Entries by Roberta Mutti

The 2017 furniture market: state of the art

The growth of the sales, after the end of the Great Recession, is undergoing a certain slowdown, connected to the worsening global economy climate. Let’s see more in detail what has emerged from the CSIL World Furniture Outlook for 2017, presented during the classic appointment in Milan, on November 25, 2016, this year moderated by […]


Arredamento: un’industria in cambiamento

A tre mesi dal Salone del Mobile di Milano, assorbita l’onda d’urto della sovrabbondanza di prodotti-eventi-brand e di visitatori, facciamo il punto sulla situazione dell’industria dell’arredamento in Italia (ma non solo), e vediamo qualche possibile sviluppo futuro, senza nessuna pretesa di esaustività. Come confermato da Federmobili, degli oltre 372.000 operatori che hanno avuto accesso al […]


South-East Asia – seen up close

  (March 2015) Forget the visions of an exotic holiday destination: South East Asia is one of the world areas where encouraging economic signs are coming from today, furniture field included. In the World Bank Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15, Singapore – already in the topmost places for world economic freedom – occupies a stable first […]


The PDP Project: Pilot Edition

    This is the video presenting the pilot edition of the PDP – Professional Designers Program – developed by ICON – Italian Consulting – for Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council and Malaysian Timber Industry Board. During the nine months of the project, four international european designers and twelve local malaysian designers have developed twenty new […]