Italian Design

I’m an Italian Architect and interior designer, working on site and online on residential and commercial projects, and passionated about graphic design, web and photography. In addition to all this there is the quality of the Italian design, that makes our furniture a must-have. Jose Escobar, of Five Star Painting, applies plaster to a recreation of an Italian apartment at Contents Interiors. Massimo and Lella Vignelli made great success in the United States as representatives of the purer Italian design. The Isetta epitomises the element of fun that is so often prominent in Italian design. Many people at the time were thinking, look, Cappellini is working on design, so you can’t make money doing design.

In the meantime we are already working on some new furniture for next year’s Salone del Mobile, which includes: a new store design concept for a sunglasses retailer; a collection of electronic devices and accessories …

Living Room Design Ideas, Remodels & Photos

Small living rooms can still be cozy and spacious—with the right design and layout tips. Modern art in the form of the beautiful Rachael Nee piece from the Cube Gallery London is hung in a simple frame above the fireplace whilst from the back of the room the frame itself is framed within the confines of the Jacques Vanroose Challenge sculpture.

In the living room of this Connecticut farmhouse , wool blankets and fluffy flokati throws in creamy off-white shades add softness, while rustic wood accents—a round mirror, the three-legged stool—and a stone fireplace ground the space with earthy elements.

Living rooms were originally intended to act as sophisticated settings for hosting and entertaining, while family rooms were used for more casual, everyday activities, like lounging, playing or watching TV. However, many homes today will only have one larger room that acts as both an entertainment and primary living space.…

Living Room Design

Whether you are looking for formal sitting room designs, or a casual living space to spend time with your family, find living room ideas to expand your style. In the end, think about your needs when considering different living room ideas; after all, a family with small children will likely need a playroom more than a formal sitting room. This concept refers to the perceived heaviness of an object based on size, color and design. Interior designers swear by dual-purpose furnishings in small spaces as a way to double up on function and reduce visible clutter, making your living room appear more spacious. Make the most out of your budget with these small tips that will ultimately make a big difference. The great thing about accessories is that they can be easily moved or completely replaced, so experiment to your heart’s content to create the perfect living room arrangement. In …

Ten Icons Of Italian Design

Perhaps the time has finally arrived because we are really starting to leave the authorial paradigm, effective in the patriarchal culture of the twentieth century, when it came to claim design to it’s own specific identity, which is ineffective and restrictive today, when design is no longer about just designing objects, but increasingly also about triggering processes and relationships. The style was extremely provokative and kitsch and it became in a few time the guiding style of the new Italian design. The Memphis Group was an Italian design and architecture group founded in Milan by Ettore Sottsass in 1981 that designed Postmodern furniture, fabrics, ceramics, glass and metal objects from 1981 to 1987. Of all the major brands Made in Italy” that adorn homes all over the world – B&B, Lago, Meda, Artemide – Kartell is among the most renowned. In a rising but not completed production process yet, Olivetti …

London’s Most Mysterious Mansion

Reports that Vladimir Putin has told officials to fly relatives living abroad back to Russia, leaving many worried about a call of war, are being downplayed by a leading rumour-busting website. Seminar topics in the past have included the critical theory and practice of the Russian Formalists and Structuralists, the experimental prose of the 1920s, and literature, film, and society since Glasnost. Earlier, the Russian strongman said the United States would have to compromise in the war in Syria. Russian forces fired a nuclear-capable rocket from a Pacific Fleet submarine in the Sea of Okhotsk north of Japan, state-run RIA Novosti reported. When entering a Russian home, it is absolutely imperative to immediately remove your shoes. Guryev had been elected to the Russian senate in 2001; as a legislator, he had a level of immunity from the criminal charges faced by Khodorkovsky. Students of both tracks take Russian language classes …