The young and innovative Milan Design Week 2019 is back

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We are just a few days short of the Milan Design Week 2019. It is probably the premier design event in Europe if not in the whole world. There is certainly plenty to see at the Milan Design Week 2019. Centered around the 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile at the Rho Fiera Milano fairgrounds outside the city, the trade and lifestyle fair offers something for everyone. The trade show focuses on furniture, design, and this year with the bi-annual exhibition of Euroluce, particularly on light.

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The organizers also look to the past honoring Leonardo da Vinci who’s 500th anniversary of his death is this year. Exhibitions especially curated about his work and life in Milan at the fairgrounds and also in the city are at iconic locations such as Conca dell’Incoronata canal. The evocative installation showcases a glimpse of the master’s brilliance and his studies of water.

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But what would be the past be without the future? The Milan Design Week 2019 gives room to young and emerging designers. At the fairgrounds, entire halls – Pavilion 22-24 – are dedicated to the youngsters and their ideas, creations, and designs. Under the theme ‘Food as a Design object’ visitors can expect to be in for a real treat.

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The innovation and development of the industry are not limited to the fairgrounds. In fact, Milan Design Week 2019 literally transforms the entire city into a Design Destination par excellence. With more than 900 events at the Fuorisalone that is independently organized by studios, firms, companies, industry leaders and those who are aspiring to be, the choice is overwhelming.

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Navigating through the vast number of installations and events will give visitors an idea of what is going on in the global design scene. Big brands excitedly await April 8 respectively April 9 as the opening of the Milan Design Week 2019 to present their latest innovations.

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Kohler Company as in previous years is participating in the city with a large immersive installation and several customer events. At a new location this year – Palazzo del Senato -, guests learn about smart homes, smart bathrooms, and the brand-new concept of experiential luxury.

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The Palazzo is open to the public from April 9 to April 13, 2019, from 9.30 am to 7.00 pm.

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Stay tuned for more on the ground reports from Milan Design Week 2019.

Previous Salone del Mobile reports are found here: Salone del Mobile 2018, Salone del Mobile 2017.

Source: photos are courtesy of Fuorisalone, Ventura Projects, Ventura Centrale.

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