Istituto Marangoni Milano’s showcase for the Milan Design Week celebrates this wonder fest
JUN 19, 2019 | By Dhawal Bumb
Istituto Marangoni Mumbai at the iconic Ceejay House in Worli sits at the cusp of the city’s commercial and cultural hubs. Designed by the renowned architect Giulio Cappellini, the school offers students a peaceful creative space overlooking the uninterrupted waterscapes of the Arabian Sea. A branch of the famed Istituto Marangoni Milan, the school offers full-time courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Business, Interior Design as well as a short-term course in Fashion Styling.
It also promotes students to develop their opinion by participating in powerful discussions with industry insiders and thought-leaders from across the world of fashion and design. The school also offers students the option of spending their final year at Istituto Marangoni Milan where they also get an opportunity to showcase their designs on a global showcase like the Milan Design Week. Celebrating one of the world’s most famous design events, Milan Design Week, Istituto Marangoni Milano put up a host of activities including exhibitions, talks and installations across Milan. The students from various courses have collaborated with a number of leading furnishing design brands to develop innovative designs and showcase them in the design week.
The activities spread from the school Headquarters to the Brera and Via Durini showrooms, the Innovation Design District to the Milan Furniture Fair in Rho.The headquarters will be hosting the “Istituto Marangoni Design Experience” staged by Giulio Cappellini which is a hub showcasing some of the most interesting projects of the students in partnership with brands of reference in the design world. Leading brands like Cappellini, Icone Luce, Lea Ceramiche, Ceramica Flaminia, WASP, Refin Studio have provided the students with a great platform to bring their concepts to an actual form and those concepts will be exhibited during the course of the design week. Some of the students will also be showcasing their finest work in the booth for Istituto Marangoni at Salone Satellite.
The school will also host WASP who will attend with their high-tech, cutting edge 3D printers that are able to print ceramic materials. The Icon Design Talks at Fondazione Riccardo Catella will cater to a discussion by renowned designer, Tom Dixon on hospitality related current issues. Furthermore, Istituto Marangoni is the only institute taking part in the “Guiltless Plastic” initiative by Rossana Orlandi. The designers from around the world are invited to express and discuss their creative concepts on the subject of recycled plastic as a part of this initiative.
Apart from these activities, the Milan Furniture Fair will also be providing a stage for some exclusive designs by a few individuals from the Institute. Mark Anderson, Director of Education of Istituto Marangoni Milano Design says “Istituto Marangoni Milano’s will make important contributions to the most popular design week this year too.” He also says that the students have worked hard to demonstrate their best work and the design week will be a unique experience for them which they will always cherish. The students from branches from Mumbai, London, Paris and others as well participated in the showcase and presented their best designs as part of the celebrations for the Milan Design Week.
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