Paloceras Design Director Alexis Perron-Corriveau discovering trends at Milan Design Week 2023

Caption: Join Paloceras Design Director Alexis Perron-Corriveau as he discovers the latest trends and innovations in product design at Milan Design Week 2023, and check out his top recommended events from the program.

Milan Design Week is one of the most anticipated events in the world of design, and designers from all over the world flock to the city to discover the latest trends and innovations in the field. One such designer is Alexis Perron-Corriveau, Design Director at Paloceras, who is known for his keen eye for emerging design trends.

As he navigates the bustling streets and showrooms of Milan Design Week on 17–23 April 2023, Alexis will be on the lookout for the latest and greatest in furniture, objects, and especially product design in wearables and accessories. He’ll be searching for inspiration for the next project of Paloceras, as well as looking for innovative materials and techniques to incorporate into his designs.

With his eye for detail and his passion for design, Alexis is sure to uncover some exciting new trends at Milan Design Week 2023. He has provided some recommendations from the program that are definitely worth checking out:

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The Elephant in the Room by BYBORRE

BYBORRE invites you to explore “The Elephant in the Room”, an exhibition that exposes hidden textile labels and presents the past, present, and future of textile creation, featuring works and stories of those shaping the industry.

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“Vieni a Vedere” by Gaetano Pesce for Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta presents Gaetano Pesce’s “Vieni a Vedere” (Come and See) immersive exhibition at its Montenapoleone store during Miart and Salone del Mobile, featuring an edition of handbags designed by Pesce and made by Bottega Veneta. The exhibition, utilising resin and fabric, provides a unique experience for visitors to travel through.

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XL EXTRALIGHT by Panter & Tourron

Lausanne-based design studio Panter & Tourron has created SOFTSCOPE, an urban installation showcasing XL EXTRALIGHT's innovative material Organix 3.0 at Spazio Maiocchi’s Capsule Plaza during Milan Design Week 2023. The pyramid-shaped monolith installation provides a space for relaxation, featuring integrated seating in a pseudo-household interior. 

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ECAL exhibitions

Being an ECAL alum, Alexis recommends visiting one or more of the four exhibitions ECAL is arranging on the occasion of the Milan Design Week: U.F.O.G.O., JUNKYARD DIVING, THE SALONE PICK-UP, and ECAL FOR SCHÄTTI.

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Prada Frames by Formafantasma

Prada Frames, curated by design and research studio Formafantasma, is a multidisciplinary symposium exploring the relationship between the natural environment and design, coinciding with Milan's Salone del Mobile. 

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If you're planning a visit to Milan and would like to meet up with Alexis, feel free to drop him a message on Instagram or email him at He would be delighted to connect with you!

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