Design

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 similar over time ...

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Faina house – a showcase of the brand’s ancestral design

FAINA is a design brand established in 2014 by Ukranian architect Victoria Yakusha and is now the most renowed Ukrainian design brand. Inspired by her cultural roots, her country’s ancient traditions and craftsmanship, Faina’s the collection create a link between a sustainable approach to contemporary living and the relations of the ancestors with nature. Faina’s “naïve” design is characterized ...

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Sculptural coffee table

If for chairs and sofas the trend seems to be that of rounded and enveloping shapes, many brands offer instead tables with geometric and essential shapes. Minimal and contemporary shapes for these tables that are born from the intersection of lines and geometric planes. The simplicity and lightness of the design contrasts however with the materials chosen for these tables: geometry is in fact ...

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The new sofas become curvy

Forget the sofas with minimal and light shapes. The trendiest sofas have curved, rounded and enveloping shapes. The look is vintage halfway between the elegance of the 1950s but with full and generous proportions typical of the aesthetics of the 70s. A trend that favors comfort and relaxation without sacrificing style and elegance. If you like this new trend, this is the selection of my ...

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The poetry of single flower vases

Single-flower vases are one of the trends of the moment, this has also been confirmed at the last Maison&Objet in Paris, the fair dedicated to decorations and home accessories, which I visited a couple of weeks ago. Many designers and companies are in fact proposing single-flower vases within their collections. I find them very beautiful and poetic because they make us reflect on the ...

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