Milan Design Week: Cosentino Takes Centre Stage
April 3, 2019
Milan Design Week is a key event in the global design calendar. Cosentino is pleased to once again be taking part, with an action packed programme.
Cosentino City Milan
Located in Piazza Fontana 6, Cosentino City Milan is a must visit for architects and interior designers. The showroom has revamped its main display, which measures over 100 m2. The latest Dekton and Silestone surfaces take centre stage throughout this spectacular space.
What’s On Show?
On show for Dekton are the hyper realistic Stonika collection and the new 4-mm Slim format. The Industrial series also plays a part, plus an exciting preview of two colours. These have been created by the designer Daniel Germani and will be part of a new line called Chromica.
Two coffee tables created using Dekton by the Dutch designer Bertram Beerbaum de Borek will also be on show. In addition, Silestone also forms part of the new display. Visitors can admire the new colours of the Eternal collection and the discover the urban inspiration behind the Loft series.
Cosentino City Milan – Piazza Fontana 6, Milan
Opening hours: 9 – 13 April – 10:00 – 20:00
Press Preview: Monday 8 April – 12:00 – 13:30
Tuesday April 9, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Cosentino Oceania – Light Dinner and DJ
Wednesday April 10, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Cosentino Netherlands and USA -Light Dinner and DJ
Friday April 12, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM – IFI launches Bellevue design by Marc Sadler with Dekton® Korso – Gelato tasting with aperitif and DJ
RAYTRACE with Dekton
After a great preview at Madrid Design Festival 19, visitors to Milan Design Week will be treated to the unveiling of RAYTRACE. This is a project by the East-London designer, Benjamin Hubert (of LAYER studio) with Dektono. RAYTRACE can be visited in the historic vaulted warehouses under Milan’s Central Station as part of the third edition of Ventura Centrale.
This installation consists of a 25 metre long and 6 metre high triangular passageway made using Dekton surfaces. These appear to balance on one single edge within a dark space. Visitors can step inside to see a design inspired by the look of light through water. Nature and design go hand in hand with RAYTRACE.
Raytrace – Ventura Centrale, Via Ferrante Aporti 27, Milan
Press Preview: Monday 8 April – 15:00 – 19:00
Opening hours: 9 – 14 April – 10:00 – 20:00
Local Milan nº 4 with Dekton
Dekton is teaming up with with the Local Milan nº 4 exhibition by Local Design with the stylist and designer Emma Elizabeth. As the largest showcase of Australian design during Milan Design Week, it features 44 designers from Australia and New Zealand. Emma Elizabeth invites visitors to celebrate colour and sound through ten rooms over two floors.
Local Milan nº 4 – Via Cesare Correnti 14, Milan
Press Preview: Monday 8 April – 10:00 – 15:00
Opening hours: 9 – 14 April – 10:00 – 19:00
“Millennial at Work” with Dekton
At last year’s festival, the Italian edition of Elle Décor magazine put on the “Millennial at Home” exhibition. This year, it will focus on the topic, “Millennial at Work”. Cosentino will be joining this event, with Dekton in the colour Domoos colour used for a table and wall cladding in the Level Office space.
Millennial at Work – Corso Venezia 51, Milan
Press Preview: Monday 8 April – 12:00
Masterly – The Dutch in Milano
For the second year running, Cosentino will join Dutch designers and artisans on show in the Palazzo Francesco Turati. Dekton is the ultra compact surface chosen by masters of creation including Bertram Beerdam (of Borek studio) and Karel Bodegom (of Bas Van Pelt studio).
Masterly – Palazzo Francesco Turati, Via Meravigli 7, Milan
Press Preview: Monday 8 April – 15:00 – 18:00
Opening hours: Tuesday 9 April – 11:00 – 17:00;
Wednesday 10 April – 11:00 – 22:00;
11, 12 and 13 April – 11:00 – 19:00;
Sunday 14 April – 11:00 – 16:00
Barcelona Centre de Disseny
The “Barcelona Centre de Disseny” in Milan features stools from the “Dektonhenge” project. These were created from Dekton by potter and designer Xavi Mañosa (of design studio Apparatu) in 2016.
Since then, this work of art has done the rounds at key design events, including the Madrid Design Festival 19. Dektonhenge is a project inspired by Dekton’s raw materials. Mañosa highlights these by putting the Dekton through a similar process as when working with clays.
Barcelona Centre de Disseny – Dante 14, Milan
Opening hours: from Tuesday 9 April at 10:00
Kohler in Palazzo del Senato
The bathroom manufacturer, Kohler plays host to an experience for the senses in the historic Palazzo del Senato. Design and products are shown through water, technology, texture and colour. Dekton and Silestone have been used on the countertops and tables.
Kohler – Palazzo del Senato, Via Senato 10, Milan
Opening hours: 9 – 13 April – 10:00 – 19:00
With this busy schedule of must-see events and installations, Cosentino is set to make a big impact at the Fuorisalone 2019 in Milan.