Travel guide for design addicted

ADAM, the Brussels design museum entirely dedicated to plastic

Last month I was in Brussels and I finally managed to visit the ADAM, Art & Design Atomium Museum di Bruxelles, opened in 2016. What is special about this museum? It is a museum entirely dedicated to plastic, with a unique collection of about 2000 plastic objects dating from the late 1950s to the 21st century. Of the entire collection, 500 are the products currently on display in the ...

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The story behind the chair that inspired Cassina’s “Hommage á Pierre Jeanneret” collection

You know that I like to talk about design icons and today I want to tell you the story of a series of furnishings that have long been "forgotten" but that today have been re-launched by the Italian brand Cassina. This year Cassina has in fact presented a re-edition of a series of furnishings (the 053 Capitol Complex chair, the 051 Capitol Complex office chair, 053 Capitol Complex padded chair ...

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Note Design Studio signs the interior of the Gina Tricot store in Stockholm

Note Design Studio, in collaboration with Open Studio, designed the first flagship store of the Swedish fashion brand Gina Tricot. The store occupies an historical building on Götgatan, one of the main shopping streets in the Södermalm district of Stockholm. The store was designed with the aim of giving the user a new shopping experience: "Instead of funnelling the visitor through a pre-set ...

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In Japan there is a boutique hotel dedicated to Finn Juhl

I have recently discovered (how did I miss this news?) that in Japan, in Hakuba - Nagano, the House of Finn Juhl Hotel Hakuba. was opened. It is a boutique hotel entirely furnished with pieces created by Finn Juhl, one of the leading Danish architects and designers and considered one of the "founding fathers" of the Nordic style. Hakuba in Nagano is a ski resort, surrounded by mountains as ...

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César Manrique’s must visit architectures in Lanzarote

Last May I visit Lanzarote for few days and fell in love with this island. Lanzarote is the most northeastern island of the Spanish Canary archipelago, the fourth largest and the third most populous. You'll love the lunar landscapes and the black color of its land covered with volcanic ash. Lanzarote has in fact 300 volcanic cones and the big eruptions that took place between 1730 and 1736 ...

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