SHOPPING GUIDE: 16 DESIGN STORES IN MILAN

Milan is without a doubt the world capital of design and it is certainly an unmissable destination for shopping enthusiasts. Leaving aside the names of the great Italian brands, of which all showrooms are located in Milan, today I want to focus on my favorite multi-brand stores. My selection includes both the classic multi-brand shops, where you can find furnishings…

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Pastel colors and Venetian Terrazzo in a family apartment

NestSpace Design got the inspiration from secondary rainbows when renovating a family apartment in Taiwan. The secondary rainbow, also called Neon, is visible only in rare cases next to the primary rainbow and has paler fainter colors. The atmosphere and the pastel colors palette created by this atmospheric event inspired this young architecture firm in this interior project, renamed Ne-On….

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Trendy vases take inspiration from classical art.

Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome return to be a source of inspiration for vases and other furnishing accessories. A trend that I had already “spotted” at the Maison & Objet in September 2019 and that I had talked about here. Contemporary vases reinterpret ancient art with new shapes and unusual colors. In fact, the designers return to take inspiration from…

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Eclisse and Atollo: the two iconic lamps by Vico Magistretti

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Vico Magistretti, one of the most important architects and designers in the history of Italian design. Vico Magistretti, in his career, has won the Compasso D’Oro three times: the first in 1967 with the Eclisse lamp by Artemide, the second in 1979 with the Maralunga sofa by Cassina and the third,…

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Cantaloupe: the new trendy color for 2020

Today I want to talk about a color that has made its way into the new trendy shades of 2020. The color is called Cantaloupe and is inspired by the color of the cantaloupe melon. It is a softer and lighter undertone than the classic bright orange and this makes it a more versatile and easier to use shade than…

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