Category Archives: Loves

All you knit is love!

ENGLISH TEXT There is no doubt that knitting is a passion for an ever increasing number of people. Men, women, childen: it seems that hardly anyone resists to the temptation of the creativity that can stem from a simple ball … Continue reading

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Design in the garden (or on the balcony)

The Milan Design Week starts in a few days and you will soon see my selection on events “not to miss” on  d.repubblica.it and on DCasa (on the newstands in Italy with Repubblica on April 6th).  But amongst chic showrooms … Continue reading

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Fancy a tartan bike?

Low cost solutions with a high visual impact: we love them. Especially these days. Bike enthusiasts will certainly appreciate Fix Your Bike, the new decorative kit that allows you to customize your bycicle without damaging the oridinal varnish. It’s a … Continue reading

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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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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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Why publishing needs an injection of «vinyl»

A while ago Paolo Priolo, editor in chief of Klat Magazine told me that «there is no future», according to him, for paper publishing. None more than those who work in this field know how much the sector is actually suffering … Continue reading

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Ideas for DYI crazy moms (and kids)

The other day a friend – a Dutch stylist whose beautiful home you will soon see on DCasa) has suggested to me a blog that is packed up with nice ideas ready to copy for interior decoration. It’s called Bloesem  and it … Continue reading

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