Poland)

Their kid’s chairs are dedicated for preschoolers and early school children. They have a gentle look and stable construction thanks to the use of plywood. Have a look at their amazing LAD desk and Kubbiki system, nine interchangeable modules to play and design the space, adapting it to the needs of the users and to the space capacity.

Vintage-inspired baskets by Olli Ella (United Kingdom)

Who not love Olli Ella baskets? They are a household staple! Each basket is handwoven by artisans using traditional weaving methods passed down through generations.The Luggy Basket will go with your child everywhere from the beach to the playground or for helping you with the weekly food shop. But they have lots of models for both children and parents. Perfect as planters, for storing toys, for picnics…

Tailor made creations in nettle fabric by the 100% made in Italy Miomio

MIOMIO is a creative project for the production of childrenswear in organic cotton and hemp, entirely made in Italy thanks to a top-quality artisan tailoring process. They design soft clothes that are studied right down to the smallest detail, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and packaged by hand in line with a philosophy that is the absolute opposite to series production.

Landscapes to colour by Omy (France)

OMY DESIGN & PLAY creates and designs joyful, graphic and smart products for the entire family. Decorating becomes a game, a moment where friends and family can create and share together. Each product can be easily recognized by the surprising sizes – from tiny to giant, bright colors and fun sense of humor.

Wardrobes for small explorers designed by Fnurst (Germany)

Fnurst is the label of designer and product developer Lutz Dettmer that brings new ideas and concepts to life. Together with carefully chosen local manufacturers. They create funky furniture and redefines habitational habits.

Handmade collection inspired by a historical character created by Kids’Garret

Maybe you have seen before this airplane-shaped desk. It is inspired by the legendary Lockheed Model 8 Sirius and Lockheed Vega airplanes, used by Amelia Earhart, one of the first aviatrix women,  in some of her record-setting flights.

 

Kids’Garret will present the new Alexander collection inspired by Alexander von Humboldt, the famous botanist, geographer, naturalist and explorer. The main element is a cape. Kids can use it to take refuge, take cover or hide themselves since it can be easily transformed into a small tent.

If you are in Italy  – make sure you go!

First picture: Alexander collection by Kid’s Garret. Photo: Martina Della Valle