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Things to do in Milan Design Week 2016 – 9 must-visit shops

Things to do in Milan when Milan Design Week 2016 comes to town? Spring is here and with so many places to go in Milan, we suggest 9 must-visit shops that design lovers and fashion travelers need to see with furtherdo.

BOTTEGA VENETA,  Via Sant’Andrea, 15
Nestled within the historic Palazzo Gallarati Scotti is Bottega Veneta’s first-ever home accessory boutique, conceived by the company’s creative director, Tomas Maier. Outfitted with custom-made furnishings throughout, the space mirrors the beautiful craftsmanship the brand is known for. Furniture, lighting, and tabletop are the focus, alongside collaborations with Poltrona Frau

Milan design week 2016 - Bottega Veneta first Milan store

NILUFAR, Viale Vincenzo Lancetti, 34
Founded in 1979, Nilufar has long been recognized as a leader in the design world. Its Milan store, Nilufar Depot, offers a carefully curated collection of pieces by the likes of Gio Ponti, Franco Albini, and Hans Agnes Jakobsson. Designed by Massimiliano Locatelli, the three-story warehouselike space provides ample room to display the store’s home goods.

Milan design week 2016 - Nilufar gallery - Nina Yashar

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FORNASETTI, Corso Giacomo Matteotti, 1/A
As a home decor furniture brand, Fornasetti perfectly embodies Italian design style. So it’s no surprise that the interiors of Fornasetti’s only store do, too. Monochromatic walls and gold accents are its invitation card!

Milan design week 2016 - Fornasetti home furniture store in milan

ROSSANA ORLANDI, Via Matteo Bandello, 14/16
What started as a gallery has now expanded into a social venue for cultural events and installations, and tastemaker Rossana Orlandi is at the center of it all. Spazio Rossana Orlandi is filled with captivating works of art and statement-making furniture. Feel free to take a whole afternoon to browse the wonderful wares.

Milan design week 2016 - Rossana Orlandi store


TASCHEN bookstore, Via Meravigli, 17
To the delight of Milanese bookworms, Taschen has added the city to its exclusive list of outposts. The store, in the Corso Magenta district, opened its doors in April 2015. An airy, well-lit space displays Taschen’s expansive collection of gorgeous cocktail table books, not to mention its fanciful decor. A must go in this Milan Furniture Fair 2016!

Milan design week 2016 - Taschen bookstore in Milan

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BBDW, Via Santa Marta, 21
The American furniture company BDDW, best known for high-quality solid-wood furniture, opened its second store—its first outside New York—on via Santa Marta two years ago. Founder Tyler Hays uses clean finishes and natural oils to breathe fresh air into the brand’s handcrafted pieces.

Milan design week 2016 - BDDW solid-wood furniture store

CARLO MORETTI, Via della Spiga, 48
Carlo Moretti opened its flagship store during the 53rd International Milan Furniture Fair in April 2014. Serving as a workshop and showroom, the space displays the Carlo Moretti collection in its entirety, as well as historic art pieces culled from museums around the world.

Milan design week 2016 - Carlo Moretti milan store

BASSAM FELLOW gallery, Via Varese, 14
BassamFellows Lifestyle Gallery opened in early 2014 among the boutiques and design ateliers of the distinctive Brera neighborhood. The gallery, of course, offers the largest selection of BassamFellows pieces of any shop in the world.

Milan design week 2016 - BASSAM FELLOW gallery

RICHARD GINORI, Piazza San Marco, 3
Richard Ginori, maker of exquisite porcelain tableware, has opened its second flagship in Italy, this time in the heart of Milan. The store’s dark-wood interiors, a perfect blend of cozy and modern, feature checkered floors, farm tables, 18th-century flora and fauna prints, and hand-painted pieces by Alessandro Michele.

Milan design week 2016 - Richard Ginoir home accesories store

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Written by Ricardo Lourenço

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