Milano Design Week: 5 unmissable installations

We continue to discover what Milano Design Week 2019 has in store for us by discovering the installations that will animate the city.

It’s not easy to choose the best 5 among the infinite number of installation during this Milano Design Week 2019.  You can find amazing works all around the city, inside the courtyards or in the main squares, in the street or in a public square. The installations of the Fuori Salone are always the protagonists of Design Week. In the era of sharing, like and virtual storytelling, this type of operation always achieves success. Collater.al has selected for you the most interesting and we also opted for those not just instagrammable but also with innovative content, a historic important message and new technologies, construction methods. This is our ranking.

3D Printed Bar by Caracol Studio

In occasion of MDW 2019, Caracol Studio designed the first bar completely 3D printed in the heart of Isola Design District, on the first floor of Stecca 3.0. This is not only an installation printed with new technology but also an example of sustainable design because it’s made using PLA IngeoTM, a 100% natural-origin biopolymer, recovered from industrial processing residues of the company FLO S.p.a.

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Where and When:
9-14 April 10:00-19:00
Stecca 3.0
Via G. De Castillia, 26

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COS by Arthur Mamou-Mani

For the 2019 edition, COS asked French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani to participate and he designed Conifera, a 3D printed architectural installation created from seven hundred interlocking modular bio-bricks, 3D printed in a mix of wood and bioplastic. Situated in Milan’s 16th century Palazzo Isimbardi, the geometry of Conifera is inspired by the motif of the Palace, through the courtyard to the tiles.

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Where and When:
9-14 April 10:00-18:00
Palazzo Isimbardi
Corso Monforte, 35

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PRATOFIORITO 

The architect Davide Fabio Colaci in collaboration with Politecnico students designed a beautiful garden in piazza XXV Aprile in the heart of the city. This magic installation for Eataly Milano will be a hotspot to meet people, recover, relax during the busy Design Week.

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Where and When:
9-14 April
Eataly Smeraldo
Piazza XXV Aprile

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Aqua. Leonardo’s Vision.

This evocative installation is a homage to Leonardo da Vinci and is a site-specific immersive experience in Conca dell’Incoronata. This place will be covered over with an architectural insert in the form of a great expanse of water, on the edge of which a huge LED screen will become a window onto a future Milan, showing a skyline that changes according to the time of day.

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Where and When:
6-14 April 10:00-22:00
Via San Marco

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Leonardo Horse Project

To commemorate the five hundredth anniversary since the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, the curators Cristina Morozzi and Massimo Temporelli asked to internationally acclaimed artists and designers to create reproductions on a scale of the bronze statue of Leonardo’s Horse on show at the Snai San Siro. Among the artists Marcelo Burlon, Andrea Mancuso, Mario Trimarchi, Serena Confalorieri, Markus Benesch and more. 

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Where and When:
6-14 April 10:00-17:00
Ippodromo Snai San Siro
Piazzale dello Sport, 6, Milano

Article by Bianca Felicori

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