Finding Simplexity with Ora Ito and Cassina

At the Salone del Mobile 2016, designer Ora Ito takes PORT through his new chair for Italian brand Cassina, a project that has been almost four years in the making

Infra-Structure by Vincent Van Duysen for FLOS

Infra-Structure: Vincent Van Duysen and FLOS

At the launch of his two new lighting collections at Salone del Mobile 2016, Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen talks to PORT about working with Italian lighting brand, FLOS

Sou Fujimoto's Forest of Light for COS, Salone del Mobile 2016

Sou Fujimoto at the Salone

Salone del Mobile 2016: Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto talks to PORT about his immersive new installation for COS in Milan

Waldermeyer's COG installation, mirrored to infinity, at the Spazio Rossana Orlandi

Officine Panerai: Light in Time

PORT speaks with Moritz Waldermeyer, the designer commissioned to create three innovative objects inspired by Florentine watchmaker Officine Panerai for the Salone del Mobile 2016

Michael Achenbaum

Raising The Curtain: Michael Achenbaum

PORT meets with property developer Michael Achenbaum as his new East London hotel and members club, The Curtain, nears completion

Chef Nobu & Japan’s Porcelain Island

Having established his eponymous restaurants on all five continents, PORT meets acclaimed chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa as he turns his hand to tableware

Radio Rooftop bar at Milan Il Duca offers panoramic views over the city

Reviving Aldo Rossi’s Hotel

We speak to the Aldo Rossi disciple who helped redesign the master architect’s Hotel Duca in Milan

De Padova: Redesign for Living

PORT travels to Milan to experience the new Piero Lissoni-designed showroom of 60-year-old furniture brand De Padova

Photo credit: Arteh Odjidja

Salon QP 2015: Spiders, Icebergs & Dark Horses

From watches encased in icebergs, to mechanical spiders and a celebration of chronographs, Sam Kessler selects his highlights from London’s biggest watch fair, Salon QP

Celebrating Gio Ponti: Molteni&C

We take a look at the new Molteni&C furniture that celebrates the genius of the pioneering modernist Gio Ponti and eight decades of Italian design

Salon QP: Neomatik by NOMOS Glashütte

Sam Kessler discovers the Neomatik collection at Salon QP, a simple yet functional offering from German wathmacker NOMOS Glashütte

The Aalto House living room with a sliding door to the studio behind

Design Guide: Alvar Aalto’s Helsinki

PORT travels to the Finnish capital to unearth some of Helsinki’s lesser known architectural gems and design highlights shaped by the city’s favourite son, Alvar Aalto

NOMOS Lambda 39

Bauhaus movements: Nomos Lambda 39

Judith Borowski, head of design and branding at NOMOS Glashütte’s in-house agency, discusses the German watchmaker’s newest timepiece: the Lambda 39

James Irvine's monograph

James Irvine: a life dedicated to design

Marialaura Rossiello, the widow of influential British designer James Irvine, discusses the forthcoming monograph celebrating his work