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Milan has become the capital of design thanks to the Milan design week that takes place every year and has managed to create a consolidated reality unique. This event is the benchmark for the world design industry and is the most anticipated event of the year.
Here you can find out what Milano design week consists of and get to know when and where this unmissable event takes place where the made in Italy is enhanced. But that’s not all, in fact you will also discover the detailed program of the event.
What is Milan design week?
The Salone del Mobile and the Fuorisalone define what is called the Milan design week. This is the event that brings the world design industry to the city of Lombardy. During the design week, numerous design events take place throughout the city.
The Salone del Mobile has reached its 60th edition this year and is the world’s leading exhibition offurniture and design industry. The event was born in 1961 with the aim of promoting the export of furniture and furniture made in Italy. The Salone del Mobile offers a complete 360-degree overview of the home system. It also perfectly combines business with culture, offering the world a high quality offer.
The Fuorisalone is that set of events distributed in the city. This is not a trade fair event and has no central organization. In fact, it was born in 1980 as a spontaneous initiative by companies in the sector.
Milan design week: where and when it takes place?
Milan design week 2022 will take place from 6 to 12 June. The Salone del mobile is the most important trade fair in the world and takes place in the pavilions of the Rho Fair. For this edition there will be 7 events that will occupy all 24 pavilions of the Milan exhibition center.
More than 200 exhibitors are expected, of which 25% from abroad. An important aspect to underline is the fact that until the weekend access to the fair is allowed only to professionals while in the last two days the entrance is also open to the public.
On the other hand, regarding the Fuorisalone and its numerous events you should know that they will take place in different locations scattered throughout the city including the suburbs. In the design shops and in the showrooms it will be possible to discover the new proposals and the young talents of world design.
The program of the Milan design week 2022
The Milan design week provides a rich and varied program of events. In particular, as regards the Fuori salone, there are thousands of events in all the districts of the city in which the design districts are created. The ones where most of the events take place are:
- Brera Design District
- Isola Design Distict
- Tortona Design District
- 5Vie Design District.
The first is undoubtedly the heart of the fuorisalone as here there will be over 160 events including installations, exhibitions, group exhibitions and presentation of new products. The theme chosen for this edition is “Designing the present, choosing the future”.
The district of Tortona instead has as main theme that of sustainability and develops between Super studio plus, Base and Tortona Rocs.
As for the district Isola there are more than 250 international design studios that will give life to events in 30 different locations of the district.
Finally the district of 5 Streets sees the city as a prototype of possible utopias. The events of this district are characterized by innovation.
Among the many unmissable events is to mention what takes place at the Dock, the Floating Forest. It is a multidisciplinary floating forest built on the waters of the dock.