After the overwelhelming succes of the first edition of Ventura Centrale, Ventura Projects will yet again open the beautiful abandoned warehouses underneath Milan’s Central Station in 2018. We will present an eclectic mix of contemporary design by showcasing both emerging as well as established brands, such as:Stephen Hürlemann with horgenglarus, Surface in collaboration with David Rockwell and 2x4, Baars & Bloemhoff, Editamateria with Antonio Aricò, Nitto, AGC Asahi Glass, a project by Fabrica with Pierre Frey, Denis Guidone and Tomoko Fuse, Franco Mazzucchelli and EILEEN FISHER presents DesignWork, curated by Li Edelkoort.
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Here are the exhibitors of Ventura Centrale 2018.
Ventura Centrale 17-22 April 2018
Via Ferrante Aporti 9, Milan, Italy
General opening hours
10:00-20:00 Tuesday 17 April – Saturday 21 April
10:00-18:00 Sunday 22 April
How to reach Ventura Centrale
The warehouses of Ventura Centrale can be found at Via Ferrante Aporti 9-21. When facing the front of Milano Central Station you will find them on your right side.
Connection between Ventura Centrale and Ventura Future: Ventura Centrale is only 2 metro stops away from Ventura Future. From Future, take the MM2 Green Line to Centrale metro station.
A shuttle bus service offered by Ventura Projects will connect Ventura Centrale and Ventura Future every 20 minutes.
By train: many trains arrive directly at Milano Centrale Station. After getting off the train follow the yellow indications for Piazza Luigi di Savoia and blue indications for Terminal Bus Orio Al Serio and Linate Airports until you are outside of the station. Once outside, turn left and follow the Ventura Centrale stickers on the walking path which will bring you to the warehouses of Ventura Centrale.
It’s about a seven minute walk from the trains to Ventura Centrale.
By metro: Ventura Centrale can easily be reached by metro. The MM2 Green Line and MM3 Yellow Line, exit at Centrale FS. Once you arrive in the hall of the metro station please walk past the ticket office where you can take the stairs up to the railway station. Once upstairs, go straight on until you get to the store, Celio, where you take a right turn. Here you must take another escalator up and walk straight towards a big clock.
Standing underneath the clock, you will be able to see the yellow Ventura Centrale stickers on the walking path which will bring you to the warehouses of Ventura Centrale in Via Ferrante Aporti.
Prepare for a walk of about seven minutes.
Ventura Centrale is proud to collaborate with the following special partners.
Centrale District is a Zone 2 Committee in Milan, born in July 2017 on the grounds of some of the largest and most prestigious hotels in the area between Piazza Repubblica, Stazione Centrale and the adjacent streets. The founding members are: LaGare Hotel Milano Centrale MGallery by Sofitel, the Hernandez Art Gallery, Best Western Hotel Madison and the Sheraton Four Points. A movement that is born to cope with the problems of the neighborhood, motivated by the drive to progress and improvement of that part of Milan that is in effect the business card of the city: the Central Station.