Milan Design Week 2018 | exhibitions and events at Lambrate Design District
By FEDERICA LUSIARDI - April 26, 2018
For the Milan Design Week 2018, which takes place from 17 through 22 April, the Lambrate Design District presents a number of events, all located in the area between via Massimiano, via Ventura and via Conte Rosso.
Cover image: Lambrate District – Din Design in.
Umprum (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design) Prague; studio of architecture III – Imro Vaško & Shota Tsikoliya – ‘Acoustic caves’. Photo Inexhibit, 2018
Lambrate District, Din – Design in, via Massimiano 6, photos Inexhibit, 2018
DIN – Design In – an event organized by Promotedesign.it which has now reached its 6th edition – takes place in via Massimiano 6. In a former 2,000-square-meter industrial building, the visitors can appreciate the products of various designers, companies, schools, organizations, and architects from all over the world. Collateral events here also include the 2018 edition of the successful Temporary Shop by Artistarjewels.com.
Lambrate District, Din – Design in, Leave the Sign , ‘Bill and Will’, induction and string lamps available in two sizes and three finishings: bamboo, ash tree and walnut. The lamps interact with their users through sensors that allow turning on the lamp and self-regulating its light intensity. Image courtesy of Leave the Sign.
Lambrate District, Din – Design in. Francesco Gioia, Jesi (An) ‘Pleatform’, collection of wooden plates designed for a more conscious use of environmental resources in the context of hospitality. The collection offers an alternative to the widespread disposable tableware, proposing a reusable, light, stackable objects made from renewable materials. Photo Inexhibit, 2018
Lambrate District, Din – Design in. Kamaro’An, Taipei, Taiwan. Inspired by Taiwanese culture, the Kamaro’an brand explores natural materials and craftsmanship through simple designs. Kamaro’an was officially launched at the 2015 Taiwan Designers’ Week, and was awarded the Rising Asian Talent prize by Maison & Objet Paris in 2017. Photo Inexhibit, 2018
Lambrate District, Din – Design in, MO.CA, Center for the new culture, presents the works by 10 resident designers from MHB (Makers Hub Brescia). From top to bottom: Releavic, ‘flower power’, modular coffee table; Laura Baresi, ‘ #0001’ bag made with recycled fabrics; Vittorio Branchizio, ‘ 1618’ , stool. Photos Inexhibit, 2018
Lambrate District, Din – Design in. Stringimi modular design, Milan, ‘kit erasmus’, modular wooden bookshelf. Photo Inexhibit, 2018
Above and cover image: Lambrate District, Din – Design in. Umprum (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design) Prague; Studio of architecture III, Imro Vaško & Shota Tsikoliya, ‘Acoustic caves’. The ‘Acoustic Caves’ installation originates from an eponymous academic research project of the Studio of Architecture III. It becomes a site for the incubation of new forms of architecture and a new approach to this discipline. It sets itself the goal of testing the relationships between design, object, space and architecture, while simultaneously examining their limits. Photos Inexhibit, 2018.
Architect Simone Micheli is the curator of the ‘Hotel Regeneration‘ event at Officina Ventura, an experimental exhibition focused on the renovation of contemporary hotels.
In the loft spaces of via Massimiano 25, ‘FUORISALMONE’ – an active network conceived to create connections between designers, companies, products and market resources – presents the fifth edition of its event aimed to promote business opportunities and contacts between design professionals and companies.
Simone Micheli, ‘Heart Apartments’ , photo Jurgen Eheim.
FUORISALMONE, via Massimiano, 25.
Two new spaces has been added to Lambrate’s venues, the first is Spazio Donno – a 700-square-meter space in via Conte Rosso 36 – where Italian and international designers – invited by Stefano Epis, founder of Design Circus – present products and projects focused on home automation. STUDIO CR34 – an interior and product design agency sited in via Conte Rosso 34 is another new entry.
Spazio Donno, via Conte Rosso, 36.
The Mohole school, located in via Ventura 5, features a week-long program of events, including exhibitions, film screenings, live performances, and documentaries made by students from the eight departments of the school (film-making, acting, 3D animation, graphic design, filming, storytelling, comics and web). The week will end with an Open Day, scheduled for Saturday 21 April.
The Mohole school.
The program of Lambrate Design District 2018 also features a number of night events, such as WEating, located in the courtyard of Din – Design In, and Street Food Experience at ‘Giardino Ventura’. New entry among the food events is ‘Osteria Milano’. Located at via Sbodio 30, in the heart of the Lambrate District, ‘Osteria Milano’ is a meeting point featuring a program of exhibitions of emerging designers, concerts, live performances, and DJ sets.
Osteria Milano, via Sbodio, 30.