Fuorisalone 2022: all the news from Milan Design Week 2022

Fuorisalone 2022 – in conjunction with Salone del Mobile now in its 60th edition – will take place in Milan from 6 to 12 June, reflecting the event’s commitment to ecological transition of the furniture world. Here are all the news and events you must not miss.

Fuorisalone Award, an award for Fuorisalone 2022

The prestigious award rewards the most memorable content and environment actively involving visitors, which will be able to vote on the projects online in a dedicated section of the digital platform Fuorisalone.it. At the same time, a joint work of a technical committee focuses on content relevant to the design world, qualitatively innovative and rich in meaning. The selected projects will compete for the 4 special mentions for the categories: interaction, sustainability, technology, communication. The winner of the Fuorisalone Award will receive both the physical award, made from 3D printing of the developed three-dimensional model, and the related NFT. Voting opens Tuesday, June 7th.

Inspire is a reserved area for Milan Design Week 2022

Inspire is the new tool that allows you to navigate Fuorisalone.it in a new way: a journey through images to discover the most interesting and innovative projects. All news from the design world told within a single space: just a single click to explore moodboards, deepen the content through linked maps, download the images or save them in the personal archive.

The new reserved area contains everything you need to better organize Design Week, a digital space where you have everything at your fingertips. After registering, you can organize an agenda of events, build a collection of favorite brands, designers and articles, vote for the Fuorisalone Award, publish information about your event. The selected content is also stored for the following years and can then also be shared and published.

Charterhouse Initiative

One of the news in Fuorisalone 2022 is an exhibition project within a post-industrial space of over 10 thousand square meters where new talents and some of the most important brands in the sector interact.

© Certosa Initiative

The design districts of Milan Design Week 2022

Brera Design District 2022

“Designing the now, choosing the future” is the proposed theme that fell in more than 160 events. 11 new openings brings the number of showrooms in the district up to 165, which confirms their role and significance.

Tortona District 2022

The Tortona District features Tortona Rocks, BASE, Superstudio and Tortona Design Week; The central theme is sustainability, which runs across the proposed exhibition routes.

Milan Durini Design 2022

New products and exclusive lifestyle options as well as a new concept district that aims to emphasize the importance of showrooms to improve them at other times of the year as well.

5VIE Design Week 2022

The ninth edition takes place around the common thread in the co-construction of meaning perspectives and collective visions for the shaping of a common future, the title is “Prototyping Utopias”

Isola Design District 2022

The sixth edition of the Isola Design Festival, with the theme Together As One, welcomes more than 250 international designers and design studios, which have been added to the local galleries and artisans, spread over 30 locations.

Fuorisalone 2022 © Isola_Design - KAOI

© Isola Design – KAOI

Other projects in Milan Design Week 2022

Alcoves in the Inganni area

The exhibition project conceived by Joseph Grima from Space Caviar and Valentina Ciuffi from Studio Vedèt turns four years old and returns to the Inganni area, in the disused rooms of the military hospital in Baggio with new designers, artists, galleries and institutions.

Fuorisalone 2022 © Alcova2022_Valentina Ciuffi_Joseph Grima_ph.  Elizabeth Claudio

© Alcova2022, Valentina Ciuffi and Joseph Grima, ph. Elizabeth Claudio

Design variations at two new locations

The traditional agreement curated by MoscaPartners leaves Palazzo Litta to be divided into two new historic sites: the Circolo Filologico Milanese, within the Brera Design District, and the Palazzo Visconti, a stone’s throw from Corso Monforte.

The Masterly Dutch in Milan in the historic headquarters of Palazzo Turati

By the sixth edition, returns to welcome designers, artists, craftsmen, companies, selected by Nicole Uniquole, in the historic headquarters of Palazzo Francesco Turatis, inside 5VIE.

Baranzate Ateliers

For the second year in a row at Fuorisalone, it offers an exhibition tour dedicated to collectibles and experimental art inside the former Necchi factory (3 thousand square meters).

Ro Plastic Prize in Rossana Orlandis rum

The award, which is part of the RO Guiltless Plastic project, has seen over 1800 participants in the four years of activity, with an average age of 35, from 60 different countries affecting all 5 continents. The award includes three categories: Urban and Public Design, Educational Social Media, Innovative and Tech Projects.

Milano Triennale

A program that brings together permanent installations, such as the Museum of Italian Design and Casa Lana by Ettore Sottsass, and a series of appointments for Milan Design Week 2022, such as Memphis Again, in collaboration with Memphis Milano, and Ettore Sottsass. Structure and color are among the exhibitions that the audience will be able to visit.

Tortona Rocks, MATERIA: New perspectives in design

For the weekly edition, it proposes a reflection on new design practices, which often, based on alternative materials, mark a new point for reconstructing visions, processes and forms. The highlight of the seventh edition is the installation of IQOS, a temporary large-scale public art intervention.

Fuorisalone-2022- © TORTONA-ROCKS_ez2022-fagus-noir


BASE, “We will design”

Designers from around the world, schools, universities, institutions and young students meet in an experimental laboratory for imagination and inclusion, where design practices and experiences become a tool to read – and sometimes solve – the many contradictions in here I’m.

Fuorisalone-2022- © BASE_Romanian-Design-Week_Corizom

© BASE, Romanian Design Week Corizom

Superstudio, Look forward to

Superstudio proposes the Looking Ahead theme to provide the line in the next edition of the Superdesign Show: a spontaneous “village” that develops according to areas of interest with “buildings” and site-specific installations that one can move freely between.

Fuorisalone 2022 © Superstudio_Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Aibelle, Installation

© Superstudio Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Aibelle, Installation

“ID-Exe”, a widespread district

Made by DOS (Design Open Spaces) in dozens of parts of the city, it combines the real world and the virtual world, brings to life new scenarios that come alive on smartphones and tablets, and overcomes the boundaries of space and time.

Other events not to be missed at Milan Design Week 2022

“Floating forest”

Timberland presents in collaboration with Stefano Boeri Interiors “Floating Forest”: a floating multisensory forest built on the water of Milano Darsena, which provides both a physical and virtual experience.

Fuorisalone-2022- © Timberland_night-front- © Timberland_night-front

© Timberland

IKEA Festival

IKEA, in BASE Milan’s space, presents IKEA Festival: a rich program of events and experiences to tell the future of retail and design, examine how people’s relationships with their homes have developed and show how it is possible to improve everyday life in domestic space in a conscious way.
Where: BASE Milano, Via Begognone 34

House of Things

Casavo presents an immersive and interactive installation that revolves around the concept of home as a place that comes to life and only becomes so in relation to the person who lives in it.
Where: Via Tortona 21

Fuorisalone-2022- © Casavo

© Casavo

Special guests from Febal Casa

Febal Casa comes to life with theme nights and special guests such as Ernst Knam, who delight the participants with a show cooking in collaboration with Electrolux. In addition, Febal Casa Fuorisalone offers a traveling tram ride to discover design and talent.
Where: Via Fatebenefratelli 18

Fuorisalone 2022 © FEBAL_TRAM_3


POETICS apt., A manifest house

Makeyourhomestudio explores the theme of living by analyzing the dynamics of new lifestyles with the creation of POETICA apt. – a manifest house, where life and work intersect, to tell how the space we move in must necessarily adapt to the person’s needs.
Where: Via Torricelli 18

Milan Design Week 2022, from 6 to 12 June

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