Milan 2019 includes the Salone del Mobile and FuoriSalone, events that open their doors today. Stimulating the spirits and arousing the excitement of the entire arch-design community. Like every year, there is no good or bad way to live Milan's design week, the press and the big passions will have a definite program, when some will prefer to get lost in the streets and discover events randomly...
For those in between, however, we have spotted several events that we think are interesting or even crucial to see and drop by. Discover our ideal program composed of 20 events and more...
Alcova is a new platform promoting independent design and developed by Space caviar and Studio Vedèt. Currently operating as a network of exhibition spaces at several locations in Milan and the surrounding area, Alcova is putting forgotten places of historical significance back onto the scene and temporarily reconfiguring them as exhibition venues. During the design week in Milan, two sites will be open to visitors: Alcova and Alcova Sassetti, with about sixty designers on display. Above, Supaform.
➡ April 9-14, 2019, Tuesday-Sunday, 11am – 7pm/Thursday, 11am – 5pm
ALCOVA: Via Popoli Uniti, 11-13, Milan / ALCOVA SASSETTI: Via Sassetti, 31, Milan / @alcova.milano
The New York studio is presenting Interlude, a new collection of decorative fantasies born from the exploration of refined and astonishing materials, such as embroidery, alabaster or eel skin...
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019, Tuesday-Sunday: 10am – 8pm; Wednesday: 10am – 11pm
Via Santa Marta, 14, 20123 Milan / apparatusstudio.com, @apparatusstudio
On the occasion of this Edition, British designer April Key will present her first collection of luminaires called Ocean Drive, paying homage to a series of photographs of Kodachrome taken in the 50's by a couple in the Miami of the Art Deco.
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019
Ex Scatolificio Artigiano Via Cola Montano 8, Milan / aprilkeydesign.com, @aprilkeydesign
Designer Gabriel Abraham, behind Atelier de Troupe, has imagined a new collection inspired by the neo-black atmosphere of Hollywood in the 70's. Elegant tubular structures and materials for a L.A Noir cinematic and mesmerizing scenography...
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019, 10am – 8pm
Palazzo Litta, Corso Magenta, 24 Milan / atelierdetroupe.com, @atelierdetroupe
Atelier Février will present L'Ombre, a new collection inspired by shadows in general and personal interpretations that one can make. Poetic and refined as always. Illustrations: Charlotte Taylor, Set design: Studio Milo.
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019, 11am – 7pm
Galleria Bolzani, via G. Morone, 2, Milan / atelierfevrier.com, @atelierfevrier
Chapel Petrassi has been invited to present its sculptural design Hella benches at the showroom cc-tapis during the exhibition Spectrum. The event offers a special interaction between furniture and rugs designed by Matino Gamper, Patricia Urquiola, Cristina Celestino, German Ermics and more...
April 9 – 14, 2019, 11am – 7pm
Piazza Santo Stefano, 10, Milan / chapelpetrassi.com, @chapelpetrassi / cc-tapis.com, @cc_tapis / studio-milo.com, @studiomilo the
The designers and brands of the Ukrainian community Prostir86 explore modernism through objects and furniture, looking for innovation and functionality...
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019, 11am – 7pm
SuperDesign show, via Tortona, 27, Milan / prostir86.com
Cristina Celestino continues her series of reinterpretations of iconic Milanese places, this time tackling the Pasticceria Cucchi. Between past and present, and always having an eye on the future, the interior designer offers us a magical place where to combine creative discovery with gourmet break...
➡ April 3 – 29, 2019
Pasticceria Cucchi, Corso Genova 1, Milan / Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 7am – 10pm / @cristinacelestino, @pasticceria_cucchi
New pieces from collection Christophe Delcourt will be on view on the premises of Spotti Milano for this edition of Milan 2019. A series oscillating between inertia and gravity, shadow and light, masterical proportions – as usual – and care for detail.
➡ April 8 – 14, 2019, 10am – 7pm
Spotti Milano, Viale pave, 27, Milan /christophedelcourt.com, @christophedelcourt, @spotti_milano
Gathered under the name Dimoremilano, Dimorestudio and Dimoregallery are two entities eagerly awaited each year. As in the previous year, this edition of the Fuorisalone is an opportunity for the creative studio to present a new collection of furniture as well as a range of fabrics according to two distinct events: Interstellar and Progetto Tessuti. Non-contractual photo.
➡ INTERSTELLAR: April 9 – 14, 2019, 11am – 8pm
➡ PROGETTO TESSUTI: April 9 – 12, 2019, 11am – 8pm, April 13:11am – 6pm
Ex cinema Arti, Via Pietro MASCAGNI 8, Milan /www.dimorestudio.eu/@dimorestudio, @dimoregallery
Of course, impossible to miss out on a tour at Rossana Orlandi, a place of discovery and support for young emerging designers. This year, among other things, the Gallery accompanies the beginnings of the designer Anna Karlin in this edition of Milan 2019, for its brand new collection of furniture and fixtures, including the Dimple Lamps, already stirring up curiosity.
➡ April 9 – 14, 2019, 9am – 8pm
Via Matteo Bandello, 14/16, Milan / www.rossanaorlandi.com, @rossana_orlandi / www.annakarlin.com, @annakarlinstudio
After a first presentation in Paris, Guillaume Garnier and Florent Linker will present their new collection of luminaires in the 5Vie district of Milan. They also seize the opportunity to present their collaboration with publisher Frédéric Ormond and the collection they designed together.
➡ Opening-April 8, 2019, 6pm – 10pm
➡ Exhibition April 6 -13
SIAM, via Santa Marta, 18, 5VIE, Milan / www.garnieretlinker.com, @garnieretlinker
During this edition of Milan 2019, the designer Hagit Pincovici will present her new collection, Desert, inspired by her self-immersion in the rocky landscapes of the desert.
➡ Opening April 10, 2019 at 7pm
Lorenzelli Gallery, Corso Buenos Aires, 2, 20124 Milan / hagit-p.com, @hagitpincovici_studio
Land is an installation designed by design studio Masquespacio and curated by Valentina Guidi Ottobri, paying homage to terracotta manufacturing and tradition in Italy. It is on the terrace of Strategic footprints that the installation will be held, between reinterpretation of the material and inspiration from past and present.
➡ April 8-14, 2019
Strategic footprints, via Edmondo de Amicis, 19, 20123 Milan / @masquespacio, @strategicfootprints, @valentinag_o
For the tenth year running, the Milan 2019 show will host the event Meet My Project, which will present a panel of young designers' projects, such as James Stickley (above), Palma de Alma, Atelier Cédric Breisacher, Laine + Alliage, C:RO... This year, the event also teamed up with creative studio Six N' Five, in charge to produce all graphic materials related to the exhibition.
April 9-13, 2019
Next Agency, Viale Crispi 5, Milan / @meetmyproject, @sixnfive
The gallery Nilufar will present two exhibitions during this edition: Far, which will take place at the depot and highlight projects Bram Vanderbeke, Odd Matter and Alberto Vitelio, as well as Piano Mobile, at the gallery, in collaboration with Michael Anastassiades, Martino Gamper, Brigitte Niedermair and Dedar. An exclusive project of Bethan Laura wood will also be exhibited. Non-contractual photo.
April 9-14, 2019
Via della Spiga, 3 (Nilufar Gallery), Viale Vincenzo Lancetti, 34 (Nilufar Depot)/nilufar.com, @nilufargallery
The exhibition Norwegian Presence is a creation of famous creative duo Kråkvik&D'Orazio, and featuring many Norwegian designers and artists. Furniture and objects form a collective exploration of community and sustainability at the Milan 2019 event.
Via Savona, 35, Milan / @norwegianpresence
This year will be held the 22nd Edition of the Salone Satellite at FieraMilano. Approximatively 550 young designers will present projects around the theme Food as a Design Object. An invitation to explore global food development in which design, technology and traditional craftsmanship can unite to meet the challenges of the future. Among these designers, many interesting studios are to be discovered, as for example Hamanishi Design (picture above).
April 9-14, 2019, 9am – 7pm
FieraMilano Rho, SS del Sempione 28 20017 Rho, Milan / @isaloniofficial
Themanifest project Les Arcanistes by Studiopepe during Milan Design Week 2019 will take place in a vast industrial space used in the 1900s for gold manufacturing. In collaboration with many designers and brands, the studio has designed a creative installation with iconic pieces as new projects.
➡ April 10-13, 2019, 11am – 8pm
➡ April 9 and 14, 2019, 11am – 6pm
Via Garofalo, 24, Milan / @studiopepe_official
Finally, the Design Research Studio by Tom Dixon will inaugurate the pre-opening of The Manzoni during the FuoriSalone of Milan 2019, an experimental restaurant not like the others, entirely designed by the studio. On this occasion, new collections of furniture Fat, Slab, Primavera, Spring and Opal will also be on view at the restaurant. Not to be missed!
➡ April 9, 2019, 11am – 6pm
➡ April 10 to 13, 2019, 10am – 6pm
➡ April 14, 2019, 10am – 4pm
Via Alessandro Manzoni, 5, 20121 Milan / Free entrance, Lunches are by invitation only / @tomdixonstudio/@themanzoni
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Chloé founded Huskdesignblog in 2016. Ever since, she is decoding every nook and cranny to find the best interiors and furniture ideas for her beloved readers and followers, eager for beautiful things.
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