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17th - 22nd April 2012. Triennale di Milano.   
Opening Party
17 April 2012 from 7pm to 12pm
From 10pm performance di Les Moutons de Panurge di Frederic Rzewski organized by Sentieri selvaggi and open to all the musicians of the city.

Opening Hours
10.30am - 10.00pm

Triennale Design Museum
TDM5: grafica italiana

Director: Silvana Annicchiarico
Scientific curators: Giorgio Camuffo, Mario Piazza, Carlo Vinti
Exhibition Design: Fabio Novembre
Graphic design: Leftloft
Sound design: Saturnino, Sound Identity
Catalogue by Corraini Edizioni

With the fifth exhibition TDM5: grafica italiana, Triennale Design Museum continues its engagement with the promotion and enhancement of Italian creativity, extending its research to an art that has always been viewed as minor or instrumental and giving it back the independent role it deserves. Graphic art is a fundamental chapter in the history of Italian design, at the very core of the visual culture of our country.

Lorenzo Damiani – Prova a prendermi / Catch Me If You Can

TRIENNALE DESIGN MUSEUM

An exhibition composed by objects scattered throughout several different places, all inside Triennale di Milano.

PinkVision
Art Science and Bricks

VISIONLAB

The project brings into play the LEGO® building bricks. 45 women Artists and Scientists developed 45 works, re-combined in the large joint project.

Learning to Fly

CAMPARI

For the 80° Anniversary Camparisoda proposes for the design week the metaphor of the journey with Matteo Ragni at Camparitivo in Triennale.

Royal Oak 40 years
From Avant–Garde to Icon

AUDEMARS PIGUET

Audemars Piguet has curated an exhibition of 100 timepieces set against the backdrop of a stage that underscores it origins.

JTI Clean City Lab

JAPAN TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL

JTI presents the finalists of the project, conceived for the creation an outdoor ashtray of the future, in which aesthetics and eco-responsibility merge.

Parade

ABET LAMINATI

Big Abet Laminati panels in motion show the new Parade Collection designed by Giulio Iacchetti.

Vertigo
Let the surfaces play

DESIGN

The “vertigo” metaphor in an installation that enthralls visitors by capturing them in a whirl of tactile and colorful suggestions.

London 2012 Olympic Torch

EDWARD BARBER E JAY OSGERBY

The London 2012 Olympic Torch designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby goes on show at La Triennale Di Milano, representing the best of British design, engineering and innovation.

Perspectives

BELGIUM IS DESIGN

Visions, intentions, strategies and perspectives of contemporary Belgian design.

Iperbolica

ALESSANDRO CIFFO

An exhibition of 11 self-produced armchairs, in which the processing of silicone with pure pigments creates original colour effects.

Lezioni di Enzo Mari

CORSI DESIGN FACTORY

Vases and bowls handmade in transparent resin, where the rigourous ethic and the poetic easthetic sense of the Artist is strictly combined with the maestry of the craftsmen of the Editor.

Design Dance

COSMIT

456 design, classic and modern objects, activated by actors, acrobats and dancers, by magical theatrical devices. All there to witness or imagine through animated pictures. Conceived for the Saloni 2012.

Light Bull charging Wall Street

CARIMATI

The work of Simone D'Auria stands as a symbol of new faith of the people towards the ability to defeat the dark times of crisis.

The Little Designer

ROBERTO GIACOMUCCI

To create a “small things design” does not mean to create a “little design”, but a universal design, easy to understand and to use.

Future Roots

HOGAN

The exhibition celebrates, through the passion and genius of the international architects and designers, the vision of a future that plants its roots in the values of the past.

Metropolis

INTERFACE

Interface has chosen Milan Design Week 2012 as the European launch pad for its latest on-trend product collection, Metropolis.

Lasvit Liquidkristal by Ross Lovegrove

LASVIT

The project wants to challenge the most advanced technology of the company in order to manufacture crystal panels that can transform the optical beauty of buildings and space at any scale.

Mutable Spirit

MARMOMACC

Modules, accessories and surfaces are reviewed thanks to the sensitivity of seven designers in order to refine logics that are also increasingly attentive to sustainability topics.

Sense is simple – The spa

SIMONE MICHELI

An oasis that meets the need to escape reality, a spa where lightness, simplicity, harmony and instinct are modeled. Interior design and lighting: Simone Micheli.

MINI Creative Use of Colour

MINI

MINI is ready to amaze the city with a new Unconventional activity. MINI presents the preview of an Italian project. Give space to the Colour. Play the Fluo!

Lighter than White

NEWCHI

NewChi presents exquisite porcelain in “Blanc de Chine” style by Heinrich Wang, redefining ancient Chinese culture and philosophy in the modern context.

Homines Energetici

REPOWER

Italo Rota shows Repower through original projects on energy and territory: from the Parco delle Quattro Acque to the green mobility. Energy you need.

Among the posts in Venice

RIVA 1920

738 projects and 1000 designers took part in the First Competition of Ideas, which asked architects and designers to design a bench/outdoor seat through the recycling wood of Briccole of Venice.

Objet Préféré / Objet Coloré

UNITED COLORS OF BENETTON

Objet Préféré/Objet Coloré is an exhibition composed of two collections designed by Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research center.

Design League
The table football championship of the italian design

TOWANT UNCPROGETTI

16 Architectural studios will competing in table football with t-shirt sponsored by the design companies.

Insalata Belga

BELGIUM IS DESIGN

A “food design” event organized by Brussels Invest & Export, in collaboration with Xavier Lust and the sommelier Eric Boschman.

Symposium. Never Mind the Mainstream. About Industry and Experiment in Design

VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

Beginning of the Vitra Design Museum’s 2012 summer series on design topics related to the Netherlands.