Transparency creates atmosphere

Foscarini, Caboche Plus
The atmosphere inside a space is often produced by light, its reflections, or the effects it generates on the surfaces of objects. If beams of light pass through glass, the effects can be truly magical, creating shadows, shadings and transparencies of remarkable impact.   Foscarini brings evolution to its bestseller Caboche, thanks to Caboche Plus, adding even more transparency, luminosity and...

Zanotta House in New York

Zanotta House New York @ 23 Cornelia Street - Photo © Adrianna Glaviano
Stories, cultural backgrounds, expertise and passion. These are the key factors in an extraordinary Manhattan location, a historic building from 1912 chosen by Zanotta to create an original location for encounters and relationships. Zanotta House New York is an innovative approach to communication of the brand, with the aim of reflecting the evolution of transformations in progress, with an...

Speed of transformation

Pavilion O by Kettal
By now we are all aware of the fact that the workspace needs to be reinvented. Now we need to understand how to do it, and Kettal, with Pavilion O, offers a very valid solution, because it not only transforms spaces, but also does so through an agile organizational structure that keeps pace with the changes of our time....

Design Week at 5VIE

Design Variations 2021, Beach in the Baroque by Aires Mateus
The ample stage of the Fuorisalone this fall also welcomes the 8th edition of 5VIE, with its own exceptional program of events (dedicated this year to the designer AG Fronzoni), from 4 to 10 September. Exhibitions and installations with guests and partners, encounters and talks throughout the central district, but also with digital happenings at the new portal 5vie.it. “The major themes of...

City lights

iGuzzini, Light for Future, Palazzo Venieri
Events and changes for iGuzzini: the official launch of "Light for Future" and new management are strong signals for a market of great potential: that of architectural lighting. “Lights, camera, action!” is a plausible motto for what happened inside the city of Leopardi and Beniamino Gigli, under the direction of set designer Giancarlo Basili (who has worked with Salvatores and...

When nature becomes the muse of home décor

Ginori 1735, Oriente Italiano Collection
Rooms wouldn’t be the same without them. Carpets, lamps, tablecloths and tableware, vases and purely decorative objects are true protagonists in the home, which get noticed not only for the function, but also for their looks, colors and ornamental motifs. Behind the decoration, every object or accessory can also rely on the quality of materials, like fine yarns, porcelain,...

A question of perspective

House Can Canyís by Caballero Colón
Being based at Palma de Mallorca, as well as Madrid, has definitely given the architects Caballero Colón a unique, total empathy in the creation of the private residence Can Canyís. Accustomed to the experience of the vivid light and intense colors of the Mediterranean, they have transmitted its essence and joy into a building overlooking the Bay of...

Maria Porro helms the Salone

Maria Porro
“I grew up with the Salone del Mobile. As I child I went there with my grandfather Carlo, in the pavilions of the previous location, after which I experienced the move to the new spaces in Rho, and took part with enthusiasm in the Salone at Shanghai.” These are the words of Maria Porro, in her first statement as...

Mass Beverly: new dynamics for the residential

Mary Ta & Lars Hypko, Mass Beverly
As homes became a cross-functional space for work, exercise, day care and entertaining spaces, Mary Ta and Lars Hypko, founders of Mass Beverly showroom in Los Angeles (Mary Ta is also the owner of Minotti Los Angeles), saw a sustained interest for the flexibility and adaptability in modular furniture with multiple configurations. “As clients travel less, their primary residence...

A haven of wellbeing on lake Como

Gran Hotel Vittoria, Menaggio
Owner: R Collection HotelsHotel operator: Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & SPAArchitecture and Interior design: Studio Pè Architettura & DesignFurnishings: Flos, Linea Light Group, Medea, Starpool, Talenti, TheatroPhoto credits: Marcello Mariana, Courtesy Theatro, RCollectionHotels A celebration in grand style of the regenerating power of water, and a tribute to Lake Como. The refurbishing and expansion of the 5-star Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & SPA...
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