The Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano, also known as Milan Design Week, is the greatest design summit in the world: a meeting of minds in which the most forward-thinking and audacious designs are showcased. A natural place for a progressive brand to be.
And progression is a key ingredient in the Polestar philosophy. It’s one of the three pillars upon which Polestar stands. It’s the force that drives us, that sends us down new paths, always experimenting, never resting. We keep one eye pointed inwards, relentlessly self-improving. We cast the other beyond the boundaries of our industry, seeking out collaborators and kindred spirits with whom we can explore new areas, try new approaches and implement new ideas.
Polestar at the Met Gala
Few things occupy the space where design, art, and innovation meet as naturally as fashion. The runway is a known environment for true experimentation, showcasing new techniques, materials, and design philosophies to audiences eager to see what’s next and what’s still in the realm of fantasy. The Met Gala, colloquially known as “fashion’s big night out”, is where the who’s who of this world congregate. And to meet up at this meeting of minds, participants took another thing that’s perfectly at home in the middle of the Venn diagram of design, art, and innovation: Polestar 2.
The Hydro chair: a glimpse into the future
Many have tried to imagine what the future might look like. Flying cars, holograms, and interstellar travel have all been considered. And a lot of silver and grey, for some reason. When we try to envision a sustainable future, though, it tends to look a bit different. Greener. Now, that vision has been realised in the shape of the chair. One that’s both silver and green.