The Milan Design Week is not a trade fair; He was born spontaneously in the early eighties by the companies operating in the furniture and industrial design industry.
Even to this day the individual promoters organize themselves to create a great collective event that focuses during the month of April, to coincide with the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.
The events are in fact mainly located in the showrooms of companies participating, which are scattered throughout the city. However there are some neighborhoods of Milan who have taken a leading role throughout the history of the Fuori Salone, becoming true icons.
Over time were devoted its entire areas to temporary exhibitions during the week of design, it is often former industrial wasteland that companies take in management for that period in order to create great points of interest, rich not only in exhibitions of the various products, but also performance and works of various kinds.
The typical neighborhoods also be added so exceptional events organized in several other parts of the metropolis, vary from year to year, extending the culture of design in all the Milanese neighborhoods.