Hidden Art’s list of events to see during Milan Design Week 2014. from the Isalone to events in Milan itself.
Below is a list of events. For the Review see here
4 April 2014
by Dieneke Ferguson
It is the time of the year again – those in the Design World are eagerly awaiting the moment that this year’s Milan Design Week will start next Tuesday in Milan. Hidden Art has exhibited in Milan from 2002 to 2010. See here. After 3 years not having attended this year we will be visiting Milan for the second time to report back on UK Design, designers-and makers from our E-Shop as well as other shows and trends of interest.
In this article you will find a list of UK Shows and other shows we always have liked to visit over the many years that we have exhibited in Milan.
Camron PR has produced an excellent overview of all shows including maps. You can view this here
Designboom also published the Milan Design Week Guide 2014
If you are interested in last year’s shows then you can find those here
As we will be receiving more information we will be updating this before and throughout the week.
If you have any tips or have seen any good shows, tweet us @Hidden_Art or add your comments to this post.
Salone de Mobile
Metro: Rho Pero
When you arrive take a free bus to one of the entry points to the fair.
8 – 13 April 2014, 9.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
Trade only. Open to the general public only on Saturday April 12 and Sunday, April 13
one entrance card – Online Euro 20.00, at Fiera Euro 30
three entrance card – Online Euro 40.00, at Fiera Euro 60
six-entrance card – Online only Euro 64.70
http://www.cosmit.it/en/ has further useful information including map and price of tube tickets.
Downloadable information for IPhone and IPAD (look for Isalone)
Eurococina, the International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition will be in pavillions 9-11 and 13-15.
Where Architects Live
Exhibition featuring the homes of famous architects, including Richard Rogers, Shigeru Ban, David Chipperfield, Daniel Libeskind and Zaha Hadid.
Will present his new collection under the Theme of ‘club’. Tom Dixon reinvents the traditional and historic British members club into a contemporary and futuristic version of the gentleman’s hangout, the collection being a source of influence.
The Salone Satellite is in the main fair grounds in the pavillions 13-15. When you arrive take the free bus to Cargo 4 South Gate. Entrance is free, but if you also want to visit the main fair you have to pay.
Like last uear there will be a number of craftsmanship studios,, including textiles, ceramics, leather adn 3d printing (digital craftsmanship). who will be giving live demonstrations.
The best 3 projects will also be given the Salone Satelite Award.
This is where Hidden Art has exhibited for many years. You will find here new designers as well as colleges. Here
ISaloni – Events outside the main fair
San Gregorio Docet
Centred around Via San Gregorio between Porta Venezia and the Central Station, San Gregorio Docet has been unveiled as the brand new design district at Salone de Mobile this year.
Events in San Gregorio Docet include Wallpaper* Droog Design, Kvadrat, Designersblock, Fabs Carte, Stephen Burks, Sarah Lucas
More than 50 independent UK and International designers showing, furniture, lighting, textiles, ceramics, jewelry and architecture
Milano Edition 14
San Gregorio Docet
Via Alfredo Cappellini 21
7-13 April 10am – 19pm daily
Wallpaper* Handmade with Leclettico
Via San Gregorio 39
8 – 12 April 2014
Open daily, free entry 10.00am – 19.00pm
(closes 4pm Tuesday)
The show will be hosting exciting collaborations from various designers across the globe.
Via San Gregorio 29
Tue – Sat 11.00 – 20.00
Sun: 11.00 – 19.00
Metro: MM1 Lima, MM2/3 Centrale
Dressed with fantasy, an environment for new minimalism, inspired by the rich collections of the renowned Rijksmuseum. Old masters meeting contemporary design.
Brera Design District
8- 13 April 2014
Workshops, showrooms and temporary spaces.
Established and Sons- Dilmos Collaboration
Piazza San Marco,1
(Ingresso Via Solferino)
Tube: Lanza Brera
M2 Linea Verde/Green Line
Tuesday 8 April: –6pm
Wednesday 9th – Sunday 13th: 10am–9pm
EDIT by DesignJunction 9-13 April
Via Sant’Andrea, 6
8-13 April 2013
9 – 11 April 11 – 21.00
12 April 11.00 – 18.00
13 April 11.00 – 17.00
8 April: Party by invitation (19.00 – 22.00)
The second edition of EDIT by Designjunction will take place at the eighteenth-century Palazzo Morando (pictured) located at Via Sant’Andrea 6, a historic eighteenth-century building close to Milan’s Brera design district from 9 to 13 April, during this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile furniture fair. Curated by the team behind the London designjunction event, EDIT will present a range of new products and furniture by British and international brands. Presenting a carefully selected 20 international brands, Edit aims to strike a balance between creative and commercial design
Includes ‘The Green Room’ presented by the UKTI. This special room will feature only “green” products, sustainable, recycled or up-cycled pieces curated by the Fashion and Design team at the British Consulate in Milan. Kukka, who are also on the Hidden Art E-SHop will be exhibiting the DIY Wooden Table Lamp, Blcoks wooden desk accessories and the Balata Ruler from recycled floor tiles. Other brands in “The Green Room” include Donna Wilson and Tom Raffield. Also exhibiting Flux, Innermost, Modus.
Tortona Around Design
This embraces the area between Via Tortona and Via SAVONA.
Superstudio Più – Museum for New Design
Via Tortona 27
8 – 14 April: 10.00 – 22.00
Bus: 59,68, 74, 90,91
tram 2, 14
Metro: mm2 Porta Genova
France Design 2014 – Tempraroy Museum for New Design Superstudio Piu
Via Forcella 13, Via Bugatti 9
8-14 April: 10:00 – 20:00
Includes Alessandro Mendini.
Tokyo Designers Week
Via Tordona 58
c/o Area 56
Via Savona 56
8 – 12 April 10am – 9pm
13 April 10am – 5pm
Bus: 47, 68,74,9,91
Metro: MM2 Porta Genova
The Unexpected welcome – new collection. Also includes work from Studio Job amongst others.
Triennale di Milano – Triennale Design Week
Viale Alemagna 6
9 – 14 April 10.30 -22.00
17: Opening performance. 19.00
Metro: MM1/2 Cadora
Always has interesting exhibitions as part of the Milan Design Week. This year it includes design from Belgium and Hongkong.
c/o Spazio Krizia
V ia Manin 21
10-14 April Open 11-21.00
9 April Coctail: 20-22
Bus: 37, 61, 94
Metro: MM3 Turati
A visionary installation where luminous objects, canvas screens and tables create an evocative atmosphere for the presentation of Brick, the modular pendant LED lamp consisting of an anodised aluminium body, available in natural, blue and black, and of an interchangeable slatted shade in fluorescent yellow, fluorescent red and aluminium.
Spazio Rossana Orlandi
Via Matteo Bandello 14/16,
8 – 13 April 9am – 8pm
Bus: 58,68, 74
Metro: M2 Green Line Sant’Agostino
Products by French design brand Moustache will be exhibited as a “breathing” installation. Includes Piet Hein Eek, marimekko, Aldo Bakker as well as emerging dfesigners.
Museo Bagatti Valsecchi
Via Gesu’ 4
8-13 April: 10am – 9pm
Includes Maarten Baas for Carpenters, Studio Job, Marcel Wanders.
Central Milan Showrooms
Almost all the showrooms of the major brands have special exhibitions during the Milan Design Week.
c/o Design Supermarket la Rinascente -1 level
9-14 April 2013
Metro: MM1/3 Duomo
Display of the best products designed by young designers participating in the Salone Satelite 2014
General Opening hours:
Tues 8 April – Sat 12 April: 10am – 8.00pm
Sunday 13 April: 10am – 6pm
Open Evening: Wednesday 9 April: 8pm – 10pm
Metro: Lambrate Station. Then follow the signs.
Free shuttle service
Worth a visit. Now in its 5th year. Includes exhibitions from Design Academy Eindhoven, Jaime Hayon, University of the Arts London, Maarten Baars and the Zuiderzee Museum and Textielmuseum.
You will find details in the daily paper which will be distributed widely.
Click here to download map and further information.
Connecting the Dots
Presentation space of
Via Gaspare Bugatti 18
8 April 2014. 17.00 – 18.30
Coctail till 22.00
Debate about the art of Commissioning Design. And how much freedom are designers given and how much do they take when
working on commissions? A debate about the dynamics between industry and designers. Supported by and organised with the Embassy and Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Design Academy Eindhoven
Via Zecca Vecchia 3
This is a new district, which is right in the city centre of Milan.
Between the metro stops Sant’Ambrogio and Cordusio
Maarten Baas in collaboration with Ventura Projects
Garage San Remo
Via Zecca Vecchia
8-12 April: 11am – 8pm
13 April: 11am – 18.00pm
Open Evening: 9 APril: 8pm – 12pm
New designs and collaborations with other designers. “Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s showtime! Come and let us entertain you with this year’s harvest of our finest products!”