Category: italian design

The Leader Of Italian Decorative Plasters And Finishes

Focused exclusively on interior design, an entire floor in the Superstudio Kafkův dům (Náměstí Franze Kafky 3, Praha 1) will be dedicated to Italian design. A joint effort between the Italian Cultural institute, architect Massimo Vignelli, president of la Fondazione NY and the Italian trade commission spawned a contest designed to highlight how Italian designers have stretched their creative and innovative talents, despite Italy’s most recent, challenging economic times.

Now owned by Italian brand Boffi, De Padova, set up in the 1950s by Fernando and Maddalena De Padova, is in a position to collaborate as part of an international joint distribution programme, sharing its design passion and Italian heritage with one of Italy’s revered luxury design companies.italian design

This is a surprise, since earlier info suggested that since MK41 is somewhat larger than Sylver modules, only two launchers (for 16 cells in total) could be fitted: it appears it is not …

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What Defines Italian Design? (2)

French architect and one of Molteni&C ‘s top designers, Jean Nouvel, is in the middle of a major development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. With a fairly clear picture of what I would want as a living room, I visited the numerous designers pages and reviewed examples of their finished work and found a designer that design style really sums up my taste and would love to have design a living space for our abode.italian design

Owned by two of the kindest, loveliest, funniest, and most gracious men I’ve ever met, Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen (for those who don’t know them, they are the design talents who bought Nicholas Haslam’s legendary store / business in Pimlico and made it into their own, and now do the interior design for dozens of extraordinary estates over the world), this country retreat is the kind you always hope to own one day.

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Italian Design Week (1)

A report by the Associazione Italiana delle Aziende Familiari (AIdAF), an Italian family business network, revealed that Italy has around 784,000 family firms, equating to more than 85% of businesses in the country. Talian Design Interiors is a full service design firm with a Watertown MA based showroom showcasing finest Italian manufacturers of custom high end contemporary furniture, kitchens, baths & accessories; manufacturers that give utmost importance to functionality, ergonomics & pure design.italian design

This is a surprise, since earlier info suggested that since MK41 is somewhat larger than Sylver modules, only two launchers (for 16 cells in total) could be fitted: it appears it is not so, and the higher number of cells has been confirmed in the finalised design.

The idea that gender is no longer just a biological and natural fact, but rather a cultural issue opens up interesting perspectives for what design after design might be. But …

Coastal Creations & Design

One of the most successful areas of Italian design has been automobiles, where designers like Pininfarina have created works of art like the Ferrari and more down-to-earth cars like the Peugeot 205 and the Fiat Uno. In the field of home interiors, modern design has found the ultimate means of materialising functionality, exemplified in Italan designers’ splendid sofas and famous armchairs or else in original room dividers. The garden is open to the public once a year, but designer Amanda Bunt has written a moving post to its many horticultural secrets here – Seend Manor I love the fact that it moved Amanda to tears.

While it takes about 10 to 12 weeks for something to arrive from America’s furniture hub of North Carolina, it might take around 14 weeks for Italian-made pieces. Modern Italian interior design is different from the houses of the 18th and 19th centuries, but it …

Italian Design Summer School (1)

I’m just not in a place where I have much that I want to share… I might start posting when I am ready to leave. Pants are high-waisted and flared and we’ll continue to see fitted dresses with high-waisted belts. Leather is a classic in both fashion and interiors, so we’re sure we’ll see some leather pieces from our favorite furniture designers in the months to come, too. The 20th century saw women’s design skills being pushed to the side-lines, but the 21st century is increasingly showing a new-found interest in these design skills. After thumbing through design magazines during study breaks, she fell in love with design. As fashion trends tend to cross over into interiors, and vice versa, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the cool trends spotted over the past week and consider how they might transcend into the world …