Milan Public Design Festival 2011

April 12-17, 2011, Milan hosted an annual event, Public Design Festival. It is one of the public events that dedicated to public design and urban space. There were several projects, meetings, workshops and international contest all around major streets in Milan; such as, Corso Garibaldi, Lambrate, Porta Romana, Via Tortona, San Babila, etc.

We went out on Saturday, April 16th, the weather was nice… sunny and breezy… perfect for a long walk. Let’s see some pictures from this event.

“Public Design Festival 2011”

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“Design of Love” – black and white theme

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Colorful design

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Lounges from “Design of Love”

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Very colorful ceiling lamps

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Modern Grand Piano

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Sequin Wall

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Sequin Bags

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“ASUS” – showroom of technology

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Transparent sidewalk – with see through design

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Car and (giant) shoe

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(Easter) Bunnies???

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Showroom from Thailand – very exotic design

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Gorgeous lamps – love it!

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Mini Cooper (with decoupage!??!)

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Mini Cooper – open (hanging) showroom

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Very cool walls!

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Home furniture with modern design

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Samsung and their design of technology

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Lunch Time – nice weather, let’s sit outside!

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California Bakery – good place for lunch

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My lunch – sandwich and cheesecake

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White daisy flowers (Italian = Margherita) – we see them all around the city!

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We had such a great time… this event was so hip, so cool… not very often that we could find many exhibitions of designs all together.

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