This year I didn't attend the much anticipated Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2015, held in Milano, Italia from April 14-19.
My two children had the NY State Mathematics and ELA tests which caused a scheduling conflict and I let my "mommy side" win the battle.  During this international event Milano becomes a colorful and inspiring city, full of aperitifs, exhibitions and events which are listed day by day on the Fuorisalone guide.
Installation in one of the courtyards of the Universita' degli Studi di Milano. Photos by Alexia Biondi
Check out this wonderful exhibition about Gio Ponti, Italian Architect and Designer, a key figure of  the 20th Century Creative scene.
Italian Cultural Institute in New York
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Friday, May 31, 2013

Experiments in domestic living and architectural spaces in which to live and work.