As the relevance of design is becoming hotly debated, young designers are approaching their work with a sense of mischief. We couldn’t help noticing a playful approach to products coming through at this year’s Milan Design Fair.

Kirstin Overbeck used the colourful world of sweets as inspiration for her Candy Collection, seen at Ventura Lambrate. She jokes: “Products with zero calories guaranteed!”. (Above)

Thomas Schnur designed this rubber table that suctions onto surfaces – a table behaving kind of like a pet! (Above)

Bambi Chair by Kamina & C in oak looks like a must-have for tots. (Above)

Katinka Versendaal was inspired by Alice in Wonderland’s famous line: “Follow the White Rabbit”. Says Katinka: “Instead of following the white rabbit, the rabbit had all his friends in tow, and took over the tea party.” (Above)

 

( Post by Renée Rossouw for Elle Decoration )