Objects

Riciclantica by Valcucine, the eco-friendly kitchen

Environmentally conscious, a contemporary aesthetic and a functional design. What if we told you that we have found a kitchen that satisfies all these requirements? It’s so attractive and innovative, it appears to have been especially made for our personal wellbeing.

Objects

Cloud: (the history of) a perforated bookcase: the icon that believes it’s a cloud

From modern icon to collector's item destined to last in time: the famous bookcase in white plastic with a honeycomb-like, perforated structure designed by the brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Cappellini is brought back as a sculptural piece, the result of superior joinery. “I would like to go back, and this is a political and ethical choice as well, to the origins of our work, doing things by hand (…)” Erwan said as regards to his new projects.

World of accessories

The atlas of design

The volume that every design addict dreams of having on his bookshelf has finally arrived. The Atlas of Furniture Design, edited by Matteo Kries and Jochen Eisenbrand of the Vitra Design Museum, is the new bible of the design world.

Trend

Techno-decor: dazzling details

The scene is lit up by iridescent pixels, sparkling patterns and metallic tiles. The latest tile trend focuses on brass, copper and metal, creating unexpected, shiny decorations...

Projects

Living at the Coliseum, classical inside and out

It’s a great responsibility to live opposite the Coliseum. The renovation of the tiny neighbour of the most famous monument in the world focuses on restraint and classic elegance.

Objects

Galileo by Faber, a hob with an integrated hood

Minimal, yet perfectionist: with a clean design, this archetypal hob combines top technology with innovation. And there’s an ultra-efficient kitchen hood too. What is it Galileo by Faber, a hob with an integrated kitchen hood.

Events

Tutto Ponti: an exhibition in Paris pays tribute to this iconic personality

The Mad, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris pays tribute to Gio Ponti, one of the most iconic designers and architects of the twentieth century, with a retrospective exhibition entitled Tutto Ponti. Gio Ponti Archi- Designer.

Brands

Novellini: innovation is a family tradition

“Culture is not only knowledge, it’s the ability to do things well”. This is how Barbara Novellini, president of the Novellini Group, begins when she introduces her firm, a brand started as a family-run business that she now manages with her brother Marco.

Trend

ADI Design Index 2018: Italian design excellence

This year too, the design watchdog ADI – the Association for Industrial Design – has selected the best design projects to be included in the publication ADI Design Index 2018, a collection of the top projects on the Italian scene that compete for the prestigious award Compasso d’Oro 2020.