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5vie is the district that transforms the oldest and most narrow streets of Milan for a week, opening secret courtyards, amazing palaces, shops and ateliers.
You can easy reach it on foot from the Duomo metro station (red/yellow line) or from Sant’Ambrogio metro station (green line) and it is in the perfect position to explore also the San Babila/Duomo area, Brera, Sant’Ambrogio/Tortona.
5vie in 5 locations
Via Cesare Correnti 14
This is the district headquarter. A beautiful palace with the charm of the past, antique wooden floors, old wallpaper… it was called the House of Demons, here lived a well-known pr of the fashion world. Closed and abandoned for years comes back to life during this week.
Decorated glass, amazing parquet floors, old wallpapers, in its rooms you can see the exhibition Local Design, 24 Australian designers.
Do not miss the Arcadia installation by Sara Ricciardi/Schloss Hollenegg in the courtyard.
The second courtyard will make you forget to be a few steps from Milan Cathedral and from the bustle of Via Torino, you can visit the Diesel Living apartment with its industrial loft style.
Via Santa Marta
This is the heart of 5vie. Here you will find the Biblioteca del Siam, the beautiful chandeliers of Apparatus, BDDW, Funky Table…
Funky Table/Bitossi Home
A super decorative installation with blue and white wallpaper, rugs and beautiful dishes!
If you can not resist, across the street there is the Funky Table store where you can leave all your money.
Via Santa Marta 21 courtyard
Don’t miss the beautiful new collection of Giopato & Combes and visit the Paravicini ceramics atelier.
corso Magenta 24
This marvelous palace is worth the visit alone, you find here various exhibitions.
In the main courtyard there is the huge (and super photogenic) installation of Asif Kahn with a forest of red poles with hammocks where you can relax for a while.
Under the porches office furniture in pastel tones: Manerba, an all-female Italian company, will make you look at the workplace in a new and feminine way!
Also on the ground floor is the beautiful exhibition of young Swiss designers.
On the main floor you will find amazing rooms that will leave you speechless! Many companies and exhibitions, all interesting!
corso Magenta 10
A beautiful store that transports you to a dimension where décor is the master. Do not miss the coffee on the first floor!
via Meravigli 9/b
Tulips are back in town! The courtyard of the palace is filled with flowers that will be given away on Sunday, from 2pm!
Explore the rooms of the palace and be enchanted by the frescoed and gilded halls on the first floor!
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