All posts tagged “Milan”

Studio Visit: Paula Cademartori: Inside the Brazilian designer’s new Milan headquarters, where Made in Italy is a mark of pride

Studio Visit: Paula Cademartori

Constantly surrounded by architectural and natural beauty alike, Italians sometimes need someone from abroad to remind them of their exceptional surroundings. This may happen when friends and family visit or when some talented creative mind falls……

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Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente: The Italian retailer offers limited edition work by emerging designers sourced from Milan Design Week

Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente


Each year during Milan Design week, SaloneSatellite is the area of Salone del Mobile devoted to emerging designers and schools. This is one of the true hot-spots—the place to find the future of industrial and furniture design. For the second year…

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Futuristic workwear in Milan, London’s new Serpentine Pavilion, electronic sign language and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. Painting Mutant Bugs Cornelia Hesse-Honegger is a researcher who is attracted to bugs—especially the malformed and mutated kind. Looking at the insects through a microscope, she takes days or even months to paint their texture, color and measurements as precisely as possible….

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Scatto Italiano: Custom, made-to-order bikes, built by hand in Milan complete with unexpected design touches

Scatto Italiano


Cycling holds a very significant place in the heart of Italian culture and design. From the annual Giro d’Italia race (that sends a rushing stream of neon spandex and carbon fiber through the countryside) to “Bicycle Thieves” (aka “The Bicycle Thief,” the iconic…

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Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home: Nacreous and matte takes on the pastel color palette found in a variety of furnishings

Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home


From fashion to photography to furniture, recent years have seen a shift in the creative world’s overarching palette from highly saturated primary colors to a soft range of light corals, sea foams, baby blues, pale yellows and pinks. Some tones lean toward a more shimmery, nacreous vibe that melds well…

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Casamania 2014 Highlights: Steel, leather and glow-in-the-dark wood from the Italian furnishing brand, as seen during Milan Design Week

Casamania 2014 Highlights


Italy’s Casamania really understands the value of presenting a comprehensive brand aesthetic across all avenues—including products and media. We recently saw the latest collection of handsome home furnishings at Salone del Mobile during Milan Design…

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Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas : Vibrantly hued settees poking out from the mass of furniture found at this year’s fair

Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas


Delicate, subtly hued earth tones pervaded seemingly every facet of design in almost every pocket of Milan last week. But the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its numerous offshoots weren’t wholly packed with rich pastels and copper-congruent colors; like Americans’ favorite (and impossible to find in Italy) gelato topping, bright…

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Something Good: A look at how one young studio views the future of Italian design, as seen during Milan Design Week 2014

Something Good


While the “Made in Italy” moniker may not mean quite what it used to, Italian design is still alive and well. And, thanks to forward-thinking design groups like Something Good, it’s becoming more responsive to reoccurring…

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Source Material: From sewing machines to petrified wood, this Milan exhibition showcases objects that inspired creatives

Source Material


Inspiration is one of the most interesting and mysterious aspects of creativity. It’s those sparks that ignite the creative process which are the focus of Source Material, an upcoming exhibition due…

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Isa e Vane: The new Milan cafe focuses on home-style cooking, quality produce and gluten-free treats

Isa e Vane


After years of being the go-to caterers in Milan, Isabella Coppini and Vanessa Pellizza Tricarico are familiar faces among the city’s foodies. The pair and their delicious food can now be found at Isa e Vane, a cafe and deli they recently opened…

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