“Design won’t save the world but it damn sure makes it look good”, someone once said. Milan Design Week 2019 is approaching and you know what this means – colorful streets, remarkable exhibitions and a universal atmosphere of cultural sharing. We don’t really know if design is going to save the world but, at least, it brings the community together and that puts us a step closer to a better reality. For now, let’s have a look at the design districts that make Milan a worldwide reference for every creative mind. Enjoy!
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Ⓒ Flawless Milano
Isola Design District is to be found next to contemporary architectural excellences such as Piazza Gae Aulenti, Bosco Verticale or the Unicredit Tower. Within this context, a new system made of typical courtyards, shop windows, indoor and open spaces has been created to showcase projects of international emerging designers and local artisans.
Described as the new Italian Brooklyn, the Lambrate Design District brings you out of the Milan chaos to put you in a dimension that exudes ideas and innovation. It has been reconfirmed a cult location for all the design lovers of the world. From 2000, the district has been the subject of an upgrading, which is still going on thanks to its constant evolution.
Tortona Design District is almost like an exposition of the latest design trends. Lofts, photographic and design studios, showrooms, workshops, fashion ateliers and industrial sites in the district are transformed into exhibition areas where, each year, over one hundred companies present their best products from their previous years.
Ⓒ Social Design Magazine
Ⓒ Brera Design District
For all those who are attending Milan Design Week, the Brera Design District is a mandatory stopping point. It’s like a parallel universe you will remember for life and for sure you’ll feel the need to come back every now and then. From digital marketing to graphic design, with all that is in between, Brera has a bit of everything.
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Featured Image: Ⓒ Luisa Bertoldo