2018 Christmas Special

Christmas Special 2018: my gift is design

Whether you’re writing an interminable Christmas that includes all your loved ones, or you’re compiling – in the hope that others might be more generous - your own list, stop for a second and take a look at our special feature.

Materiali e innovazioni

Nerosicilia, a volcano of culture and innovation

Lava stone quarried from the slopes of Mount Etna; this is Nerosicilia, a precious stone, although it’s equally the name of a brand that built its success on this precise stone...


Cylinda 218 by Oluce, a lamp that creates geometries of light

It has a simple, sculptural silhouette and a sleek, sophisticated style: this table lamp is the epitome of modernity. It’s perfect to create new domestic backdrops and it lights up your living room with a new allure.


Lema, the polite elegance of innovation

Angelo Meroni, president of Lema that leads the field of “Made in Italy” design, describes to Designbest his family-run business that in over 85 years, has expanded and evolved reaching its current international scope, combining innovation and industrial organization with superior craftsmanship.

Best Choice

The Christmas gift ideas of the top stores in Palermo

After Milan, Rome, Turin and Florence, let’s leap to the magical atmosphere of the south and discover what are the Christmas gift ideas of Palermo’s top interior design stores, the Sicilian capital with a thousand-year history, with a thousand different faces and a thousand different cultures.


The art of Riflessi

Riflessi’s journey in the world of art continues. Since last June in fact, this Italian interior design brand continues pursuing its special project Riflessi Art.


Caratos by Maxalto, a high-fashion armchair

The more glamorous and current version of the classic leather armchair is round, swathed and refined. And it presents a new level of comfort, similarly to a high-fashion gown...


A bedroom that combines traditional and modern pieces

In the bedroom, an aesthetic inspired by times gone by sets the scene for contemporary pieces that combines a masculine, tailor-made style with a soothing, Scandinavian one...

Best Choice

The Christmas gift ideas of the top stores in Florence

After Milan, Rome and Turin, now it’s time to discover the shop windows of the top interior design stores of the wonderful Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, a town that with its extraordinary architecture guards art treasures that are unique in the world.

World of accessories

Gira e Rigira by Vetrerie di Empoli, the patented wine tasting glass

Ready to toast Christmas? We have decided to surprise our guests and opt for a patented wine glass: by stroking the glass, the wine swirls while tasting it.