21 March 2017

FuoriSalone 2017: Zona Santambrogio details and events

The fifth edition of Zona Santambrogio

Zona Santambrogio is the new cultural district of the Milan Design Week 2017, in its fifth edition, communicates exhibitions and events of the neighborhood, adding to the design topics a strong involvement with the territory, with the aim of enhancing the city, its cultural sites and all the actors who live in and characterize it during the the Salone del Mobile week in Milan. Zona Santambrogio Design District has joined the Milanese circuit of Fuorisalone.it.

One area, endless possibilities

Zona Santambrogio will present a circuit of exhibitions and events together with the actors of Sant’Ambrogio neighborhood as showrooms, shops, restaurants and of course designers, companies and architects that in the district spaces find their own ideal showcase. All the initiatives that animate the area are promoted through the channels of Zona Santambrogio – a paper Guide Map of the area, on the official website ZonaSantambrogio.com and related Social Networks. The map will be distributed throughout the district and in other areas of Milan.


The main event of Zona Santambrogio will be DOUTDESIGN at 49 of San Vittore Street. DOUTDESIGN promotes the self-production of young Italian and foreign designers, bringing the evidences of a change which already sees the designers protagonists of the whole process: design, manufacturing, communication, distribution and contamination with the makers world, a fusion that already shapes all the objects around us. Telling this changing world through the work of young people who invent, experiment, make mistakes, create.

Stay tuned we will publish soon all the details of the projects!


The location of Via San Vittore 49, a former monastery villa with spacious interiors and characterized by a large hidden garden of 3000 sqm with old trees, managed by the social cooperative La Cordata.


Last but not least, EAT URBAN FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL, the first festival entirely dedicated to “street food” during the Milan design week, in the beautiful setting of Via San Vittore 49, which for the occasion will transform the magnificent courtyard in a large “En plein air” restaurant by hosting some of the best gourmet food trucks and Apecars from all over Italy. Open every day of FuoriSalone from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and until 12 p.m. on weekends.

The initiative produced by Studio Re.Rurban and organized in the context of ZONA SANTAMBROGIO Design District, aims to become the FuoriSalone restaurant, a place where you can taste the excellence of Food Trucks design food, throughout the week, open from morning until late evening with many events.

Il quartiere

Zona Santambrogio is one of the most relevant city areas from the historical point of view, art and culture: the Basilica del Patrono, Santa Maria delle Grazie, Le Vigne di Leonardo, the Science and Technology Museum, Achille Castiglioni Foundation, Franco Albini Foundation, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Milan Triennale Museum, the Archaeological Museum, but also the showrooms of Gobbetto, C & C, the Bar-Bistro, the historic Bar Magenta, the E.E. Ercolessi shops, IF Bags, are just some of the excellence present in the cultural district.