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the salone internazionale del mobile was founded in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting italian furniture and furnishings exports and soon became the most keenly awaited and important event in the world presenting all things design and furnishing. 2018 celebrates the 57th edition. #salonedelmobile #milandesignweek
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the second edition of 1+1+1, a project by elena quarestani and curated by marco sammicheli, continues to explore the relationship between art, architecture and design in the works of three different authors. an architect, an artist and a designer have been invited to make new, site specific installations in the exhibition halls of assab one.Find out more »
under the curatorship of luca molinari, the exhibition displays from the 16 to 22 april ceramic pieces developed with bitossi in an exclusive, limited series, and pieces from the sir john soane’s museum in london; as well as drawings, prints and videos made by adam nathaniel furman.Find out more »
now into its 57th edition, the salone internazionale del mobile – the earliest of the 5 exhibitions under the umbrella of the salone del mobile.milano, has geared up again to be the focus of international attention.Find out more »
hay, sonos and wework have come together for the 2018 milan design week to present a shared vision for the future of design, collaboration and living spaces. they have imagined an entire universe that will explore the best in design, sound, living, and work.Find out more »
iconic british design brand established & sons is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new collection of characterful furniture and lighting designs by ronan and erwan bouroullec, konstantin grcic, dimitri bähler, mauro pasquinelli and established & sons’ design director, sebastian wrong.Find out more »
the japanese studio will showcase 10 concepts in the theme of movement, variations of time, with exhibits of designs, sketches and processes. part of the superdesign at superstudio, art directed by giulio cappellini.Find out more »
norwegian presence, marks the beginning of a new chapter for norway in milan, as the show makes its debut appearance in a new location – the city’s rapidly evolving creative hotspot, zona tortona. four craft artists, 10 design studios and six manufacturers will come together to present objects and prototypes ranging from furniture and textiles to sculpture and installation.Find out more »
hard technology meets soft materials; tech giants google collaborate with lidewij edelkoort on softwear, an installation that seeks to make hardware more ‘sensorial’ by incorporating textiles and tactility.Find out more »
palm springs-based artist phillip k smith sculptural installation with london-based fashion brand cos is an ever-changing individual experience. the installation is inspired by italian renaissance architecture and cos’ minimalism.Find out more »
at salone del mobile 2018, wonderglass presents its kosmos, a shimmering universe of glass featuring new collections from ronan and erwan bouroullec and fornasetti as well as wonderlab’s collaborations with dan yeffet and studiopluz.Find out more »
experience swarovski at palazzo serbelloni's hidden courtyard. inside a custom-built greenhouse, enjoy pop-up daniel’s café and a retail shop where visitors can purchase its atelier collections and jewelry in addition to showing off its new home collections by the likes of nendo, john pawson, and patricia urquiola.Find out more »
from 17-22 april the doors of loft, a beautiful milanese gallery space, and futurdome, the former meeting place of the futurist movement, become home for a demonstration of the future epoch of design.Find out more »
the french fashion brand returns to palazzo bocconi with its objets nomades collection of travel-inspired objects. highlights include a patchwork leather vase by fernando & humberto campana, and a new collaboration with hong kong-based designer andré fu.Find out more »
alcova will host over 20 exhibitors, and experimentation is guaranteed as these include young collectives such as also known as, renowned designers such as gijs bakker, hans maier aichen and buro belén, reinterpreted craftwork and italian traditions from bloc studios and architetti artigiani anonimi.Find out more »
british designer, lee broom returns to brera with observatory, the first in a three phase launch throughout the year. the collection of celestial lighting; eclipse, orion, aurora and tidal – utilize led technology.Find out more »
the chosen focus of mindcraft18 is on the essence of the work with design and craft. in this year’s exhibition, the objects on display take centre stage, with an emphasis on the hands-on engagement with the material and the visual, aesthetic and sensuous qualities of the objects.Find out more »
isola design district is a territorial marketing project created by blank, a young milan-based creative agency, with the aim to give visibility to emerging international designers and local artisans, within one of the most lively neighborhoods of milan: isola.Find out more »
emerging in response to the urgent global issue of waste, really upcycles end-of-life textiles into new materials. this year, really and kvadrat have invited raw-edges design studio, front, benjamin hubert | layer, christien meindertsma, jo nagasaka, claesson koivisto rune and jonathan olivares to create projects with solid textile board and acoustic textile felt. curators are jane withers and njusja de gier.Find out more »
moooi through the eyes of interior design practice megan grehl and concrete architectural associates welcome you into their worlds, each reflecting their designers’ own unique philosophy and aesthetics. two completely different interiors in which moooi products are presented in surprising new ways.Find out more »
foscarini lamps reverse room is the installation created by the artist and architect james wines, together with his daughter susan wines, for milan design week 2018 at foscarini spazio brera. in a room with dark walls, upside-down and obliquely tilted, furnished by monochrome tables and chairs, the table lamps peer down from the ceiling, while the hanging fixtures sprout from the floor with the aim of challenging our perception of spaces and our responses to environmental stimuli and conventions.Find out more »
the salone’s city-based project living nature. la natura dell’abitare developed with the carlo ratti associati (cra) international design and innovation studio, will be in piazza del duomo, in front of palazzo reale. with this event, the salone del mobile is keen to make its contribution to the re-greening of the city, albeit temporary.Find out more »
masterly - the dutch in milano dutch designers, artisan producers and design agencies present themselves in the center of milan. at the fascinating palazzo francesco turati the dutch pavilion arises again with the best design and artisan craftsmanship the netherlands has to offer. excellent dutch design, fashion and photography has soul and its own identity.Find out more »
a cutting edge: show, bar, hang out, experience, meet, greet and creative hub all-in-one. bar anne is designed by space encounters, an award winning architectural firm from amsterdam. merged with a spectacular installation by children of the light. the interior is created by some of the biggest break out talents including rick tegelaar, vantot, mae engelgeer, klaas kuiken, dirk van der kooij, muller van severen, jolan van der wiel, handmade industrials, jelle mastenbroek, sabine marcelis, brit van nerven, kranen/gille and aart van asseldonk.Find out more »
snarkitecture worked with caesarstone to create conceptual takes on the kitchen island in an immersive installation at palazzo dell'ufficio elettorale.Find out more »
hermès will present its latest home textiles, furniture, furnishing fabrics and wallpaper collection at the museo della permanente, in a space designed by charlotte macaux perelman, deputy artistic director for hermès maison, with the curator and publisher alexis fabry.Find out more »
milan design market is a project created by blank, a creative agency based in milan. it's a space dedicated to emerging designers and brands, who can exhibit and sell their creations, but also network and develop new business opportunities during milan design week. 2018 is the third edition of milan design market during milan design week. also this year will be one of the main events of isola design district and will be organized within the beautiful loft of 400 sqm.Find out more »
the tasty side of design.Find out more »
design objects and decorative elements never seen before made by the best design companies for brera design apartment. it is a place for meeting and exchanging views on issues related to design, communication and project culture. created for companies and professionals, it offers a kitchen space and carefully selected furnishings in a casual yet refined environment.Find out more »
vitra typecasting. an assembly of iconic forgotten and new vitra characters. milan design week 2018.
during this year’s milan design week, vitra will supplement its exhibition stand at the salone del mobile furniture fair with a large installation "typecasting. an assembly of iconic, forgotten and new vitra characters" in the former sports arena la pelota. the exhibition is curated by the designer robert stadler.Find out more »
a space in which the experiential journey created by artist carlo bernardini, through a specific study of optical fibers that draw light shapes, brings the visitors to discover the energy of the new hyundai kona, first compact suv available also in full electric version, and the concept kite, electric dune buggy made by students of turin based ied’s master in transportation design with the support of hyundai's european design center.Find out more »
for milan design week 2018 artemest, the online destination for italian handmade design, in partnership with ted milano presents stranger pinks. a one-of-a-kind all in pink exhibition to celebrate women in a wonderful historic milanese setting.Find out more »
lindsey adelman partners with calico wallpaper to present a joint installation of new lighting collection, drop system, alongside their debut of oceania. entitled beyond the deep, the multi-room presentation explores the effect of naturally occurring chemical reactions on surfaces and will immerse viewers into a dreamy world of alchemy and decay.Find out more »
for milan design week, sunbrella has once again collaborated with designer and artist marc ange to present le roi, a monumental installation featuring exclusive designs located in the garden space of wallpaper* handmade.Find out more »
la triennale di milano is an international cultural institution with over 90 years of history behind that stages exhibitions, conferences and events on art, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communication and society. it promotes exhibitions dedicated to contemporary art, to nationally and internationally celebrated architects and designers, to fashion designers that have transformed tastes and customs.Find out more »
to celebrate its 25th anniversary, surface magazine is teaming up with david rockwell to explore american design now by reinterpreting a u.s. icon. aptly called the diner, the experience will take place during salone del mobile and offer a place where strangers become a community, where causal yet intimate encounters occur, and where cultural differences are celebrated. david rockwell and the lab at rockwell group are designing four distinct environments—the roadside diner, the east coast luncheonette, the midwest diner, and the west coast diner.Find out more »
haru proposes new way to style space design, adding new life to space and to influence people’s senses and sensibilities. a completely different area in which nitoms had excelled in pursuing functionality and convenience. color, stick on, transform. spaces become freer.Find out more »
the japanese brand issey miyake presents a series of interactive installations in which viewers can become conscious of aspects of themselves of which they were unaware. know yourself like never before. designer masahiko satoFind out more »
for four consecutive years, during milan design week, martina gamboni opens the doors of strategic footprints to host emerging personalities on the international design scene. this year the protagonists are architect-illustrator garance vallée, pretziada, a duo composed of set designer and fashion photographer kyre chenven, and artist ivano atzori.Find out more »
the mahdavi collection: a new bathroom concept by india mahdavi for bisazza bagno. milan design week 2018.
on the occasion of the #milandesignweek 2018, bisazza unveils a new bathroom concept by acclaimed french designer india mahdavi.
mahdavi’s unique take on personalizing the bath translates to soft, rounded shapes in three exuberant colors: pistachio, strawberry and blueberry. through playful forms and rich pastel hues, the bathroom is transformed into a joyful bubble of color and humor.
lighthenge is an installation of light and sound that makes urban energy scenic and shared. by night, the lighthenge platform becomes a welcoming satellite, which projects its rays of light into the sky.
the lighthenge project is composed of a couple of elements: a solid base and an immaterial light projection, to which a background sound is added during the day.Find out more »
the iconic symbol of timberland, the oak, take new form and significant in the hands of the designer elena salmistraro. an installation that will not miss to amaze and excite! after the debut of the last edition with the artwork “the flexible living” of matteo cibic, timberland is ready to amaze again with a new and interesting collaboration.Find out more »
for 2018 we will start a new adventure and launch the newest member of the internationally renowned ventura projects; ventura future. from 17th to 22nd april 2018 ventura future will run simultaneous with the salone del mobile and ventura centrale in milan.Find out more »
exhibitors: stephan hürlemann with horgenglarus, surface magazine in collaboration with david rockwell and 2x4, baars & bloemhoff, editamateria with antonio aricò, nitto, agc asahi glass, a project by fabrica with pierre frey, denis guidone and tomoko fuse, franco mazzucchelli, and eileen fisher presents designwork, curated by lidewij edelkoort. surface + rockwell group + 2x4’s the diner.Find out more »
during the salone, to anticipate the legacy exhibition, sara ricciardi will reveal something of the magic and beauty of schloss hollenegg. the italian designer has captured details of the castle, intertwining them with its rich history to create a playful and interactive show. arcadia, the mythical land where man finds tranquillity and peace, outside the realm of civilization, will explore the importance of heritage, in personal and collective terms, looking both at the past and at the future.Find out more »
16 creative couples rebirth outdated materials and rare manufacturing. a collection of everyday objects, with an extraordinary twist: doppia firma, a project by living, fondazione cologni and yoox.com.
rare and often fallen in disuse materials like alabaster, lustre painted ceramics, rust printing, basket weaving, soapstone, tombolo, scagliola and bucchero take the centre stage again, along with paper, brass, glass, bronze and wood.
we are design students and graduates from weißensee school of art and design berlin. we work with glass and ceramics, materials that need above 1000°c to transform into beautiful objects. we are part of this years ventura future.Find out more »
corallo brings on stage a suggestive screening room on rails, an unexpected and evocative place, an authentic traveling salon inside a historic tram from 1928, reinvented in a contemporary way by cristina celestino and italian textile brand rubelli. the project is inspired by the theme of the journey, as an experience with dream and surreal overtones, that the designer carries within a d’antan cinema set up.Find out more »