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.
Inside the Vetraio space, a collective of young Irish talents Irish Design 2015 presents itself for the first time at the Milanese Fuorisalone. The Dutch creatives of Tuttobene will once again participate in the Tortona circuit this year with the curatorial project Meet & Matter in Via Novi, to reveal the steps in the creative process underlying the final product. After the success of the last edition at 58 Via Tortona, Tokyo Design Week also returns, presenting the creativity of Tokyo applied to Design, Art, Fashion, Technology and Food.
Tortona Design Week is an integrated communication project - coordinated by the Tortona Area Lab Association with the patronage of the Municipality of Milan - with the aim of enhancing the events, installations and projects that take place in the Tortona area during the Fuorisalone. Partners of the initiative are: Ex-Stecca of Acciaierie Ansaldo, Magna Pars, Milano 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 Tortona Design Week official Info Point and Press Lounge will be hosted in the Ex-Ansaldo space. Thanks to the collaboration with Abitare, a leading magazine in the design sector, the Design Center will be set up here, a hub that will offer all the necessary facilities for visitors and designers to facilitate meetings, share ideas, works and take a break between the many appointments. . The Design Center is equipped with a coworking area, a lounge area, a bar / restaurant and the Tech Island - in collaboration with ASUS as a technological partner - equipped with ASUS EeeBook X205 Notebook. Journalists, visitors and professionals will be able to receive information, programs and appointments of the various exhibition circuits throughout the week.