Bold and Beautiful

Hotel St Vincent, New Orleans
Owners: Liz Lambert, Larry McGuire & Tom Moorman of MML Hospitality and Real EstateDevelopers: Zach Kupperman, Christian Strobel & Jayson SeidmanMain Contractor: PalmisanoHotel operator: McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality (MML Hospitality)Interior design: Lambert McGuire Design (LMD)Furnishings and lightings: vintage, sourced and customBathrooms: D.S. & Durga, WaterworksWallpaper: VoutsaPhoto credits: Douglas Friedman, Matt Harrington Hotel Saint Vincent is the first project by MML...

An extraordinary birthday for Fritz Hansen

Fritz Hansen Pavilion @ 3daysofdesign, Copenhagen
A place that is already magical in its own right: the Designmuseum Denmark Grønnegården, inside one of Copenhagen’s most beautiful Rococo buildings. During this year’s 3daysofdesign, the splendid garden welcomed a spectacular pavilion designed by the studio Henning Larsen to celebrate 150 years of Fritz Hansen. The structure, which also won the Best Exhibition Award of 3DD, was based on...

Pedrali’s sustainable footprint

Fili d'erba, Pedrali @ Mornico al Serio. Ph © Filippo Romano
The product is the result. The process begins much earlier, in every division, every activity, every conscious choice inside the company. The ‘green’ philosophy of Pedrali is not just an ideal – it is a matter of everyday practice, an integral part of a modus operandi that forms the corporate identity and culture, while indicating a true medium-long term...

SaloneSatellite Award 2022: the winners

SaloneSatellite 2022: Designing for our future selves
The Salone del Mobile in Milan, since 1998, provides a special space for young designers under 35: the SaloneSatellite is a way to put young, creative minds in touch with the companies taking part in the fair. Since 2010 there is also the SaloneSatellite Award, to support the relationship between research, design, ingenuity and the industrial dimension. For the iteration...

HD Awards 2022

HD Awards 2022. Photo © PWP Studio
With over 1,100 participants, including works of architecture and products selected by a jury composed of Ari Kastrati/MGM Resorts International, Larry Traxler/Hilton, Dionne Jefferson/Marriott, Stefano Giussani/Lissoni New York, just to name some of the members, the 2022 edition of the Hospitality Design Awards, organized by the magazine of the same name, culminated in the announcement on 7 June of...

Milan: new design locations

Gervasoni
The Milano Design Week was – as always – a great opportunity for full immersion in the world of design, discovering the latest trends of the most important brands and talented designers. The event was also a chance to open up new showroom spaces, which remain on view after the week is over. Flagship stores in which all the brands...

Joe Colombo, back to the future

Cart by Ditre Italia, design Joe Colombo @ Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milano.
Utopian, visionary, even with leanings towards sci-fi: the design of Joe Colombo – whose true given name was Cesare – always had its eye on the future, though he never had a chance to see what was to come (he died in 1971, when he was just 41 years old). Over 50 years after his passing, however, the imaginative flair...

Luke Edward Hall & Rubelli: a garden of discovery

“Return to Arcadia” collection by Rubelli (Wobble Grid), design Luke Edward Hall.
He writes in the Sunday supplement of the Financial Times, answering questions sent by readers about aesthetics, interior design and lifestyle. Since opening his studio in 2015, the young English artist and designer Luke Edward Hall has stood out for his love of narration and fantasy, and his poised yet bold British style. Rubelli has chosen him to create...

wallypower58: onboard magic

wallypower58 - Photo © Gilles Martin Raget
When you think about an exclusive boat where design is intertwined with technology and performance, all at the highest level, you cannot help but think about Wally. In the collective (nautical) imaginary, the firm has always been an avant-garde icon. Owning a Wally means being a truly different kind of yachtsman. IFDM has gone onboard the very new wallypower58...

Luca Guadagnino, interior designer by passion

Accanto al fuoco/By the fire by SLG (Studio Luca Guadagnino).
Nominated for four Academy Awards, many Golden Globes and BAFTA awards (issued by the British Academy). A director of highly acclaimed films enjoyed by international audiences. But few people know that Luca Guadagnino also has a great passion for interior design, though they might have guessed when they saw the sophisticated sets of Io sono l’amore (I Am Love)...