Gallery: Zona Tortona Flourishes with Green Designs at the Milan Furnit...

 
Zona Tortona has been Milan’s creative epicenter ever since Italian Vogue art director Flavio Lucchini and photographer Fabrizio Ferri brazenly opened studios along a row of abandoned warehouses back in 1983, spawning a creative migration and economic metamorphosis to the once industrial locale. Now fully established and recognized as a cultural hub with designers and artists abound, Zona Tortona plays annual host to newly branded Tortona Design Week, a satellite celebration of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, where Heineken-carrying design enthusiasts revel in sun drenched courtyards while DJs spin an eclectic mix of drum and bass. This is where we find a new school of design, ripe with innovation and fervor for doing things different and better than before. Young and established designers alike whose thoughtful design and manufacturing processes consider more than just the bottom line. Here at Zona Tortona 2011, we find design philosophies and principals that will save the world.

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  1. Kalyn Tonai May 5, 2011 at 4:43 am

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