Articles tagged Italy

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Viewer or voyeur? How Prada’s AW20 set played with perspectives

Milan – For the Italian fashion label’s show in Milan, OMA/AMO conceived an atmospheric set that manifested ‘the abstract energy of the public arena’.

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After shop hours, this fashion retail space turns into a mixology bar

Milan – Visual Display developed an integrated interior with transforming fixtures for Milan store Slowear18.

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How this design agency is helping a supermarket chain reinvent itself

Brescia – Landini Associates developed a superstore for Italian company Esselunga that challenges traditional grocery layouts and puts emphasis on food production.

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This space makes the cultural programming of a Milanese exhibition venue possible

Milan – Spazio Maiocchi’s Gonzalez Haase AAS-designed display platform Artifact proposes ‘a new and more dynamic role for today’s cultural institutions’.

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This motorcycle repair shop doubles as a trendy bar

Udine, Italy – A disused hangar proves to be an ideal backdrop for Visual Display's hospitality concept – combining a bar, lounge, motorcycle workshop and concept store in one …

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Mussolini’s former Cinecittà is now a museum – here’s why it opted for an installation-only exhibition

Rome – Housed in Mussolini’s former Cinecittà production studio in Rome is the Museo Italiano dell’Audiovisivo e del Cinema (MIAC), where 12 installations by None Collective …

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This reinterpretation of an Italian pizzeria grants flexibility to a small space

Poznan, Poland – In Poland, a pizzeria designed by Wiercinski - Studio proposes space-saving tactics that reference classic Italian design. 

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How will design help us survive post-anthropocene?

Bologna – Anthropocene, a multimedia exhibition at Bologna's MAST, investigates the human footprint on Earth and highlights the evolving role of design.

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Best of: Installations at Design Miami 2019

Miami – Our top picks highlight works from leading brands such as fashion house Fendi, social media giant Instagram and jewellery retailer Swarovski.

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How a designer reworked conventional stand design for his own retrospective

Milan – sophisticated merry-go-round by Lee Broom reimagined iconic pieces spanning his decade-long portfolio.

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A showroom that brings the architecture of Turkish baths to Milan

Milan – Calvi Brambilla uses the architecture of the ceiling to explore novel means of representation of domestic spaces at the Antonio Lupi store in Milan.

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Openings: Hospitality spaces from France's wine country to the West Coast

Airbnb takes to a small Italian village, Starbucks opens its largest roastery yet, branded hotels spring up and more in hospitality interior news.