Category Archives: Home decor

I’m replacing the blond bimbo…

Normal people, “impefect” environments, irony and a flavour for travel. The new Dedon catalogue transforms the way of communicating outdoor furniture. It was high time someone did.

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De Vecchi’s silver dreams

This is a place where it takes a day to make a jug. Here, metals get heated up with a manual torch and gauging the correct time for the exposure requires an expertise that only time can provide. Welcome in … Continue reading

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Giulio Iacchetti: a recipe for happy design

With his «diffused factory» of  interno italiano Giulio Iacchetti proposes the relaunch of craftsmenship as new economic engine. And happiness as the final goal of design. It does not often happen: a book about economics turning into a best seller. … Continue reading

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Paola Navone’s Winter collection for Monoprix

As it is now a custom in fashion, also in home furnishing it is now custom to propose capsule collections signed by great designers and produced and distributed by department store. Christmas is obviously the best time for this, as … Continue reading

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Ready for a green Xmas?

Eco-fashion, local design, bio-cosmetics. The presents for a sustainable Christmas arrive in Milan with Green Christmas, the market that, from 14 through to 16 December, will trasform the beautiful industrial site of the Fonderia Napoleonica Eugenia, in the Isola district. … Continue reading

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Astrid Krogh’s tech fabrics (with a soft touch)

Danish designer Astrid Krogh has been working with light and fabrics for many years. She has made power generating curtains, wooden tapistries with interwoven fibreoptics, neon sculptures and installations. Her work, that marries technology with a soft, craftmanship-based design approach, … Continue reading

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DIY home with style

You may have seen some of these images on DCasa last month. But the house of my friends Marjolein and Carlo (she is Dutch and he is Italian, they live on Lake Comabbio) is so packed up with intersting ideas … Continue reading

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