Ten convivial table design projects at Milan Design Week 2024

Solar Collection by La DoubleJ in Max Siedentopf's Dancing Plates installation - Courtesy of La DoubleJ.

The joy of sharing a meal took centre stage in Milan. We selected ten convivial table design installations, projects, and exhibitions.

Designers ‘On the Trestle’: Secondome challenges six Italian designers

Trestle, Secondome exhibtion at Rossana Orlandi Gallery - Photo by Serena Eller.

A deceiving throne, a table inspired by flowing lava, a totemic geometric structure, shelves and consoles with moulded Murano glass sheets, and an introspective cage-like design. Six designers work with wood, exploring the concept of the trestle.

The Hydro 100R exhibition tasked designers to experiment with low-carbon aluminium

Hydro Circal 100R exhibition @ Spazio Maiocchi - Photo by Einar Aslaksen.

At the Hydro 100R exhibition in Milan, Max Lamb, Inga Sempé, Philipe Malouin, and other international designers create furniture design collections from revolutionary, first near-zero recycled aluminium.

Food and Beverage blend with design at Milan Design Week 2024

Arianna De Luca's tableware - ©Flavia Rossi, courtesy of 5Vie.

Coffee, exotic rums, balsamic vinegar and gelato are the ingredients of some of the best Food and Beverage projects and exhibitions at Milan Design Week 2024.

Design-for-thought: 12 design exhibitions at Milan Design Week 2024 

We Mediterranean - Courtesy of Paola Carimati.

Design-for-thought in Milan: a tribute to the gentle genius of Alessandro Mendini, a convivial design space to foster dialogue across the Mediterranean Sea, a school kitchen for Nairobi‘s largest slum and the Taiwanese perspective on today’s pressing global issues.

Twelve immersive design installations at Milan Design Week 2024

The Art of Dreams by Numen:For Use x Porsche - ©Porsche.

A gigantic trompe-oil on the Central Station’s facade, suspended climbing nets, colourful ‘brutalist’ smart toilets, a love boat for giant cats and more. Check out these immersive design installations at Milan Design Week 2024.

Milan Design Week 2024: 20 must-visit districts and destinations

Re/Creation installation by Lasvit - Image by Lasvit.

Are you ready for the most influential event on Design Planet? Archipanic rounds up the must-visit destinations of Milan Design Week 2024.