Posts Tagged ‘italy’

Issey Miyake store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Milan – Italy

March 28th, 2017

Being a historic, listed building, much of the interior had to be retained, and the Yoshioka’s challenge was to find a way to fuse the structure’s original elements with the modern retail design aesthetic of Issey Miyake, and if you ask us, the result is quite brilliant. The walls have been stuccoed to perfection, and dipped in a timeless off-white hue, offering a beautiful contrast with the original vaulted ceilings and the newly-laid stone floors.

CANDIDA store by Christopher Ward Studio, Foggia – Italy

March 22nd, 2017

The project scores the ambitious “smart and easy” goal of the architect and ownership. CANDIDA megastores, designed by Christopher Ward Studio, already opened in Naples Grandistazioni and Foggia, Bari, Salerno and is expanding to other regions from south to northern Italy.

SAKEYA bar by Garde Italy, Milano – Italy

March 19th, 2017

The space concept is in between traditional Japanese sake storage “Kura” and Italian wine storage “Enoteca”. With this mix, we created a façade with the traditional Kura element, which is a grid made by half cylinder. The interior is divided in three areas: Mini-shop, sake-cocktail bar and restaurant.

Ethereal installation by Snarkitecture and COS at Salone del Mobile, Milan – Italy

March 12th, 2017

Without using any of the brand’s garments, Snarkitecture still managed to capture COS’ unique simplicity through the use of white strips of fabric in varying lengths to create an undulating, cavernous installation. COS is also selling a limited edition collection of Snarkitecture-designed goods to coincide with the exhibition, called COS x Snarkitecture Objects.

ZARA Flagship store by Matteo Thun + Partners, Milan – Italy

March 8th, 2017

The concept for the entrance installation has been designed as a timeless flexible tool for giving the different frequently collections attractive stages throughout the year. Before ZARA selected the beautiful 4.000 sqm space from the thirties and converted it into the ZARA Flagship store in Milan, the building hosted a theatre and later the “Astra” Cinema for many years.

Cofidis Italia Office by Genius Loci Architettura, Milan – Italy

March 7th, 2017

International, young and focused on workplace wellbeing, are the expression of Cofidis philosophy in their new offices. Work-stations organized in open plan and meeting rooms interact with informal areas, break areas and socially oriented spaces (such as book –sharing!).

Maria Grazia Severi Spring / Summer windows by Arte Vetrina Project, Milan – Italy

March 6th, 2017

The windows display made for this special occasion, recall the art nouveau motifs and bright color, creating a play of light and shadow which highlights the leaders of this collection.

Microsoft House office by DEGW, Milan – Italy

March 3rd, 2017

DEGW’s interior design followed Microsoft’s global guidelines in a project aimed at focusing on the very best of Italian manufacturing and design. The building has six floors above ground. The ground and first floors accommodate the Customer Area open to the public, showcasing the company’s products and connected by a custom-designed central stairway.

MR. SIMON cocktail bar by Visual Display, Udine – Italy

February 12th, 2017

Customers are treated as guests in Simon’s house, where everything is designed to make them feel good: the music, low lights, mirrors and colored velvet furnishing. The experience is enchanting and immersive: cocktails are unusual and can be chosen from menus collected by the host during his trips around the world or improvised by the inspiration of the moment.

Jacob Cohen Showroom by Area-17, Milan – Italy

February 9th, 2017

Area-17’s design pays homage to the industrial character of the building, through its essential lines and airy volumes defined by glass, mirror, and concrete surfaces. Precious woods, English tapestry, and denim inserts are instead references to the brand’s values and tradition.

Evacalor Stand at Progetto Fuoco 2016 by Cristiano Bonesso+Partners, Verona – Italy

February 7th, 2017

The exhibition space is dynamic and permeable through the use of large totem with Y-section; these elements, made by a metal frame and covered with modern wallpapers create the evocative settings for Evacalor stoves, which are on display to visitors in an emotional contest.

Onoya sushi restaurant by Archiplan Studio, Brescia – Italy

February 5th, 2017

The space is intended for sale and take away foods with the capability to accommodate 20 seats. The project research the issues related to the relationship between the western and eastern culture.

MONDELLIANI glasses flagship store by THiRTYONE Design+Managment, Rome – Italy

February 1st, 2017

The interior concept of the Mondelliani flagship store, which opens in December, was entrusted to THiRTYONE Design+Management, the retail-focused creative company founded in 2015 by Claudia Campone. The project stays true to the Mondelliani spirit with its masterful use of colour and warm materials, recreating a welcoming and familiar atmosphere with unmistakable style.

Pop-up project inside Valextra store by Snarkitecture, Milan – Italy

January 26th, 2017

A billowing cloud-like canopy in all white drapes from the ceiling, creating an ephemeral atmosphere and visual impact upon entering. “Our approach considered the forms and palette of the Valextra collection,” explains Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen of Snarkitecture.

Marsèll Paradise Milano, Milan – Italy

January 12th, 2017

Marsèll Paradise Milano, as it’s officially called, is spread over two floors, and features a clean and contemporary interior that befits the hangar-like structure it occupies. There’s a coherence and balance in the choice of materials and colours, and the choice of structly functional furnishings adds to the orderly and restrained aesthetic.

BARGHINI store by Inside, Pistoia – Italy

January 5th, 2017

With this theme the design phase started which brought the arch. Devid Tabani to insert a natural flooring in cement paste to give a continuity to tie environments, targeted choices minimal exposure of the dress in the entrance gallery, creating a sharp contrast element of the past with the new furniture and the garden.

Milu Hotel by Studio Do, Florence – Italy

January 1st, 2017

Both intimate and high on style, Milu Hotel features just 22 rooms spread across five floors, and each designed with a distinct colour palette and varying carpentry styles by Tel Aviv-based practice Studio Do.

“Alessi in-possible” exhibition by Alessi, Milan – Italy

December 27th, 2016

Ordered chronologically from the 1920s to the present day, the event showcases over 50 projects by some of the most famous Italian and International designers and architects – from Ettore Sottsass, Achille Castiglioni and Aldo Rossi to Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid, Patricia Urquiola, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec – which never made it onto the production line.

Spazio CEDIT by Florim Ceramiche Spa, Milan – Italy

December 26th, 2016

On two levels with a total floor area of over 200 square meters, the new “Spazio CEDIT” maintains the same stylistic identity as the Fiorano Modenese showroom, both constructed to an architectural design by Turin firm BRH+. The ground floor is intended to house specific installations which will succeed each other over time, exhibiting the various contents of CEDIT’s experimental design work in unusual ways.

Frame boutique lighting by Martini Light, Modena – Italy

December 20th, 2016



Frame just opened, for the first time in Viale Premuda at Milan, in a historic building and aims to became a reference point for the shopping in Milan. The multi brand store designed by Ark3P has chosen – to bring out the vintage and charming character of the place – Martini Light.