INTERNI and Moscow Design Week gathered guests in Milan

April 2017

On April 6, in the space of the new showroom Smeg in Via Moscova, 58 in Milan, ACMG media group gathered representatives of the world design community - traditionally participating to ISaloni 2017 and design week in Milan - for fresh ideas and new business projects. During the event, it was presented the largest design project in Russia: the Moscow Design Week 2017. 

INTERNI and Moscow Design Week gathered guests in Milan

The honorary guest of the evening, many times participant to Moscow Design Week, Giulio Cappellini, explained the young designers’s competition 02.2.20. Also the new Russian edition of  INTERNI magazine was presented.

Traditionally Salone Internazionale Del Mobile (International Furniture exhibition) in Milan is one of the most important fairs for European designers and furniture producers. Especially for them ACMG media group - the largest partner for professionals in the design’s field in Russia - organises the event at the Smeg showroom. ACMG not only publishes internationally renewed magazines such as INTERNI, OBJEKT, Forbes, L’Officiel and Numéro (altogether 21 titles), it also organises the famous Moscow Design Week.

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 «In business as well as in life, the most important thing is having a good partner. Our partner this evening - Smeg - not only makes design appliances «Made in Italy», but as a brand established more than 70 years ago, its quality speaks for itself. The company, now run by the third generation of the Bertazzoni family, produces appliances that answer to new technological needs of customers and are constantly evolving products to meet ever changing standards. We are glad that the fruitful and mutually beneficial cooperation between ACMG and Smeg is based on a shared respect and trust», - said 1st Vice President of ACMG Media group Antonio Alizzi.

Moscow Design Week 2017, organized by ACMG media group, will be held from 10 to 15 October in Moscow. In every edition, Moscow Design Week opens new names and locations. This year as part of the official program a new space will be presented: DAWN Loft Studio club complex where the main projects of design week will also take place. Between them, the main project of the organizing committee is Design Superheroes that in different years brought to Moscow works of legendary designers as Luigi Colani, Philippe Starck, Paola Navone, Ron Gilad, Ora-Ito, Maarten Baath, Lee Edelkoort, Alessandro Guerriero, Ingo Maurer, Fabio November, and many others.

Giulio Capellini

Young designers competition 02.2.20 is one of the most important projects of Moscow Design Week, intended to support new designers in Russia, to give them a chance to express themselves in an international arena and to present their projects to a wide professional public in Russia, Milan, Dubai and other countries. The concept of the competition involves the participation of young designers and students from design and architecture universities in the following nominations: 0,2 meters from the human body - clothes, accessories; 2 meters from the human body - furniture, household’s, work’s and leisure’s items; 20 meters from the human body - the city, the landscape. The most interesting projects will be shown during the event in Milan. Besides the winners of the competition, chosen by the permanent curator Giulio Cappellini, will present their works at the Moscow Design Week in October 2017.

Undoubtedly one of the main topics of the event in Smeg showroom was the presentation of INTERNI magazine Russian version’s April issue. Editors talked about the change of format, the transition to a new, glossy level, and also about the unique projects that they are preparing for their readers this year.

Оркестр UKOM® (United Kids of Music) под руководством дирижера Карло Таффури

The evening culminated with the concert of Italian youth chamber orchestra UKOM® (United Kids of Music) under the direction of conductor Carlo Taffuri. «Music is a universal language that inspires the whole world. For UKOM’s young musicians, united by the spiritual power of classical works, it is a great honour to prove once more that beauty and creativity have no boundaries», - noted Carlo Taffuri, conductor of UKOM Orchestra and president of ImmaginArte Association.

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ACMG is an international media group founded in 2008. It is one of the 10 biggest publishing houses in Russia. Today ACMG has offices in Berlin, Milan, Moscow and Paris. In Russia ACMG publishes the magazines Forbes, Forbes Life, Forbes Woman, Numéro, L'Officiel, L’Officiel Voyage, GEO, Golf Digest, SNC, PORT, OK!, GALA Biografia, INTERNI and OBJEKT Russia. Besides in Germany ACMG publishes L`Officiel Hommes and L’Officiel. Today the most important direction in the group development is building new media. ACMG is developing the internet projects,,,,, and; publishes digital versions of its magazines, creates mobile apps, having more than 200 digital project every year.

INTERNI magazine is one of the eldest magazines of architecture and design. It is published in Russia since 2011.

Moscow Design Week is the most important event in the design field in Russia, taking a place in the international calendar of design weeks on a par with London, Tokyo, Milan and so on. Moscow Design Week is the foundation for creating business ties and developing design culture in Russia, brings together architects and designers, producers, dealers and representatives from industry, business, culture and social elites. Thanks to MDW, the Russian capital was visited by designers Luigi Colani, Ingo Maurer, Philippe Starck, Lee Edelkoort, Giulio Cappellini, Paola Navone, Ora-Ito, Alessandro Gurriero, Jaime Aion, Fabio Novembre, Maarten Baath, Ron Gilad, Gilda Bojardi, Jacopo Foggini and many others. Moscow Design Week has more than 15 participating countries, 10,000 square meters of design, dozens of locations and design-projects around Moscow. The total audience of the project is more than 500,000 people.

Smeg is an Italian home appliance manufacturer based in Guastalla, near Reggio Emilia in the north of the country. For over 70 years now, Smeg appliances have come to be seen as tasteful and elegant solutions to the demands of contemporary living as a result of the company's partnerships with world famous architects.