Milan design week 2023

Illustration of people outside Duomo di Milano
17-23 AprApril 2023
Milan, Italy

Milan design week is the biggest annual design event in the world, hosting the largest furniture fair Salone del Mobile.


Milan design week returns to its usual spot in April, having taken place in June for two consecutive years due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, the festival runs from 17 to 23 April 2023.

Salone del Mobile

The largest event taking place at Milan design week is Salone del Mobile, located at Fiera Milano exhibition centre from 18 to 23 April 2023.

The furniture fair welcomes more than 370,000 visitors and presents thousands of brands showcasing furniture, lighting, electrical appliances, kitchen, bathroom, outdoor and workspace products.

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Alongside the world's largest furniture fair, a variety of fringe events take place during the week, collectively known as fuorisalone. These events include installations, exhibitions and talks.

Design districts

The design districts for the 2023 festival are yet to be announced. However, last year Milan design week took place across four districts in the city:

Brera Design District
The Brera Design District is located in central Milan, and is one of the largest in the city.

Isola Design District
The Isola Design District is located in Milan Isola neighbourhood, north of the city centre.

Tortona Design Week
Located southwest of the city centre, the Zona Tortona is home to Tortona Design Week.

5Vie Design Week
5Vie Design Week can be found in the Cinque Vie district in Milan, a Medieval quarter close to the Duomo cathedral.

Dezeen Events Guide is creating a festival guide to Milan design week 2023. To get listed contact [email protected].

Milan Design Week 2023 takes place from 17 to 23 April 2023 across various locations in Milan, Italy.