Highlights from Milan Design Week’s 5Vie District

In Giro Part 1

By Wava Carpenter

Milan Design Week this year was blessed with warm, sunny weather—the ideal complement to the cornucopia of eye-pleasing installations. Here are some of our favorites from the 5Vie district.


Arcadia by Sara Ricciardi, inspired by the designer’s residency at the Schloss Hollenegg for Design, curated by Alice Stori Liechtenstein Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono

Ruins by Roberto Sironi for Unsighted, curated by Nicolas Bellevance-LeCompte Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono

Local Design, featuring the work of 26 fabulous Australian designers Photo © Emanuele Zamponi; courtesy of Local Design | Stylist Emma Elizabeth

Lobus Wall Lights by Jochen Holz for Seeds Gallery Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono

Test Tube Vases by BCXSY for Seeds Gallery Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono

Stingray Chair by Alia Mazrooei at UAE Design Stories Photo © UAE Design Stories

Sunra Lamps by Nanda Vigo for JCP Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono

Vegan Design by Erez Nevi Pana, curated by Maria Cristina Didero Photo © Manuel Coen for Pamono


For more highlights from Milan Design Week, check out our coverage of Brera, Ventura, and more!


  • Text by

    • Wava Carpenter

      Wava Carpenter

      After studying Design History, Wava has worn many hats in support of design culture: teaching design studies, curating exhibitions, overseeing commissions, organizing talks, writing articles—all of which informs her work now as Pamono’s Editor-in-Chief.
  • Photos by

    • Manuel Coen

      Manuel Coen

      Milan-based photographer Manuel founded El Magazeno Media Production, where he works with his team for agencies and private clients throughout Europe. He's specialized in still life and portraiture, often for the fashion world, for both emerging and established brands. To boot, he's a set designer and painter. Sooner or later he will learn to play the guitar and harmonica.

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