Milan Design Week – Discover The Porta Venezia Design District

Milan Design Week is just days away, and after bringing you a guide to the design districts, we here at Design Limited Edition are not stopping!

The ‘Salone del Mobile’ and ‘Fuorisalone’ define Milan Design Week, premiering the latest trends for the forthcoming year and heralding a tidal wave of events, exhibitions, and presentations.  Although the events are usually scattered throughout the city, the Fuorisalone recognizes a series of main districts, where the best and most spectacular design events take place, such as the Porta Venezia Design District.

 

Handmade Jewelry Workshop

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Design also means fashion design: during Milan Design Week, Costume jewellery entirely designed and handcrafted in a workshop, set in the heart of Milan.

Address: via Tadino 3

 

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Voliumani by Barbara Vistarini

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Dozens and dozens of small hands, like butterfly wings, will rest placid on the entrance walls of the building, waiting to take off. The shapes, cut out two-dimensional on black cardboard acquire a symbolic value. Even the imperfections become narrative elements that speak of a “handmade” way that is not taken for granted.

Address: Palazzo Bocconi, C.so Venezia 48

 

Doppia Firma: A Dialogue Between Design and Artisanal Excellence

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Doppia Firma 2019 brings together innovative designers and master artisans from around Europe to produce a collection of 19 works and small-scale series. Each object is the result of a creative exchange between a designer/artist and an artisan/manufacturer.

Address: Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship

 

Shape of Gravity by WonderGlass and nendo

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The exhibition from Fuorisalone titled Shape of Gravity features a collection of gravity formed furniture and tabletop objects handcrafted in Venice including a prodigious chandelier.

Address: Istituto dei Ciechi – Via Vivaio 7, 20122, Milano

 

Stay with us to find out everything you need to know about Milan Design Week and more!

See also: Milan Design Week – Discover The “5 Vie” Design District

 

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