Love Happens at Milan Design Week 2023
Love Happens is at Milan Design Week 2023, and finding so many events and things we love! Read on for a few currently on our minds!
Galleria Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Via Solferino 44
The iconic modernist Eileen Gray began her career as a visual artist and continued to create throughout her furniture and textile design career. On special display for Milan Design Week 2023 from April 17 – 23, ClassiCon, a holder of many modern design licenses, hosts an exhibition of her work. Come be empowered and inspired by a powerful woman in the history of modern design. ClassiCon will also have rug designs by Eileen Gray on display at Salone del Mobile.
Via Matteo Bandello, 14
A favorite on our Milan Design Week tour is always Rossana Orlandi’s Gallery. A design icon and powerful sustainability advocate, Rossana Orlandi’s curation of art and design is a masterpiece. If you are looking for what’s next and endless artistic creativity to love, then be sure to visit RO. And look for Lh there; a complimentary print copy awaits you if any are left! 🙂
Pavilion 3, Stand L22
Always a show stopper at Salone, KOKET brought their design game once again to the international stage. With their signature exquisite finishes and bold designs, KOKET’s stand is a must-visit. A chic Be Empowered beach bag awaits you!
Via Palermo no. 1
Service as Brera Design District’s showroom, the Brera Design Apartment is a place for meeting and talking all things design! Created for companies and professionals, it offers a kitchen space and carefully selected furnishings in a casual yet refined environment. While passing through Brera, stop by and explore all the beautiful brands on display.
Spazio44, Corso Di Porta Nuova, 44 (Brera)
Online platform for selling limited edition art and design The Wrong Shop is making its Milan debut during Salone del Mobile 2023. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and showcasing extraordinary prints and posters by contemporary designers from across the globe, The Wrong Shop is the right place to be!
Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Castello
Step into an immersive textile creation experience with the Dutch textile design brand ByBorre. The Elephant in the Room is all about exploring the textile industry today and how to make it more sustainable, responsible, and ethical—created in collaboration with Castello Sforzesco, City of Milan, supply chain partners The Woolmark Company, Groz-Beckert, Mayer & Cie, Santoni, and Südwolle Group, along with notable furniture companies Lensvelt, Montis, and Arco.
Musueo Bagatti Valsecchi, Via Gesù 5
Set in Milan’s luxurious Montenapoleone district, the Palazzo delle Meraviglie event hosts a selection of brands exhibiting their products. Curated by the founders of architecture and interior design firm Studio MHZ, Katrin Herden and Alessandro Zarinelli, the collection aims to highlight international design. Designs by Zaha Hadid, Karimoku, Phillip Jeffries, LCD textile, Hommés Studio, Delvis Unlimited, and Sohil, inspiration abounds!
Via Mercato 3
Master of stylish sleep, Bolzan opens a new space in Milan during the design week festivities! Based in Treviso, Made-in-Italy innovation and artisanship radiate from Bolzan beds. During Milan Design Week 2023, Bolzan’s showroom opening features a dreamlike installation titled Dreams in Progress, designed by Zanellato/Bortotto. The brand’s promise to environmental good is central, and their hyper-versatile daybed/bed/sofa/bench/chaise is a must-see.
Via Pastrengo, 14
This one is definitely out of the box but well worth noting for its innovation and class. Licking Rocks tea set is made of local leftover stones designed to use while drinking lichen tea. The project acts as a taste experience and a tea ceremony that invites you to drink consciously. Lichens have the unique ability to soak up the flavor of the environment in which they grow, and it also might remind you of licking a rock. Yes, you read that correctly! And if you go to Isola, be sure to check out all of the wonderful Milan Design Week 2023 activities happening in this area.
Via Cesare Correnti 14
If you love interior design and you love made in Italy, you must visit L’Appartamento, a beautiful project put together by Artemest to showcase the best in Italian craftsmanship and style. Come see design and Italian craftsmanship at their finest through the eyes of International designers Anne-Sophie Pailleret, Kingston Lafferty Design, MONIOMI Design, Nina Magon, Styled Habitat, and Т.ZED Architects.