Interior Design > iSaloni Milano 2022 - Introducing A New Lifestyle - Major TRENDS in Interiors 2022/2023
Dear Design Lovers,
After almost two years of covid and periodical lockdowns, the best producers worldwide had a lot of time to think about how we live in personal spaces as family, as professionals in need to have working stations at home, and as individuals who need to relax; therefore, look up-close and analyze the way we live our home spaces every day so they could provide with BEST SOLUTIONS FOR OUR NEEDS AND DESIRES.
At the biggest exhibition from the industry iSaloni, held in Milan every year, the last one has took place in June 2022, many producers presented A NEW LIFESTYLE, reorganizing spaces and presenting innovative products, concentrating on ergonomic shapes, uplifting comfortability, and investing in high-quality raw materials.
Interior Design > Get Creative - Decorative Ideas for Christmas and New Year festivities 2022/2023
December has arrived and we’re ready for festivities! Every year during this period, we gather with our family members to decorate the house with beautiful decorations and a marvelous Christmas tree!
According to the Chinese calendar, the year 2023 will be governed by the Water Rabbit. Therefore, I thought it will be most appropriate to use decorations of the water element, especially in accents on the blue color, from the lightest grey to the deepest black, including all the shades of blue and greens.
Interior Design > 10 Exquisite Rounded Beds for your Inspiration
Dear Design Lovers,
For those, who love good design and high-quality materials, this selection of soft-padded beds might be interest for you. All models are special, unique by shape, materials, some of them have particular stitches or other particularities.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The Wall Clips designed by Massimo Castagna for HENGE
Henge is a relatively young company in the Italian market, who already gained international recognition and love around the world! It was born in the heart of the Veneto lands, embracing a rich heritage of excellent craftsmanship, and the highest expression of Italian know-how.
All objects created by Henge are very distinctive by design and materials, and have a strong personality, adding character to the space and breaking the routine.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The chandelier Heracleum III by Bertjan Pot (2010)
One of my favorite chandeliers from the Holland design company MOOOI is the model Heracleum III, part of the Moooi Lighting Collection. It was designed by Bertjan Pot in 2010, an airy LED lamp inspired by the flowering plant of the same name. The white leaves grow from one branch, creating a blossom of branches, making it look naturally. The structure is powered by Electrosandwich, a coating of conductive layers on the branches, creating a clean silhouette.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The sofa STANDARD by Francesco Binfaré
Edra is an Italian company of Tuscan origins, born in 1987. The nickname has ancient origins and it is quite suggestive. To fully understand the concept that stands behind, we must go back in history and enter the stately home of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. Inside those villas, there was a special room called “esedra”, filled with comfortable sittings, a special space dedicated to welcoming guests and having long conversations. By taking the name “Edra”, the Italian company associates its mission with offering the best sittings ever, uniting technology with comfort, and creating elegant and timeless products we can enjoy every day.
Interior Design > Design Brands - FLEXFORM - Modern Home Furnishings Made in Italy
Like many success stories we’ve heard before, FLEXFORM started as a family business in the sixties, in the Brianza manufacturing district, in the Northern part of Italy.
This region has a rich history of being a concentration of great artisan manufacturers of padded furniture since the early 1900s. Moreover, being very close to Milano city, it had access to the best creatives from the industry, collaborating with many architects, designers, and artists, and being able to create industrial designs using innovative materials way ahead of the rest of the world.
It all started in 1959 when the Galimberti brothers opened an artisan workshop, called “Flexform di Galimberti”, which specialized in the production of upholstered sofas and armchairs. In the following years, their furniture pieces were present inside the most prestigious villas and historical palaces from Milano to Lake Como, becoming a well‐known name in the industry.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The Sofa SORIANA designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa for CASSINA
Dear readers and design lovers,
Today we will take a closer look at a true ICON among DESIGN OBJECTS, the model Soriana, designed in 1969 by the Italian architects Afra and Tobia Scarpa, is a production 100% Made in Italy by the famous company CASSINA. This sofa received many awards, among whom the prestigious Compasso d’Oro in 1970, being declared “a masterpiece of complexity achieved through simple tools”.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The sofa Auto-Reverse (2013) by Giuseppe Viganò
The model Auto-Reverse was designed to be playful, joyful, dynamic, allowing us to change its form and style creating unique avant-garde design style always on trend! It is modern and sophisticated in details, intricated and unusual, but at same time so comfortable and easy at cleaning and maintenance.
Interior Design > Design Objects - The armchair Jupiter (2013) by Mauro Lipparini
Jupiter (jùpiter) is the result of a visionary design style, the incorporation of new materials, innovative technology, and space aerodynamic shapes! The Italian architect and designer Mauro Lipparini has created many success stories for different brands of international recognition, but this one is SPECIAL! Welcome to Jupiter!