Essential destinations for design shopping in the city.
10 Corso Como
A unique and ever-expanding mix of selling spaces grouped around a beautiful courtyard in Corso Como's pedestrian area. Worth particular note are the Galleria Carla Sozzani, a book store stocking design books, boutiques, must-have luxury goods, a café and a restaurant. Open Mon-Tues-Fri-Sat-Sun 10.30am-7.30pm; WedThurs 10.30am-9pm. www.10corsocomo.com. Corso Como, 10. T: 02 653531. M2-M5 Garibaldi FS. Map F2
An “art factory” which offers utensils and accessories signed by some of the most renowned names in international design. Open Mon-Sun 10am-70pm. www.alessi.com. Via A. Manzoni, 14/16. T: 02 795726. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
In the many years since its lauch, Armani/Casa has established a pure, modern tradition where pragmatism becomes poetry. A precise aesthetic sense pervades every collection by Giorgio Armani. Open Mon-Sat 10am-19pm. www.armanicasa.com. Corso Venezia, 14. T: 02 76260230. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Located close to the historic Palazzo Poldi Pezzoli, the shop is given over entirely to lighting. Lamps and light systems boasting cutting-edge technology plus a design consultancy service. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.artemide.com. Via A. Manzoni, 12. T: 02 778712201. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
Home furnishings, books, perfumes, candles, carpets and a sector dedicated to tropical plants. An exotic open space reconverted from a famous Milanese industrial factory but also a cultural centre hosting discussions on art, food, music and games. Open Mon-Sun 10.30am-7.30pm. www.cargomilano.it. Via A. Meucci, 43. T: 02 2722131. M2 Crescenzago. Off Map
An elegant, sophisticated space, located in the highly central Via Durini, for a brand that boasts over 80 years in the industry. Open Mon 2.30pm7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.cassina.com. Via Durini, 16. T: 02 76020745. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Christofle evokes innovative modern design and the elegance of times gone by with its beautifully crafted silver cutlery, tableware, crystal jewellery and gift objects. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.christofle.com. Corso Venezia, 6. T: 02 781948. M1 San Babila. Map G4
A small shop, with a vaguely understated air, for one of Italy's legendary design brands. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am1.30pm/2.30pm-7pm. www.danesemilano.com. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo, 15. T: 02 58304150. M3 Missori, M3 Crocetta. Map F5
A cult store for the globally design-addicted offering furniture, objets d'art and accessories designed by some of the biggest names on the international design scene. Located in the heart of Milan, it is spread over an area of about 500 square meters on three levels and with a beautiful outdoor area. The store embodies the spirit of the Driade world: a 360-degree view on the world of living which combines poetry and rigor and translates them into a timeless, elegant, and joyful product. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.driade.com. Via Borgogna, 8. T: 02 799957. M1 San Babila. Map G4
A domestic place integrated with the Boffi brand, where architecture, design and interior design are together in an innovative dimension, with the usual style. It cannot be seen from the street, but the inside experience – moving between the two levels of 1100 square metres in total, in the outside/inside connection – recalls the relationship with the city and its industriousness. Open Mon 10am6pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www. depadova.com. Via Santa Cecilia, 7. T: 02 777201. M1 San Babila. Map G4
A hallmark symbol of design applied to lighting. Since the Sixties, it has offered elegant light collections resulting from collaboration with the best international designers. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.flos.com. Corso Monforte, 9. T: 02 87011080. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Top designers, quality of manufacture and flexibility in product design, make Flou one of the world-leaders in bedroom systems. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.flou.it. Viale Regina Margherita, 10/12. T: 02 654245. M3 Crocetta. Map H5
The protagonists of this Italian luxury lighting brand are its lamps, crafted mainly from steel and glass, based on an idea of discreet, functional elegance. Open Tues-Sat 10am-1pm/2pm-7pm. www.fontanaarte.it. Corso Monforte, 13. T: 02 871213872. Map G4
Galleria Rossana Orlandi
Opened in 2002 in a former tie Factory in the Magenta neighbor, it has been forecasting along the years new and upcoming designers and establishing the premise as one of the most revered platform for avant-garde Design and Lifestyle.
The space is articulated in a not traditional way mixing together, showroom, a retail store, offices and a courtyard for events and meeting. Galleria Rossana Orlandi has also revolutionized the way to present design art pieces, showing them always in real ambiances. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www.rossanaorlandi.com. Via M. Bandello, 14/16. T: 02 4674471. M2 Sant'Ambrogio. Map D5
A large multi-space emporium selling sofas, bookshelves, fragrances, notebooks, lamps, kitchenware but also ethnic furniture and fashion accessories. Original, innovative home furnishings at affordable prices. Open Mon 1.30pm-7.30pm; Tues-Sun 10.30am-7.30pm. www.cargomilano.it. Piazza XXV Aprile, 12. T: 02 6241101. M2 Moscova, M2-M5 Garibaldi. Map F2
A Milanese company of longstanding tradition, boasting over 80 years of experience in the production of high quality plastic materials. It offers a wide assortment of home and office equipment, original gift ideas and customized solutions. Delivers all over the world. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 10.30am-7pm. www.moronigomma.it. Corso G. Matteotti, 14.T: 02 796220. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Distinguished by its minimalist design and eco-friendly approach, this store is a part of the famous chain of “Made-in-Japan” furniture, clothing and high-tech items, with 3 stores in the city (via Torino, corso Buenos Aires, corso Vercelli). Muji's strategy is based on low-key design and functionalism at affordable prices. Open Mon 11.30am-8pm; Tues-Sat 10am8pm; Sun 11am-7.30pm. www.muji.eu. Via Torino, 51. T: 02 809441. M1-M3 Duomo. • Open Sun and Mon 11am7.30pm; Tues-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am7.30pm. Corso Buenos Aires, 36. T: 02 74281169. M1 Lima. Map F5
The showroom is located in the courtyard of via Solferino 11 and hosts a tableware collection based on a youthful yet refined interpretation. The Paola C. collections of objects made using a variety of materials are created by Italian and foreign designers and artists under the art direction of Aldo Cibic. His items are also available at Savona 18 Suites (Tortona district), where you can buy vintage and contemporary design objects. The hall of the hotel is a real gallery of art. Open Mon-Fri 10am-1pm/3pm7pm. Saturday by appointment only. www.paolac. com. Via Solferino, 11. T: 02 862409. M2 Moscova. Map F3
A symbol of Italian artisan elegance. In addition to its cult leather armchairs, it also stocks a rich collection of sofas, beds, tables, desks and accessories. Open Mon 2.30pm7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.poltronafrau. com. Via Durini, 1. T: 02 6570626. M1 San Babila. Map G5 • Via A. Manzoni, 30. T: 02 97070170. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
Sawaya & Moroni
The showroom is located in a building late '800 with windows on the central via Manzoni and extends over three floors connected by a double flight of stairs. It offers furniture and, in particular, chairs, distinguished by an eclectic, ultracontemporary style. The exhibition of the ground floor is a particular container that contrasts the modernity of the pieces of Sawaya&Moroni collection, designed by the most discussed figures and - at the same time - the most revered in the world of architecture and design. Open Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. www.sawayamoroni. com. Via A. Manzoni, 11. T: 02 86395218. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
The art of glass-making. The new collections and the historic pieces of this brand founded in 1921 are showcased against a neutral, minimalist background. Via Montenapoleone, 10. Open Mon-Sat 10am-2pm/3pm-7pm. www.venini.com. T: 02 76000539. M1 San Babila. Map F4
Villeroy & Boch
The company boasts years of experience in the field of product design and interior design. Open Tues-Sat 10am-7pm. www.villeroy-boch.com. Via Montebello, 35. T: 02 65584928. M3 Turati. Map F3
Vercelli, 19. T: 02 48198656. M1 Conciliazione-M1 Pagano. Map C4
MIMÌ Broggian Milano
An exquisite, jewellery brand by the Broggian family has its monobrand boutique in via Gesù 3. A space distinguished by its elegant, cosmopolitan allure, displaying the brand's brightly coloured, uber-feminine collections in niches carved out in the wall. Open Mon 3pm-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am1.30pm/3pm-7pm. www.mimimilano.com. Via Gesù, 3. T: 02 76281461. M3 Montenapoleone. Map G4
Orologeria Luigi Verga
A point of reference for high-end watchmaking collectors and lovers managed by the Verga Family since 1947. The store carries the most prestigious brands such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemar Piguet, Eberhard & Co., Panerai, IWC, JaegerLeCoultre, Tudor and Hublot. Its certified upperfloor workshop provides high-qualified watch repair and maintenance services. www.luigiverga. it. Open Tues-Sat 10am-1.30pm/3pm-7pm. Via G. Mazzini (Piazza Duomo). T: 02 8056521. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F5 Open Tues-Sat 11am-7pm. Via V. Capelli, 6 (Piazza Gae Aulenti). The store carries the most prestigious brands such as Patek Philippe, Cartier, Tudor, Pomellato and Montblanc. T: 02 6595775. M2-M5 Garibaldi FS. Map F2
PANDORA's contemporary, hand-finished jewelry, crafted in high-quality materials and available at affordable prices is sold in more than 100 countries worldwide. In addition to rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and charms, its most iconic piece, launched in 2000, is its composable bracelet of the ‘Moments' collection. Featuring a variety of more than 700 charms, it is designed to maximize the individual style of every woman. Launched in 2013, instead, the ‘Pandora Essence Collection' is characterized by symbolic stones and colours. The main PANDORA Stores in Milan are located in via Torino, corner of piazza Santa Maria Beltrade (open daily 10am-8pm. T: 02 70109909. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F5), and in corso Buenos Aires, 33 (open daily 10am-8pm. T: 02 87034093. M1 Lima. Map H2). PANDORA has two other mono-brand stores in Milan, in the commercial districts of ‘Piazza Portello' and the ‘CityLife Shopping District', and two shop-in-shops at the Coin department stores in piazza 5 Giornate and corso Vercelli.
Patek Philippe Boutique by Pisa Orologeria
The boutique represents further proof of the perfect harmony between the Pisa Family and the Patek Philippe brand, as well as their common determination to offer clients an environment of excellence for the Geneva masterpieces. Open Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Mon 10.30am-7pm. www.patek.com. Via Verri, 9. T: 02 762081. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Iconic Haute Horlogerie and Joaillerie brand Piaget has recently unveiled its first Italy-based boutique in the heart of Milan's fashion district. Its elegant 250 sq.m. location on two floors is decorated with oak wood flooring and paneling and gold-leaf covered chests illuminated by Murano glass lanterns. The whole effect is further heightened by a gold-leaf mosaic pattern which frames a window display visible from the main entrance. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am7pm. www.piaget.com. Via P. Verri, 10. T: 02 32164701. M1 San Babila. Map F4
Pisa Orologeria Flagship Store
A watch lover's paradise for over 70 years. A ground-breaking expansion project involving the addition of 1,000 square metres dedicated to forty brands that have made the history of Haute Horlogerie, from the A of Audemars Piguet to the Z of Zenith. Prestigious timepieces with particular attention to the latest innovations. Assistance centre and specialized workshop. Unique gift packaging with delivery guaranteed to any part of the world. Open Mon 10.30am-7pm; Tues-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-1.30pm/2.30pm-7pm. www. pisaorologeria.com. Via P. Verri, 7. T: 02 762081. M1 San Babila, M3 Montenapoleone. Map G4
Pisa Orologeria - Rolex Boutique
The Pisa family has always been a forerunner in the world watch sector and now hosts the Rolex Boutique. The collaboration between the Pisa family and the Rolex brand goes back over 70 years. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm. www. pisaorologeria.com.Via Montenapoleone, 24. T: 02 76317726. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
Established in 1967 and handcrafted by expert goldsmiths, Pomellato collections include vibrant coloured stones set in gold, irregular cuts and ultra-feminine designs. Open Mon-Sat 10am7pm. www.pomellato.com. Via San Pietro all'Orto, 17. T: 02 76006086. M1 San Babila.Map G4 • Via Montenapoleone, 17. T:02 76014530. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Master jewellers and watchmakers since the 18th century, Rocca rates among the first importers of luxury Swiss watches. A selection among the most prestigious brands: Damiani, Rolex, Breguet, Ulysse Nardin, Omega, Cartier, Panerai, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Breitling, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Tudor, Gagà. Rocca guarantees outstanding levels of competence and expert skillfull consultancy. Open Mon-Sun 10.30am-7pm. www.rocca1794.com. Piazza Duomo, 25. T: 02 8057447. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4
Opened in 1929, it has become a prestigious reference point for watch lovers the world over, always combining a passion for high-end watchmaking with a love for refined jewellery and ongoing research on fashion-forward and classic trends. Among the most prestigious brands: Rolex, Tudor, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Franck Muller. Open Tues-Sat 10am-1.30pm/3pm-7pm. www.ronchigioielli.com. Via Gonzaga, 5. T: 02 877449. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F5
The new flagship boutique reveals the world of this contemporary fine jeweler featuring exclusive collections, carefully selected by expert gemologists. Salvini's pieces are characterized by the use of only the highest quality precious stones, expertly crafted by master goldsmiths from Valenza, home to some of Italy's best-qualified jewelry artisans. Class and sophistication combined with the finest Italian tradition are the main features of all its unique products, dedicated to a modern woman in the simplicity of daily life. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 12 noon-7pm. www.salvini.com. Via Montenapoleone, 25/3. T: 02 76340375. M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4
Tiffany & Co.
This world-renowned jeweller has ten boutiques in Italy: Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona, Florence and Bologna. Located in the heart of Milan, it carries an exclusive selection of classically simple jewellery and gift items in perfect keeping with the tradition of its famous New York counterpart founded in 1837. www.tiffany.it. Open Mon-Sun 9.30am8.30pm. Piazza Duomo Flagship Store. T: 02 89094202. M1-M3 Duomo. Map F4 • Open Mon-Sun 10am-7.30pm. Via della Spiga, 19/A. T: 02 76022321.M3 Montenapoleone. Map F4 • Open Mon-Sun 10am 8.30pm. Shop in Shop c/o Excelsior Milano. Galleria del Corso, 4. T: 02 76280561. M1 San Babila. Map G4
Van Cleef & Arpels
Respect for the past, a taste for beauty, a passion for travel and a search for harmony are the underlying values that the Maison has continued to uphold since its creation in 1906. Values which though never losing sight of contemporary styles nevertheless continue to encourage an ongoing dialogue between those who create the jewellery and those who wear them. A timeless recognizable style defined by elegance, femininity and creative audacity are the hallmark features found in all the collections of this historic brand. For a century Van Cleef & Arpels have been fusing inspiration and technical prowess into creations embodying expertise, ingenuity and talent. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm. www.vancleef-arpels. com. Via P. Verri, 10. T: 02 7767951. M3 Montenapoleone. Map G4
Created by Patrick Nourguet for CASSINA, the ‘P22' wingback chair takes the classic traditions of chair design and reworks them with a contemporary, French twist.
The heir to the ‘Bon Jour' by Philippe Starck and the ‘Versailles' candle-holder created by Baccarat, the new ‘Bon Jour' table lamp by FLOS pays tribute to timeless elegance.
Featuring a delicate, oriental-style silhouette, this wooden box with an inlaid alabaster lid by ARMANI/CASA is called ‘Maya'.
Designed in 2017 by Michele De Lucchi, the ‘Donzelletta' chair (right) blends seamlessly into DE PADOVA's contemporary spaces. A revisitation of the more classic, sinuous ‘Donzella', it features sleeker, more regular profiles which enhance the ‘V' shape of its back.
A large, irregularly-shaped marble top with rounded corners and three square-shaped supports that counterbalance the natural lightness of the surface give the new ‘Jane' table by POLTRONA FRAU its distinctive personality.
Infused with high-tech vegetable ingredients, this Day Cream from the new ‘Essential Energy' line by SHISEIDO moisturizes, softens and refines the complexion for a health glow from within.