The intense, all-encompassing perception fully reflects those characteristics Italy is renowned for. Both the form and the idea of a gateway leading into Casa Alitalia are reflected in the concept of a large doorway leading into an italian building, a passage that takes guest from the chaotic airport environment, into a calm, inviting, sophisticated space.
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The lobby’s design is best described as 1920’s art deco: it is opulent, vintage and glamorous. Geometric shapes and prints reminiscent of the era are made out of marble, brass and steel, complemented by oversized art nouveau murals and custom-made light installations made to recreate an epoch where culture and technology were simultaneously blooming and coalescing, and when the arts were a way of life.