2021, officially called , is confirmed and will take place in venues across Milan from 5 to 10 September 2021.

In recent days, the Italian government has further clarified its strategy for combating Covid-19 in the weeks to come, and the Italian and international design communities remain hopeful that it will be possible to hold the 60th edition of the in September as previously announced.In the meantime, the Milan Fuorisalone, represented by a broad group of organisations is pleased to confirm that its activities in and around the city of Milan will go ahead from the 5th to the 10th of September as planned, in full compliance with all precautionary measures necessary to safeguard the health of participants and the public.

In this profoundly challenging moment, without precedent in recent times, there is an urgent need to begin the reconstruction of collaborative relationships beyond the national borders that have constrained us for so many months.

The members of this group, 5VIE art+design, Alcova, Alpha District, Associazione Zona Bovisa per InBovisa, BASE Milano, Durini Design, INTERNI FuoriSalone con Università degli Studi di Milano, Orto Botanico di Brera, Audi City Lab, Isola Design District, Milano Space Makers per Tortona Rocks, Mosca Partners per Palazzo Litta, Nilufar Gallery, Parenti District Art & Design – Teatro Franco Parenti e Bagni Misteriosi, Repubblica del design, Studiolabo per Fuorisalone.it and Brera Design District, Superstudio Group per Superdesign Show and Tortona  see 2021 Milan Design Week as a special edition and an opportunity to build an even more engaging, dynamic, sustainable and inclusive Fuorisalone which will offer new and much needed opportunities to companies in the sector.

By clarifying its position, it is the hope of this group to encourage other exponents of the design industry to commit to the realization of the Fuorisalone 2021 with renewed energy and determination, symbolising the determination to make design a driver of Milan's reopening to the world.

Image courtesy: Brera Design District