The second edition of the event of furniture shopping, itineraries of design, art, architecture and music in Milan, the capital of design, organized jointly by Gruppo Mondadori and Gruppo RCSto support the companies in the furnishings sector, one of the fields of excellence of Italian industry, came to a conclusion on Sunday 9 October, with very satisfying results for all the participants. Showrooms and cultural institutions welcomed throngs of visitors during this great festival, four non-stop days of shopping, but also culture, design, art, architecture and music, promoted by the city’s leading cultural institutions. Alessi, Atelier du Projet, B&B Italia, Boffi, Calligaris, Cappellini, Cassina, Cavallini 1920, Cerruti Baleri, Cesar Arredamenti, Chateau d’Ax, Febal, Florim Ceramiche, Flos, Galbiati Arreda, Kartell, Kitchens Store, Loft, Luceplan, Mauri Luce e Progetti, Meritalia, Missoni Home, Molteni & C./Dada, Moroni Gomma, Moroso, Natuzzi, Pedali, Poltrona Frau, Sag 80’ Arredamenti, Scavolini, Spazio 900, Tisettanta/Elam, Unifor e Unopiù: these are the brands that took part in the second edition of Milano Design Weekend, bringing energy to Milan from 6 to 9 October with a weekend that featured a selection of cult products – including limited editions and rarities – offered by showrooms only during the period of the event, with a special discount of 30%. Crowds gathered for the special opening hours on Saturday the 8th, for the White Night of Design, featuring free performances and events, as well as on Sunday the 9th. http:// www.milano-designweekend-it/.