Milan 2010: With the Milan furniture fair just around the corner, Dezeen has teamed up with Organisation in Design, initiators of the Ventura Lambrate design district in Milan, to provide this map and guide to the area.
Dezeen is online media partner for Ventura Lambrate, a former industrial district to the east of the city centre with excellent transport links and a range of brand new exhibition spaces.
Exhibitors will include Design Academy Eindhoven, Studio Maarten Baas and the Royal College of Art, plus the winner of our exhibition space competition. The competition closed yesterday and we'll announce the winner tomorrow.
See all our stories about Milan 2010 in our special category.
Here's some more information from Organisation in Design:
2010 / March / Press Release VENTURA LAMBRATE: FUORI SALONE 2010
Organisation in Design proudly presents Ventura Lambrate; the new area for design in Milan during the Salone del Mobile.
Since some time now, the design world is asking for new and exciting possibilities in Milan and people are eager for a change. The Fuori Salone should be about high quality design and design with content again and this will be realised in Ventura Lambrate.
The goal with Ventura Lambrate is to offer the international design world a new area in Milan, where the focus will once again be on the quality of the presentations, the substance of the exhibitors and the content of the works. With space for renowned established designers, emerging young designers, creative labels, interesting initiatives, small surprises and exciting presentations. The aim is to make Ventura Lambrate an area where both the press and the public are positively challenged by qualitative presentations, interesting exhibitions and new designs.
VENTURA LAMBRATE: EXHIBITIONS
During the Fuori Salone 2010, which runs from Wednesday April 14 to Sunday April 18, Organisation in Design initiates a new project with the title: Ventura Lambrate, where the following individual exhibitions will be on show:
- ARTBOOK MILANO
- DESIGN ACADEMY EINDHOVEN
- FLAT DESIGN
- STUDIO FREDERIK ROIJÉ
- GEKE LENSINK and JESSE VISSER
- DESIGN DIALOGUES, TEN SMALL ATLASES
- JAN DE COCK
- STUDIO JENS PRAET | STUDIO VIBEKE SKAR | LANZAVECCHIA + WAI
- STUDIO MAARTEN BAAS
- MADE IN ARNHEM
- NIELS VAN EIJK & MIRIAM VAN DER LUBBE
- PLUSDESIGN GALLERY
- ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART (RCA)
- SCUOLA POLITECNICA DI DESIGN
- JACK BRANDSMA, LAMBERT KAMPS AND MARCUS PETSTRA
- THE DEZEEN COMPETITION LOCATION
- TOTAL TABLE DESIGN PROJECT
- 13.798 GRAMS OF DESIGN
- VENTURA LAMBRATE: HISTORY
The Ventura Lambrate area has a rich industrial, history and became famous for the many old factories that were located here, such as Lambretta, Faema, Innocenti and others.
The Ventura Lambrate area houses an incredible number of interesting locations. The purely industrial and creative atmosphere of Ventura Lambrate has already been picked up on by the international art world, which is shown by the number of well-known Contemporary Art galleries that have opened and have relocated here such as Massimo De Carlo, Francesca Minini, Lambretto Art Project (LAP), Pianissimo, Prometeogallery and Plusdesign Gallery. But also by the presence of amongst others, the headquarters of Abitare, la Scuola Politecnica di Design the school for design in Italy, Art Book shop, Radio 101 and an impressive number of architectural and other creative studios.
ORGANISATION IN DESIGN
Organisation in Design and its team are situated in Utrecht, The Netherlands and manage a broad spectrum of tasks for designers, design studios and other design related companies. Organisation in Design guides projects, manages business and handles international PR. With 10 years of experience in the Fuori Salone, and clients such as Moooi, Studio Maarten Baas and Marcel Wanders Studio, the studio has a major focus on the Fuori Salone in Milan.
Margriet Vollenberg: lives and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands and graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2000. From 2000 to 2005 she lived and worked in Milan as designer for Pellini and Maria Christina Hamel and as project manager for the Fuori Salone. In 2005 she returned to The Netherlands where she started Studio Margriet Vollenberg and worked at Studio Jurgen Bey (now Studio Makkink & Bey). Together with Margo Konings, she founded Organisation in Design.
Margo Konings: lives in Eindhoven and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands, graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2006. After graduating she started J’aime la folie and worked with WATdesign and Maarten Baptist. She was co-curator of the exhibition ‘No Windmills, Cheese or Tulips’ in Tokyo. Together with Margriet Vollenberg, she founded Organisation in Design.
Now, Organisation in Design & Ventura Lambrate proudly present the new design district in the city of Milano, for the Fuori Salone 2010 and for the future!
VENTURA LAMBRATE: LOCATION
The Ventura Lambrate exhibitions are located on the following addresses: Via (Privata) Massimiano / Via (Privata) Giovanni Ventura / Via (Privata) Cletto Arrighi
Metro Lambrate, MM2 Green Line exit Lambrate FS Tram line 33 from Central Station to Rimembranze di Lambrate Tram line 23 to Central Station from Rimembranze di Lambrate Bus 54 and 924 fermata via Pitteri / via Oslavia Bus 75 fermata via c. Flaminio / via Saccardo