illycaffè celebrates the 30th anniversary of the illy Art Collection at the 60th Salone del Mobile.Milano
Milan, 16th March 2022 – illycaffè, the global leader in the high-quality coffee, is once again an official partner of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the international furniture fair which this year will be held from 7th to 12th June. The event, now in its 60th year, will see illycaffè participate both in the main fair and in official side events, with dedicated spaces where visitors can sample and discover its unique 100% Arabica blend.
Designers, buyers, and journalists attending the Salone del Mobile at Fiera Milano Rho will enjoy illy’s hospitality during their breaks at the Red Lounge, International Business Lounge and Press Area. There will be many opportunities to enjoy an excellent illy coffee in the city of Milan as well, in showrooms and special events staged by some of the leading and most beloved design brands.
But that’s not all: to celebrate its commitment and consolidate its ties with the world of design and contemporary art, illy will play an active role in the Milan Design Week with an event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the illy Art Collection – the renowned espresso cups designed by Matteo Thun in 1992 and decorated over the years by over 100 internationally acclaimed artists: Michelangelo Pistoletto, Marina Abramović, Jeff Koons, Ai Weiwei, Marc Quinn, and many more.
“We are happy to have a presence once again in one of Italy’s most prestigious and engaging events for both businesses and people” commented illycaffè CEO Cristina Scocchia. “2022 represents an anniversary that we are honoured to share with the Salone del Mobile.Milano, where we can celebrate together the 60th edition of the international furniture fair and the 30th anniversary of the illy Art Collection”.