10 / 09 / 2021

10 September, 3:30 pm, Phygital Round Table “Espresso Design yesterday, today and tomorrow” at Milan Design Week

Join us on 10 September 2021 at 3:30 for MUMAC’s Round Table sponsored by Museimpresa and part of the Week of Corporate Culture 2021. This event – free and with limited seating – will be phygital, i.e., both in- person and live streamed.

Once again, MUMAC sets the stage for a major event, this time hosting “Espresso Design yesterday, today and tomorrow”, the phygital Round Table to be held at the Cimbali Group’s museum on 10 September 2021 at 3:30 pm during Milan Design Week. Sponsored by Museimpresa and part of the Week of Corporate Culture 2021, the Round Table will be presented by Barbara Foglia, MUMAC Manager, with discussions by a number of guests, expert design professionals: Antonella Andriani, Vice President of ADI, Francesca Appiani, Curator of the Alessi Museum and Vice President of Museimpresa, Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni of the Achille Castiglioni Foundation, Valerio Cometti, Founder of V12 Design, Nicola Guelfo, Head of Industrial Design Italdesign, and Federica Sala, Curator & designer advisor. The Interior Designer and Blogger Gucki (Alessandra Barlassina) will moderate the discussion.
It will be held as a phygital event - with the possibility of participating in person or via live streaming – in MUMAC’s temporary exhibition room and on the museum’s Facebook channel (https://www.facebook.com/mumacespresso). After the Round Table, those who wish to visit the museum may tour MUMAC’s Cimbali and Maltoni collections, exploring the coffee machines celebrated as icons of Italian design: from the 1940s (La Cornuta – Gio Ponti) to the 1960s (La Pitagora, F.lli Castiglioni– Compasso d’oro award 1962) and to the latest La Cimbali and Faema design trends with products in the ADI Index and winners of the Red Dot Awards.
The Round Table is free and may be booked exclusively online at www.mumac.it/information/; book early as seats are limited. Only Green Passholders may attend the event, in accordance with legislation. After serving as a vaccination hub, this astonishing exhibition space – in all its beauty and charm – opens back up in September to lovers of coffee, design and collectors’ items and the public at large. The museum will reopen to the public in total safety and in compliance with current with current Covid prevention regulations.

See the poster of the event

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