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”.
My TOP 5 Favorite Design Items of 2022 from Emmemobili
Dear Design Lovers,
After a long period of almost two years of covid lockdowns, best producers worldwide feel the need to change the focus from pure design aesthetics towards bringing more comfortable and functional solutions into our living spaces.
During this year Milano iSaloni Fair 2022, we witnessed exciting feedback: designers placed accent on upgrading the ergonomics and functionality, using eco-friendly raw materials (woods, water-based painting) and new technologic know-how of lower Ambiental impact.
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.
A small history of the BALLOON DRESS
The best choice for young long-legged Ladies!
In 1951, the Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga presented a cocktail balloon dress, completely changing the usual silhouette of a women’s dress.
My TOP 5 Favorite Lighting Design Items from Catellani & Smith
Dear Design Lovers,
Today I want to share a list of top 5 my favorite items from CATELLANI & SMITH, creating exquisite design lighting, 100% Made in Italy.
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!
Design Objects - The armchair Lilo Wing (2018) designed by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso
A balanced mix of the fifties modernistic look and Scandinavian design, the armchair Lilo Wing is accommodating and welcoming, offering privacy and comfortability, is an excellent choice for home interiors and public spaces. It was designed by the famous architect and designer of Spanish origins Patricia Urquiola for the prestigious Italian design brand MOROSO.
A small history of the DYNASTY DRESS
A luxurious look for powerful independent women knowing they are valuable!
Sometimes, popular TV series create new trends in fashion and in interior design, becoming a cult, which sometimes may be “a moment of glory”, a fast-burning trend for a season or two, or other times, it can become “timeless” and create history.
Design Objects - The armchair Pavo / Pavo Real (2006) designed by Patricia Urquiola for Driade
It's with great pleasure we can create today's outdoor free-standing intimate places inside the house, near a fireplace, in the winter garden, or the veranda. It’s always so enjoyable and relaxing to take time and simply lay down in a beautiful and cozy armchair, drinking a cup of hot chocolate or freshly brewed coffee, read a book, or meet the sunrises/sunsets.
Design Objects - The Collection FJORD (2002) designed by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso
Material, oval in shape, this armchair has distinctive flowing lines, reminding the silhouette of a seashell. Influenced by the Scandinavian style, this model was born in 2002 by the hands of a world-known architect and designer of Spanish origins Patricia Urquiola, taking the name Fjord.
First, it was introduced as an armchair, but immediately after was completed with a set of other items, including a relax armchair, a pouf of different sizes, and a pair of barstools.