Italy and Italian Design have always presented us with several strong and powerful examples of luxury and quality design works, inspirations and projects that put our imagination and design taste in overdrive. Here is a fantastic gathering of Italian inspirations, a few weeks before the start of Milan Design Week!
See also: Studio Gang: Designs of the future
With a focus on design, art and fashion, the Dimore Studio have collaborated in the past few years with some of the great names of Italian craftsmanship like Ceramica Bardelli, but their list of clients/ partnerships also include some top names of italian luxury like Fendi. In fact, Dimore Studio was responsible for the redesign of some of the most iconic Fendi Shops in Italy and they work closely with this brand in their Design Projects in Italy.
Top collaborator of Kartell and a regular presence at the prestigious Salone del Mobile event, Urquiola is one of today’s faces of French Design, but it’s also impossible to disassociate her name with the Italian Design Industry. In fact, Urquiola is one of the patrons of Italian Craftsmanship, in fact, in 2018 she was the Guest of Honor of Homo Faber, a top Craftsmanship Event in Venice where she presented a strong showcase of her colorful style mixed with the Craftsmanship Values of Italy, namely the love of this country for Hand Made and Elaborate products in Wood and Glass!
Ludovica and Roberto Palomba are also Top Names of today’s Italian Design! They are the two founders of the Palomba Serafini Associati, a powerful design studio based in Milan, Italy that was created in 1994. For the past years, they have been collaborating with the most prestigious design brands from all over the world, namely Poltrona Frau, and the majority of their products designed since 1994 is still in production, making them some of the most long-standing design studios in production in Italy!
One of the more irreverent names of both the Art & the Design scene is Rossana Orlandi. She’s the perfect example of how the worlds of Interior Design, Art and Craftsmanship can come together under one single roof. That’s precisely what Orlandi tried to do when she opened the Gallery Rossana Orlandi in 2002 in a former tie Factory in the Magenta neighbour.
Gaetano Pesce and Piero Fornasetti are other of the two biggest names linked to craftsmanship, art and design. With a passion for Murano Glass and other Italian Classic design techniques, such as wood craving and porcelain work. Piero Fornasetti was one of the top Artists of Italy and, when he died in 1988, his legacy was kept alive by his studio that, until today is kept in business by a dedicated team of professionals that bring to life new design projects.
See also: 6 Chicago Interior Design Trends!
If you want to be up to date with the best news about trends, interior design tips, and furniture luxury brands, you must sign up our Newsletter and receive it in your email – free of charges, the latest and the most exclusive content from Inspiration and Ideas.