Milan Design Week 2018: U-JOINTS exhibition

Milan (Italy)

At Milan Design Week 2018PlusDesign Gallery, in collaboration with Juventus, is presenting U-JOINTS, a collective exhibition curated by Andrea Caputo and Anniina Koivu that explores the theme of connections in design through experiments, prototypes and products by 50 designers.


The exhibition features all kinds of joints, from the most common to the most innovative, as well as those that have had the greatest influence on contemporary design.


Tumbler, our new Outdoor family presented at the Light + Building 2018 Fair in Frankfurt am Main and designed by the London-based studio Industrial Facility, has been selected to be part of the show for its special joint system that holds together the light and the pole.


In addition, the exhibition features examples of some of the world’s most ingeniously engineered joints; private collections of knots and fasteners; and masterpieces of traditional Japanese and Chinese wooden joinery.


U-JOINTS displays the work of 50 guest contemporary designers, design studios and research institutes: Alvar Aalto, Massimiliano Adami, Tomás Alonso, Andrea Anner & Thibault Brevet/AATB, Aldo Bakker, Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, Camille Blin, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Thilo Alex Brunner & Jörg Mettler, Michel Charlot, Pierre Charpin, Carlo Clopath & Christophe Guberan & Julie Richoz, Stefan Diez, Francesco Faccin, Didier Fiúza Faustino, Martino Gamper, Alexandra Gerber, Thélonious Goupil, Konstantin Grcic, Anthony Guex, Antrei Hartikainen/Y-Team, Sam Hecht & Kim Colin/Industrial Facility, Chris Kabel, Rio Kobayashi, Kohei Kojima, Ville Kokkonen, Max Lamb, Kwangho Lee, Vico Magistretti, Cecilie Manz, Enzo Mari, Michael Marriott, Ingo Maurer, Alberto Meda, Christien Meindertsma, Jasper Morrison, Jonathan Muecke, Jonathan Nesci, Jonathan Olivares, Pentatonic, Bertjan Pot, Leon Ransmeier, Adrien Rovero, Gino Sarfatti, Peter Saville, Self-Assembly Lab MIT, Studio Brynjar & Veronika, Studio Wieki Somers, Keiji Takeuchi and Dirk Vander Kooij.


From 16 to 22 April at Via Archimede 26, Milan.