Milan Design Week is so much more than Salone del Mobile. Fuorisalone, roughly translated to “outside of Salone” counts with multiple design events and art exhibitions all around the city! Milan’s most important city started just a couple of days ago and from the days 9-14 April, people wander from design district to district with the intention of finding absolute gems hidden in the capital of design.
LES ARCANISTES BY STUDIO PEPE
One space used to work gold has become an installation that celebrates the relationship with the matter of the arcanists, those who guarded the arcane secrets to give life to materials like glass and metals. A Milan Design Week exhibition that you cannot miss!
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GUCCI’S POP-UP STORE
Italian fashion house Gucci has opened doors to a temporary, two-story boutique in Milan. The pop-up shop – which opens on the occasion of Milan Design Week 2019 – houses the latest additions to the brand’s houseware collection including furniture, porcelain, dinnerware, and blankets.
A LIFE EXTRAORDINARY BY MOOOI
Moooi brought a sense-tickling brand experience during this year’s Milan Design Week. Hosted at a new location in Milan’s design district Brera: Mediateca St. Teresa, Via della Moscova 28. Here, the lifestyle brand will showcase once more what a life extraordinary means, offering visitors to submerge themselves in a world that’s luxurious, whimsical and original.
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DL RANGE BY DESIGNBYTHEM
The new DL Collection is their first fashion/furniture collab. Three years in the making, the project began as a casual conversation during a trip to Milan. Now launched at Milan Design Week 2019 at their solo show in the Isola Design District celebrating 12 years of producing Australian Design.
STUDIO JOB’S OPENING OF STUDIO AND GALLERY SPACE
Studio Job has landed in Milano with their first permanent studio and gallery space in Porto Venezia in Fuorisalone. This is something that will stay even after Milan Design Week and that’s absolutely exciting!
CONIFERA BY COS x ARTHUR MAMOU-MANI
This art exhibition for Milan Design Week is made from 700 ‘biobricks’ 3D printed using a mixture of wood and bio-plastic. Both light and monumental, it creates a dialogue between the man-made and the natural, between technology and craft.
GAETANO PESCE’S MAESTÀ SOFFRENTE
Gaetano Pesce‘s work, which literally translates as ‘suffering majesty’ is situated in prime position in front of the city’s famous cathedral during 2019’s Fuorisalone, and has been seen already by hundreds of thousands of visitors from all around the globe.
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