Upcycling tips for renewing your wardrobe

Our closets are always so full of clothes: good solution is to bring our clothes back by reviving and reinvent them. Even without "having the fabric", with small and simple cutting and sewing techniques, from the basic points to small repairs, you can make dresses and accessories or give new life to old clothes with upcycling projects. Matilde Di Pumpo, founder and creative director of the fashion brand Lois, invites us ...

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UNIQLO x Marimekko: autumn/winter 2019

Marimekko and UNIQLO, Japanese clothing store that has recently arrived "physically" in Italy in Milan, have announced a new collaboration for a limited edition autumn/winter collection. The collection will be launched on November 28th and it is the second partnership between Marimekko and UNIQLO. The first collaboration, presented in the spring of 2018, has been very successful. The new Fall/Winter 2019 collection celebrates Finnish winter traditions and ...

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Garden Trading AW19 Nordic Christmas Tree

Decorating home for Christmas with scandi atmospheres

Following the trend of Scandinavian minimalism in recent years, at Christmas we can decorate home with scandi atmospheres, also paying attention to sustainability. The key to the scandi atmosphere is to find the balance between clean lines and comfort. A simple all-white background works well to take advantage of natural light, but at the same time it brings a slightly "cold" feeling that should be warmed with warm tones and touches ...

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Salone del Mobile 2019: Highlights

It is under the sign of Leonardo that 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile is born. Salone del Mobile 2019: the Numbers Over 205,000 sqm of exhibition area and 2,418 exhibitors of which about 550 the designers of SaloneSatellite - with a 34% of foreign companies (excluding the SaloneSatellite). The International Furniture Fair with the international furnishing and workplace complement show has hosted more than 1,300 exhibitors, 30% of which are ...

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100 Years of Bauhaus: home decor ideas

In 1919 an art school was formed in Germany: this school would have a profound influence on art and interior design in the following century. That school was called Bauhaus (name derived from the union of German words Bau construction and Haus home). Bauhaus was a school of crafts, design, art and architecture born from the union of the School of Fine Arts with the School of Arts and crafts by ...

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Maison&Objet January 2019: Trends and data

MAISON&OBJET in its recent edition of January 2019 has hosted 84,236 visitors, of which 43,556 French and 37,880 international guests from 160 countries. The figure is slightly decreasing compared to the record set in the January 2018 edition, but considering the turbulent context in France in the preceding weeks, the quality of attendance has remained at a high level, and appreciated by the exhibitors. MAISON&OBJET January 2019: Trends and data 2,910 ...

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Maison&Objet January 2019

Starting from today until January 22nd, 2019, in Paris-Nord Villepinte, on 115,000 sqm exhibition, it's time for MAISON&OBJET. Since 1995, MAISON&OBJET is the international appointment of art de vivre, furniture and design professionals. The numbers? Incredible: almost 3,000 brands and over 90,000 visitors, of which 50% international. MAISON&OBJET discovers talents, creates encounters, decodes the trends of today and tomorrow. In theis first of the two editions in 2019 ...

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Scandinavian design in Helsinki: Design district, shopping destinations and a culinary stop

If you think Scandinavia is the home of design, you're not mistaken. But if you think Finland has a marginal role, well, this time you're wrong! Finland not only gave birth to Alvar Aalto but it is also the real home of design: it is not only Artek, the Finnish design company founded in 1935 by Alvar and Aino Aalto, it's Iittala, Marimekko, Arabia, Aarikka, Jopo... Design comes in daily and ...

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Holidays in Italy: 6 resorts for your mind and body

Holiday also means regenerate mind and body, detach from everyday life and find time for yourself: I'll tell you 6 destinations for holidays in Italy where you can enjoy relaxation, good food, SPA treatments... to start again in September with more charge than ever! Holidays in Italy: 6 resorts for your mind and body If you dream of a seaside resort, the beautiful and clean sea in Puglia, which combines relaxation, activities for ...

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TOMMY HILFIGER: SS18 UPCYCLING CAPSULE COLLECTION

Upcycling or recycling? Do you know the difference? Upcycling differs from recycling because it does not require energy to clean and transform residues into new materials. When recycling materials or products are processed to transform into new objects, while with the upcycling materials (waste) are in some way ennobled creating new objects with a greater added value. Tommy Hilfiger has announced a sustainable capsule collection for the SS 2018 for both men ...

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It’s Fashion Revolution Week!

April 2018 will be the 5th year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse and 5 years since Fashion Revolution was born. During that time, millions of people have joined Fashion Revolution to demand a fairer, more transparent industry. To ensure brands continue to listen and create the far reaching, permanent change needed to ensure we never see a tragedy like Rana Plaza again.  What can we do? We can ...

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Easter home decor: bunnies!

If Christmas is full of red, gold, elves and Santa Claus... Easter is full of pastel colors, dots, eggs and... bunnies! Here is our selection of bunnies for your Easter home decor: just choose only a little details or a total look! Talking about bunnies, here is a part of the Hare Homewares collection from British Designer Sophie Allport. The fabric is covered in racing brown Hares on a stone coloured background: ...

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Maison&Objet Paris – January 2018

“In our digital times, a whole world of lifestyles is just a click away. Social networks do the spadework, clearing the ground leaving only objects of desire as the well-honed online consumer becomes the artistic director and designer of his/her interior. Homemakers indulge in a form of decorative exhibitionism and with transparency in every shape, size and form showcase their significant objects in display cases or on shelves. Walls show off ...

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Frame wall decor: tips and ideas

Furnishing the walls with the frames and photos is not only an essential element of interior design: furnishing with paintings, posters or photos is often a way to finish the decoration of the walls, to illuminate a dark corner, to give character to a furniture in the entrance or to send a message of love in the nursery of the newborn or on the headboard of your double bed. Although decorating ...

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UNIQLO x Marimekko

UNIQLO x Marimekko

We love slow fashion and quality garments: this is not new. It does not mean being a snob, it does not mean that we like only expensive or griffe clothes regardless of any other feature. When we choose the items to be purchased we evaluate many aspects, first of all quality, then materials, the places of production, green and sustainability aspects. Moreover we are always looking for unique designs. I speak ...

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