9-14 April. The 52th edition of Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the yearly international fair dedicated to Home Furniture and Design, is expected to be as successful as usual. This year’s leitmotif is innovation: visitors will discover the new ideas and trends in the field of furniture and its components.
The biennale Euroluce (entrance between Porta Ovest and Porta Sud) and SaloneUfficio (pavilions 9-11, 13-15), which takes place during the same period, shows the latest in lighting and office furniture. Inside the SaloneUfficio area, the French architect Jean Nouvel, Pritzker Price 2008, proposes various scenarios, where he will develop his vision of working space to be lived.
The 16th edition of SaloneSatellite (paviions 22-24), dedicated to projects by the under 35s, focuses on “Design and Handicraft: together for Industry”. It offers visibility to young, emerging designers and gives them the chance to work with other companies at the furniture fair.
Over 2,500 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors from 160 countries are expected.
During the fair Milan will be illuminated in various locations, including the Artribune Party (5 Apr, Via Forcella 13/Via Bugatti 9); the Temporary Museum for New Design (9-14 Apr, Via Tortona 27/Via Forcella 13); the collective exhibition Decò Ter, Hybrid Architecture & Design (8-21 Apr, Via Festa del Perdono 7, 1st floor);
An integrated ticket will offer both the entrance to the fair and the transport on ATM public services. 09.30-18.30. Fiera di Milano (Rho).