TAKE A WALK IN MILANO, THE CAPITAL OF DESIGN
Milano is a beloved travel destination for design lovers: the city itself is full of traces of the great masters of city planning and architecture. Due to the continuous restoration projects this international metropolis redraw its forms and volumes on a yearly basis. The most famous names have lived, worked or taught here experimenting their art and passion: as a result, Milano has earned indelibly the title of capital of design and furniture thanks also to the Salone del Mobile, which attracts once a year experts from all over the world displaying the best of this industry and of the “Made in Italy”. You simply need to stroll around the city centre to admire the Italian good taste displayed in the shop windows: it’s nearly impossible to make a complete list of the best spots because almost every company has its own flagship-store. Hereby some multi-brand references to stimulate your creativity and fantasy.
It’s a real reference for the extremely careful selection of international designers: the founder herself is particularly successful not only as shop owner but also as gallery owner and as source of inspiration for international emerging talents.
A huge warehouse within an industrial area hosts a vast collection grouped by scenography curtains: the selection stretches from vintage to contemporary pieces highlighting the contrasts that characterize the history of design.
This exhibition area was created to investigate and support decorative arts and design of the twentieth century: the goal was to express the different ways of living and tell the stories and feelings hidden behind every-day’s objects.
Here you can experience a real journey into the world of objects: the displaying scenography is fascinating and temporary. The seduction is granted through finest materials, elusive colours and sinuous volumes.
A wonder-apartment wisely and periodically rearranged where you can buy anything you have already tried: contemporary furniture, modern antiques, works of art and antiques. (Currently under move: big opening during Salone 2020)
A kind of living room with an intimate and relaxing atmosphere where you can get lost in a sea of furniture and vintage design pieces skilfully blended with other unusual yet romantic objects from various backgrounds and origins.
A tiny shop hidden in the heart of the Roman Milan, just few steps away from the Duomo and totally dedicated to the interior design: a selection of objects coming from all over which will astonish even the most eccentric souls.
A surreal area where to get lost into the dreamlike world of the famous Pietro Fornasetti, designer of dreams: he has enriched the objects with bizarre decorations and visionary landscapes thus transfiguring the space.
A true and unique reference as far as lighting is concerned: the exploration and research on lights is mainly centred on well-being. Technology becomes a tool for the creation of comfortable environments and suggestive installations.
An historic spot within the city’s most important department store where to hoard design pieces or households’ objects at the -1 floor. More than 200 famous names and emerging designers to fall in love with.