The Best of Fuorisalone 2019 in 12 Installations

A photo-report of the events that invaded the center of Milan during Design Week

by Rossana Vinci
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With Design Week just gone, it’s time for a quick overview of the initiatives that animated Salone del Mobile with their boundless creativity. The countless exclusive events dedicated to design in all its forms invaded the city, attracting thousands of visitors.

 

For one week, Milan was transformed into an open gallery, with historical palazzos and museums, public places and little hidden gems welcoming design aficionados from the world over.

 

Here is our photo report of the cream of the crop of Milan Design Week 2019!

 

 

Archiproducts Milano 2019: The Design Experience - Via Tortona, 31

 

The Archiproducts Design Experience in its fourth edition has become a fundamental rendezvous for anyone in Milan during Design Week. Over 50,000 professionals from the world over flock to the Via Tortona location during the Fuorisalone – the allure? The plethora of installations, immersive experiences and exhibition itineraries breaching the borders where design and its collateral worlds meet, blend and overlap.

Ph.© Archiproducts

 

Ph. © Archiproducts

 

 

Planetario by Cristina Celestino Via Palermo, 1

 

Cristina Celestino designs a scenographic retrofuturistic interior project, featuring a new collection of carpets created by the designer for Besana Carpet Lab. The project presents a dreamy, unexpected home scenario inspired by the themes of space and its antithesis, the underwater world.

Ph. © Helenio Barbetta 


Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

PalermoUno by Sophie Wannenes - Via Palermo, 1

 

The contemporary design gallery that interior designer Sophie Wannenes set up inside her Brera district apartment back in 2018. Open from April to July, the venue comes to life during Milan design week, an apartment/gallery that combines art and design.

In this vintage apartment everything is for sale, here historical and contemporary design meet art and antiques creating a mix of styles and an eclectic result.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

Perfect Darkness by Elisa Ossino and Josephine Akvama Hoffmeyer (H+O) Via Solferino 11

 

Born out of creativity and curiosity, Perfect Darkness is a venue where the past meets the future, where silence meets sound, and where darkness meets light. Without one, the other would not exist. By balancing the choice of materials, colours, and shapes, the essential becomes obvious and the two designers create a feeling of home.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts  

 

 

Progetto Tessuti by DIMORESTUDIO Ex Cinema Arti Via Pietro Mascagni, 8

 

The new fabric collection is revealed in a sequence of small rooms. On the walls, photos by Andrea Ferrari – part of the new Progetto Tessuti catalogue, shot in various Milanese locations blurring past and present – emphasize the sophistication and the variety of geometric forms and fantasies, from printed jacquard to plain colored fabrics, and the rich tridimensional effects of the firm’s textile offering.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

Les Arcanistes by Studiopepe Via Garofalo, 24

 

Set inside a previously unseen space that was once a gold manufacturer in the 1900s, the showcase investigates the ‘strong interconnection between matter and the archetypal power of symbols’ includes bespoke products, re-editions and an imaginative use of material.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

Poggi Ugo "Land" designed by Masquespacio by Valentina Guida Ottobri - Via Edmondo de Amicis, 19

 

The site-specific installation on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary of one of the most renowned Terracotta companies of Italy: Poggi Ugo.
The past and the present exchange inspiration: The mission trusted to the Spanish studio Masquespacio is rediscover ‘Land’ in its natural essence as a lush and peaceful oasis.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts  

 

 

Raytrace by Benjamin Hubert of LAYER for Dekton® - Via Ferrante Aporti 27


The spectacular, architectural installation showcases Cosentino’s innovative Dekton® product and how it comes to life with light.

Ph. ©  David Zanardi

Ph. ©  David Zanardi

 

 

Salvatori "Hidden Rooms" - Via Solferino 11

 

Ossino’s Hidden Rooms project brilliantly interprets Salvatori’s distinct stone textures and finishes, pushing the creative limits of the already versatile material.

Ph. © Archiproducts

 

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

Nonostante Marras. “Perdersi a Eudossia” - Via Cola di Rienzo, 8

 

On the occasion of the Fuorisalone 2019, Antonio Marras, who presents the project “Perdersi a Eudossia” in his Milanese atelier, inspired by the book Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
There are 12 cities in NonostanteMarras and to obtain their keys you have to enter the room with maps and try to decipher the signs, clues, references, indications and codes.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

Rossana Orlandi Gallery and RO Plastic Prize ExhibitionVia Matteo Bandello 14/16 

 

Gallery Rossana Orlandi was opened in 2002 in a former tie Factory in the Magenta neighbor, Galleria Rossana Orlandi has been forecasting along the years new and upcoming designers and establishing the premise as one of the most revered platform for avant-garde Design and Lifestyle. 

The space is articulated in a not traditional way mixing together, showroom, a retail store, offices and a courtyard for events and meeting with no boundaries between the different activities.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts  

 

 

Interstellar by DimoreStudio Ex Cinema Arti Via Pietro Mascagni, 8

 

The debut of Dimoremilano: the new brand comprising furniture, fabric, object and outdoor collections by DIMORESTUDIO, as a result of the continuously evolving creative approach of Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci. An unexpected location hosts the launch: the ex Cinema Arti in Via Pietro Mascagni 8 – a historical building of the Rationalism era, which now unveils the vision and the evolution of Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci’s galaxy. The set-up is dramatic, rock, decadent.

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

Ph. © Archiproducts 

 

 

 

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Cover photo: Archiproducts Milano, Ph. © Marcela Grassi Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

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