Milan Design Week 2024: what are the main districts – News

THE Fuorisalone it increasingly broadens its field of action. Edition after edition, he conquers new spaces, including those that move away from the classic circuits of design.

Throughout the city,in the center on the outskirts, shops, period buildings, courtyards, museums, theaters and private homes become the scene of presentations, exhibitions, installations, workshops and parties. A kaleidoscope of events in which a a fundamental role is that of neighborhoods: a kind of neighborhood organizations. Here are the main Milan Design Week 2024.

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At first it was just there Tortona region. It was good therein fact, about twenty years ago the first district was born and with it the Fuorisalone: Formerly united under a single label, today it includes distinct and independent entities like Tortona Rocks, Base and Superdesign Show by Superstudio, where it all began and which remains one of the most attractive hubs.

However, the excitement of the neighborhood has not changed: it is still one of the liveliest areas during design week.

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Brera Design District

THE The Brera Design District is one of the districts with the highest concentration of permanent showrooms of design: there are 196. Organized between via Brera, via Statuto, via Solferino, via Pontaccio, via Palermo and surrounding areasand, this year, it is in its fifteenth edition and has a calendar with 220 events.

Among the highlights of the district is the monumental interactive work “Lines of Flight” by Porsche, created by the collective Numen/For Use: inspired by the nugget pattern of Porsche cars, and similar to a floating net, it invites visitors to an experience of imagination and freedom.


In the streets of the historic center, between Corso Magenta, Sant'Ambrogio and the Column of San Lorenzo, this year it comes to life for the eleventh time 5VIE Design Week.

The title of this edition is “Unlimited Design Orchestra” and finds in music the models from which to draw inspiration for a design increasingly focused on an intrinsically human and humanist dimension.

Durini Design District

The association behind the Durini Design District was born in 2016 from a first group of seven associated companies (B&B Italia, Cassina, Interni, Meritalia, Luxury Living, Porro, Technogym).

Today, it is made up of 40 brands and has more than 100 protagonists. 40 thousand square meters exhibition spaces. The theme of the 2024 edition is “Color Design Experience”: the emphasis, as the title suggests, is on the role of color in design.

Porta Venezia Design District

After the success of the first edition with more than 40 thousand visitors, it returns Porta Venezia Design Districtalso called “the other” neighborhood.

The theme for 2024 is “Everythink is design”, a slogan which, through a play on words, refers to the inclusive nature of the design but also of the neighborhood itself. Porta Venezia, in fact, is a lively and cosmopolitan area of ​​the city.


Between other districts of Milan to visit during the Fuorisalone are also worth mentioning:

  • Monumental zone;
  • Roman door;
  • Central Station;
  • Bocconi district;
  • Navigli;
  • Freight;
  • Crescenzago.

Some are organized into districts and others with independent entities, but all, like the rest of the city, have a rich and multifaceted calendar of events.

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