Tag Archives: italy

PHOTO DU JOUR – SUMMER FUN AT VILLASIMIUS

PHOTO DU JOUR – FEEL SO GOOD TO BE BACK

RIVER ARNO – if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – CHARM OF FLORENCE

RIVER ARNO – if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – VIEW FROM TORRE SPAGNOLA DI SAN GIOVANNI DI SINIS

CABRAS, SARDINIA – the best view of CABRAS is from here – TORRE SPAGNOLA DI SAN GIOVANNI DI SINIS ……. what do u think? :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – LA CUPOLA by DANTE BINI

COSTA PARADISO, SARDINIA – an isolated cove “LA CUPOLA” was built by architect DANTE BINI for actress MONICA VITTI & film director MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI in the late ’60s at costa paradiso, sardinia  …….. this dome is what architect BINI called a “BINISHELL” was patented. so glad that i can see it in person, pretty impressive indeed […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – SARDINIA SUMMER 2016

LA PELOSE BEACH- stunning view of spiaggia della pelosa, stintino …….. packed with people during july to august :-( …….. ENJOY!!! :-)   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – PASSERBY

FLORENCE – after all …… i’m just a passerby …… :-)!!!   if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – 2003 | 2016 AT FRIENZE

2016 | 2003 – ciao ciao frienze ……. long time no see :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

PHOTO DU JOUR – CURRENT EXHIBITION AT FLORENCE

JAN FABRE . SPIRITUAL GUARDS – fabulously stunning sculptures by JAN FABRE all over florence till this october, don’t miss it :-). mine was taken at FORTE DI BELVEDERE …….. ENJOY!!! :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

2 NEW LAMPS DESIGNED by JEAN NOUVEL for ARTEMIDE

THE OBJECTIVE LAMP / THE QUILIBRIST LIGHTING is essential for modern home. a well-designed lamp designed by well-known architect JEAN NOUVEL for ARTEMIDE for the very first time. this one named OBJECTIVE is inspired by camera lense. an elongated cylinder made of 3 segments, it calls to mind a set of camera lenses. each segment […]

FANTABULOUS mirror effect PUMP by GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI

wherever your summer vacation this year, don’t forget to bring this mirror effect gold leather pointy toe slide with ankle strap pump with you, i’m sure tons of people will ask you the same question right from departure lounge till the end of your summer holiday ………… where the hell you got this sleek & chic, sophisticated […]

100MM sneaker by BUSCEMI

 OBNOXIOUSLY HIGH QUALITY GOODS this BIRKIN inspired 100mm sneaker is hand crafted in the luxury footwear capital of the world, CIVITANOVA, ITALY for an american brand BUSCEMI which was found in  2013. it is artfully constructed of full-grain italian calf leather with hand painted edges & signature HELL HANDLE. one of the most selling points […]

lightecture – DEMETRA for ARTEMIDE

DEMETRA by NAOTO FUKASAWA for ARTEMIDE if you are a fans of minimalism, japanese industrial designer NAOTO FUKASAWA would not be a stranger to you. BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK described him as one of the world’s most influential designers. his latest collaboration with ARTEMIDE is DEMETRA, a minimal & functional LED task lamp with sculptural quality.     […]

CONCORDE by EMMANUEL GALLINA for POLIFORM

CONCORDE TABLE a design able to propose a primary shape, emphasizing the naturalness of the wood for CONCORDE table by EMMANUEL GALLINA for POLIFORM. soft shapes interpreted with essential style. you can see attention to detail is a constant priority in the contours, shapes and functionality of his work.            

SLAM SUEDE sneaker by BRIONI

if you are very into hand-sew jackets & trousers or even a bespoke suit that start from €4,500, you must heard of BRIONI ……. an italian luxury brand for the privileged few and being sold to fashion giant company KERING on 2011. apart from its famous suits range, sneaker are their next strategy to aim for younger market. […]

photo du jour – hotel romazzino, sardinia

travelling pix taken at the one-and-only sardinia, italy! btw, the hotel romazzino is fabulous too. stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

lighting asethetics – ILIO by ERNESTO GISMONDI

ILIO by ERNESTO GISMONDI for ARTEMIDE LIGHTING is an essential item & very important for modern home. a well-designed LED lamp, yet not too fancy is hard to come by. with its simple geometry, stripped of all formal digressions & reduced to its basics by ERNESTO GISMONDI ( founder of ARTEMIDE ). ARTEMIDE has collaborate with the most […]

ONE OF THE MOST CREATIVE + WEARABLE SHOES ON EARTH

AVANT-GARDE COLLABORATION it’s designed by avant-garde fashion designer IRIS VAN HERPEN + dutch shoe company UNITED NUDE for her lastest ready-to-wear a/w 2014 collection – BIOPIRACY. these crescent-shaped boots are probably one of the most creative, yet wearable boots on the planet :-) if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with […]

GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI – MENSWEAR

ABBIGLIAMENTO – capsule collection model SILVIU TOLU works on his total streetwear-inspired look in NYC, a bit rock-glam mixed sports-chic outfit …… iLove the side-zipped pant ….. sexy as always :-)  that’s GIUZEPPE ZANOTTI!!! however, the jacket seems a bit too much for me thou :-( FYI, as everyone may know this brand GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI for […]

photo du jour – art attempt #4

travelling pix taken at vatican museum ….. with some DATAMOSH effects  :-) !! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

LA CHIEN SAVANT by MAGIS

this cute chair/desk is designed by PHILIPPE STARCK for MAGIS me too collection. suitable for both indoor & outdoor use. aren’t they cute??? available in HK at:  ALUMINIUM stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

photo du jour – romazzino, sardinia

travelling pix taken at hotel romazzino, porto cervo…….. we had a wonderful time there and it ain’t no doubt we will be back again :-P !!! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

LIMA by CLAESSON KOIVISTO RUNE for TACCHINI

LIMA this gorgeous, contemporary armchair is by TACCHINI ( an italian furniture brand that might sounds unfamiliar to end users but they are quiet popular for interior project thou ). it’s a system consisting of sofas & armchairs in different sizes, with a markedly sleek shape to receive the body nicely. extra comfort is given […]

photo du jour – sardinia, italy

travelling pix taken at the one-and-only sardinia, italy!!! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

shelf / wall-mounted desk by MDF italia

MAMBA LIGHT by VICTOR VASILEV for MDF ITALIA this multi-purpose minimal form + futuristic look  shelf / wall-mounted desk is designed by VICTOR VASILEV. it can be easily integrated with other furnishings. VERSATILITY is the key. the shelf is in medium fibreboard with varying thickness and moulded into a curve. and the painted finish comes in […]

coat hanger in art form

BAOBAB by XAVIER LUST for MDF ITALIA this award-winning coat hanger with an undulated trunk and a crown of irregular branches is lovely + practical & it looks like one of those beautiful trees in ” alice in wonderland “. mould in CRISTAPLANT ( a composite material made up of natural minerals & polyester and acrylic polymers ) […]

lightecture – LO TEK for ARTEMIDE

LO TEK by JAVIER MARISCAL for ARTEMIDE LIGHTING is essential for modern home as i mentioned in previous post, this one is definitely one of them. lighting + architecture = lightecture. those adjustable arms are in anodized aluminium on a strong painted steel base. it was launched in 2011 during EUROLUCE but it finally available […]

lighting asethetics – FLORENSIS for ARTEMIDE

FLORENSIS by ROSS LOVEGROVE for ARTEMIDE LIGHTING is essential for modern home. a well-designed LED lamp is hard to come by until i found this gorgeous floral shape LED lamp. its made of steel & anodized aluminium, FLORENSIS has both an aesthetic & a technological function that i would say it’s “FLAWSOME” ( flawless + […]

BLIO for KRISTALIA

an unconventional smart storage units – BLIO modular design by NEULAND. PASTER & GELDMACHER while everyone are looking for shelves, wardrobes, cabinets or containers to hide their stuff, this BLIO modular components would be one of your solutions!! it simply organises any space, giving it character with different dimensions. the white lacquer finishes on MDF […]

STRING LED table lamp by ROTALIANA

STRING T1 this super-sleek, architectural-design table lamp is by an italian lighting company ” ROTALIANA” & designed by DANTE DONEGANI + GIOVANNI LAUDA in 2011. 2 arms structure with LED source allows you to bend & rotate the ray of light in every direction ….. that’s so cool !!! and on/off + dimmer is on […]

TUBBY plant pot by MAGIS

this super-sleek, single rotational-moulded polyethylene plant pot is design by the super-busy + famous australian industrial designer MARC NEWSON for MAGIS. he has been described as the most influential designer of his generation. you can see his uniqueness through his every piece of products from clothing, watches, furnitures to private jet …….. what else he doesn’t involved? […]

tradition inspires modernity – VALEXTRA

i always fell in love with timeless style leather goods with exquisite craftsmanship & innovative design.  VALEXTRA is one of my favourites and i really appreciate their concept ” SIGN OF RECOGNITION” – certainly not by looking at its logo, so discreetly refined that it could easily go unnoticed.  at VALEXTRA, luxury expresses itself in the detail, intricately […]

obsession – BOOKCASES part 2

obsession + inspiration – bookcases part 2 i am a weirdo and into a lots of beautiful objects. contemporary + well-designed + carefully chosen materials bookcase is one of them ….. lemme share some of them with you guys :-) stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!! Related articles obsession – BOOKCASES part […]

photo du jour – la maddalena, sardinia – italy

travelling pix taken at la maddalena archipelago, sardinia ………… GORGEOUS island with crystal clear water that i don’t even want to come back to the real world!!!

obsession – BOOKCASES part 1

obsession + inspiration – bookcases part 1 i am a weirdo and into a lots of beautiful objects. contemporary + well-designed + carefully chosen materials bookcase is one of them ….. lemme share some of them with you guys :-) all the above bookcases are from: MDF italia / cappellini / poliform / moltenli & […]

the best IRONING BOARD by MAGIS

if you are searching for a nice designer’s ironing board, this might be the one that you don’t have to put it back to storage after use :-P. it is because it looks pretty damn good even mounted on the wall. this AMLETO folding ironing board by MAGIS,  the frame is in anodised aluminium matt […]

VALENTINO – sneaker + slip-on + derby

i was totally crazy about this trainer when i first saw the launch of “camouflage trainer” in green fabric that showed at style.com last year. and i was 110% sure that i will buy it once they hit the store this spring. earlier this march, i got call from shop and said they are finally arrived […]

probably the best designer’s dog house by MAGIS

this gorgeous dog house is designed by MICHAEL YOUNG ( well-established bristish product designer, now base in hong kong ) for MAGIS. YES, it is designed in 2001, nothing really new at all BUT still probably the best + practical + well designed + stylish + bacteria free + durable and adorable designer’s dog house in […]

illumination art – SYNAPSE by LUCEPLAN

if you are looking for an art installation floating in the air at your gorgeous home OR an artistic-look’s divider to separate your space OR just a decorative lights with a twist. this might be one of your choices. SYNAPSE is a new product type design by GOMEZ PAZ. FRAMCISCO for LUCEPLAN, halfway between object & […]

shoes are important? HELL YES

i am not the only one who obsessed about shoes and i don’t really care about brands, as long as it’s well-designed + in good silhouette both on top view & side profile + good leather + impeccable sole with proper stitching and last but not least, italian made!!! YES, italian “DO-DID-DONE” way better…………….. no other […]

CURL by sebastian bergne for LUCEPLAN

CURL, design by sebastian bergne for LUCEPLAN. this cool formed “MOOD” table lamp can also be used as a simple art object at your stylish home with functionality as well. i can imagine it can be placed on a console table as a sculpture or simply just use it as a bed side table lamp. […]

ODEON floor lamp by studio klass for fontana arte

this gorgeous floor lamp is designed by STUDIO KLASS ( design agency based in milan ) for italian lighting company FONTANA ARTE. “ODEON” is a floor lamp with a milk white polycarbonate diffuser that allows wall washer light emission effect. and the body structure are covered in cuoietto leather. ( i would not be interested if […]

classic banker’s desk lamp REINVENTED by RON GILAD for FLOS

FLOS really rolling the revolution on lighting for decades. their latest GOLDMAN table lamp was redesigned by RON GILAD based on the classic banker’s desk lamp in green glass shade that you have seen a million times in your life or in the movie. he turned this classic-clumsy-grandma’s lamp into a very sleek, contemporary, yet sophisticated […]

photo du jour – la maddalena, sardinia

travelling pix taken by iPhone at la maddalena archipelago, sardinia ………… GORGEOUS island with crystal clear water, i don’t even want to come back to the real world!!!  

AGAPE – a brand that you should know

i always dream that one day i would have a bathroom which are high ceiling, spacious space, contemporary design with all AGAPE‘s bathroom stuff. just like one of those as below: OMG, look at this gorgeous washbasin in CARRARA marble, i’m loving it!!!

TRIBECA design by JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD for poliform

TRIBECA is a creation of visual impact by prestigious international designer “JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD” for POLIFORM. the linear shapes of this sofa are enriched by the stylistic detail of the structure. this super harmonious combination makes it the protagonist of the living area. the whole collection come in sofas, armchairs and modular systems that full coherence […]

GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI – sexiest shoe brand in the world

as everyone may know this brand GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI for long. but do you know he also spent a lot money & time to nourish young shoe designers at CERCAL (an international footwear school ) in italy since 2001 too. and some of the lucky graduates will be employed directly for giuseppe zanotti design. he is one […]

dibbets rainbow rugs by RODOLFO DORDONI for MINOTTI

“dibbets rainbow” by RODOLFO DORDONI for MINOTTI, what an awesome collection that iWish to have it :-) rug made from 100% Lyocell – a fibre produced by cellulose – hand-crafted according to the manual tufting menthod. price starting from €5,345. rugs play a key role in creating a warm and inviting environment. Which explains why the […]

HUSK design by PATRICIA URQUIOLA for B&B italia

PATRICIA URQUIOLA was a proud architecture student of ACHILLE CASTIGLIONI. then met VICO MGISTRETTI during the partnership with an italian design company. both of them noticed her talent and advised her to aspire to achieve the highest professional standards at a worldwide level. (isn’t she lucky all the way?) she continuous to shine and designed many good stuffs for b&b italia, bosa, boffi, cappellini, […]