More than ten Scottish designers will exhibit in Milan this year, as part of the first Scottish showcase to be seen in the city. Entitled the Scottish Show and supported by The Lighthouse and Scottish Executive, the showcase will be part of Designersblock in Milan. Work will include lighting and furniture from One Foot Taller, Graeme Findlay, Jephson Robb and Blue Marmalade (Hollow light pictured); digital animation by Donna Leishman; and an interactive toy created by Sooper Double D. Nord will create the display’s centrepiece bar and graphics are by Graphical House and Timorous Beasties. The Scottish Show takes place from 14-19 April at Studio Zeta, Via Friuli, Milan.
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