Every year, Milan gets a lustrous touch courtesy of a wide variety of events and exhibitions that either take place in the Salone Internazionale del Mobile or throughout the city, in the coveting design districts. These come to challenge and elevate the notion of design and luxury, and today, Luxury Bathrooms will explore the wide range of innovative design events that take place in Milan amid the prestigious Milan Design Week 2019, which will be taking place from 8-14 April.
The XXII International Exhibition of La Triennale di Milano will take place from March 1st – September 1st, 2019, under the theme “Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival”. The XXII Triennale di Milano is curated by Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design and Director of R&D at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Now into its 58th edition, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is a showcase that has always mixed business with culture, shaping the history of design and furnishing yesterday, today and tomorrow. The Salone Internazionale del Mobile is split into three style categories: Classic – Tradition in the Future, which draws on the values of tradition, craftsmanship and skill in the art of making furniture and objects in the classic style; Design, products that speak of functionality, innovation and boast a great sense of style and xLux, the section devoted to timeless luxury re-read in a contemporary key.
Euroluce, the International Lighting Exhibition, runs every two years since 2011 and presents the most innovative solutions in the field of light for interiors and exteriors. With more than 480 of the best exhibitors in the sector, half of which foreign, the International Lighting Exhibition – at its 30th edition – is recognised as the global benchmark lighting exhibition, where technological innovation and design culture take centre stage.
The world of work is changing rapidly, along with the actual concept of work: new methods call for different workspaces. Workplace3.0, devoted to design and technology, is the best-equipped event to respond to this shift and to market demand. It showcases the finest products designed for procurement plans, reception areas and office spaces of more than more than 100 exhibiting companies working on solutions that dovetail with the new ways of working and the new design requisites for “inhabiting” the workspace.
Its creation was essentially a declaration of faith in the creative potential of designers under 35. Many of the prototypes presented in the previous editions have gone into production, and many of the 10,000 designers who have taken part over the years, along with 270 international design schools, are now big names on the design scene. Indeed, SaloneSatellite’s challenge has always been to imagine the shape of design to come and to try and imagine how future generations will forge a new, perfect balance between project, function and beauty.
Fuorisalone is the set of events distributed in different areas of Milan on the same days when the Salone Internazionale del Mobile takes place, which is staged in the stands of Rho Fiera. Furiosalone’s Design Districts (Tortona, Ventura, Brera, 5 Vie and Porta Venezia) introduce the new collection 0f luxury brands and designs and also host special exhibitions with live music and entertainment for a totally unmissable soiree. Young and talented designers from all over the world pack their innovative creations and come to Milan, rent one of the city’s garages from locals, and show their prototypes to a curious and cultivated audience.
With SUPERDESIGN SHOW project, according to the original format “less fair and more museum”, Superstudio pursues its mission on quality, excellence, research. The next edition of Gisella Borioli‘s project with the art director Giulio Cappellini follows the usual ONLY THE BEST mission with particular attention to the TECH&GREEN theme.
Lexus Design Award calls upon young creative talent around the world to “Design for a Better Tomorrow”. Since 2013, this international design competition has provided the chance of a lifetime for up-and-coming designers to win the prestigious award for innovative design excellence, fund and build their prototype with world-class mentors, and reach unparalleled exposure by exhibiting at Milan Design Week.
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