People Evan Orensten



Co-Founder and Executive Editor at Cool Hunting, Evan launched the famous digital publication in 2003 with his life partner Josh Rubin. His passions are travel, culture, cars and storytelling. He never misses Milan Design Week, in his words “the greatest design in the world coming together”.

The greatest design in the world coming together.

— Evan Orensten
The interview

The version of Evan Orensten about Fuorisalone


What does Fuorisalone mean to you?

The greatest design in the world coming together. For the city, it means: traffic! But it also makes Milan the world’s design capital.


Your most significant relationship that was born during the Design Week

I get to spend the whole week with our amazing Milan/Rome-based editor, Paolo Ferrarini.


The strangest thing that happened to you during Milan Design Week

I love running into people and it happens all week long.


The key thing you discovered or learned at the Milan Design Week

There is so much creativity in the world of design.


The place you love the most during Design Wee

I love Ventura Lambrate and Brera. Where eating? Lile in Cucina.


The object that you got (or even stole!) during Design Week

A Tom Dixon foldable light fixture.

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