What to do in Milan during Salone 2018

What to do in Milan during Salone 2018

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Looking for events in Milan?  Here’s where you can find our clients, designers we love, and more from April 17-22 both at Salone del Mobile and in the city for Fuorisalone.

Most open at 10 AM and run through 9 PM or later.

Note: Some are having private parties and are pretty strict.  Others, where not noted “private”, are listed - RSVP where there is one!

Our clients are listed below (and marked with a *star), and of course, we would love for you to come.


OUR CLIENTS

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The 5 Seasons Fragrance Experience: Celebrate the global launch of the Five Seasons home fragrance collection by Marcel Wanders. Meet Alberto Alessi, Marcel Wanders, and Gabriele Chiave.
Via Manzoni, 14/16
April 18th from 7:30-9 PM
Press Preview: 6-7:30 PM
RVSP: emily@bdeonline.biz

Interviews available with Alberto Alessi on April 18th after 2:30 PM and with Marcel Wanders on April 18th after 4:30 PM in the Alessi showroom at Via Manzoni 14. Please contact emily@bdeonline.biz to schedule an appointment. 

Plus, stop by Salone to see the Spring/Summer collection and a live cooking demo in Hall 20, Stand F24 and enjoy a cocktail hour from 4-6 PM each day.

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Dada will present three new kitchen designs during its Eurocucina presentation from Dante Bonuccelli, Ferruccio Laviani, and Creative Director Vincent Van Duysen, who focuses his attention on a natural & modular kitchen concept.
Visit during Salone del Mobile in Hall 11, Stand B15-C16.
Contact us to request your entry code: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

Press Preview
Corso Europa, 2
April 16th from 11:30 AM-3:30 PM
RSVP: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

See select 2018 introductions at the Molteni&C|Dada Milan Flagship Store. 
Corso Europa 2
Open every day until 9 PM

Visit Doppia Firma for a special exhibition, Double Signature: A dialogue between contemporary design and artisanal excellence.
Villa Mozart, Maison Giampiero Bodino, Via Mozart 9 - a private villa never before open to the public.
Open April 17-22, 10 AM-7 PM.

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Join Ethnicraft at Salone del Mobile in Hall 12, Stand A03-B04 from April 17-22.

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Join us to celebrate a special preview of Michael Anastassiades’ new design for Fantini.
Via Solferino 18
April 18th from 7-9 PM
Press Preview: April 16th from 3-6 PM
RSVP: nicole@bdeonline.biz

Plus, explore the newest in bathroom design with Fantini at Salone del Mobile in Hall 22, Stand C23-C27

Interviews available with Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez on April 18th from 1-3 PM and with Michael Anastassiades on April 19th from 10 AM-12 PM at the Fantini stand, Hall 22 Stand C23-27. Please contact nicole@bdeonline.biz to schedule an appointment. 

Jewels after Jewels after Jewels - see the new installation and join FLOS for a special book signing with Michael Anastassiades in celebration of the launch of Arrangements.
Corso Monforte, 15
Press Preview: April 16th from 11 AM-3 PM - RSVP to beth.massey@bdeonline.biz
Book signing April 16th from 3-4 PM - open to the public
Installation open April 17-22 from 9:30 AM-7 PM

“If you are not curious, forget it!” -  FLOS will also pay special tribute to Achille Castiglioni in honor of his 100th anniversary with a display open to the public.
Corso Monforte, 9
Press Preview: April 16th from 11 AM-3 PM - RSVP to beth.massey@bdeonline.biz
April 17-22 from 10 AM-8 PM - and open late on Thursday, April 19th until 9:30 PM.

Interviews available with Michael Anastassiades & Giovanna Castiglioni on April 16th from 11 AM-3 PM in the FLOS showroom, Corso Monforte 9. Please contact beth.massey@bdeonline.biz to schedule an appointment. 

FLOS is also a lighting partner at:
Italiana: Italy through the Lens of Fashion: 1971 – 2001 &Impressionism and the Avant-garde Movements: Masterpieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Palazzo Reale di Milano, Piazza del Duomo 12

Anteo Palazzo del Cinema
Piazza XXV Aprile 8

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See an exclusive art installation by Nendo and new designs by Paul McCobb, Benjamin Hubert, and more. 
Flagship store in Piazza San Simpliciano
April 17-22

Plus, join Republic of Fritz Hansen at Salone Del Mobile in Hall 16, Stand D32

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In a 20,000 square foot presentation designed by Creative Director Vincent Van Duysen, Molteni&C will present new ideas in living from top global designers, a show-stopping reissue by Gio Ponti, and more.
Visit at Salone del Mobile in Hall 20, Stand A01/B04/C02 
Contact us to request your entry code: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

Press Preview
Corso Europa, 2
April 16th from 11:30 AM-3:30 PM
RSVP: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

Interviews available with Vincent Van Duysen on April 18th from 10 AM-12 PM and with Ron Gilad & Francesco Meda on April 18th from 10 AM-1 PM at the Molten&C stand, Hall 20, Stand A01/B04/C/02. Please contact beth.massey@bdeonline.biz to schedule an appointment. 

See select 2018 introductions at the Molteni&C|Dada Milan Flagship Store. 
Corso Europa, 2
Open every day until 9 PM

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See the latest collections from nanimarquina in collaboration with designers like the Bouroullecs.
Visit at Salone del Mobile in Hall 16, Stand D22.

Interviews available with Nani Marquina on April 17-19 from 9:30 AM-4 PM and with Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec on April 17th from 10-11:30 AM. Please contact nicole@bdeonline.biz to schedule an appointment. 

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See Shaw Contract on display at “The Diner,” a special installation by Surface in collaboration with the LAB at Rockwell Group. Shaw’s collections of carpet tile grids in monochromatic gradients, exaggerated scale and playful colors reinterpret memorable diner elements. 
Via Ferrante Aporti, 15
Open April 17-22
For dining reservations, click here.


PARTIES & EVENTS

MONDAY APRIL 16th

FANTINI*
Press Preview: Michael Anastassiades' new design
Via Solferino, 18
April 16th from 3-6 PM
RSVP: nicole@bdeonline.biz

FLOS*
Jewels after Jewels after Jewels - see the new installation and join FLOS for a special book signing with Michael Anastassiades in celebration of the launch of Arrangements.
Corso Monforte, 15
Press Preview: 11 AM-3 PM - RSVP to beth.massey@bdeonline.biz
Book signing from 3-4 PM - Open to the public

"If you are not curious, forget it" - Press Preview
Corso Monforte, 9
11 AM-3 PM
RSVP: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

MOLTENI&C | DADA*
Press Preview
Corso Europa, 2
11:30 AM-3:30 PM
RSVP: beth.massey@bdeonline.biz

Cotto D’Este
Piazza Castello, corner Via Quintino Sella 5
Opening party 7 PM – Midnight
RSVP: info@r-w.it

 

TUESDAY APRIL 17th

ALPI
Via Solferino, 7
Opening party 6-10 PM
RSVP: info@r-w.it

Fondazione Lensvelt Presents Nothing New
Museo Diocesano di Milano
Corso di Porta Ticinese, 95
Opening party 7-9:30 PM
RSVP: D.Pernak@lensvelt.nl

Gubi
Palazzo Serbelloni
Corso Venezia, 16
Opening party 7-11 PM

Neri&Hu and Space Copenhagen
Opificio 31 Quattrocento
Via Tortona, 31
Opening party 7-10 PM
RSVP: chu@tomorrowpr.co.uk

Valextra: The Enchanted Forest by Kengo Kuma
Via Manzoni, 3
Opening party 7-9 PM
RSVP: valextra@p-s.it

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 18th

ALESSI*
The 5 Seasons Fragrance Experience: Celebrate the global launch of the Five Seasons home fragrance collection by Marcel Wanders. Meet Alberto Alessi, Marcel Wanders, and Gabriele Chiave.
Via Manzoni, 14/16
Press preview: 6-7:30 PM
Event from 7:30-9 PM
RVSP: emily@bdeonline.biz

FANTINI*
Join us to celebrate a special preview of Michael Anastassiades’ new design for Fantini.
Via Solferino, 18
7-9 PM
RSVP: nicole@bdeonline.biz

Arflex
Via San Marco, 1
Opening party 7-11 PM

BDDW
Via Santa Marta, 19A
Opening night party 6:30-10 PM
RSVP: milano@bddw.com

One Two Five – Steven Holl Show
Corso Garibaldi, 125  
Opening party at 6 PM
 

THURSDAY APRIL 19th

Kasthall
Piazza Paolo Vi, (Via Delio Tessa)
Opening party 6-10 PM
RSVP:  cocktail@grandrelations.com

 

VISIT ALL WEEK AT FUORISALONE

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See new collections at their showroom.
Via Manzoni 14/16

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Double Signature: A dialogue between contemporary design and artisanal excellence. Presented by The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity & Craftsmanship.
Villa Mozart, Maison Giampiero Bodino, Via Mozart 9 - a private villa never before open to the public.

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See new collections at their showroom. 
Via Solferino, 18

Jewels after Jewels after Jewels - see Michael Anastassiades’ installation with FLOS for the launch of Arrangements.
Corso Monforte, 15

“If you are not curious, forget it!” -  A special tribute to Achille Castiglioni in honor of his 100th anniversary with a display open to the public.
Corso Monforte, 9

FLOS is also a lighting partner at:
Italiana: Italy through the Lens of Fashion: 1971 – 2001 & Impressionism and the Avant-garde Movements: Masterpieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Palazzo Reale di Milano, Piazza del Duomo 12

Anteo Palazzo del Cinema
Piazza XXV Aprile, 8

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See new introductions for 2018 at their showroom.
Corso Europa, 2

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See an exclusive art installation by Nendo and new designs by Paul McCobb, Benjamin Hubert, and more.
Piazza San Simpliciano

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See Shaw Contract on display at “The Diner,” a special installation by Surface in collaboration with the LAB at Rockwell Group.
Via Ferrante Aporti, 15
For dining reservations, click here.  


ALPI
Via Solferino, 7

Apparatus Milano
Via Santa Marta, 14

Arflex
Via San Marco, 1

Atelier Swarovski Home
Palazzo Serbelloni

B&B Italia
Invite needed to enter
Via Durini, 14

B&B Italia Outdoor
Chiostri dell’Umanitaria
Via S. Barnaba, 48

Bassam Fellows
Via Varese, 14

BDDW
Via Santa Marta, 19A

Boffi
Via Solferino, 11

Cassina
Via Durini, 16

Cotto D’Este
Piazza Castello, corner - Via Quintino Sella 5

DePadova
Via Santa Cecilia, 7

Dezeen’s list of must-see exhibits

Fondazione Lensvelt Presents Nothing New
Museo Diocesano di Milano
Corso di Porta Ticinese, 95

Gubi
Palazzo Serbelloni
Corso Venezia, 16

HAY
Palazzo Clerici
Via Clerici, 5

HEMMA
Stories of Home
Via Eugenio Balzan, 4

Kasthall
Piazza Paolo VI (Via Delio Tessa)

Kiton
A celebration of the Elegant Man
Via Pontaccio, 21

Lauren Rottet
Launch of new book "Authentic Design" (Rizzoli)
Rizzoli Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele, II

Lee Broom
Via Lovanio, 6

Lindsey Adelman + Calico Wallpaper
Beyond the Deep
Via Pietro Maroncelli, 7

Luceplan
Corso Monforte, 7

MAGIS
Corso Garibaldi, 77

Matter Made
See new works by Luca Nichetto, Faye Toogood and more
Via Pietro Maroncelli, 7

Meandros
A conceptual journey of objects, textiles & materials
Via Solferino, 11

MINDCRAFT
By the Danish Arts Foundation – and always an Instagram moment!
San Simpliciano, Piazza Paolo VI 6

Mini Living
Via Tortona, 32

Moooi Presents: “Through the Eyes of…” & The Museum of Extinct Animals
Via Savona, 56

Moroso
Via Pontaccio, 8/10  

Nendo: Forms of Movement
One of our favorite designers will present 10 concepts that revolve around the idea of movement
Superstudio Art Point
Via Tortona, 27

Neri&Hu and Space Copenhagen
Opificio 31 Quattrocento
Via Tortona, 31

Normann Copenhagen
World premiere
Piazza del Tricolore, 2

Nude: New collections by Ron Arad, Sebastian Herkner & Brad Ascalon
Palazzo Litta
Corso Magenta, 24

One Two Five – Steven Holl Show
Corso Garibaldi, 125

Organisation in Design:  Ventura Centrale
An absolute MUST;  moved on from Lambrate and always exciting
Via Ferrante Aporti, 9

Paola Lenti
This is a must – from the designs to color coordination and just the ambience.
Via Orobia, 15

Porro
Installation by another favorite, Piero Lissoni and works by Gamfratesi, Carlo Tamborini, etc.
Via Durini, 15

Rossana Orlandi
A MUST visit no matter what!
Via Matteo Bandello, 14

Seletti + Studio Job
Corso Garibaldi, 117

Studio Viterbo
Fuori Catalogo: Chapter 2 - When sound design talks to industrial design
Via Conservatorio, 20

SUPERDESIGN SHOW – Art Direction by Giulio Cappellini
Via Tortona, 27
Register here to get in

Valextra:  The Enchanted Forest by Kengo Kuma
Via Manzoni, 3

Wallpaper
Wallpaper* Handmade pop-up
Mediateca Santa Teresa


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