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 “Public Design Festival 2011” is one of the major events in Milan, Italy. There were many exhibitions and showrooms from big and small organizations. We were still around “Via Tortona”. Let’s continue with part 2.

Let’s see what’s behind the wall…

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Different styles of chairs… awesome!

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Tall glass stands

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Lamps “Tricolore”, Italian’s flag theme (green, white and red)

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Accessories – made from light fiber

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Lamps – look like vases.

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A restaurant inside one of the showrooms

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HTC showrooms – all with technology for mobile phones

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Whirlpool – a showroom of modern kitchen

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Inside Whirlpool showroom – a demonstration of making bread from “Whirlpool” oven

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Fiat – ABARTH (small size, big engine)

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Thailand showroom

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Tray for spices

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Home décor item – decorating tray

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Interior design for modern homes

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MBT (Mind Body Temple) Showroom – shoes for exercise

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New Jaguar – must be very fast one!

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Fireplace – retro look

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Lamps – very colorful!

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“Cannon” showroom – with light and sound

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Decorating ceiling lambs – Jellyfish shape

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Easter is coming… it’s time to shop for chocolate eggs. As an Italian tradition, people exchange eggs on Easter Sunday. We can see them all over the cities… supermarkets, bakery shops, bread shops, department stores, etc.

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Wish you a very “Happy Easter”.
Buona Pasqua!

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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.