Milan articles

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From Tokyo to NYC, here are eight brand new must-see shops and cafés

Interested in updating your list of design inspiration destinations in your city guides? We’ve gathered a collection of not-to-miss spaces for you.

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The new Rimowa store in Milan is a plaudit for metal and stone

Milan – In Milan's renowned Quadrilatero della moda, the new Rimowa store blends together core ethos and traditional Milanese materials.

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‘A department store needs to be concerned about a city almost as much as its mayor’

Milan – The vice chairman of La Rinascente speaks of the many hats luxury retailers should wear today – including that of urban planners.  

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In the first Acne store in Milan, pink rock rocks among concrete and steel

Milan – Inspired by the ancient monuments of the Milanese neighbourhood of Brera, an Acne store brings the outside in with a modern twist.

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What your brand can learn from the five best exhibitions at Milan Design Week 2019

Milan – How can your brand prepare for next year's iteration of Milan Design Week? We refer to this year's five best exhibitions to help you sharpen your insight.

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At three Fuorisalone locations, Corradi had visitors choose their own outdoors

Milan – The custom outdoor solutions brand showed three diverse products: the highly-personalisable, the technical and one that looked as if it might take flight.

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Here’s a list of the details that made us smile (and even laugh) in Milan

Milan – From trompe-l’oeil gold to some 3D printer love-hate, here are some of our favourite smile-worthy moments from this edition of the Milan Design Week.

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In Milan, a slab of Carrara marble and a unicorn walk into a bar…

Milan – At Alcova Sassetti, Bloc Studios presented three new collections of marble objects, designed by Federica Elmo, Odd Matter and Studiopepe.

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Long ahead of her time, Eileen Fisher is now doing to homes what she did to clothes

Milan – With this Waste No More installation, Eileen Fisher and Sigh Ahl engage in a type of aesthetic activism that goes beyond the closet and into the living room.

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Loewe’s Milan exhibition unexpectedly took us to heaven in a handbasket

Milan – And now, for Jonathan Anderson’s latest trick: channeling a Mallorcan villa instead of crowded Via Montenapoleone during Milan Design Week.

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This furniture brand is quietly doing sustainability – with an Italian twist

Milan – Inside Pedrali’s Palace of Wonders at this Salone del Mobile, new releases by CMP Design proposed a bridge between the carefree past and a careful future.

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These designers did theatre right – and managed to get our attention in Milan

Milan – Perplexed. Intrigued. Curious. At ease. Mentally rested. That's the order of feelings one experienced in Studiopepe's Les Arcanistes.