Today we’re talking about one of the top locations whenever Milan Design Week comes around: we’re talking about the 5vie district, known as a cultural stronghold in the heart of Milan. In this article, we’re pretty much talking about one of the oldest but also emerging districts of Milan. Named after […]
The recently deceased Alessandro Mendini was without a doubt a key figure in Italian architecture, design, and illustration. Born in Milan in 1931 Mendini has left us with an everlasting influence that will continue to inspire many artists worldwide. Mendini had an intense and influential 60-year career, being a key figure in […]
Via Giovanni Ventura at number 6, the Ebony Gallery hosted the official presentation of Ventura Lambrate 2016, and it will be unmissable experimental design during the FuoriSalone 2016. Now in its 7th edition, the exhibition – parallel with Salone del Mobile 2016– confirming the combination of Dutch design approach, made of rigor, quality and selection, and all-Italian ability to create with few resources in a hub open and engaging taking place between former industrial buildings, retrofitted lofts, sheds retrained.
“We are proud of the quality of the projects that we have received in a vision this year,” says the founder and art director of Ventura Lambrate. Out of 8,630 projects were selected for now 160, from 30 different countries. A good bet that this year will see leading designers from Northern Europe, South America and Asia, and 25 academies from around the world.
Many spaces involved, including an extraordinary former 3000 square meter factory , once used to clean souvenir Vatican, and a private penthouse, located in the same street Ventura, who will become exceptional location for exhibitions. A preview of the names that in April we will see at Lambrate: Studio Molen , the Netherlands with a focus on materials, particularly bronze; Robert Bronwasser , with “Home” project dedicated to domestic duties; the brand Lensvelt, with the series “Boring Collection” devoted to offices surreal and hyper comfortable.
There is also talk about the young Dutch designer Simon Post , he graduated from the University of Eindhoven, and Iwan Pol , the project protagonists “Envisions Products in process”, which adopts the concepts of surprise and interaction with visitors, involving seven other creative countries Netherlands.
Italian instead Matteo Zorzenoni, Venetian designer who has, “without revealing too much, though,” the exhibition “Diversity” : 50 different interpretations of a table object, the classic teapot.
Last to speak was Karen Kjaergaard, curator and Danish architect , who will coordinate the youth projects of the Aarhus School of Architecture, exposing works on a larger scale, experimenting with new materials and techniques. Watchword involvement. Through architecture and design.
Don’t forget Milan Furniture Fair 2016 dates, 12 to 17 April!See you there