Posts Tagged ‘Milan’

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.

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.

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.

“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.

Madonna della Misecordia exhibition by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Milan – Italy

December 19th, 2016

From here, crossing the graphic wall, the visitors find themselves at an elevated position overlooking the wide “Sala Alessi” at the centre of which is a system made of veiled walls which frame and host the “Madonna della Misericordia”, surrounded by a light frame.

Fondazione Feltrinelli by Herzog & de Meuron, Milan – Italy

December 18th, 2016



Inside the sharp peak of the roof structure, there is an expansive reading room and classroom. This space has been furnished exclusively with custom works designed by Studio Herzog & de Mueron and at the rear, a large oak bookshelf follows the form of the peaked ceiling. The same material is used in the two lower bookcases that run along the inclined glazing of the façades.

Game 7 Athletics flagship store by d+d group, Milan – Italy

December 16th, 2016

In the middle of the store a huge box was erected, covered in stretched metal sheet and sliding plexiglass panels, to host the shoe universe, a dedicated area paved in asphalt-like resin.

Coop’s Supermarket Of The Future by Area-17, Milan – Italy

December 15th, 2016



The architecture of the supermarket is meant to foster an overarching perception of the whole environment. The dense organization, the linear geometric configurations, and the use of low display units guide the customer through the supermarket and help him buy simply and quickly.

Moorer flagship store by Newtone, Milan – Italy

December 9th, 2016



Two golden and continuous horizontal bands along the walls define the perspective lines. They suggest a clear path to follow and separate the volumes. The shelves draw two steady contours without interruption along the walls, at times changing height to enliven the display. Traditional clothes-hanger bars are substituted with single brushed brass square loops that emphasize the importance of each garment, making it stand out along the walls and spotlighting its uniqueness.

Herschel flagship store by Newtone, Milan – Italy

December 8th, 2016



The project’s main concept relies on a minimalistic and no-design spirit, by using a rhythmic display along the side walls that allows for a more dramatic segmentation of the merchandising and that accommodates the existing furniture in a coherent dialogue based on materials and design.

Slight Agitation exhibition by Fondazione Prada, Milan – Italy

December 7th, 2016



A 5-m-high wall with cylindrical openings fills the space, inviting people to place their hands inside to discover the hidden tactile mysteries. Subsequently, visitors discover the final room, packed with translucent L-shaped panels that can be moved and reassembled to create smaller spaces or new configurations.

Borsalino flagship store and showroom by Newtone, Milan – Italy

December 5th, 2016

The wooden gray pulp is the materic avatar of the felt, spread on the space by drawing the graphic sign of the brim of the hat to infinity along all the walls, an harmonic language that evokes the charm of tactile softness and all-Italian class of one the most exclusive brand in the world.

Dolce & Gabbana flagship store by Gwenael Nicolas, Milan – Italy

October 27th, 2016

The ceiling on the top floor takes it up a notch, blending technology and classicism by way of three-dimensional metal panels that create a pattern, and quite spectacularly, it’s even able descend with an automated mechanism to form special rooms within the space.

Armani/Privé club, Milan – Italy

October 20th, 2016

The chosen palette is monochromatic and sensual, comprising of tones of gold and bronze, captured by luxurious materials and sleek design.