ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions
 

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

the new logo and space hosting the ADI design museum compasso d’oro has been presented to the public in milan. located in an area known for its restored industrial buildings, the site used to be one of the city’s tram depots in the early part of the twentieth century and then a large electricity distribution system for enel. the new space will host in april 2020 the design award ceremony and the opening of the XXVI compasso d’oro exhibition.

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions
images © 2020 roberto de riccardis / fondazione ADI collezione compasso d’oro

 

 

composed of 2,400 square meters plus 600 square meters for services and facilities including a foyer, cafeteria and bookshop, the new ADI design museum also features approximately 1,500 square meters of storage space and around 500 square meters of offices which will be used for the ADI headquarters in the coming months. the museum program includes a series of theme-based exhibitions, as well as those objects awarded the compasso d’oro since 1954.

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

 

 

‘this museum is a place where design will be presented to the general public not only as a creative phenomenon but also as the proof of a solid commitment by designers and business to a more liveable society and environment,’ commented luciano galimberti ADI president.

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

 

 

the new logo for the ADI design museum created by ico migliore, mara servetto (migliore + servetto architects) and italo lupi was also presented. it aims to distinguish all the activities of the new museum in its guise as a cultural center intended to present design to the general public as the result of the successful partnership between designers’ creativity and corporate manufacturing knowhow.

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions
ADI design museum logo by ico migliore, mara servetto (migliore + servetto architects) and italo lupi

 

 

‘we want this new museum to be a meeting place not only for specialist but for the general public in their role as users of examples of design that improve the life of everyone in general,’ concluded umberto cabini, president of the ADI foundation.

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

ADI unveils new design museum in milan to host compasso d'oro exhibitions

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: ADI design museum compasso d’oro

location: via ceresio 7, milan, italy (in proximity to the city’s monumental cemetery)

logo design: ico migliore, mara servetto (migliore + servetto architects) and italo lupi

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