5 Fundamental Places to Visit in Milan If You’re a Designer – Are you planning on attending Salone del Mobile? ISaloni is much more than a simple trade experience, with its very ambitious cultural program, focused on sustainability, and all kinds of side events that promote and take interior design to a whole different level. If Design is your true passion, allow yourself to also dive into the capital of design and grab all the inspiration this magnificent city has to offer. According to Interior Design Magazines, these are the fundamentals!
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5 Fundamental Places to Visit in Milan if You’re a Designer
The Whole ISaloni Design Experience
Will you be attending ISaloni to learn everything there is to know about the innovations and trends in the interior design business? Explore the city of Milan for some extra inspiration. These fundamental places you must visit in Milan will broaden your horizons and work perfectly as a great complement to the ISaloni design experience.
1. Triennale Milano, the Design Museum
You can’t have a design full experience without visiting the Design Museum. Located inside Palazzo dell Arte, designed by Giovanni Muzio, serves as the home for exhibitions that showcase the best of Italian and international design.
Angelo Mangiarotti – When Structures Take Shape, will be waiting for you until the 23rd and is the perfect way to get in touch with the work of the Milanese prestigious architect and his particular approach to design.
2. Spazio Rossana Orlandi
First, a Fornace, then a tie factory, Spacio Rossana Orlandi is today one of the most trendy galleries and quirky spaces in all of Europe. Named after her spirited hostess, the gallery is the focal point for international contemporary design in Milan. Located in Via Matteo Bandello 14, the 2,500 square meters of abandoned space accommodate the innovative design of emerging and renowned artists. Each room is a delight!
3. Fondazione Prada
Co-chaired by Miuccia Prada herself and Patrizio Bertelli, the Prada Foundation is a cutting-edge cultural institution that helps to promote the arts. A place of wonder for art lovers around the world, with edgy artistic proposals open to activism, and political and social relations. Until July you can see the exhibition “Cere anatomiche” (Anatomical waxes)“, conceived in collaboration with La Specola, and the acclaimed film director and screenwriter David Cronenberg.
4. The Brera Design District
The Brera Design District has become a melting pot and a meeting point for design creatives. What happened more or less organically is now a consolidated fact, with the area assuming its role as an international benchmark for design. Apart from its high-fashion boutiques, interior design showrooms, and trendy shops, this neighborhood is the obvious place to be if you’re willing to make connections in a more casual way or simply feel inspired.
5. The Navigli District
This part of the city is ideal for relaxation, right by the canal, with cool restaurants and vibrant nightlife. It is also a favorite location, during Design Week. Lose yourself in interesting antique stores, vintage bookshops, and artisanal boutiques – the kind of places that are always appealing to those who value graphic and product design and enjoy a little treasure hunting.
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Milan is a city that has indeed plenty to offer if design and interior design are what make your heartbeat. To get a whole complete ISaloni Design experience one must step away a little and also enjoy all the opportunities and design-related spots this amazing place has to offer. Don’t miss that chance!
Will you be checking these 5 Fundamental Places to Visit in Milan during your stay for ISaloni? What other locations should we add to our list? For more content related to the world of interior design and design publications keep on reading Interior Design Magazines.