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Milan: The Monocle Travel Guide
This vivacious Italian city, which has been booming since the 1950s, is a hive of activity. Monocle's travel guide will navigate you through the very best it has to offer, from rustic lunch spots to Europe's finest artwork. Published by Gestalten, The Monocle Travel Guide to Milan is available now at The Monocle Shop.
Fuorisalone 2016: Design on display
Running parallel to Milan’s furniture fair, Fuorisalone is a series of citywide events dedicated to design. Monocle Films spotlights the latest products and ideas on exhibit.
Salone del Mobile: Best in show
Salone del Mobile, the furniture world’s premier event, saw record attendance for its 2016 edition in Milan. Monocle Films visited the fair and showrooms throughout the city to discover the highlights.
Milano Moda Uomo
As the mercury rose in Milan, we toured the showrooms and palazzos to take the temperature of the best 2016 spring/summer menswear collections. Here are 10 of our favourite finds.
Showtime – Expo 2015
Monocle Films visits the national pavilions at the Universal Exposition – hosted this year by the city of Milan – to see how countries use this global stage to grow their businesses and brands.
From the streets of Brera to Via Tortona, we crisscross the piazzas and pound the pavements to showcase our favourite finds from design show Salone del Mobile’s open-air offshoot in Milan.
Salone del Mobile 2014
Look no further than Monocle's report from this year's furniture fair in Milan to find out who's leading the way in the sector and what innovations will soon be shaping interiors across the globe.
Salone del Mobile 2012
The 51st Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan revealed a change of mood in the design industry. With manufacturers still suffering from tightened budgets, designers are finding new and innovative techniques to maintain quality.
Milan Furniture Fair 2011
This year the Salone del Mobile in Milan celebrated its 50th anniversary. Fittingly, the mood was buoyant throughout the week-long event as the industry is beginning to pick up again post-recession. Monocle reports from all corners of the city on the people and events driving it forward once again.
Milan design galleries
During this year's Milan furniture fair, Monocle visited three of the city's most celebrated design galleries. As well as checking out their collections and finding out how their businesses are growing, we talked to the owners about how they work with the world's leading design week.
Milan Furniture Fair
Monocle took to Milan in force for the Salone del Mobile to pick through the stands, showrooms and satellite exhibitions and sum up what's going down in the design world. Design editor Hugo Macdonald reports on the wind of change that's blowing through the industry this year.
Milan Furniture Fair
All eyes have been on the Salone, the world's biggest and most important furniture fair, held in Milan. The mood was optimistic and confident, and a scaling back gave rise to a more considered and thoughtful event. In the first of two films, Sarah Balmond reports from the sprawling Rho exhibition halls and the city's many design hotspots.
Milan Furniture Fair 2008
This year's Salone Internazionale del Mobile defied the credit crunch with an optimistic mood and a record number of visitors. Sarah Balmond reports on how emerging designers and established brands are responding to turbulent times.
Milan design diary – part one
Milan's Salone del Mobile ranks as the world's biggest industrial design event. This year we dispatched a team of editors to deliver a series of reports in both print and video. For background, see our preview of the event in the May issue of Monocle. In part one of our video report, editor-in-chief Tyler Brûlé offers the highlights from the fair.