Fuorisalone Milan 2017, best events in town

What is the Fuorisalone and where it takes place?

Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone define Design Week in Milan. Preview the latest trends for next year. A flood of events, exhibitions and presentations. During Fuorisalone, many places usually have longer opening hours as the  Cripta di San Sepolcro. In addition, during the Milan Design Week many top brands are located in the districts of design and present their new collections. There will be special events with live music and entertainment for an absolutely unmissable extravaganza. Fuorisalone Milan 2017, best events in town!

The whole city will host thousands of events related to the theme of the design, in most cases, with free admission.

Fuorisalone mean the set of events distributed in different areas of Milan that take place at the International Furniture Fair, staged in the pavilions of Fiera Rho. Fuorisalone and Salone del Mobile are the most important event in the world for design addicted.

Fuorisalone is not a trade fair, has no central organization and is not managed by any institutional body. It arises spontaneously in the early 80s by the desire of companies active in the furniture and industrial design industry. Currently he sees an expansion in many related sectors, including automotive, technology, telecommunications, art, fashion and food.

The “Fuorisalone” expression is used to define the vast range of events animating the whole city of Milan during the Salone del Mobile exhibition’s week.
Driade, Cappellini and De Padova, three of the most famous enterprises in design domain, were the first to choose wide spacious areas as innovative locations for design showrooms. So they can be friendly considered as the fuorisalone’s fathers. But it is fundamental to tell how, from the early nineties, a lot of young talented designers move to these unexpected areas bringing with them creativity and genius, introducing new ideas and communication skills.
It is essential to remind and to underline that this phenomenon is completely independent from the Main Fair (Salone del Mobile): it is self-produced. In fact nobody has never institutionalized it, and it has never been established as part of an organization.

The planning districts and areas of the Milan Fuorisalone 2017 the best events here!

Fuorisalone event sees the participation of almost all the districts of the city, although some are more active than others in terms of high-profile initiatives offer.

Fuorisalone recognizes three main design districts (Brera, Tortona, Lambrate) and four strategic areas (San Babila, 5vie, Porta Venezia and Sant’Ambrogio). Here where some of the most events:

Design Districts

Brera, best known as Brera Design District
, Tortona Design
Ventura Lambrate

The 2017 edition of the Fuorisalone welcomed the newborn Island Design District, a new hub for design and their creativity in the shadow of skyscrapers in Milan and the Vertical Forest.

More Info about Isola Design District

Design Areas:
San Babila
, including Durini, Monforte, Quadrilatero
5vie, divided in 2 areas:  5 VIE arte + design  and  Ponte Sarpi – Oriental Design Week
Porta Venezia
, divided in  Porta Venezia in Design  and  San Gregorio DOCET
Sant ‘ Ambrogio
, as  Zona Sant’Ambrogio

Fuorisalone Milan 2017, best events in town from 4 to 19 April 2017

The most famous Atelier are set by the great designers, but are not to be underestimated young designers-entrepreneurs, capable of bringing a breath of fresh air both in terms of products for both the new way to communicate.

Here you will find all of the scheduled events, divided by district and zone.

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