Weekend at the Salone del Mobile, operating instructions
There are heated with the Fuori Salone and you've read all you could about the novelties presented during the Salone del Mobile 2014. Now finally it's your turn to cross the threshold of the pavilions of the Rho Fiera, to discover for yourself the trends dictated by Milan Design Week. Saturday, April 12 is Sunday, April 13 The Show will be open to the public, not only to insiders, from 9.30 to 19.30. How not to get lost in the halls and easily find what you look for?
The exhibition space is very large, seedlings of the fair and even more conveniently available is the 'app Free dedicated to Fair Mobile.Milano2014, available for Iphone, Ipad, and for the most popular Android devices, where to find not only the map, but also the list of exhibitors, the events of the day and catalogs. Very useful if you are interested in the specific brand: just look for the name in the application, which will give you the coordinates of the stand to reach. If you reach the fair by subway (Red line, Rho Fiera), after passing through the ticket (single entry 30 euro, 44 euro couple, family with a minor 49 €), will meet immediately the halls devoted to 'classic decor, which are the numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4. If you are super fans instead of design, the show is mostly dedicated to you with eight pavilions, you will encounter kept walking, leaving behind the subway. Are the numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20. Two halls are devoted to 'modern furniture, 14 and 18, and then you enter the world of the kitchen and bathroom. the biennial EuroCucina It occupies halls 9, 11, 13 and 15, together with areas dedicated to FTK, or Technology For The Kitchen. Inside the hall 9 you can find the special exhibition "Where living architects"Where through installations and videos, is exposed on living the vision of nine big names in international architecture, which virtually opened their homes to visitors of the exhibition. Inside the halls 13 and 15, with a separate entrance and free, there is the Salone Satellite, dedicated to young emerging designers.
To facilitate those who want to enjoy the best day dedicated to design, some have been prepared stations in the centers of Milan to provide the public with information about the Salone del Mobile, Milan and mobility within the initiatives proposed by the Department of Fashion Design and the City of Milan. The stations are located at metropolitan Cadorna, Garibaldi, Cathedral, San Babila and Rho Fair, as well as the airports of Linate and Malpensa, a three-year and Rinascente. The initiative was made possible thanks to the collaboration with the Municipality of Milan and with the contribution of the Milanese design schools, which have provided 100 students who preside workstations, equipped with Samsung tablet with the application installed in the salon and the link at the ATM site.
Make a program
If you are super fans and do not want to miss anything, do not worry, in the two days available to the public can visit the whole event. A useful way to avoid wasting time and energy is to get a program and if you do not have a smartphone to unload the app, just go to the Cosmit site, dedicated to the exhibitors catalog page 2014, where not only you can search for exhibitors by name , but also by product category of interest.