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It is practically an unwritten rule: shopping in Milan is the most elegant fashion experiences in the world. Today, along with Milan Design Agenda, you are going to get to know some of the most stunning Milan interior design furniture shops. Keep this little guide of ours in mind the next time you venture through the city of design.
From traditional craftsmen to a modern, made-from-plastic style, here’s a look at the homegrown brands that make this city an international hub for furniture design. An international fashion scene status brought another level to Italian furniture design. Since the 1950s, the city’s countless furniture brands have been spearheading inventive, contemporary interior style.
In this article you will get to know some top interior design furniture shops, from the well-known, family-run Italian companies to fresh design talents and spaces that are bridging the gap between design and art, all gathered in this Milan Design Agenda list. So, grab your bikes and scooters and use this little guide of ours for a unique experience venturing through Milano city.
Five decades ruling the contemporary furniture landscape, B&B Italia has made major contributions to the history of Italian design. Some of the world’s most renowned designers and architects: Marcel Wanders, Naoto Fukasawa and Nicole Aebischer.
Since 1949, making plastic furniture designs, Kartell is as functional as they are stylistically fresh and bold. Iconic designs such as Philippe Starck’s Louis Ghost Armchair is the major piece in this century.
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The historic sofa, armchair and accessories manufacturer has undergone a modern transformation under the direction of Patrizia Moroso, daughter of the company’s founder. Creative partnerships with designers like Ron Arad, Marc Newson and Patricia Urquiola have pushed Moroso into exciting new design territories.
Chic new heights, Poliform’s mission and initial focus. Throughout bookcases, wardrobes and beds, it’s more than 40-year history to include kitchen furnishings as well as sofas and armchairs. The Italian brand’s most modern aesthetic yields sleek, streamlined pieces that manage to maintain luxurious warmth.
A master of Italian seating, this brand has created everything from iconic leather armchairs to the seats found in Ferrari autos as well as theatres and opera houses around the globe. Poltrona Frau’s designs have expanded to include a rich, full collection of living, bedroom and office furniture—all produced with artisan care.
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If you see a building at Via Durini 11, Milan with a classic and elegant entrance you’re probably looking at Fendi Casa’s Showroom. And this space has some of the most classic and contemporary styles of furniture you’ll ever find in Italy. The space, over 400 square meters on a single level, is located inside Palazzo Carcassola-Grandi, a fine specimen of the Italian architecture of the 16th century.
The Galleria Rossana Orlandi is a place where every fan of her work stops by not only to have a closer look at some of her finest design works but also to witness some corporate and cultural events. Inside the Galleria, you can find a variety of unique furniture such as lighting, mirrors, sofas, tables, among many others.
The company has worked for around 35 years with several international designers and other masters in lamp development. The brand’s latest store is located at the Brera Design District in a building that has a timeless Italian charm. It’s open for all of the people who are interested to see some site-specific installations, as well as set designs created by specific artists.
Within the store located at Corso Europa, you can see the ranges from Molteni and in particular Jean Nouvel’s gravity-defying Graduate shelving system and sublime less range of tables. Molteni also produces some fine and relatively economical seating, such as Still by Foster and Partners and Freestyle by Ferruccio Laviani.
Presenting a selection of luxury furniture, lighting, home décor, and textiles, Bredaquaranta has a chain of showrooms in Milan that gathers all the important international design brands, having weight partnerships with Italian and international brands.
The flagship showroom of one of the most interesting Italian design brands of our days is a must-see while in Milan! Founded in 1927 this showroom features the work of many architects and designers. Have a look for yourself by heading to Via Durini, 16 in Milan.
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Located in the heart of the Brera design district, this luxury design showroom was born from an upholsterer family brand. Nowadays this showroom offers the best of design, offering not only the furnishings but also architecture and interior design service, making Il Piccolo one of the best design showrooms in Milan!
Lastly, in the heart of Milan, lies the incredible store of Porada at Via Borgospesso 18 in an incredible classic decor display of furniture pieces. Within this incredible space, you can find decorations and precious materials made in wood and wallpaper as well as smooth bronze surfaces. You will definitely be introduced to a lovely set of incredible scenarios very allusive to the feel of the 50s to 60s.