Articles tagged Italy


WATCH: B&B Italia documentary reveals the secret to its success

NOVEDRATE, Italy – Out now on any Internet-connected device near you, B&B Italia’s 50th anniversary documentary delves into its history while looking to the future.


Float around inside Studio Fuksas’ the Cloud

ROME – The Rome Convention Centre and hotel, which opened to the public at the end of October 2016, now invites you to a 360-degrees experience of the interior.


Architectural competition to design a Wedding Oasis in an Italian castle

TORGIANO – Join the competition to transform Castello di Rosciano into the perfect wedding location for Instagram: with both beauty and Wi-Fi connectivity.


A mountain hut merges with the landscape like a fallen tree

BOLZANO – Milan-based firm Peter Pichler Architecture and local architect Pavol Mikolajcak have designed a restaurant and lounge for visitors to the Obereggen ski resort.


The Museo degli Innocenti folds you away along with its art

FLORENCE – In the middle of a piazza, a mysterious golden door unfolds to reveal a museum where the art is displayed like individually wrapped treasures. 


Folli Follie reinterprets the museum environment for a retail setting

MANTUA – Baciocchi Associati’s latest project, Folli Follie’s Mantua boutique, reinterprets the museum environment for a retail setting, drawing inspiration from the flexibility …

Fashion Show

Prada's 2017 Fall/Winter show features a meandering runway with a sprinkle of 70's edge

MILAN – Moving away from the ornate and the theatrical, OMA emphasizes simplicity for the Prada Men’s and Women’s Fall/Winter show. 

Mark Magazine

Nio's sci-fi object grabs all the attention

PRATO – The size of the Centro Pecci museum has doubled thanks to Dutch architect Maurice Nio, whose signature marks the striking extension of the original building.

Frame 113

Dimore Studio inserts an aesthetically uncensored fashion boutique into a 17th-century palazzo

TURIN - In today’s retail world, it seems there’s only room for a future that embraces bricks-and-mortar blurred with e-commerce, next-gen technology, and ramped-up, rock-star special effects. 


Bureau Betak’s Fendi exhibition weaves a fantasy around fashion’s most controversial material

ROME – Love it or hate it, fur has played a prominent role in fashion, not least in the history of Italian luxury brand Fendi.

Hong Kong

Kitsch comes out to play at Joyce Central by Paola Navone

HONG KONG – Following an overhaul by Paola Navone, Joyce Central – which has been the so-called  ‘epicentre’ of Hong Kong fashion since the 1970s – is a series of theatrical sets, no two …


Studio Pironi designs a rock-inspired flagship fit for avant-garde brand Philipp Plein

MILAN - Phillipp Plein’s flagship by Studio Pironi embodies audacious luxury and elegance with a mix of grandiose materials.