Art Book Triennale
Triennale di Milano
Italy’s first Triennale took place in 1923 in Monza. It aimed to promote interest in Italian design and applied arts, from ‘the spoon to...
Giò Ponti's spindly 1933 steel tower (built in two months flat for a Triennale exhibition) provides a fantastic 108m-high viewing...
Situated behind Castello Sforzesco, Parco Sempione was once the preserve of hunting Sforza dukes. Then Napoleon came to town and set...
Old Fashion Café
Wade through the furiously texting figli di papa (rich brats) and make it past the bouncers, and you’ll be rewarded with an expansive...
Triennale Design Café
Overlooking the Parco Sempione treetops, the Design Café is a large, white, light space with an open kitchen and fittings displaying...
Viale Emilio Alemagna 6 · interesting places nearby
Art Book Triennale information
Run by Lambrate’s fabulous Art Book outfit, this shop is as enthralling as the exhibitions themselves. There’s a full range of beautifully produced catalogues as well as titles from Electa, Rizzoli, Thames & Hudson, Phaidon and MIT Press, and design piece children’s books from Corraini.