Category: Design

Here you will find events and brand-new creations from the world of design

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Design Week in Milan

Salone-del-mobileMilan’s passion for design is famous as it is the second tradition of the city after fashion. Like each year in April, Lombardy’s capital is looking forward to the tens of thousands Italians and foreigners coming to visit the Salone Internazionale del Mobile (the most important event of its kind in the world) but also all the other events spread in the different quarters of Milan during the Design Week.

The Salone del Mobile takes place in the Rho Fiera complex and is aimed for workers in the sector, except during the weekend when it’s also open to the public. If you’re going to be part of the 40.000 people visiting the 12 and 13 April, prepare to see furniture of each style (classic, modern, contemporary) coming from the whole world and aimed to each room thanks to the side exhibitions focusing on furnishing accessories, kitchen and bathroom.

The International Fair of Contemporaray Art Artissima is coming back to Turin

Since its first edition in 1993, Artissima was able to become one of the best research centers in the sector of visual arts.

Considered the most important fair of contemporary art in Italy, it’s in 5th place in the top 30 art fairs worldwide (according to Skate’s Art).

Divided into five sections, the fair will take place at the original venue of Oval, at Lingotto Fiere from November, 8th to 10th.

26th Intercity Festival in Florence: Theatre, Music, Art and much more until October, 31st

The Intercity Festival has come back to Florence for its 26th edition.

Until 31st October, you will have the chance to enjoy live performances, theatre shows, cinema and photo exhibitions, literary readings, workshops and conferences in the beautiful cradle of Renaissance.

The festival, born in 1988, holds its meaning in the name, because the trains that quickly and directly linked two big cities in Italy were called “intercity”. So, the festival’s purpose is just to connect in the same way the city of Florence and Sesto Fiorentino with another big city in the world and to give the Italian audience an idea of how the show business is arranged

50th edition of SMAU, an Accelarator of Innovation for Businesses

From October 23rd to 25th, SMAU, the most important Italian event dedicated to Information & Communication Technology, comes back in Milan.

The most important companies of digital sector, startups, workshops, research centres and the most innovative towns in Lombardy will meet in a special, great event with the goal of giving impulse to digital development in Italy.

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53rd Genoa International Boat Show

From October 2nd to 6th 2013, the International Boat Show comes back in Genoa with several meetings, itineraries and initiatives for adults and children.

The Boat Show has a brand new layout made up a 180,000-sqm exhibition area, 100,000 of which are on water, 6 different exposition areas, all kinds of boats on display (from powerboats to sailing boats, from tender boats to maxi yatchs) from 1,85 to 80 m long boats.

750 exhibitors, 1,000 boats on display, 100