Mydesignagenda is proud to present you a Guide for the best Milan Design Week/ Fuorisalone’s Events & Parties! Book in your Agenda and Have Fun!
Titled “When Brera meets mid-century”, this party is going to be one of the highlights of Milan Design Week. Luxury brands DelightFULL & Essential Home will join forces with Breadaquaranta, one of the most important chains of showrooms in Milan, to create a spectacular party during the Milan Design Week. The company Via Fatebenefratelli’s Showroom will open its doors on the 11th of Abril for a casual design cocktail that you don’t want to miss!
Besides being one of the most exclusive Italian furnishing proposals, Illulian represents true works of art that retain charm unaltered over time. Boca do Lobo shares the same value alongside this astonishing design brand. Handmade arts and crafts in the core of both companies and that’s more than a motive to bring them together in the during Milan Design Week in the city of Design. The best of contemporary design and costume artwork will be on display at Illulian’s Private Showroom on 12th April for a spectacular Cocktail Party that will join the work and styles of two giants of the Interior Design World!
Knoll will celebrate the Design World in their showroom of Piazza Bertarelli, through the exhibition “Knoll celebrates Bauhaus” curated by OMA, a studio co-founded by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, with the collaboration of Domitilla Dardi, historical and design curator, Knoll describes the steps of a path that still today has a powerful reverberation on our contemporaneity. On the 10th, Knoll will host at the same location an incredible Cocktail Party!
Lubiam and Zanotta, companies’ symbol of an all-Italian savoir-faire, come together to celebrate this important event and together create a “relaxation // deluxe zone”, a space designed to welcome guests, but above all to allow them to relax and indulge in a little respite after a stressful day at work or walking through the maze of the salon. e highlight to mark in the calendar will be Tuesday 9 April: on that occasion, the little square at number 30 of Via della Spiga, where the LBM1911 boutique is located, will be transformed into a sitting room where you can experience an experience of “Luxurious relaxation” lying on the legendary Sacco armchair, a symbol of a cultural mood and a lifestyle beyond fashion for 50 years. At the Caselli of P.ta Garibaldi, Zanotta will also interpret the new reality of living: a home animated by global citizens, their stories and their passions. In the toll booth in front of Tecno re-draws the workplaces connected thanks to the io.T Solutions technology according to the principles of flexibility, personalization, comfort typical of co-working. A path that opens onto Piazza XXV Aprile in an urban garden that will host the opening event on Monday at 6.30pm (press at 18.00).
Top brand Baxter loves Movies and, for that reason, is preparing to present an initiative named “Punti di Vista” (translation: “Points of View”) during the Milan Design Week. This will consist of a training course for young filmmakers in which they will be set up to film a selection of appointments during Milan Design Week with a smartphone. As always you can count with Baxter to provide the best parties of the Milan Design Week, so don’t miss a stopover at the iconic Baxter Bar!
With an intense cultural program for 2019, through which ME by Meliá consolidates its commitment to contemporary art and culture, the 5-star luxury hotel ME Milan Il Duca, in Piazza della Repubblica, in the heart of Milan, dedicates the month of April, and in particular the design week, to the architect and designer Zaha Hadid. On the 9th this luxury hotel will host a cocktail party to host this Expo and to celebrate Zaha Hadid’s legacy!
Mingardo, the brand that for generations has combined the most avant-garde contemporary design with the excellence of metal craftsmanship and natural elements in a single vision, will present a special display for Milan Design Week up in Via Solferino 11, the beating heart of the Brera district, to attend this expo that will last all the days of Milan Design Week and will start with a cocktail party on the 8th of April!
Top luxury brand Roberto Cavalli will have a Cocktail Party for the launch of the Just Cavalli P1THON in the Just Cavalli Boutique, carefully set up for the Design Week. Pass by Via Vicenzo Capelli and join the Party!
Another party highlight belongs to the Danish company Fritz Hansen that will welcome visitors to the Fuorisalone in its world and presents new projects and collaborations with international designers: furnishings, lights, and accessories. Attend the Exhibition and the Cocktail Party (11th of April) at Piazza S. Simpliciano.
Nordic Giants Ikea will also host an Expo and a Cocktail Party at Milan Design Week. The expo will involve experiences of lights and sounds that revolve around SYMFONISK products, born from Ikea’s collaboration with Sonos. Find out how a kitchen sounds and what is the soundtrack of the night: this and much more is what IKEA will offer you at Torneria Tortona. In addition to this, you will find hot dogs and equally hot topics, cool drinks and fresh news at a great cocktail party on the 13th of April!
For the 2019 Fuorisalone, Bang & Olufsen will present 93 Years of Magic – a dialogue between past and present. This amazing Danish design brand has worked closely with museums and collectors to create a retrospective exhibition of products that have given rise to its unsurpassed reputation for combining innovation and unique sound and will present a new project that hides a magical movement where the most advanced technology blends with exclusive craftsmanship. To celebrate this expo, this top Luxury Brand will promote several parties at Via S. Carpoforo and you can expect great parties from a brand specialized in sound systems!
On the occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2019, Salvatori’s showroom in the heart of Brera will be transformed by Elisa Ossino. The curator has devised a path for visitors to discover through a series of rooms in which Salvatori’s coatings and textures follow each other, in which it will be possible to admire products made by international designers such as Piero Lissoni, John Pawson, and Elisa Ossino. The expo will open on the 8th of April with a great cocktail party!
Armani Casa & Rubelli Casa will join forces to organize a great selection of shows that will celebrate classic and precious fabrics! On the 9th, the Rubelli Casa Showroom will host a Cocktail Party at Via Fatebenefratelli that will kick-off the celebration. Also focusing on Great Exhibitions will have top brand ETEL that will explore at Via Maroncelli the developments and revolutions of José Zanine Caldas. ETEL, the most important brand authorized to re-edit the pieces of the great Brazilian masters of design, includes 16 Zanine icons in its collection, already rich in all the most significant names in the country’s design culture, such as Jorge Zalszupin, Lina Bo Bardi, Giuseppe Scapinelli and Oscar Niemeyer. You must attend the Party / Cocktail with Zanini de Zanine on the 10th of April!
Cappellini will celebrate its 30th Year Anniversary on Milan Design Week. This brand will recount the contribution it has made in thirty years of work to the development of contemporary design. A lean, brutal and spectacular presentation with strong references to art, from Jackson Pollock to Banksy with his visual protest. The party kicks off on the 8th of April at CAPPELLINI POINT – Ramparts of Porta Nuova with a great Cocktail Party!
We leave you with another great event from a great Italian brand: Molteni! The showroom of this brand will at Via Solferino corner of via Pontaccio, will explore how Vincent Van Duysen continues his research into the world of the contemporary living by designing the Gregor modular seating system for Molteni & C. At the same location, don’t miss Molteni’s Cocktail Party on the 11th of April!
Luxury watchmakers Montblanc will have a strong presence in this year’s Milan Design Week. With an unexpected installation in the heart of the Brera Design District, Montblanc invites you to reconnect with yourself through an immersive experience of nature and to discover the new Montblanc 1858 collection. Find this installation at Via Statuto and on the 9th of April have fun with an incredible Cocktail Party!
At Kartell by Laufen Flagship Store on Via Pontaccio, Kartell will present a strong exhibition set on the ideals of the brand! It will be a harmonious dialogue, in which the iconic style of Kartell furnishings meets Laufen’s quality and innovation. A play of colors that tells an original and avant-garde bathroom for those who love the design but do not renounce functionality. At the same store don’t miss the incredible Cocktail Party organized by Kartell on the 9th of April with some impressive guests!
“Leading with Light”, the concept behind Lexus’s event for the 2019 edition of Milan Design Week, sees the collaboration between Lexus and the famous design studio Rhizomatiks. Recognized for his vast experience in design, art, and entertainment and acclaimed for his innovative approach to technology that attracts public attention, Rhizomatiks has already collaborated with Lexus in 2014 on the occasion of the art exhibition and Tokyo Media Ambition technology. Inspired by the innovative Lexus lighting technology, Rhizomatiks has created an immersive display that provides a dynamic game of lights and advanced robotic systems. Visitors will thus be able to discover how the innovative use of light can influence human emotions. Guests will also have the opportunity to admire the works of the 6 finalists of the Lexus Design Award 2019, now in its seventh edition. The award celebrates and addresses a new generation of emerging designers and creative talents from around the world. On Monday, April 8th, the winner of the Grand Prix will be announced in front of media around the world, awarded by a jury of international exper0ts and designers, and previously to that announcement, a huge Cocktail Party will take place at Superstudio Più | SuperDesign Show at via Tortona, 27.
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