Milan is unique in Italy for its exceptional capacity to attract international talents. Some have chosen this city as their hometown or as a base for their own practices, while others simply spend their time here, crossing through the city, walking its streets and returning more or less frequently. They have nurtured a feel for its places and explore its landscape, absorbing its views and adding to its meaning and character.

We asked an exclusive selection of outstanding figures from the world of design, art, architecture and fashion to tell us about their relationship with Milan and to tell us the significant places for them in the city.