The Halos’ lamp inspired by the Aurora Borealis

I love lamps, I think they are some of the most beautiful pieces of design that really show the combination of good design, technologies and functionality. So when I was asked by Halos to try out of one their lamps, I was really happy and curious. Halos is a new company based in UK that creates high quality modern lamps…

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History of design: Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis group

Last year, we celebrated the forty anniversary since the foundation of the Milanese Memphis group. Forty years have in fact passed since the evening of December 11, 1980 when a group of young architects and designers gathered in the living room of Ettore Sottsass’s house in Milan. The legend says that a record was playing Bob Dylan’s song “Stuck Inside…

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Mo-tel House: a colorful and joyful interior

London based Office S&M, established by Catrina Stewart and Hugh McEwen, transformed a previously damp and dark space into a colorful and playful house for a young family of four. Mo-tel House is the remodeling of the lower ground floor of a Victorian townhouse in Islington, London. The name Mo-tel House was chosen to reflect the clients’ aspiration for a…

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Trend 2021: concrete furnishings

Once associated only with the furnishings of public spaces such as benches, today many companies are choosing concrete as a material to create trendy furniture and accessories. In recent years, we have witnessed more and more the use of concrete also for home finishes such as floors, kitchen tops or backsplashes, first only in lofts and industrial-style houses but now…

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Linen: the perfect material for bed sheets

To sleep well, you need a good bed, a comfortable mattress and quality linens. What are the best materials for linens? Natural materials are always to be preferred, cotton and linen on top. And today, given the arrival of summer, I want to talk to you about linen and why its characteristics make it the best fabric for sheets. First…

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