To set the scene, what better home for design than Milan, with its yellow plaster work, marble floors, the incredible Duomo and the terrifyingly beautiful Fondazione Prada.
Milan Cathedral - Photo by 2LG
Fashion brand COS have become a major player on the Milan scene with incredible installations year after year by major design brands like Snarkitecture.
Open Sky by Philip K Smith III for COS in Milan 2018 (photo by 2LG)
Philip K Smith III for Cos (photo by 2LG Studio)
Our favourite has to be this installation dropping bubbles of smoke by Studio Swine for COS.
Caesarstone are always a main attraction and this futuristic offering by Snarkitecture will stay in the memory forever (2018)
Snarkitecture for Caesarstone in Milan 2018 (photo by 2LG Studio)
Russell and Jordan at Caesarstone
Caesarstone Cloudburst Concrete worktop - photo by Megan Taylor
Giant balls of ice by Snarkitecture for Caesarstone (photo by 2LG Studio)
Album cover moment in this incredible art by Jordan Soderberg Mills (2016)
Photo by 2LG - Installation by Jordan Soderberg Mills, Ventura Lambrate
Always a showstopper, Lee Broom.
Observatory by Lee Broom (photo by 2LG Studio)
Salone del Mobile, with its grand scale and endless inspiration. This stand by design icons, Vitra.
Vitra (photo by 2LG Studio)
Keeping it fresh and real and finding their way into may of our projects after various Milan trips, Hay.
Our number one forever, our first Milanese love affair. Dimore Studio. (2014)
Leading the new wave, Studio Pepe, with their game changing Club Unseen (2018)
Vase by Humble Matter at Club Unseen (photo by 2LG Studio)
Club Unseen by Studio Pepe (photo by 2LG Studio)
Italian lighting legends, Giopato and Coombes.
The classic touch of Cristina Celestino.
Cristina Celestino x Fendi
The villas and entrance halls, home to so many installations throughout the festival are next level. This was a fav, Villa Borsani 2018.
The Master bedroom at Villa Borsani (photo by 2LG Studio)
Casa Libera! - Villa Borsani
The gardens have an old glamour that is unforgettable
The gardens of Villa Borsani (photo by 2LG Studio)
Every courtyard and corner of Milan is a stunner
The Grand courtyard setting for Caesarstone (photo by 2LG Studio)
How better to end than on this epic punch of pink from Marc Ange (2017), that says it all. Sun and beauty. The design world will take a moment to recover, but grit and passion will win out in the end.
Le Refuge by Marc Ange, Wallpaper Handmade (photo by 2LG)
Milan, we love you and we will be back to visit you soon x