The suspended flower compositions of Mary Lennox

Mary Lennox is a Berlin studio specializing in Flower Styling and Botanical Set Design. The studio was founded by Australian Ruby Barber and the name Mary Lennox refers to the protagonist of the novel The Secret Garden written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Her large compositions of flowers, suspended as clouds as if they had no weight, are the hallmark of…

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Ideas for creating an office corner at home

In recent weeks, due to the crisis caused by Covid that we are facing, almost all of us are forced to stay home (it is our duty). Most people are now working from home and had to improvise an office corner. Some are lucky enough to have a studio at home but many, like myself, live in small apartments and…

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The contrast between past and future in the work of Agnes Studio.

Gustavo Quintana and Estefania de Ros, two designers from Guatemala, founded Agnes Studio in 2016. I really like the works of the studio and the fact that, behind every object, there is a long research and a connection to the designers’s cultural heritage. Agnes aims to research forms of symbolism and emotions through the reinterpretation and new contextualization of traditional…

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Design seats inspired by vintage school chairs

Functionality and comfort were the most important features for furnishing in the industrial era, particularly in factories, schools but also in theaters and restaurants. The chairs in particular had to be cheap but also practical and comfortable. Iron chairs with wooden seat and back became the standard, not very different from the school chairs we know. The shape has remained…

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Cristina Celestino revamps the interiors of the 28 Posti restaurant in Milan

Terracotta tiles, plaster walls and pale-blue are the main features of the Milanese restaurant 28 Posti that has been revamped by Cristina Celestino. Having first opened its doors in 2013, the restaurant felt in need of a restyling without changing its convivial and relaxed atmosphere and its authentic and simple cuisine style. “The identity of the restaurant is now established,…

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