Matteo Fogale (Uruguyan) and Laetitia de Allegri (Swiss), are two separate design entities who joined forces for the first time in 2014 for their show -ISH, have since designed numerous pieces garnering them much deserved attention.
What are you looking forward to seeing at Milan Design Week?
We’re looking forward to seeing Philippe Malouin’s new work for Caesar Stone. We’re also looking forward to discover this year’s impressive and sensorial installations and spaces like some of the amazing palazzi and ville.
Where will you definitely dine while in Milan?
Ratana, Al Pont de Ferr, Fabbrica.
Best place for an espresso/quick bite?
10 Corso Como, Fioraio Bianchi, Caffè Luini close to Duomo for amazing panzerotti also in the area, the terrace of Rinascente has a great view of the Duomo.
What are some of the highlights of Design Week, in your opinion?
Ventura Lambrate, Rossana Orlandi, Paola Lenti, Dimore Studio, Wallpaper Handmade, BMW,… Obviously we will do a tour to Fiera Rho.
Which particular events will you be attending during Design Week?
Wallpaper Handmade, T Magazine party, Edit by DesignJunction.
WHERE WILL YOU BE STAYING? OR WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE HOTEL IN MILAN?
We rented a flat in Isola which used to be a manufacturing area.
CAN YOU RECOMMEND SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE SHOPS, PLACES TO SEE WHILE IN MILAN?
10 Corso Como, Nilufar Gallery and if you have time for a day trip : Isola Comacina, Como.
“Take the Italian pace, don’t forget to enjoy food in between exhibitions and try the aperitivo!”
ONE PIECE OF ADVICE FOR A FIRST TIME GOER.
Get yourself an Interni guide as soon as possible and select your must-see list depending on areas. Take the Italian pace, don’t forget to enjoy food in between exhibitions and try the aperitivo!
FAVORITE DESIGN MOVEMENT OR TREND AT THE MOMENT?
The makers movement & DIY furniture, material experimentations, post modernist trends: Bold, playful & colourful.
ANY UP AND COMING DESIGNERS WE SHOULD GET TO KNOW?