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HOST Milan Part 5 — Food & Wine Display

HOST Milan Part 5 — Food & Wine Display

Our design specialization at Urbanomic Interiors is for the foodservice and hospitality sectors, so we constantly need to combine functionality and practically with visually interesting ways to display times such as wine and food.  This was at the forefront of our minds while we roamed the halls of the Host Milano 39th International Hospitality Exhibition.  We came back with a  host of new ideas and...

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HOST Milan Part 4 — Grand Stands

HOST Milan Part 4 — Grand Stands

While here in Canada we would probably call the individual company exhibits “booths” or “kiosks”, at the Host Milano 39th International Hospitality Exhibition in Milan, Italy, they called them “stands”.  And what grand stands they were!  We found a great deal of inspiration for our future projects while browsing the displays.  Here are the ones that still stand out in our minds, almost two months...

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HOST Milan Part 3 — Enlightening lighting and accessories!

HOST Milan Part 3 — Enlightening lighting and accessories!

There were a tonne of amazing lighting and accessories on display at the Host Milano 39th International Hospitality Exhibition.  Here are a few that brightened our experience!.. The suspension lamps hanging in the Colico booth were captivating.  While Colico is returning to their classic furniture roots (the company is celebrating its 95th year in business this year), their their Burlesque line of lights is more...

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HOST Milan Part 2 — Fatboy!

HOST Milan Part 2 — Fatboy!

Fatboy — not the motorcycle or the musician, but the furniture company — had one of the most fun booths that we saw at Host Milano 39th International Hospitality Exhibition.  (You can find our first post about the exhibition here.)  They presented a rainbow of comfortable, practical-yet-funky pieces that we would be more than happy to have at home.  (In fact, some of our staff...

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HOST Milan Part 1 — A feast for the eyes!

HOST Milan Part 1 — A feast for the eyes!

From October 23rd to 27th, we were invited to attend the Host Milano 39th International Hospitality Exhibition in Milan, Italy.  The exhibition focused on products for the professional hospitality industry: furniture, equipment, coffee, and food.  While there was a predominance of Italian exhibitors, which is to be expected given the location, the 2,004 companies came from 47 countries.  There were over 150,000 visitors, 40% of...

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