Milan Design Week 2015: Transforming Historical Spaces

Site-specific installations in neoclassical palazzos wowed at the annual design fair

When you walk in the streets of Milan, you immediately realize that its classic architecture can somehow be cold and austere. But behind many façades, there are gardens—beautiful and carefully hidden. Some of the installations at the latest Milan Design Week seem to have focused on this quintessential aspect of the Milanese spirit, allowing visitors to gain access to some of its most magnificent palazzos. …