Experience the exquisitely designed W Collection range at Fuorisalone
Fuorisalone is one of the most exciting environments to discover some of the world’s best design. At Milan Design Week, Whirlpool is partnering with Cosentino to provide an opportunity for visitors to experience the brand’s premium W Collection appliances at its Milan showroom, ‘Cosentino City Milan’, located in Piazza Fontana. Cosentino is a leading manufacturer of innovative and technologically advanced surfaces for the world of design and architecture, including Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®. Like Whirlpool, Cosentino shares a desire to create innovative products that reflect the importance of bringing high-quality and remarkable materials into everyday environments such as homes and kitchens – a fact demonstrated beautifully by bringing both brands’ products together at Fuorisalone.
Whirlpool Talk Show
On April 8, Whirlpool hosted an exclusive “talk show”-style panel discussion that explored how technology and design can help to foster meaningful connections and contribute to enhancing and supporting the people and activities that truly matter in our lives. The event took place at the Cosentino City Milan showroom in Piazza Fontana, 6, Milan.
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About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Ico Migliore and M+S Lab:
Ico Migliore has been awarded three Compasso d’Oro ADI, eleven Red Dot Design Awards and two German Design Awards for his projects conceived for over twenty years in partnership with Mara Servetto, as founders of the Milan based studio, Migliore+Servetto Architects. From architecture to retail, museums to installations, urban design to visual and space identity, their works are characterised by ongoing research into a narrative use of light and new technologies. Ico teaches Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano and is a visiting Professor at Dongseo University of Busan (South Korea). Launched by Migliore and Servetto, M+S lab is a research and experimentation laboratory which involves young professionals from various backgrounds in the field of spatial design, aspiring to interdisciplinary excellence.
About the Cosentino Group:
The Cosentino Group is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives. This goal is made possible by pioneering brands that are leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®. Technologically advanced surfaces, which allow the creation of unique designs for the home and public spaces.
The group bases its development on international expansion, an innovative research and development program, respect for the environment and sustainability, and its ongoing corporate commitment to society and the local communities where it operates, education, equality and health & safety.
The Cosentino Group currently distributes its products and brands in more than 110 countries, from its headquarters in Almeria (Spain). Currently Cosentino is present in 40 countries, with its own assets in 29 of them. The group has eight factories (seven in Almería (Spain and one in Brazil), one intelligent logistic platform in Spain, and more than 130 commercial and business units throughout the world. More than 90% of Cosentino Group’s financial turnover comes from international markets.