In Milan we have just concluded the furniture fair that opened the doors to the whole world. In the beginning the” Salone del Mobile”, was a fair reserved only to insiders now is the most important event in Milan even surpassing the fashion week. The furniture fair always takes place one week a year in April and opens the doors to the whole world, with experimental, interactive installations, digital technologies, sustainable home automation. Design becomes an obsession: over 2,000 exhibitors (of which 34% foreigners), 650 designer and 450 events.
It is impossible to visit all of those.
The furniture fair closes and passes again himself. In attendance were 343,602 in 6 days, from 165 different countries, an increase of 10% compared with the 2015 Edition with the same biennial Euroluce and Workplace dedicated to light and to the Office. A great commercial success, with audiences and Italy’s image abroad species taking into account that the huge amount of buyers at the fair on 75% came from foreign countries.
The budget is thus to a historical Edition.
In Milan they arrived many guests that are not necessarily related to design, but they came to Milan to live the excitement of this show and the city itself. Milan has become even more beautiful and welcoming. With a full of events and exhibitions, Fuorisalone scattered in various district of Milan. One of these exhibitions, the 20 years of the Salone Satellite, does not close and will be open at the Fabbrica del Vapore until 25 April.
Next date is then to 57th Edition, from 17 to April 22, 2018, with bathroom, kitchen and biennales FTK (Technology For The Kitchen), we look forward to see you even more numerous.