The Salone del Mobile confirms its status as the showcase of luxury ‘made in italy’ furniture

As per every year, Milan is gearing up again to become the world capital of furniture and the most important showcase of design and luxury “Made in Italy” products.

From 4 to 9 April, the regional capital of Lombardy will host the 56th international furniture fair, the Salone del Mobile.

The aim of this event is to give sector operators and visitors from all over the world an even greater insight into the excellence of Italian and international design.

An event which, as already announced, will welcome for the first time the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella.

Design is a state of its own. And Milan is its capital is the slogan for this event that is expecting 2,000 exhibitors in a space of 20,000 m2 and approx. 300,000 visitors from more than 165 different countries. A showcase that will be teeming with talent, creativity, design and luxury galore!


Because luxury and luxury furnishings in particular have become one of the main features of the Salone del mobile.

Added value which will be contributed by the second edition of xLux, the area reserved to luxury in 2016, founded specifically to meet the needs of the American, Russian, Arab and Asian markets. A sector which attracts a clientele consisting of consumers (private citizens with fat wallets) and the retail business (furniture for hotels and resorts).

Accompanying events

Alongside the Salone del Mobile, there will also be the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition (Salone Internazionale del Complemento d’Arredo), with over 200 exhibitors in a space of over 10,000 m2 dedicated to superb accessories for the entire furnishing system, as well as Euroluce, the benchmark event for the lighting sector in Europe, with 450 companies exhibiting in a space of over 38,000 m2, and Workplace3.0, an event now in its 17th edition, with approx. 110 exhibitors in a space of 10,000 m2, which investigates the innovative concept of the design and technology of workplaces, and presents itself as an event/solution for the rapid changes in the world of work and the new market requirements.

Last but not least, there is the Fuorisalone, which is not a fair event and which emerged spontaneously in the early 1980s thanks to companies working in the furnishing and industrial design sectors. Currently, it is expanding into many related sectors including automotive, technology, telecommunications, art, fashion and food. Milan, capital of design and luxury…..From 4 to 9 April 2017.