Exploring the district around Porta Genova Station, a historical factories district, all reconverted as studios, hotels, design workshops, museums!
Walk in Via Savona and Tortona, with stops at Design Hotel Nhow as well as Superstudio, the best known location in Milan for fashion, design shootings, opening in the late 70’s and still at present one of the hearts of the Milan Design Week every april
+ Ansaldo: former iron factory housing the amazing La Scala Opera House workshops, where tailors and scene makers are always at work to make the magic atmosphere of the theatre operas real
+ Triennale Design Museum, where we can overview how smart milanese and italian designers were able to work with innovative materials (plastic, leather…) to create furnitures and reflecting on the fonction of objects of day by day life
+ visit of the Spazio Orlandi:
fascinating design atelier in a hidden garden area of the city
+ visit of the Fondazione Achille Castiglioni:
master of italian industrial design (2018 is the Achille’s year, so the museum and Foundation will be even more interesting).
+ Coffee break in a design caffetteria on the way.