Five hot new design trends from Milan's spectacular furniture fair

Milan just hosted the world’s biggest annual furniture fair. The Salone Internazionale del Mobile sets the global trend in interiors and London's designers strutted their new stuff, while shopkeepers and webmasters decided what we will be keen to buy. So what will they be bringing home?

Design trends: wicker

This summer woven furniture has become a must — but not the bland beige kind. Leading designers have given traditional wicker and raffia inventive and colourful new twists to lend any space an instant update

Milan 2012: digital design

Design is going through a digital revolution with new materials and shapes created at the touch of a button

British design in Milan

It's hats off to the British for being a little barmy at this year's Milan Furniture Fair