Ikea’s latest collection is inspired by Moroccan patterns

Ikea has just presented a new collection created in collaboration with the English designer and artist Jennifer Idrizi. To conceive this new collection, called HEMBJUDEN, the designer was inspired by the patterns and colors of Morocco, creating objects that represent a merger between Middle Eastern culture and traditions and Scandinavian design. The new collection will be on sale in a…

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Bright Skies – Sikkens colour of 2022

This year I am late to write about the color chosen by AzkoNoble as their color for the year 2022 but, as they say in these cases, better late than never. The Global Aesthetic Center of AkzoNobel (Dutch multinational that owns the Sikkens brand among others) analyzes every year, with its color experts and a team of design specialists, the…

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8 design stores in Palma de Maiorca

Palma is the capital city of the island of Palma de Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands. Palma is a beautiful city and I love it because it is a perfect mix: Palma has the comforts of the big cities, art and history, a wide choice of restaurants and bars, lots of shops for your shopping, a beautiful and…

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Milan Design Week 2021: must see (part 3)

And here we are with the third and last part of the Milan Design Week 2021 guide! (click here for the first part of the guide and here for the second!) In this part I point out the most interesting events in the downtown area, between Durini – Quadrilatero – Monforte, and some very interesting new locations off the beaten…

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Milan Design Week 2021: must see (part 2)

In this second part of the guide I am only talking about the BRERA district because there are too many showrooms and exhibitions!   BRERA LA Brera Design Week 2021 quest’anno promuove il tema “Forme dell’Abitare” proposto da Fuorisalone.it, un’occasione di riflessione sulle rinnovate esigenze abitative e sugli spazi domestici, diretta conseguenza della pandemia.  Oltre agli eventi che vi segnalo…

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Milan Design week 2021: must see (part 1)

Here we are! The most awaited week of the year is back in Milan: MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2021! So many events and exhibitions will animate the city during this Fuorisalone 2021. I have decided to create a guide of the installations and shows that, in my opinion, are the most interesting to see. The selection was made based on my…

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Bathroom trends 2021: arches

Lately, I’ve noticed a new trend in bathrooms: from the photos I see on Instagram, magazines and Pinterest I spotted lots of arch shapes, especially when it comes to mirrors and other elements. Have you noticed it too? Until recently, round-shaped mirrors were dominating, but now the trend is that of mirrors with arched shapes. A more decorative interpretation of…

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10 DESIGN CHAIRS MADE FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC

Hello everyone! For today’s post, I’ve prepared a selection of 10 chairs for you. They are, of course, design chairs, but they also have another plus … they are made of recycled plastic and therefore sustainable for our planet! Sustainability is one of the most critical issues right now. Climate change, global warming, dwindling resources and the constant growth of…

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Color inspiration: sage green

Hi everybody, how are you? Today I am here with a quick post on the subject of color! Today I am talking about green, particularly a shade that always makes me think of summer in Italy and the nature of the Mediterranean. I am referring to SAGE GREEN (which some people call avocado green instead), a fresh and relaxing, soft…

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