VENTURA Projects are carefully curated design events in major design hotspots like Milan, New York and Dubai with a high focus on contemporary design – both by new generation designers as well as by established brands and labels.
The second edition of Ventura Centrale and first edition of Ventura Future in Milan will focus on the best of the best in contemporary design during Milan Design Week from 17-22 April. Curious to know who will be presenting? Find the complete list here.
Ventura Future will demonstrate just how designers are able to think outside of conventional structures and produce radical solutions in a world where technologies, big data and complex networks have become the order of the day. Whether you are looking to discover new talents or would like to see what the next generation of designers is currently up to, you do not want to miss this!
Ventura Dubai, as the curator of a special section at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, showcased the projects of 43 European exhibitors in an exclusive 1000m2 exhibition area. Between the palms, the sea and the impressive skyscrapers of the city, many international visitors have been introduced to this exclusive one-off collection of qualitative contemporary design.
When you walk into the newly added Ventura Centrale vault, it is like you entered a Japanese garden, a Karesansui, in all its delicacy and elegance. You have arrived in the intimate installation by the Italian designer Denis Guidone, showing the newest step in his impressive career. Just outside Ventura Centrale, on the Milanese cobblestones, the art installation SALVAMI | ANDATA-RITORNO by the Italian contemporary artist Franco Mazzucchelli arises.
MILAN – Ventura Projects has boosted the appearance of design academies at renowned design events for nearly a decade. For eight years Ventura Lambrate was the platform where visitors could see what was going on inside of the design school walls. This tradition is carried on with nearly twenty academies showing their best work at Ventura Future. We sat down with some of the professors and education makers of the participating academies to cross-examine them on the status quo of design education and to hear about their Ventura Future exhibitions. The design school as…