Posts Tagged ‘Milan’

Thom Browne store by Asa Studio Albanese, Milan – Italy

April 12th, 2017

Browne collaborated with Milanese practice Asa Studio Albanese on the interior design, and similarly to his previously opened stores across the planet, it flaunts a mid-century office-inspired aesthetic that’s captured by walls covered in shiny grey marble, terrazzo floors, and last but not least, window blinds.

Jewelbox in the Sky installation by Gambardellarchitetti, Milan – Italy

April 12th, 2017

The exterior walls of the tower are composed of a myriad of profiles from wood and metal. Diverse in colour, shape and structure; examples of the variation in which windows can manifest themselves; elements where architecture becomes decisive in changing the boundary between exterior and interior.

Flowerprint installation by Piuarch & Cornelius Gavril, Milan – Italy

April 11th, 2017

Flowerprint is a gardening facade installation with 2,000 flowers including multicoloured roses, oriental lilies, gerberas, carnations, aromatic plants such as thyme, sage, lavender, rosemary, marjoram, mint…

Amouage store by JHP, Milan – Italy

April 10th, 2017

A key challenge for JHP was the complex approval process inherent in the store’s historic building. JHP embraced the philosophy of the area and aligned the depth of the store with the external arch of the building.

Freitag store, Milan – Italy

April 3rd, 2017

The outer walls have been stuccoed, and combined with a newly poured concrete floor, the two elements literally provide a modern framework for the all the historical details to be found inside.

La Perla store by Baciocchi Associati, Milan – Italy

March 31st, 2017

Pure white marble floors illuminate the space, softened by sapphire-blue carpets with a metallic herringbone trim. The powder-blue wall panels are accented by golden geometrical mesh, inspired by the weave of tulle – the beloved fabric of lingerie – in emphasis of the La Perla style.

The beach installation by Snarkitecture, Milan – Italy

March 29th, 2017

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, renowned concept store Colette pulls out all the stops to make it a memorable event, and one the highlights undoubtedly is the site-specific recreation of The beach a stone’s throw away at Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

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.

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.