5VIE Design Week returns in 2023 for its 10th edition, in the district located between Corso Magenta, Sant’Ambrogio, and the Colonne di San Lorenzo
This year’s theme, “Design for Good”, is an invitation to look at design as a tool for creating deep human connections that generate mutual care and sustainability. 5VIE has invited international curators, authors and designers to engage with this theme in a series of exhibitions that will add to those by independent studios, companies and designers. Facing the challenges of the future, 5VIE wants to emphasize how the strength of design lies in the connection between the aesthetic and ethical dimensions.
Among the exhibitions produced by the 5VIE district we can mention A Future for the Past, a project by on∙entropy, curated by Maria Cristina Didero, a tribute to the precious legacy of Tinos marble and the evolution of the typical craftsmanship of this Greek island.
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Silent Hollows + #mirrors is a project by Richard Yasmine with artistic direction by Sebastiano Deva. The installation is a tribute to Mother Nature, its intrinsic qualities and its relationship with the internal human pandemonium.
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Human Mandala is a project by Sara Ricciardi an installation celebrating the interconnectedness of human beings. The exhibit features a series of real human bodies arranged in a circular mandala formation, with each individual standing naked and vulnerable, yet connected to the others through a network of root-like structures like a mycelium organism.
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The Arts&Crafts&Design at Palazzo Litta project by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte at Palazzo Litta is back. As part of Fondazione Cologni’s “Arts & Crafts & Design at Palazzo Litta” format, Michelangelo Foundation and Fondazione Cologni present the seventh edition of “Doppia Firma”: 24 pairs of artisans and designers from all over the world express the value of creative dialogue. There will be also Bonacina 1889 presenting its new collection of furnishing items.
Artemest, the website specializing in art and design, presents L’Appartamento: an elegant 1930s apartment in a historic Milanese building will showcase different creative visions. Six interior designers/firms will decorate different spaces using décor, lighting, and art by Artemest artisans. The six interior designers/firms are Anne-Sophie Pailleret, Kingston Lafferty Design, MONIOMI Design, Nina Magon, Styled Habitat and T.ZED Architects.
As every year, 5VIE’s program includes exhibitions and installations involving international designers and companies. The collaboration between the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and the Alik Cavaliere Cultural Center also continues; some students from the two-year course in Product Design will display their projects reflecting on the theme of LIMIT.