Design Studios

    Fondazione studio museo Vico Magistretti

    Architect Vico Magistretti worked in this studio from 1946 to 2006, after having inherited it from his father, also an architect, Pier Giulio Magistretti. Today it is the headquarters of a Foundation which hosts design and architecture exhibitions and offers guided tours, conversations and meetings as well as workshops and educational activities for primary and secondary school students. Find out more on the Fondazione studio museo Vico Magistretti website.

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    Fondazione Achille Castiglioni

    Achille Castiglioni worked in these premises in Piazza Castello, Milan, for 40 years, and now the location is a foundation dedicated to archival functions in addition to a celebration of his design activities.

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    Museo Studio Francesco Messina

    This converted church (San Sisto) on Via Torino, Milan, was used as a studio by artist Francesco Messina, and today it documents his work, with 80 sculptures and 26 works on paper. Most of the sculptures on display here are made of bronze, but there are some pieces in polychrome terracotta, plaster, marble and wax. The space often hosts other exhibitions and activities linked to the world of contemporary sculpture.

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