BRASSLESS by Studio Vedet @ Nilufar Gallery Depot - Photo by Archipanic.

MilanoDesignCity. BRASSLESS by Studio Vedet @ Nilufar Gallery Depot – Photo by Archipanic.

Milan 2020 – On a side social distancing and face masks, on the other a great desire to meet again. The world’s design capital – and former pandemic epicenter – hosts MilanoDesignCity, a Fuorisalone fall edition bringing together exhibitions and installations along with a digital programme of talks.

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Photo bia IG by @guiltlessplastic

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In march, the city became the global epicenter of the pandemic. But despite lockdown closures, companies, brands and designers didn’t stop thinking and creating. Check the best events and exhibitions on show!

The Fuorisalone fall edition allows companies such as Cassina, Moroso, Minotti and Porro to launch collections, orphan of the famed Milan Design Week, canceled due to Covid-19. We have selected 10 furnitures by Patricia Urquiola, Nendo, Cristina Celestino, Gamfratesi and more. Read more…

Milano Design City. ANTOLOGY installation by Ferruccio Laviani @ Lea Ceramiche showroom - Courtesy Lea Ceramiche, ph. by Alessandro Nassiri.

ANTOLOGY installation by Ferruccio Laviani @ Lea Ceramiche showroom – Courtesy Lea Ceramiche, ph. by Alessandro Nassiri.

We have also selected 6 brilliant lighting designs by FLOS, Artemide, Martinelli Luce and more. Discover Covid-19 sanitizing light technology, ‘dimmable’ measuring tapes and luminous suspended mathematical grids. Read more…

The new format of MilanoDesignCity has been stoically organized under the helm of Fuorisalone: 171 events, product launches, talks, workshops, round tables, and exhibitions – which add up to 350 online. Very small figures if compared with the gigantic design week in April. Still, a very positive sign of the city’s reinvigorated resilience and will to boost creativity next year.

COORDINATES by Micheal Anastassiades x FLOS - Photo by Tommaso Sartori.

Milan Shining, COORDINATES by Micheal Anastassiades x FLOS – Photo by Tommaso Sartori.

FRISÉE chair by Cristina Celestino for Billiani - Photo by Chiara Cadeddu.

Fuorisalone FRISÉE chair by Cristina Celestino for Billiano – Photo by Chiara Cadeddu.

HOTEL CHIMERA by Elena Salmistraro for Florim Ceramiche at Studio CEDIT - Photo by Lea Ceramiche.

HOTEL CHIMERA by Elena Salmistraro for Florim Ceramiche at Studio CEDIT – Photo by Lea Ceramiche.