B&B and hotels in Milan in Sant’Ambrogio area: the capital of Lombardy as a city of design

b&b hotel milano sant'ambrogio

If you are on holiday at a beb or a hotel in Milan in Sant’Ambrogio area, Secondo Pensiero, an elegant beb, rappresents the best solution. The structure is located in the centre and thanks to its strategic position , you will easily visit museums ,private archivies where you can admire the interior design of the city. the design is already part of city culture and it is an important piece of its patrimony.

Here you are some suggestions that you should not miss if you decide to spend a milanese stay.

Studio Museo Achille Castiglioni

In these big and bright rooms Achille Castiglioni’s ideas and projects were growing up. This place is open to public and thanks to an agreement between Castiglioni family and the Triennale, here projects, models, drawings ,pictures and objects have been listed, and they testify 60 years of activity of a protagonist’s design.

Triennale Design Museum

This is the first italian museum dedicated to the design and its history , it has been launched in the 6th of febraury of 2007 in a Triennale’s building. The space has been projected by the architect Michele De Lucchi, and with its almost 2000 square metres, it alternates the objects exposition with multimedia reconstruction, according to a new conception. Unique in its genre , the museum “puts on stage” the italian design through a representative system that is renewed every year.

Fondazione Franco Albini

This foundation , born 30 years after its initiator’s death, it is known as a national historic patrimony of the italian state. It collects more than 20.000 drawings, a limitless photographic file, besides letters, written works , models and important pieces of design. Not to lose: the radio in crystal and the Mitragliera lamp.

Historic collection of the award Compasso d’Oro

The collection is a property of the ADI foundation, and collects nowadays ,more than 650 pieces of industrial design, very different for typologies of use , materials and technologies which have won the Compasso D’Oro. It is an award of deisgn, enstablished in 1954 and attributed by a jury of international level.

Fabbrica del Vapore

On a renovated industrial area, the fabric of vapor was born and recovered. It is the synonymous of creativity and culture : a laboratory of experiences , of new languages , new verbal expressions, graphics and cutten-edge technologies.



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