This year marks the 58th edition of Salone del Mobile 2019. The event takes place from the 9th to the 14th of April. The Salone Internazionale del Mobile it’s a design showcase that has always mixed business with culture, shaping the history of design and furnishing yesterday, today and tomorrow. A global platform for truly top-notch products with an emphasis on innovation that’s part of Milan Design Week.
The Salone Internazionale del Mobile was founded in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting Italian furniture and furnishings exports and soon became the most keenly awaited event in the world of furniture. Last year’s edition was a huge success and the 58th Edition of iSaloni is ready to step up to the expectations and surpass the success of the 57th Edition, that gathered a total of 434,509 visitors. 1841 exhibitors showcased their products in Fiera Milano Rho last year.
The many exhibitors along with the thousands of products being unveiled for the first time confirm the Salone Internazionale del Mobile’s enormous value as an international showcase for creativity and a forum for industry professionals, with more than 330,000 attendees on average, every year, from 165 different nations. This is one of Milan Design Week’s main events!
This part of the event focuses especially on the work of young designers, specifically those under 35 years old. It can be described as a potential meeting place between potential young talents in design and businessmen. Here is an opportunity for many young designers to present their prototypes and turn them into reality by contacting with several enterprises.
Fuorisalone is a set of events that are distributed throughout Milan at the same time of Salone Internazionale del Mobile. These two events, you could say, are the main definers of Milan Design Week. However, in the case of the Fuoriosalone, this is not a fair event nor is it controlled by any institution, but it’s an initiative that expands to many other areas such as art, fashion, food, technology and telecommunications. You can find many of the exhibitors of Fuoriosalone at many Milanese districts, mainly in Brera, Tortona and Ventura.
The XXII Triennale di Milano starts in the 1st of March and ends at th 12th of June, however, it’s also a potential event to be seen during Milan Design Week. This year’s theme is “Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival” and the main goal is to, in their words “promote the importance of creative practices in surveying our species’ bonds with the complex systems in the world” and discuss and analyze potential solutions in that regard. The event is currently curated by Paola Antonelli (Senior Curator of Architecture and Design and also the Director of R&D at The Museum of Modern Art, New York).
Salone del Mobile 2019 will be honoring Leonardo Da Vinci
This year those who will be attending Salone del Mobile can expect o find a range of displays that will pay tribute to Renaissance ideas and incorporate them into modern design. There’s also some buzz around “S Project”, a new display format expected to bring together multiple brands and products (both newcomers and usual guests) into one single space.
SaloneSatellite was the first event to focus on young designers, instantly becoming the unrivaled place for interface with manufacturers, talent scouts, and the most promising young designers, and since 1998 runs concurrently with the Salone del Mobile. Milano. Its creation was essentially a declaration of faith in the creative potential of designers under 35. This emphasizes Milan Design Week’s strength in giving new designers new opportunities.
Some brands present at the event
BRABBU, a design brand that reflects an intense way of living, bringing fierceness, strength, and power into an urban lifestyle. With a diverse range of furniture, case goods, upholstery, lighting and rugs, and through sensory design, we pass on a unique experience in every piece we design and produce. Every day the brand’s designers and craftsmen search for the highest quality materials and innovative techniques to bring comfort, functionality, and personality to every product.
At Milan Design Week be sure to also check out Brabbu’s sisters’ brands: Foogo & Brabbu Contract.
The worlds of design, art de la table, furniture, lighting, object, and decoration. Seletti has a history of vision and evolution. Ever since it was established in 1964 in Cicognara, Mantova, the company has pursued its mission of making the most of professionalism, service and above all, endless product research, striving for improvement, innovation, and originality. A top Italian Brand for a top Italian Event.
Fendi Casa, Bentley Home, Trussardi Casa, Baccarat Maison, Heritage Collection, Ritz Paris Home and Paul Mathieu. All of this Top Brands belong to the Luxury Living Group and this Top Italian Group will have a strong and powerful presence at Milan Design Week! With an extensive portfolio of interior collections that reflect the perfect combination of tradition and innovation, all the collections of these top brands celebrate the expressive principles of luxury design in a harmonious blend of fashion and design.
Founded in 1966 with the entrepreneurial vision of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, B&B Italia is a leading Italian company in the international world of designer furniture for both home (B&B Italia Home Division) and contract (B&B Italia Contract Division). The company distinguished itself from its inception for its innovative industrial approach to manufacturing in contrast to the small traditional artisan competitors typical of the sector.
Sahrai Milano is a top brand of luxury custom made rugs designed in Italy. This brands products fully embodies the values of Italian tapestry craftsmanship, and Sharai’s Collections are excellence in the furnishing accessories field.
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