26 Apr 2017 Milan Design Week 2017

Every year in april designers and design aficionados travel to Milan Design Week. Born in 1961 the endless halls of the Salone del Mobile at the RHO Fiera formed the center of the event. Over the years the showrooms spread out into the city – one district at a time. New shows pop up in exciting new spots each year turning empty cinemas and palazzos into glamorous galleries for the week. And every passing year I (Sophia) cannot shake the feeling that there is so much more to see than time allows. As FRAME magazine put it so adequately

“Sets are dismantled, muscles are recovering, hangovers are subsiding: Milan Design Week is done and dusted. In the aftermath of the increasingly overwhelming event, what will be remembered?”

Here a few impressions of what I (still) remember: