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Master Course In Product Design & Furniture At Istituto Marangoni

The ITALIAN DESIGN SUMMER SCHOOL offers a unique opportunity to understand how the Italian tradition of Disegno” is still living in today’s industrial design project. Additionally, materials become smart: Arpa researchers develop FENIX NTM®, an innovative material for interior design applications, made with nanotechnologies. The Isetta epitomises the element of fun that is so often prominent in Italian design. Italian design is pleasing and fluid yet complex as well, being charged with emotion and filled with suggestiveness and unrest reflecting concerns expressed through the the media and world communication. Rachel Hazelton is an Interior Designer from Middleton, MA with design projects in Andover, MA, North Andover, MA, Lynnfield, MA, Boxford, MA, Topsfield, MA, Boston’s North Shore and throughout New England. Discover the creativity of the curricular projects realised by attendees of the master’s courses at the Istituto Marangoni Schools of Design. In reaching out to a global market, Molteni&C reissued …

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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 …

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{86645904ee1fa062b901341f72ae2e4c62ce4f733fc843e441e51c4591f1a64c} 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 …

Art Of Italian Design Ennezerotre

Where two design languages seem to be different, Zaven often see connections, which coincide with their diverse research interests and their constant crossover between communication, design and art. You get to see objects from design powerhouses like Patricia Urquiola and Gae Aulenti along with ambitious and sometimes eccentric works from relatively ignored Italian designers of the past—the presentation intentionally presents no hierarchy between the two groups, again for the purpose of highlighting ideas as opposed to names and singular authorship.

In this royal bedroom interior designs you can see traditional rugs and carpets, royal bedroom curtains, royal bedroom wall ideas, royal bedroom furniture styles and more of bedroom decor parts such as bedroom gypsum decorations as sixth picture’s of royal bedroom pictures.

Francesca Molteni is convinced that Molteni&C (established in 1943 by Angelo Molteni) must look beyond Europe, believing the company’s younger generation can better adapt to an Internet-led design …

Best Italian Design

My earlier post on the reported troubles with firming up costs for the Type 26 and with getting to contract award have been generating a healthy discussion in the comments section, and that is great. WHERE TO STAY: My favourite London hotels are still The Pelham (Kit Kemp’s interior design without the Firmdale price), The Ampersand, and Blakes (opt for the Designer Double rooms), which are all in South Kensington and thus close to the museums, parks, and bookstores and fabric shops of King’s Road.

W. Women in Italian Design” traces a new history of Italian design in the feminine, reconstructing the figures, theories, and approaches to design that were sown in the twentieth century and that have taken hold, transformed and evolved in the twenty-first century.

Fashion Week has just wrapped up in New York City, with the new lines for Spring and Summer 2013 from both new and …

Italian Design Through A Modern Lens, Via Eligo In Milan

As the co-owner with my wife Alison of Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery , we are accustomed to working directly with customers & interior designers who are in the process of decorating their coastal/ beach home, and supplying them with the appropriate marine art , nautical furniture , furnishings lamps & lighting , and decorative accessories suitable for a well designed nautical interior and exterior too! A unique design feature will be evident in the J&V Italian Design collection JV5x10, which will consist of 10 graphic designs created by 5 Italian designers (Paola Navone, Italo Lupi, Giulio Iacchetti, Diego Grandi e Matteo Ragni) selected to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Company.

By opening the exhibition with a weaving installation, the curators have created a visual representation of the complex position women have occupied in Italian design—the tension between craft and design, the individual and collaborative creation. We …

Italian Design

He regards Alessi as an industrial research laboratory that explores the possibilities of products in the field of design. From Italy via mid-century USA, this attention-grabbing shelving unit epitomizes Postmodern design and the Memphis style, the radical design collective Sottsass founded in 1981. These innovators have created, for the Milanese company, design objects that have become icons of good living.

Marco Velardi, the co-founder of interiors magazine Apartamento and former creative director of Italian furniture brand De Padova, has argued that when it comes to selling furniture, Italian brands need to retool”. Contemporary furnishings designers are creating stylish desks that require minimal floor space but come equipped with enough hidden storage to accommodate the necessary essentials such as gadget chargers, pens, and a pad of paper. Every product is handmade realized, so every piece of furniture is different from another one, it has the special touch of a master craftsman, …