Articles tagged Italy

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The new Rimowa store in Milan is a plaudit for metal and stone

Milan – In Milan's renowned Quadrilatero della moda, the new Rimowa store blends together core ethos and traditional Milanese materials.

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How can you get visitors to stay for the full length of your video installation?

Venice – Swinguerra, featured in the Brazilian Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, has an  unusually high for a video installation. Here’s what you can learn from it.

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‘A department store needs to be concerned about a city almost as much as its mayor’

Milan – The vice chairman of La Rinascente speaks of the many hats luxury retailers should wear today – including that of urban planners.  

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Brute yourselves: Ancient Rome is coming back – in luxury retail

Rome – For the flagship store of Delvaux in Rome, the second one opened in Italy, Vudafieri Saverino brings back the Ancient Rome aesthetic. 

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This rubber flooring turned a vocational school in Utah into eye candy

Salt Lake City – AJC Architects made the technical look cool in this American community college's vocational training center by installing Artigo rubber flooring.

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What your brand activation can adopt from this year’s Venice Biennale winner

Venice – With an opera performance, the Lithuanian pavilion won the Golden Lion in Venice this year. Here are three things brands can learn from the authors of the piece.

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For a Sicilian furniture collection and exhibition, Moncada Rangel tell a tale of two worlds

Catania, Italy – With the collaborative work Domestic Monuments, the creative agency challenged itself to capture local and global perspectives through a compelling curatorial story.

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In the first Acne store in Milan, pink rock rocks among concrete and steel

Milan – Inspired by the ancient monuments of the Milanese neighbourhood of Brera, an Acne store brings the outside in with a modern twist.

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Eight designers worked with Sicilian craftsmen on this bespoke furniture

Catania, Italy – Domestic Monuments is a collection of bespoke furniture created in collaboration between DiSé, Moncada Rangel and a group of renowned international designers.

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Want to get sound installations right? Learn from this Venice Biennale exhibition

Venice – Chromo Sapiens, this year’s installation at the Icelandic Pavilion, has a technical lesson for artists and designers who want to create engaging aural spaces. 

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An installation by Levi van Veluw challenges visitors to get in touch with their spiritual side

Lucca, Italy – Sanctum is a non-denominational ‘sacred space’ that draws inspiration from ancient religion to modern spiritual movements. 

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What your brand can learn from the five best exhibitions at Milan Design Week 2019

Milan – How can your brand prepare for next year's iteration of Milan Design Week? We refer to this year's five best exhibitions to help you sharpen your insight.