Milan Design Week 2017: Highlights

Eight stand-out experiences and presentations happening right now

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Milan Design Week is happening now, and continuing through 9 April with events scattered all over the city. While the Fuorisalone offerings might overwhelm with options, rest easy knowing you can turn into almost any space for a well designed display. There’s something for everyone, too—museum shows, retail pop-ups, industrial showcases, cocktail parties, etc.—but the following eight were our favorite showings …

Kith Takes Streetwear to the Mountains

Founder Ronnie Fieg discusses the new Snarkitecture-designed Aspen location

Streetwear as a truly ubiquitous element of pop culture is a relatively nascent phenomenon. Limited sneakers and boutique hoodies in the pre-internet age were largely relegated to global downtown centers of fashion in major cities like New York, London and Tokyo. But thanks to the rise of social media and online retail garm aficionados in Everytown, USA can now follow (and shop) trends as fervently …

Kith + Nike NYC Conceptual Pop-Up

More than just a destination for Kith + Nike Sportswear collaborative goods, the brands’ new joint pop-up in Soho, NYC plays host to plenty of conceptual art and interactive components, all surrounding a unifying narrative. The first of which is, of course, the Rio Olympics and there will be plenty of customizable products to go around dedicated toward the event. The space, once again designed …