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The wonderful city of Milano has much diversity. Is known as a global capital of fashion and design. Milan Design Week 2018 is the event to go to be amazed by fresh new products.
From April 17th to April 22nd, Milan will host the Milan Design Week 2018 or FuoriSalone 2018. There will be plenty to see and do in Milan during this stunning and popular design week. After all, all the eyes in the world would be in Milan during this agglomerate of design event!
That’s right, the Fuori Salone 2018 or Milan Design Week will transform, once again, this wonderful city of Milan into the most luxurious capital of design and interior design. To help you navigate throughout this amazing event, My Design Agenda decided to provide you with 5 Things to Do in Milan during the Milan Design Week!
1 – Visit the Salone del Mobile 2018 – During the Milan Design Week, Milan will also host one of the biggest and most popular trade fairs of design, furniture and interior design in the entire world. Be sure to stop by the gigantic Fiera Milano Rho and visit the prestigious Salone del Mobile or ISaloni, where you can find the top brands of the business like Boca do Lobo, Fendi Casa, PullCast or Missoni Home.
2 – Stop by The Popular Brera Design District – In 2018, the famous Brera District makes its return to Milan Design Week with the theme “Be Human: Designing with Empathy”. Some of the major design events, international designers, and young Italian ambassadors will be present or represented in this established Milanese district. This is the 9th Year in a Row that Brera Design District will be a central part of the FuoriSalone 2018. There is a lot to see and do in this district in the main streets of the district, namely Via Brebra and Via San Tomaso.
3 – Don’t miss the Tortona Rocks in the Tortona Design District – Now in its third edition, the Tortona Rocks, located in the Porta Genova, will showcase the work of international design. As always, the Tortona Design District will take to the streets, animating much of the neighborhood with countless events between Via Tortona and Via Savona. Totaling 20 exhibits, 30 designers, and 50 companies, Tortona is among the most famous districts at Fuorisalone.
4 – Explore the Isola Design District – With several creative and sensational installations across the main streets of the Isola Design District, this famous district will present this year the theme of “Rethinking Material”, an exploration into the versatile experimentation of materials. Local craftsmen and international designers, like Kensaku Oshiro or Piero Lissoni, will come together to showcase their extraordinary creations throughout the many ateliers and open shops in the neighborhood. The central nerve of the Isola district will be La Stecca 3.0, a community space transformed exposition center dedicated to workshops for design.
5 – Enjoy the City – If you want to take a break from the Design Week, then we advise you to stroll around the stunning city center of Milan. This city is widely regarded as a global capital in industrial design, fashion and architecture, but it’s also a heaven of culture and art! You can stop by the iconic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II or visit the classic Duomo di Milano.
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