Milan Design Week 2022

NILUFAR, Analogia Project, Acquario ©mattiaiotti

Here are some exhibitions and destinations to visit during Milan Design Week.

Tom Dixon
TWENTY exhibition

Tom Dixon returns to Milan to mark its 20th anniversary in the form of an extraordinary exhibition, coinciding with Salone del Mobile. TWENTY presents modified, upgraded and rethought innovations that provide a reflective yet future-thinking overview of the most popular design pieces Tom Dixon has developed since the brand’s inception two decades ago. New innovations are showcased in two locations. Palazzo Serbelloni, is a neoclassical palace, home to Sotheby’s galleries and offices, and to the TWENTY exhibition. The Manzoni, the brand’s hub in Milan, will showcase its existing best-sellers and new range items.

Tom Dixon, Twenty Exhibition
Tom Dixon, Twenty Exhibition

La Manufacture
Museo Poldi Pezzoli

La Manufacture’s multidisciplinary creative bent led by the vision, intuition and design credentials of its artistic director Luca Nichetto take on a new meaning displayed against the marvelous backdrop of the 19th century rooms of the Museo Poldi Pezzoli with 871 days, 50 products, 17 designers and one single colour.

La Manufacture exhibition
La Manufacture exhibition
La Manufacture exhibition
La Manufacture exhibition

Hermès
La Pelota

The installation is set within the expansive industrial building La Pelota, which is located in Milan’s Brera neighbourhood. The artistic direction by Charlotte Macaux-Perelman and Alexis Fabry facinates vistors with its simplicity and power at one: this time everything is designed under the banner of lightness, like a challenge to gravity, which is expressed through the presentation of home objects presented inside four structures. Each object is an expression of savoir-faire and the result of extreme precision. Six creations give shape to this manifesto to lightness: they are all made of cashmere, one of the maison’s favorite materials, an infinitely delicate natural fiber that combines strength and brilliant colors. The workmanship is made with strips of cashmere that form the pattern; hand-woven and hand-dyed squares create patchworks of shimmering colors; geometric shapes assembled with relinking evoke stained glass mosaics; a large bedspread brings colour, patchwork and the quilting tradition into dialogue.

Hermès
Hermès
Hermès
Hermès

CIRCLE by Alessandra Facchinetti
10 Corso Como — Corso Como, 10, Milano

On the occasion of Milan Design Week and consistent to its privileged relationships with the world of design, 10 Corso Como presents for the first time Circle, the new porcelain tableware designed by Alessandra Facchinetti.

“I’m overjoyed that Circle’s physical debut will take place at 10 Corso Como”, says Facchinetti. “Their capacity to combine products and emotions with extreme elegance as well as their talent scouting soul makes it the ideal stage for Circle, where design and craft join forces for an unprecedented sensory experience. Interpreting in a contemporary way a traditional and very Italian material such as porcelain together with Editions Milano and presenting it in the true temple of fashion, art and design, feels like a natural progression of our project”.

CIRCLE by Alessandra Facchinetti
CIRCLE by Alessandra Facchinetti

Slamp
Slamp Milano Duomo– Via Larga 2, Milan

Slamp has officially landed in Milan, opening the doors of their Via Larga No. 2 flagship store on June 5th during the 60th edition of the Salone del Mobile. Slamp’s visions and values are infused into the brand-exclusive store, revealing design as the precise and extreme care of exterior details that nurture an interior dialogue between spaces and beings, both reflected by an illumination that diff uses isolation from the outside world. More than a physical place, it’s a multi-sensory experience that touches every emotion. It’s not a stop along a particular journey, but an entity that pervades time and precise relationships. A heartbeat, a vibration, that touches the soul, each that are fully defined by LIGHT.

Slamp
Slamp
Slamp
Slamp

Marsotto edizioni
Marsotto’s showroom in Largo Claudio Treves 2 in Milan

Marsotto edizioni presents “Caro Marco…” a new furniture collection design by Niko koronis. The entire line of consoles, dining, low and side tables, carefully carved from solid blocks of white Carrara marble.

Marsotto Edizioni
Marsotto Edizioni
Marsotto Edizioni
Marsotto Edizioni

Nilufar Gallery
Via della Spiga and Nilufar Depot

Nilufar Gallery returns to Milan Design Week 2022 with a major showcase of works from over twenty-five internationally renowned creatives. With various exhibitions in the locations of Via della Spiga and Nilufar Depot, Nina Yashar blends generations, styles and nationalities, creating a dialogue between established names and young avant-garde talents, thus staging an entertaining design show. The gallery has conceived a theme that could embody its belief: with the variety of the artists represented, Nilufar Gallery showcases a fusion of practices that are just as enriching as they are entertaining, all united by Nilufar Gallery’s distinctive taste.

NILUFAR, Martino Gamper
NILUFAR, Sophie Dries ©mattiaiotti
NILUFAR, Sophie Dries ©mattiaiotti

 

Louis Vuitton – Objets Nomades collection
Garage Traversi – Via Bagutta 2, Milan

Coinciding with this year’s Milano Design Week, Louis Vuitton celebrates ten years of the Objets Nomades collection of furniture and design objects.

At a specially designed exhibition space within the iconic Garage Traversi, Louis Vuitton unveils two new additions to the Objets Nomades collections as well as a wide selection of recent and classic pieces. Also, for the duration of the fair the Maison brings Studio Rochel’s ovoid work “Nova House” to the heart of Milan as part of the Maison’s tradition of exhibiting nomadic architecture.

Since its creation in 2012, the Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades collection of inventive and functional furniture and objects has expanded to welcome creations by an ever-growing roster of renowned international designers, including Fernando and Humberto Campana, Atelier Oï, Raw Edges, Frank Chou, André Fu, and Marcel Wanders Studio. Both inspired by the Maison’s 160-year-old “Art of Travel” and a reinterpretation of that essential spirit, each Objet Nomade is an expression of the unique combination of its designer’s creativity and Louis Vuitton’s unparalleled savoir-faire.

Louis Vuitton unveils, Objets Nomades collections
Louis Vuitton unveils, Objets Nomades collections

Milan Design Week, 7th – 12th June, 2022.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

selections-arts-logo

SELECTIONS is a platform for the arts, focusing on the Arab World.

Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
Discover the previous and current shows here.
Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

RANDOM READS

‘Desert Dreams’ by Chaouki Chamoun at Khawla Art Gallery

Khawla Art Gallery unveils its forthcoming exhibition, ‘Desert Dreams,’ featuring the artworks of the Lebanese artist Chaouki Chamoun. Chaouki Chamoun’s career includes over 40 solo shows and 60 group exhibitions, influencing not only traditional art circles but also contributing to…

‘Let’s Dance!’ by Zoulikha Bouadbellah at Lilia Ben Salah Gallery

Born in 1977 in Moscow, Zoulikha Bouabdellah is a multimedia artist renowned for her work that challenges societal norms, particularly concerning gender representations. ‘Let’s Dance!’ presents a collection of new paintings characterised by vibrant colours, bold lines, and fragmented depictions…

‘An Art for a Cause: A Selection of Artworks Engaged with Palestine’ at Saleh Barakat Gallery

Saleh Barakat Gallery presents ‘An Art for a Cause: A Selection of Artworks engaged with Palestine,’ an exhibition showcasing a significant array of artworks sourced from the gallery’s private collection. The featured artists within this exhibition have a rich history…

‘Desert Displacements’ by Ishmael Randall-Weeks at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery

Lawrie Shabibi Gallery presents Peruvian artist Ishmael Randall-Weeks’ second solo exhibition at the gallery, running from January 11 to February 9, 2024. The showcase transforms geometric models into utilitarian poetry, weaving through architecture, design, and social-spiritual contexts of Peruvian and…

The Custodian: Artistic Visionaries: Inaya Hodeib

Rima Nasser: Can you tell us how your relationship with the Dalloul Art Foundation began and your perspective on it as an artist? Inaya Hodeib: I connected with Basel online in 2014, he reached out with a “hello I love…

‘Unveiling the Shadows of the Past: The Hidden Icon of Photography in Africa’ by J. K. Bruce-Vanderpuije at Efie Gallery Dubai

Efie Gallery announces its representation of the estate of the late Ghanaian photographer J. K. Bruce-Vanderpuije, a pivotal yet under-recognised figure in 20th-century African photography. Ahead of the solo exhibition which is taking place at Efie Gallery Dubai from 12…

february 2024

24oct(oct 24)09:0017feb(feb 17)09:00Growing Kopi, Drinking Qahwa; Stories of Coffee in Qatar and Indonesia

26oct(oct 26)09:0005mar(mar 5)09:00'MEHDI MOUTASHAR: INTROSPECTION AS RESISTANCE'

10nov09:0010mar09:00Armenia Contemplating the sacred