Articles tagged Italy

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As everything can be an office today, this Italian brand makes ultra flexible furniture

Bergamo, Italy – Office furniture brand Pedrali is designing products to outfit offices that are dynamically adaptable, capable of accommodating both teamwork and focus.

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Balenciaga resurrected dad sneakers. Next on the turn-ugly-cool agenda? Casino carpets

Milan – The carpets designed by artist Cayetano Ferrer put Demna Gvasalia's vision for Balenciaga's interiors into question.

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We’re sounding off: this is one of the most underrated materials in spatial design

Amsterdam – Often, the acoustic design and engineering of everyday environments goes unnoticed. Sound Materials highlights cases from the likes of OMA and i29.

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Frame Awards judge Paola Navone wonders whether we’ll need objects in the future

Milan – Perpetual traveller – and part of our 2019 Residences category jury– Paola Navone contemplates fun, frittatas and an object-free future.

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When in Rome, do design office spaces with more than two millennia of urban history

Rome – Westway Architect’s renovation project on a century-old villa-turned-workplace revealed a much deeper context.

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Fiandre blends Italian luxury and Eastern hospitality in this Qatari hotel

Doha – Oversize ceramic slabs allow architect Matteo Nunziati to mix Eastern and Western sumptuousness in the uber-contemporary Fraser Suites hotel.

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Flexform time travels to re-evaluate what good design means today

Meda, Italy – For this year’s collection, Flexform referenced back to the Good Design school of thought at the start of the design process.

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The resurrection of disco-inspired spaces incites a ‘night fever’ epidemic

Answering the need for escapism in turbulent times, a ‘night fever’ epidemic hits the retail, entertainment and hospitality industries.

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South Tyrol hotels have been killing it lately. Here’s a new one to add to your wishlist.

Castelrotto, Italy – Have a design-based tourism wishlist? The Schgaguler Hotel, designed by Peter Pichler Architecture in the heart of the Dolomites, might just earn a spot in it.

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This Italian guesthouse proves rural tourism doesn’t have to feel rural

Soprabolzano, Italy – With a revamped Art Nouveau aesthetic, Gloriette Guesthouse uses its surroundings to its advantage and reminds us to get that fresh air we all need.

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Too much sun in the Black Sea? Here’s how to throw some shade

Mamaia, Romania – Italian manufacturer Corradi gave the Hotel Iaki Mamaia, located on Romania’s Black Sea coast, a solution for the fact that they have too much of a good thing.

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There’s no place like a showroom that feels like home

Mol, Belgium – Italian furniture company Minotti showcases the power of contextualisation through its showroom concept: bringing the feel of home to their retail spaces.