"Hopefully ashclouds from Iceland do not become rituals during Salone."

Lex Pott

We have here first interview from our The Front Room series. This time with Lex Pott. Photo collage of True Colours project (above) was exclusively made by Jana Trávníčková for us. It is based on the designer`s answers below.

Describe briefly your project featuring at The Front Room?
The project Transience is a research on the oxidazation of silver. This natural procces is controlled an designed as a series of three mirrors. Besides that I show the Miniature version of my True Colours panels in a new collaboration with Found by James.The True Colours Miniatures is a research on material and their relation to their own oxide and patina colours.

What do you visit in Milan every year?
I feel like a virgin in Milan. I visited the fair only once before. Frankly i am very excited to get to learn Milan better and harvest from all the hard work that we present this year!

Do you have any every year ritual in Milan?
Hopefully ashclouds from Iceland do not become rituals.

Do you know some good places for nice lunch or dinner in Milan?
I cannot remember the names but what comes up first in my mind is to drink a good espresso while you are standing in a bar.

What are you looking forward to see in Milan this year?
People and visions. I actually dont care so much about the polished product but i always enjoy experiments and new visions.

Do you have some recommendations to visit something else in Milan this year?
Most by Tom Dixon, Mini by Scholten & Baijings and Spring the exhibition by Premsela.

Where else we can see your exhibited products in Milan this year?
1. Tuttobene, The New Glint of Things exhibition, 2. Spring - Excellence, Talent and Inspiration in Design, 3. Vitra stand at the fair, 4. MOST

Visit The Front Room at Ca' Laghetto space, Via Laghetto 11, Milan, 17 - 22 April. We will be there!