Projects

Mexico, marshmallows and cactus… heady sweetness in Manhattan

Sugar pink, mint green and cactuses: the Russian architect and designer Dmitry Reutov has transformed 55 sqm in the frenetic Manhattan into a dreamy Mexican landscape.

Brand

NODUS, the carpet collection that blends art with design

Andrea Galimberti, NODUS’ art director and deus ex machina, describes to Designbest the brand’s extraordinary collection that combines Italian manufacturing skills, traditional carpet weaving techniques and the most interesting voices on the contemporary design scene.

Living

A contemporary living room similar to an oasis of relax

Monolithic, yet lightweight too, wall-mounted furniture decorates the living room with a crisp and simple aesthetic that leaves no room for vanity.

Bedroom

Yellow and grey: the perfect combination for the bedroom

Industrial style and metropolitan accents: a bedroom in a contemporary aesthetic that combines the bare architecture of old factories with sartorial male elegance.

Objects

10 candles for Elica by Martinelli Luce

Elica, the table lamp designed in 2009 by the Italian designer Brian Siron for Martinelli Luce, is 10 years old. And it’s presented in a new celebratory finish in glossy black...

Materials and innovations

Copper, a material that looks towards the future

Ductile, recyclable, elegant as well as antibacterial: copper has endless physical, chemical and mechanical properties and as a result, it’s found in a diverse range of fields...

Objects

Vitrail by Magis, mirrors that reflect style

With simple geometric shapes and bright colours, Inga Sempé transforms antique Venetian mirrors in a vibrant mix of design and contemporary art...

Trend

Textile design 2019: the latest home textiles

Natural as well as refined, impalpable and dramatic. The latest home textiles have a fresh, sophisticated aesthetic that combines vegetable fibres, elegant yarn, delicate nuances and bright patterns...

Stores

Dpot: bewitching Brazilian design at the Sao Paulo showroom

With a twenty year-long history and a portfolio with over 400 pieces that include modern as well as contemporary Brazilian design, from emerging talents to famous pieces by iconic designers, the extraordinary villa that houses Dpot is a pilgrimage destination for the design and architecture enthusiasts of the city of Sao Paulo.

Stores

Bredaquaranta.it: innovation is online

Bredaquaranta, a leading Italian interior design firm, in a mere ten years has gone from being a tiny business in Milan to a point of reference for the field. Today, Davide D’Avico, the firm’s owner, illustrates Bredaquaranta’s new venture: the launch of a digital platform that aims to ignite the dialogue between the brand and its international target public.