Spring has been romanticising the international design capital every year for five decades. And this year, 2016, MDW (Milan Design Week) or better known as Salone del Mobile is celebrating it’s 55th edition. It is a quintessential Italian experience. A culmination of history, future, creativity and technology. Access to interactive installations, furniture, products design in lifestyle. Keeping it stellar since 1961!
Fiera Milano Rho is the essential area of the design week map at the west of Milan. The 2016 edition will feature 1,300 exhibitors ranged over 150,000 square metres, split into Classic and Design sections, making for a visitor-friendly floor plan and a 360° insight into the world of furniture and furnishing accessories. This year the organisers expect more than 300 thousand visitors from over 160 countries.
The biennial EuroCucina and its collateral exhibition FTK (Technology For the Kitchen) are back along with the International Bathroom Exhibition.
Dates: 12-17th April 2016
Timings: 9.30 am – 6.30 pm
Venue: Fiera Milano Rho, Milan
We recommend a visit to the Salone Satellite for the emerging creativity and new vision for design opportunities to young people.
A week long presentation of futuristic as well as cultural designs brings the entire city alive. This is the Fuorisalone, the name for the events held in the city. The places to visit are the Brera Design District, Tortona Design, Ventura Lambrate Durini, Monforte, Quadrilatero in San Babilla, 5 VIE art+design, Porta Venezia in Design, San Gregorio DOCET, Zona Sant’Ambrogio, Sarpi Bridge – Oriental Design Week.
Almost every brand or designer worth his salt attempts to make a spectacular statement at the MDW. Louis Vitton, Fendi, Baccarat, Bentley, Bulgari. You name it.
MDW is becoming more global every year. It is a holy place for creative minds and brings about the best and unexpected collaborations. Salone del Mobile actually marks the beginning of the new design season every year around the world. It is an experience one must gift to the imbibing soul. TOP 8 DESIGN HOUSES TO SEE THIS YEAR