Salone 2016 Ones to watch; Ventura Lambrate

Salone 2016 Preview; Ventura Lambrate

From 12 - 17 April Milan transforms itself into a festival of design and culture, hosting events, installations, exhibitions and product launches all over the city. This post will highlight our Top 5 on Ventura Lambrate.


Poetry - 21 words for...



Poetry, from the Greek 'Poiesis', literally means 'creation'. In the exhibition, 21 designers from all over the world, come up with new ways of thinking, using their expressions, symbolic or material abstractions to explore the 21 words for... The exhibition is set up alphabetically: from 'A' for Ambient to 'Z' for Zeitgeist. 

Where? Via Privata Giovanni Ventura 15


Design Schools



See new and emerging talent at the many design schools exhibiting at Ventura Lambrate. A few on our list are Material Futures Central Saint Martins, KABK Denmark and Piet Zwart Institute the Netherlands. 

Where? Via Ventura 14


Touch Base


To touch is to feel physically and sense emotionally. We live in a world where our sense of touch is too often numbed, negated, vilified and sexualized. Touch Base, a Design Academy Eindhoven exhibition curated by Ilse Crawford and the academy's creative director Thomas Widdershoven, explores the power of tactility in human life.

Where? Via Cletto Arrighi 10


The Boring Collection


A new series of office furniture, representing the universal symbol of boredom.

Where? Via Privata Oslavia 1


The Journey of Things


"It's good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end."

- Ernest Hemingway

'The Journey' is a platform of designers creating one of a kind objects and small series, using experimental processes, traditional craft techniques and the latest engineering developments. 

Where? Via Ventura 2


Our Top 5 of Designers is only a small selection of many. For more inspiration, visit our preview on 'Installations & Exhibitions' and 'Designers'.


We hope to see you there!