ADI Design Index 2021

The ADI Design Index 2021 has been presented in Milan

The second step on the path leading to the Compasso d’Oro 2022 is represented by the ADI Design Index 2021. Over 200 products and services, divided into 10 categories, summarize the design period 2020/2021. The selection is the phase that precedes the assignment of the Compasso d’Oro, the historic Italian design award.

The ADI Design Index 2021 exhibition is at the ADI Design Museum, until 7 November

ADI Design Index 2021: design for living

Bathroom products

28 mm, by Marco Pisati and Giampiero Castagnoli for Rubinetterie Treemme

An avant-garde proposal in the faucet sector, paying particular attention to sustainability. The body is a steel cylinder, also available in different color. Its technology allows to reduce water consumption.

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28 mm, by Marco Pisati and Giampiero Castagnoli for Rubinetterie Treemme

Borghi, by Gumdesign for Antoniolupi

Borghi, designed by Gumdesign, is a washbasin consisting of a Cristalmood basin and a cork base. A really unconventional choice where one material is highly technological and the other completely natural. However, both of them are sustainable. Cork is a 100% recyclable material, lightweight, flexible and resistant; Cristalmood is a nontoxic, resistant, recyclable resin patented by Antoniolupi.

Discover Tra Le Righe collection, by Gumdesign for Antoniolupi

Borghi washbasins by Gumdesign for Antoniolupi

The kitchen

Combine Evolution, by Piero Lissoni for Boffi

For the kitchen, Combine Evolution by Boffi has been mentioned. Designed by Piero Lissoni, this kitchen is back with a new version, available in new sizes and finishes. The two monoblocks, the technical one with washing and cooking areas, and the one dedicated to food preparation, are connected by an open metal structure and a snack table, linking the various parts of the kitchen. An equipped channel, recessed in the worktops, can contain all the necessary accessories: cutlery holder, knife holder, spice holder, oil bottle, specific sets, retractable power sockets. It can be configured to meet one’s needs and is equipped with sliding covers.

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Belt, by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Flos

Belt is an architectural lighting system consisting of rigid linear elements that conceal LED bars. Natural leather belts act both as power cables and suspension elements; they are adjustable in height, just like belts, thanks to metal buckles. Flexibility is the soul of this collection, which combines the softness of fine crafted leather with the rigidity of aluminum. The fluid lines of Belt are available in different lengths and sizes, for a wide variety of interior spaces.

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Le Club, by Studio Massaud for Poliform

An armchair inspired by the leather armchairs of last century’s the clubs that reinterprets a design archetype in a contemporary key. The fabric or leather upholstery is characterized by high-quality stitching of the seat. The cover is not removable: it adheres perfectly to the structure and is one with it.

Outdoor furniture

Sipario, by Raffello Galiotto for Nardi 

Sipario by Nardi is a sustainable partition system for outdoor use that designs a modular grid that contains planters. All components are made of post-consumer regenerated plastic, and are easily hooked together without screws or tools, for later recycling.

Decorative radiators

Tessuto, by Marco Pisati for Cordivari Design

Among the various furnishing elements, now the radiator occupies a relevant place. Tessuto by Cordivari Design is composed of elements assembled in series, decorated on the surface with deliberately asymmetrical artificial wefts and warps. The aluminum elements make it possible to create ever-changing rhythms and patterns on the surface, suitable to different interior design styles.

Discover Tessuto, the decorative radiator by Marco Pisati for Cordivari Design


Mural finishes

Atelier, by Casalgrande Padana

The porcelain stoneware of Casalgrande Padana’s Atelier collection is a versatile ceramic covering that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Thanks to its resistance, porcelain stoneware can also be used for the external cladding of various buildings.

Adi Design Index and navigation

Sanlorenzo SX 112

The flagship of the SX crossover line proposes a new way of experiencing the sea. The focal point of the project is the new stern area, equipped with a spacious beach area that can be extended thanks to the folding terraces. Large sliding windows allow the owner to experience these spaces in a new way.

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