Inevitable reference point of this year will be the next Fuorisalone Tortona Design Week:
the district who first gathered around the charming former industrial spaces that populate the area, the most important brand of Italian and international design, along with renowned designers, young talents, incubators that make it a destination always waiting and visited by thousands of people.
It 'a circuit of great vitality that winds through via Savona, Via Tortona and Via Forcella throughout the year and even more in the week of Fuorisalone. The soul industrial representing the natural DNA of this territory so embraces the design, making it the ideal meeting point between production and creative ferment, to discover the latest innovations unveiled by companies, but also the most coveted showcase for young designers and the place of inspiration for many fans and curious visitors to discover the most innovative trends.
Tortona Design Week is designed, is Milan. And it is at the same time an extraordinary window on the world: they are numerous for this edition of the Fuorisalone attendance of international collective, that propose creative spaces of the circuit launched over ten years ago in the district of Tortona.
Among the major international appearances this year include, among others: a large collective of the best design of China, signed by the giant furniture design Red Star Macalline at Superstudio More with the collective of artists and designers Islamopolitan (Islam + Cosmopolitan) of Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah, the Capital of Islamic Culture in 2014; in the Ex-Ansaldo style and provocative punk Designers Block British lives with the French design in two exhibitions France Design dedicated to leading designers and emerging; Opificio 31 Rio + Design presents the trends underlying the research of Brazilian design.
Within this space, Watches, a collective of young talented Irish Irish Design 2015 is presented for the first time at the Milan Fuorisalone. The creative Dutch Tuttobene participate again this year at the circuit of Tortona with the curatorial project Meet & Matter in Via Novi, to unveil the steps of the creative process behind the final product. After the success of last year to 58 of Via Tortona also returns Tokyo Design Week, featuring the creativity of Tokyo applied to Design, Art, Fashion, the Technology and Food.
Tortona Design Week is an integrated communication project - coordinated by the Tortona Area Lab sponsored by the City of Milan - with the aim of promoting events, installations and projects taking place in the Tortona during the Fuorisalone. Partners of the initiative are: Ex-Cue of Ansaldo Steelworks, Magna Pars, Milan Space Makers, Superstudio Group, Tortona Locations.
Main Partner of Tortona Design Week 2015 is the international brand of ASUS.
Press preview Tortona Design Week
The preview to the press of all the initiatives on Monday, April 13 from 15.00 19.00 to. All locations will be open and can be visited.
Open night Tortona Design Week
16 Thursday April we will open a special night with the location of the area open until midnight.
Info Point - Press Lounge Tortona Design Week
Design Center former Ansaldo | via Bergognone corner of Via Tortona | free access hours 10-22
The Info Point and Press Official Lounge of Tortona Design Week will be hosted within the Ex-Ansaldo space. By partnering with residential, leading journal in the field of design, here the Design Center will be set up, a hub that will provide all facilities required to visitors and designers to facilitate the meetings, share ideas, work and take a break among the many appointments . The Design Center is equipped with coworking area, a lounge area, a bar / restaurant and the Island Tech - in collaboration with ASUS as a technology - equipped partners with ASUS Notebook EeeBook X205. Journalists, visitors and experts will be able to receive the information, programs, and appointments of various exhibition circuits throughout the week.