It’s not a secret anymore that co-working spaces increase productivity and creativity, allowing for new networking opportunities. More and more of us have taken to the mobile office, where all you need is a desk, wifi and a cup of espresso to start working on those deadlines.
As Italy’s capital for business and innovation, Milan has something for those who want to escape from the typical office environment in favor of something a bit fresher and more flexible. This is your guide to the best locations to grab a coffee and get to work on your laptop, Wifi and design environments included, of course.
Copernico, via Copernico 38
Built around the needs of digital nomads, Copernico’s coworking spaces cover almost any requirement a start-up or freelancer could require. For the more established start-up, there are individual office spaces (with soundproofing and daily house-keeping). But there’s also a communal area for networking and quiet working, a cafeteria, a library and a park, moreover you can access to the affiliated Natked gym.
Da oTTo, via Paolo Sarpi 8
Right in the heart of Chinatown lies this polyhedral space. oTTo’s is the place for coffee, lunch, drinks, dinner, and of course, coworking. In Nordic style with outdoor tables and plenty of greenery, it is also great for a bit of socializing in between work sessions. So, when you’re done with your work, you can reward yourself with a drink and a chat!
Santeria, via privata Ettore Paladini 8
Santeria, located in slightly-alternative Lambrate, is a lot more than just a coworking space. For those with collaboration and networking in mind, it’s the perfect space thanks to the relaxed and informal atmosphere. It also boasts a bar/cafè, it has a beautiful outdoor terrace and it hosts a wide range of events and concerts. Check this place out for a real social club feel.
Open, viale Montenero 6
Open is a space sprawling over 1000 square meters between the bookstore, cafè, and 40 spots for coworking that include printers, iPad, and available monitors. It also hosts a bistro and many events such as workshops and book presentations. It is a unique place where different realities come together giving life to the first creative ecosystem.
Base, Via Bergognone 34
Located in Tortona design districted, Base is another option for creatives looking for collaborations and synergies: a wide and perfectly equipped space for every modern need. With over 2000 square meters of desks and laboratories, it is the perfect place to stimulate concentration, creativity and promote networking among subscribers.