Milano Design District is the new design district in Milan’s city center, aiming to reach a number of 50 members in a short period of time
Milano Design District, which includes the 41 partners of Milano Durini Design, a street association bringing together the design showrooms of the city center, unveils its new brand identity for the Milan Design Week 2023. Urban Metamorphosis is the theme of the initiatives that will take place on over 30,000 sqm of exhibition space.
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The symbolic core of the district remains the area surrounding Via Durini, with the neighboring streets, containing 24 of the district’s associated showrooms; however, today, the Milano Design District also includes some of the most prestigious spaces in the center of Milan, extending towards Piazza Fontana, Corso Monforte and Foro Buonaparte.
From April 17 to 23, the companies of the Milano Design District will present their new collections to professionals and design lovers, in evocative settings and new display spaces. The days will be enlivened by special installations, events and talks, involving the most outstanding names of the design community. It will be an opportunity to meet international designers and architects, artists and other experts.
On Thursday, April 20, the streets of design will come alive with extraordinary events and opening hours until 10 p.m., for an evening that has become an eagerly awaited tradition during the design week.
The special events for 2023 include the inauguration of the new Cappellini Space Milano, via Borgogna 8; De Padova showroom, via Manzoni 17; Porro showroom, via Visconti di Modrone 29; Contardi Lighting showroom, corso Monforte 20.