Posts Tagged ‘Milan’

Fin light by Tom Dixon

March 18th, 2012

British designer Tom Dixon has developed a new lighting collection which is to be featured at his ‘luminosity’ showcase at the MOST design festival during Milan Ddesign Week 2012.

Mondadori Cook&Books shop by Hangar Design Group, Milan

January 25th, 2012

The layout of the retail space, inspired by the atmosphere pleasant and enveloping the typical bistrot, is made of corners and areas where design, cuisine and culture meet; areas dedicated to the best brands of kitchen items harmoniously alternate with areas showing cookbooks signed by international chefs.

Young Versace 1st boutique, Milan

January 8th, 2012

Larger then life candy canes, a merry go round with baroque style chairs, mushrooms and a lilac/white interior with the brands signature Medusa head on the walls and carpet. Versace opens her first Young Versace boutique in Milan.

Illy temporary shop by Caterina Tiazzoldi, Milan

December 14th, 2011

Caterina Tiazzoldi has designed a temporary shop in Milan, Italy for the coffee brand Illy. The concept is conceived for a reconfigurable store, characterized by different modulations of a single element, a “cube” which is 45x45cm-squared base.

Gucci store, Milan

November 30th, 2011

Gucci has renovated his store in the Via Montenapoleone and equipped it with a new store concept. The design company OOOii who has participated in the movies like Minority Report and Mission Impossible has made a new development for Gucci which is capable to show live virtual content integrated in the store.

Stefanel Milan Corso Vercelli by Sybarite, Milan

October 17th, 2011

Completed in September 2010, this Milan flagship is the latest in Stefanel’s programme to revamp all of their 600 plus stores throughout Europe and Asia.

Louis Vuitton store opening, Milan 2011

October 7th, 2011

Louis Vuitton store opening, Milan.

Excelsior Milano concept store by Jean Nouvel, Milan

September 15th, 2011

Coinciding with this year’s edition of fashion’s night out in Milan held this evening, a new luxury hub opens its doors that bears testimony to the city’s status as a global fashion capital. Dubbed Excelsior Milano, it’s a stunning 4,000 sqm. multi-storey luxury concept store with a starchitectural edge.

ALV Showroom by Fabio Novembre, Milan

August 9th, 2011

The sinuous lines of the surfaces of the display units flow inside the display space, which revolves around a central fulcrum, the ‘atom’, consisting of an open, permeable, circular element defined solely by its ‘skeleton’, solid but ethereal as the material it is made from, HI-MACS.

Max Mara by Duccio Grassi Architects, Milan

July 25th, 2011

Max Mara’s experimentation reaches into the experience within the selling space, conceived as a functional epicentre, representing the products and collections through innovative and technological display concepts, which involve the public through new consumption experiences and knowledge of the product.

Ferrari Store by Massimo Iosa Ghini, Milan

June 30th, 2011

This elegant conceptual futurism is underscored by the sense of movement induced with modern multimedia, creating at once a space that evokes the fluid lines and forceful dynamism of the Ferrari racecar.

Carlo Pazolini Piazza Cordusio by Giorgio Borruso Design, Milan (A.R.E Awards)

June 27th, 2011

This 4,155-square-foot flagship for the shoe retailer—its first in Western Europe—juxtaposes its modern design and historic building, capturing attention from its piazza exterior. A series of large windows faces the busy piazza, together with high ceilings and cast-iron columns.

Spiga 2 Il Primo Multi-Brand store Dolce & Gabbana, Milan

June 16th, 2011

The different cultures dissolve to create an innovative aesthetic language, where tradition looks to the future and fashion meets technology, and where one can live the hospitable and warm ambiances of yesteryear’s village shops.

Adidas Y-3 Flagship Store, Milan

June 14th, 2011

Located on Via De Cristoforis, the two-floor store in the heart of Milan is 200 square meters big, with a more minimal and chic look than the dark and edgy Y-3 stores seen in other locales. The space features warehouse-style inspiratoin, with a white resin floor, steel shelves and stands, and furniture made from bolted iron. A dramatic spiral staircase can be found in the center of the showroom.

Faraone jewellery boutique by Iosa Ghini Associates, Milan

June 13th, 2011

Iosa Ghini Associates’s new project, the new Faraone jewellery shop in Milan, Via Montenapoleone. The concept behind the project was carried out by architect Massimo Iosa Ghini.

Tropico lighting by Foscarini

June 5th, 2011

Together with Foscarini, Milan-based designer Giulio Iacchetti has created a modular ceiling luminaire consisting purely of thermoplastic components, which in a spherical shape can stretch to up to two meters in diameter.

The Dwelling Lab by BMW and Kvadrat

May 18th, 2011

Together with Giulio Ridolfi the Milan based designer Patricia Urquiola was assigned to create a conceptual installation for the Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat and the German carmaker BMW. The result of this fruitful collaboration are these huge cone-like structures that seem to be growing out of the car’s body.

Zu-Elements, Milan

April 19th, 2011

The store entrusted with affirming the first retail outlet of this fashion label is a kind of landscape of tectonic plates translated into architectural form. The criteria applied to the restructuring of the premises, and to completely revising the sense of the existing building shell, express an uninhibited approach that artfully dovetails architecture and graphics with elements of sculpture and set-design.

Dsquared2, Milan

April 5th, 2011


The upbeat contemporary spirit and Canadian ancestry of the Dsquared2 brand are cogently expressed in this new flagship store in downtown Milan, which presents a theme-oriented project of great originality that draws on movie imagery to bring into play an astonishing variety of visual ideas.