Towards glocal digital
Ludovica + Roberto Palomba produced the digital project for the Elle Decor Grand Hotel exhibition, pointing the way towards a new approach to temporary installations. Much more than just an exhibition, this is a real architectural project in the historic context of Palazzo Morando in Milan.
Wellness beside the sea and Mediterranean scrub
In Taormina, the Grand Hotel San Pietro has a spa overlooking the splendid panorama. Marble-effect floor coverings that amplify light, walls that resemble karstic rock and salt brick walls provide a natural effect ideal for relaxation.
A spa at home
Bathroom design and furnishings are becoming increasingly high-performance. According to Giovanna Talocci, the desire for a domestic spa has accelerated the breakdown of rooms into functional and relaxation areas; according to Davide Vercelli, the internet and the way we use technologies can and must be a starting point for analysing the spaces of the future.
Dedicated to well-being
Safety in hospitals is a matter of flows of people and goods, as well as the choice of materials: antibacterial, hygienic and wear-resistant. However, safety is also a place where you can feel at home. We discuss this subject with Binini Partners, which specialises in designing hospitals.
Antibacterial stoneware that offers a stone effect both inside and outside
Carácter, the first collection to use the new Puro Marazzi Antibacterial technology
Inspiration beyond the surface
From home furnishing to architecture, large sizes free the creativity of designers and encourage them to envisage new uses. Three applications face to face: the tables of Enzo Bauso, the decors of Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel and the facades of Asti Architetti.
Hotel Du Lac: the comfort of a wonderful view and bespoke interiors
41 Interior & Design handled the project for the expansion of this facility at Limone sul Garda. A total look from the custom furnishings to the details of the finishes, in which ceramics played a major role
Scuola Futuro Lavoro: when environment becomes psychology
Milan-based firm Maurizio Lai Architects uses the materials and layout of a space to relieve stress and help people with Asperger’s syndrome to learn.
Tactile effects with stone-look stoneware for Daniel & Mayer
Grande Stone Look Ceppo di Gré is an attractive backdrop for the Milan store's furnishings and carpeted islands