Milan Design Week 2018
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Milan Design Week: our selection of events in the center

The question that everyone asks. The suggestions of design@large. What, where and why at the Milan Design Week, area by area. Today, the Center

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Kosmos by Wonderglass, Istituto Italiano dei Ciechi, via Vivaio 7

For lovers of installations with a high visual impact. But also for those who love well-kept objects, handmade, with excellent care. Glass makes miracles, as the name of the brand says, which this year has worked with the Bouroullecs, Fornasetti, Dan Yeffet and studiopluz. Info and times.

3D Housing, by Massimiliano Locatelli di CLS Architetti, Piazza Beccaria

Who said that a 3D printed house should have a futuristic feel? Look weird? Massimiliano Locatelli of CLS Architetti has created a beautiful house printed in cement. A huge arm has released the quick setting concrete (specifically developed for this, line by line. And the result is a contemporary, beautiful, ecological and low-cost home. And of course, furnished with great taste. To be seen.

Tribute to Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Chiostri dell’Humanitas, via Daverio 7

An absolute must for lovers of design history. Because the 20 objects that B & B Italia exhibits – in a museum-flavored set – are those faithfully reproduced from the original designs by Luigi Caccia Dominioni. A unique opportunity to enter the master’s design mind.  The furnishings and lamps – of which B & B Italia has purchased the rights – will be on sale in a few months. Info and times

My First Time: know yourself like never before, Issey Miyake, via Baugutta 12

Neurosciences, multimedia arts and graphics. Masahiko Sato is an expert in all these areas. And now Issey Miyake has invited this professor of the University of Tokyo to create three interactive installations that stimulate our imagination and emotion, connecting art and science. To try.

Doppia Firma, Villa Mozart, Via Mozart 9

For fans of high craftsmanship, a preview of the great exhibition that the Cologni Foundation with the Michelangelo Foundation will present in Venice. More on this project on design@large qui. Thirteen pairs of Venetian designers and artisans present objects that demonstrate how the injection of a design thought can transform traditional know-how into a contemporary jolt. . Info and times

COS x Phillip K. Smith II, Palazzo Isimbardi, Corso Monforte 35

The installation everyone talks about. Inside the courtyard of Palazzo Isimbardi, a series of mirrors created by the American artist Phillip K. Smith III (formerly in Coachella) allows you to observe the sky and the palace from below. Hypnotic. A must for instagramers (# COSxPKS3)

Cassina, via Durini

Patricia Urquiola has completed the refurbishing of the Cassina showroom, working on the large dome that now opens onto a roof garden. A video explains the history of this architectural element, previously interpreted by Mario Bellini, Achille Castiglioni and Vico Magistretti. info and times

Flos, Corso Monforte 15

Jewels after jewels after jewels: an installation in which light becomes a cascade of jewels, by Michael Anastassiades. To be seen together with the Flos shop, with the reissues of some lamps by Achille Castiglioni, and an entertaining installation in honor of the master.

Ohoh Milano, Garage Traversi, di Studio Job, via Bagutta

Walking along Via Bagutta, do not miss the Studio Job mural that brings the Garage Traversi back to life (which will soon be transformed into a luxury hub). The garage, no longer used for years, is in one of Milan’s rationalist buildings. The Antwerp studio interpreted it with shapes and colors inspired by the American Pop Art. #ohohmilano #garagetreversi

Cover photo: Palazzo Isimbardi, ph Laura Traldi

 

 

 

 

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