Domus guides at Salone del mobile and Fuorisalone 2019

Zona Tortona: events not to be missed

The novelty this year concerns the Dutch Ventura Projects who have announced Ventura Future 2019 in collaboration with Base Milano. A return to Tortona.

Plastic stone tiles, EnisAkiev, Photo Enis Akiev

Ventura Future
The 3,700 square metres of Base Milano (The ex-Ansaldo factory in Via Tortona 54 and in Via Bergognone 34) will play host to the Ventura Future 2019 project which takes the form of an exhibition area with a wealth of revolutionary and innovative design projects focusing on visions of the future proposed by international designers, organisations and academies from all over the word.
Ventura Future examines the theme of “Design Stories”, or rather the passage from the design of objects to the design of stories. Visitors will have the opportunity to take part in numerous projects which examine the most topical of international matters, also through the senses.
This year, for the first time, there will be an entry fee of 5 euros (tickets available via this link: Ventura tickets). Base will be open from 9.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Opening evening on Wednesday 10 April until 10 p.m. Sunday 14 April closing time will be at 6 p.m.
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Aldo Cibic – Aesthetics of Vitality

From 8 to 14 April, Aldo Cibic will be talking about himself and his work with an exhibition in the boutique hotel Savona 18 Suites (Via Savona 18). The hotel will be enhanced with drawings, photographs and installations to draw visitors into the poetry of Aldo Cibic. In Garden 18, the inner courtyard furnished by Roda, will become an open-air lounge playing host to a number of installation-landscapes by Blumohito.

Black Fox Market

The Black Fox Market returns during Design Week in zona Tortona. Chosen artisans from all over Italy will be showing their creations at the Falegnameria in Via Tortona 26 (open from 9 to 14 April from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Feel Home with Ikea. Living with sound and light
A sound and light experience build around the Symfonisk products created by Ikea in collaboration with Sonos. Visitors will discover how to play a kitchen of what the sound of the night is. At the Torneria Tortona in Via Novi, 5.

Feel Home with Ikea. Living with sound and light. Symfonisk products created by Ikea in collaboration with Sonos.

Tortona Rocks
This year the theme is “Design Awareness”, a reflection on how to create design, seen as a cross-cultural system, which implies constant examination of the evolution of social, technological, scientific and communication panoramas, re-examining a number of its paradigms.
The event, taking place within Opificio 31 (Via Tortina 31), plays host to a collective including more than 20 international projects, 60 designers and 50 companies.
Not to be missed is the multi-dimensional environmental design installation by the British artist Alex Chinneck for IQOS, which will change the perception of Opificio 31. There will also be projects offering concrete solutions to protect the environment with “Norwegian Presence”, “Belgium is Design” and “100 domande per domani”by IED,
as well as new technological situations examined by Sony Design, Hyundai, Peugeot Design Lab, Samsung, CA-VA and Autodesk. Citroën will be involving visitors in an exhibition which examines both heritage and the future, created by Matteo Ragni Studio.
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Opening Image: Plastic stone tiles, EnisAkiev, 
Photo by Enis Akiev. Ventura Future, BASE Milano

Fuorisalone 2019
Tortona Design District
Opening dates:
8-14 april 2019
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