Having been opened to the public since January of 2006, the Studio Museum Achille Castiglioni is a mandatory stop to every Italian design lover. This place is a reflection of the art of life of Achille Castiglioni. READ MORE – 5 AMAZING DESIGN EBOOKS FOR YOU! Located in Piazza Castello, the Studio Museum […]
Brera Design District is a district that always becomes livelier during Milan Design Week, however, there are some spots that design aficionados can’t miss during the year. We bring you a top 5 design spots to see in this area regardless of the period you’re in Milan.
Roberta Tagliavini is the current holder of this art gallery located at Via Fiori Chiari N° 2 in Milan. Since 1967 this organization has been active in the antiquary sector and the owner is a specialist in decorative arts of XX Century. You can’t miss this gallery especially if you love to see some design works of the good ol’ days during Milan Design Week.
This gallery includes some of the finest works of ancient tapestry you’ll ever see. Every piece you find in this area can be considered a very precious cultural heritage when it comes to textile art, which makes this a must-see spot during your Milan Design Week walk.
This wonderful showroom of the brand Foscarini is an obligatory stop for any design fan. It’s opened for all of the people who are interested to see some site-specific installations, as well as set designs created by specific artists. This is truly a way to get a little closer to Foscarini’s inspiration.
What kind of list would ours be without the inclusion of the famous Pinacoteca di Brera? This museum has a long history in Milanese art and history, becoming host to many of the most important works of art from all of the areas conquered by French armies. Also, not seeing the inside and outside of the Palazzo Brera would be like going to France without seeing the Eifel Tower.
Lastly, we have Finarte, a gallery specialized in jewelry, watches, and silverware, vintage fashion, photography and, of course, contemporary art. This establishment will surely marvel any designer or design fan who wishes to see the best Milan has to offer in those areas.