Guide to Milan Design Week 2022

Milan Design Week 2022: Salone del Mobile.Milano and Fuorisalone together to restart

After a three-year absence, Milan Design Week is finally back, June 6-12, 2022. This year there will be the Salone del Mobile.Milano, with its side shows Salone del Bagno, Eurocucina, Workplace 3.0, and SaloneSatellite, in Rho-Fieramilano pavilions. And in the city, Fuorisalone is back, with the usual large number of events, scattered throughout the different areas. Not only that: some events definitely go outside Milan’s city limits. The Belgian designers from Belgium is Design, in fact, bring the spirit of the Zaventem Ateliers to Baranzate. Here, in the former Necchi factory, Baranzate Ateliers will host a group show of designers and artists from different areas of Belgium. And Paola Lenti will exhibit a collection by Fratelli Campana at its headquarters at Via Po 100A, Meda. In Milan, on the other hand, the many events will be spread across the various areas, as usual.

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60th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano

After the pandemic setback, and the special Supersalone edition in 2021, the Salone del Mobile celebrates its 60th edition from June 7 to 12, 2022. This year’s is the 60th edition, although the first edition was in 1961. That’s because in 1991 it was not held, due to the realignment of Milan Fair calendars; and then, of course, it was cancelled in 2020. Along with the Salone del Mobile, the Salone Internazionale del Bagno, Eurocucina, Workplace 3.0, and SaloneSatellite will be held. 

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Milan Design Week 2022: bathroom furniture and sanitary ware previews

Salone del Mobile.Milano this year will also host the Salone Internazionale del Bagno, with all the latest in bathroom furniture, faucets, sanitary ware, and wall coverings. In the city, there will be many exhibitions of products to furnish and set up the bathroom area at its best, a room that increasingly resembles a spa, even in private homes.

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Anima Liquida stone washbasin, by Antoniolupi

Milan Design Week 2022: kitchen and appliances previews

Eurocucina returns in 2022 after a three-year absence. It will be an opportunity to take a closer look at how the kitchen has evolved in recent years, a process that has become even more considerable after the pandemic has forced us to spend much more time at home. In the city, too, there will be many showcases of new trends in kitchen furniture and appliances.

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Higlights at Milan Design Week 2022

Lapitec Chef, sintered stone top that becomes an induction cooktop

Guide to Fuorisalone 2022: Brera Design District

The appointment with the Brera area and Brera Design District is always welcome. Brera, one of the areas that has always been central to the Fuorisalone since the first events in the early 1980s, has become increasingly large and rich in events of various kinds over the years. The 2022 edition of Brera Design District will host over 160 events, many of which will take place in permanent showrooms. Alongside the spaces used all year round, there will be numerous installations involving internationally renowned companies and brands and just as many world-renowned designers.

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Brera Design District. Photo Chiara Venegoni, courtesy Brera Design District

Milan Design Week 2022: Superdesign Show

The Superdesign Showthe event organized by Superstudio in the spaces of Superstudio Più, is ready to enliven Milan’s Tortona district also this year, on the occasion of the long-awaited Fuorisalone 2022. The new edition, under the creative direction of Gisella Borioli and the artistic direction of Giulio Cappellini, is entitled Looking Ahead.

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Fuorisalone 2022 Superdesign show
Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Aibelle, Installation

Fuorisalone 2022: the fourth edition of Alcova

The fourth edition of Alcova, once again in the abandoned spaces of the Military Hospital in Baggio, returns from 5 to 12 June 2022. The Military Hospital in Baggio, surrounded by a large urban park dotted with abandoned buildings, is the perfect setting for Alcova’s installations.

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Guide to Milan Design Week 2022: Isola Design Festival

Isola Design Festival returns with the sixth edition from 7 to 12 June 2022, as part of the Milan Design Week. The theme of the 2022 edition is “Together As One”, which stimulates the exchange of designers and projects, ideas and knowledge, between exhibitors and visitors. Today, in fact, designers, manufacturers, architects, consumers and all stakeholders in the industry must work together to design a new, more sustainable and innovative future. Isola Design District will welcome more than 250 international designers and design studios, in addition to local galleries and artisans. In total, there will be about 40 points of interest, in one of the liveliest districts of Milan.

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Fuorisalone 2022: the 5Vie District

5VIE Design Week celebrates its ninth edition inspired by an interesting philosophy: Prototyping Utopias. Utopia is a more sustainable future, a city in the making, planned by design. The 5VIE, at Milan Design Week, are the ideal workshop for this project; starting from the building of SIAM, a historical institution dedicated to arts and crafts, it expands to the collective dimension of the neighborhood, which thus becomes an interdisciplinary workshop for hybridizations between the areas of design, art, fashion and crafts.

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Higlights al Fuorisalone 2022

Milan Design Week 2022: Tortona and surroundings

Tortona Rocks brings innovative design to the stage of the Fuorisalone 2022, with more than 20 international exhibitions. From the monumental installation by IQOS to the innovation of the German Design Council, from the Slovenian Centre for Creativity (CzK) to the superior lighting design by Stilnovo, and much more.

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The Roundabout – Design with Nature

Fuorisalone 2022: Milan city center

Milan’s city center, as always, will host a lot of events, ranging from exhibitions in house museums to presentations in showrooms and special installations. One of the highlights of Via Durini is at Natuzzi, which presents a wholly renovated showroom designed by Fabio Novembre, and several new products.

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Perennials & Sutherland at Museo Bagatti Valsecchi


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