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Milan L'รจ on grand Milan.Milan is a big Milan,ancient national saying

16 April 2015

FUORISALONE pt.2


for the FUORISALONE second day i go to FABBRICADELVAPORE exhibition center.i see a lot of interesting design subjects.in the 1st picture kids'toys made with trasher materials by AQUAPOTABILE.COM.in the 2nd pic nhandamade ceramic BACCO DIVINITY by ACCADEMIA DELLE BELLE ARTI DI VERONA.In the 3rd "tai lake stone screen" by chinese designer JAMY YANG for the YANG DESIGN company

14 April 2015

FUORISALONE pt. 1





The design week in the city,one is SALONE DEL MOBILE DI MILANO by big brands names,but here's another big event around and in any part the city from the centre to suburbs,THE FUORISALONE,you can see static design display everywhere.At the THE FUORISALONE you can see corporate national associations designers or new ones in search to be in production with their astonishning prototypes.Today i visit one of these places,VENTURA LAMBRATE.I choose these objects among thousands exposed.Picture 1-"the animal planet" by HEAD -GENEVE school.2nd,100% "longnorm bag" 100% made by wood by ARCNORM.COM.3rd,the 24 changing colors options as you like watch and bracelet(FES WATCH) by japanese FASHION-ENTERTAINEMENTS.4th,the dutch SUITEDSUITS with his print  by masters of art electricoutlet tile,never see something like this before.5th "spacial facade" by KADKMILAN2015.COM by ROYAL DANISH ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS.

10 April 2015

LOGGIA DEGLI OSII

Located in the ancient middle ages city centre LOGGIA DEGLI OSII was built in 1321 by MATTEO I VISCONTI,lord of Milan.The Milanese judges from the Loggia's balcony(called parlera)proclaimed sentences and edicts.The balcony is decorated with an eagle get a prey,symbol of justice.

07 April 2015

THE RAINBOW

Walking in the city,spotting this building with astonishing facade soon i named THE RAINBOW.

05 April 2015

BASILICA OF SANT'AMBROGIO FOR EASTER

Buil by ST. AMBROSE between 379-386,is one of the most ancient churces in the city.The first name of the church was Basilica Martyrum,many martyrs of the Roman persecutions had been buried here.In the crypt 3 corps of the saints lies,one is naturally ST.AMBROSE dressed in white pontifical robes,on the sides there are ST.GERVASIUS and ST. PROTASIUS with gold suplices,red dalmatics,golden crown with palm branches.

03 April 2015

EXPO 2015 ADV

This morning,attach the EXPO2015 adv(feeding the planet,energy for life) on PALAZZO LOMBARDIA.Instead of trash milions euros for this,it's better spend milions euros for feeding who dont have or buy food.

01 April 2015

8 C

ALFA(Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili=Anonymous Lombard Factory Automobile) founded in Milan on june 24th 1910.in 1915 it was under the direction of the neapolitan enterpreneur NICOLA ROMEO so it was named ALFA ROMEO.The badge used heralidc devices associated with Milan,on the right the Biscione,the emblem of the house of VISCONTI from the 14th century and on the left the city flag since 11 century.It's famous to be one of the most racing cars' brand manufacture winner ever on every part of the world and on every track before ferrari and porsche,not yet founded.It was the first FORMULA 1 MANUFACTURER WORLD CHAMPION in 1950 with NINO FARINA on ALFA ROMEO 158.This was only one of the many races winned by the Milanese brand as DAYTONA,SILVERSTONE,MONZA,INDIANAPOLIS.The brand was the first introduced many technologies innovations among car manufacturers used nowdays by many big players as FORD,TOYOTA,HONDA,GENERAL MOTORS.One for all is the TWIN SPARK.It made along his story many car entered in the story of motoring and everyday dreaming driver.Famous along his story for the custom built model,this is the last ALFA ROMEO 8 C COMPETIZIONE with a limited production of 1000 cars(500 spider,500 competizione),the last designed in Milan by CENTRO STILE ALFA before the manufacturer was close and transferred away.Dont forget if you're in the city to visit the brand musuem(24th jun 2105)new opening announced.

30 March 2015

VILLA CLERICI

The large and sumptuous VILLA CLERICI,desigend by FRANCESCO CROCE in 1722 for silk merchant Giorgio Clerici.It consists of a central block with two side wings terminated in chapels dedicated to ST. THERESA and ST. ANTHONY.

26 March 2015

NIGHT NAVIGLIO GRANDE

A view from NAVIGLIO GRANDE at night over the DARSENA BRIDGE,from 1603 to march 1979 work as city's harbour.Stupidly closed for years it will be open again soon,may be at the end of this month.

23 March 2015

POLYGONAL TOWER

The polygonal tower,the city walls rest of MAXIMIANUS built at the end of the 3rd century A.D. when MEDIOLANUM became the seat of the ROMAN EMPIRE.

21 March 2015

RHO FIERAMILANO

RHO FIERAMILANO is the new city fairground from 2005,located on the border between the towns of RHO and PERO closer to the A4 MOTORWAY.Opened with an investement of 755 milions euros is designed by MASSIMILIANO FUKSAS which is payed a lot for this abort,the area is directly connected to the city by MILAN UNDERGORUND LINE 1(red line)stop RHO FIERA.EXPO 2015 area is just 1 minute away.

19 March 2015

SAN VITTORE

Located at the end of a small rectangular square,THE BASILICA OF SAN VICTOR AL CORPO has early christian origins dated back to the 4th AD,where there was a group of paleo-christian burial places and the IMPERIAL MAUSOLEUM.The original core of the present day church date back to the 8th century when an existing building was enlarged to house the relics of saints VICTOR and SATYR.The central vault with his ceiling coffers is a must see for who's in the city and art lover.

17 March 2015

15 March 2015

MY MILANO

A late afternoon winter end lights for a lazy flat capture.Two city's icons,The highest spire of the city cathedral with the GOLDEN LITTLE BEAUTIFUL MADONNA from where the city anthem was taken.The city flag red cross on white taken from 1167 after been adopted by establishment of LEGA LOMBARDA after the PONTIDA OATH.The flag was adopted even by the Duchy of Milan and it was the same from 1395 since 1797 since nowdays.From the left spire you can see SAINT BLAISE,SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST,SAINT ALEXANDER and SAINT FELIX.Dont loose the opportunity to ADOPT ONE OF THE SPIRES go HERE,the donation is free and you can decide to give how much you want from 1 euro to...

11 March 2015

GIOVANNI D'ANZI

GIOVANNI D'ANZI(Milan,1st Jan 1906-Santa Margerita Ligure 15th April 1974).It was a Milanese songwriter,he wrote the music and lyrics of O MIA BELA MADONINA(o mi littel beautiful Madonna),as song dedicated to Milano which soon became very popular  and the city anthem worldwide.A plaque was posed n 1990 on the side of GALLERIA VITTORIO EMANUELE II  by the city hall with written on:"once upon a time in this gallery there was a king:GIOVANNI D'ANZI,he wrote magic notes,and the sweetest serenade ha sang Milan:"O MIA BELA MADONINA".Dont forget to listen to this son just,press the link at the top of this site,singing and play it loud.

09 March 2015

WAR IN THE CITY

Walking in the city,you can view II WOLRD WAR remembers from bombs to air-raid shelter.Milan was heavy bombed in the 1943 summer like no other city in the nation.In PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA on every pole you can view these historycal remembers.But,be hurry some idiots thinking wrong to change these poles with new ones.

07 March 2015

150 ANNIVERSARY


March,7th,1865 firts brick was posed.Named VITTORIO EAMANUELE II the first king of kingdom of italy.Designed in 1861 by the real archistar from Bologna GIUSEPPE MENGONI,built between 1865-1877.Is one of the world's oldest shopping mall.Connect two city landmarks,PIAZZA DUOMO and PIAZZA DELLA SCALA.On the ground made by mosaic there are four portraying the coat of arms the three capital of kingdom of italy,Turin,Florence and Rome with the HOUSE OF SAVOY plus Milan.Idiot and stupid superstition says that if a person spins around three times with a heel on the testicles of the bull from Turin's coat of arms this will bring good luck.This causes continuos damage to the mosaic,a hole is permanent  visible on bull's genitals.On the upper four angles parts of the central glass dome paints represents the four continents.Europe,Asia,Oceania,America.The bull was took as model to be placed outside WALL STREET.

05 March 2015

EATING MILANESE

The Milano traditional cooking is rich and full of numerous dishes.Here a sporadic typical menu shown in the city on a traditional lasts taverns.Nowdays everybody go to the sushi retaurant or in a kebab fast food when an hamburgher maker is not closer on the way.The menu:first course bone with a hole rice,milanese rice(naturally yellow).Second course,traditional MONDEGHILI (typical meatball)get the certification of typical dish by municipality some years ago.Dont forget to taste the faboulous milanese's desserts before wake up from the table.