Living

A suspended fireplace combines warmth with relaxation

It's great to snuggle up by the fireplace and lose yourself in the pages of our favourite novel. Instead of referencing a traditional mountain lodge, this time we have decided to go for a living room with a metropolitan feel: the focal point of the entire scheme, the fireplace has an unconventional design as its suspended mid air.

Events

Linee Contemporanee celebrates Achille Castiglioni 100th

An evening devoted to design: on Tuesday the 13th November, the interior design showroom Linee Contemporanee in Salerno invites you to a talk by Giovanna Castiglioni, Achille Castiglioni’s daughter as well as the vice president of the Fondazione Castiglioni.

Best Choice

A tidy room: 10 smart furniture solutions

A tidy room isn’t a dream, you only need the right type of furniture. Mini walk-in closets, glass fronts, sliding panels or flexible systems transform the tedious task of tidying up into a creative moment that’s fun too.

Table settings

Autumnal flavour and colours are laid

Anthracite-coloured plates, a splash of cream and a sprinkling of a chestnut scent: the perfect ingredients for your autumnal tablescape...

Objects

Through the day by Natchar Sawatdichai, an origami-like curtain

Do you remember the Roman blinds that were so popular during the eighties? Well, they have made a comeback, ready to revolutionise the home décor scene...

Events

Seats of Power, the authority of chairs

Throughout the ages, chairs have often stood as symbols of power and they are now put on display at the Vitra Design Museum. The 20 piece-strong exhibition Seats of Power illustrates the way in which chairs have changed...

Objects

CH24 Wishbone Chair by Carl Hansen & Søn, a natural icon

We are aware that design often communicates new stylistic messages as well as anticipating future trends. Although, it’s not often that an iconic chair from the fifties becomes the new muse of contemporary design...

Bathroom

The bathroom, a new oasis of calm

This round, freestanding bathtub stresses the new rules of bathroom décor: a contemporary oasis of personal wellbeing. This is space is perfect to regenerate, rest and pamper yourself...

World of accessories

MP02 by Punkt, the mobile phone that doesn’t allow distractions

What do you need a mobile for? To phone and to talk to people. This is the idea behind Jasper Morrison’s new mobile phone, the evolution of Punkt’s archetypal telephone.