Triennale Museum in Milan is a never ending fountain of inspiration for art and design.
I’ve just seen the “Design Italiano Oltre le crisi” exhibition where famous pieces of what educated an elegant eye in the last century are silently occupying their setting like some renown artists on their scene.
The first impact when dwelling in a Balinese home or villa is of freedom of moving and mind relaxation. Situated only a few degrees below the Ecuador line, this floating paradise has an almost constant and pleasantly warm mild temperature that sweeps away any constructions restraints linked to the cold season. The freedom to design and build (not higher than the coconut trees line though) enjoys its era in Bali.
Some of Piero Fornasetti (1913 – 1988) amazing work was exhibited at the Trienale in Milan. The talented Italian painter, sculptor, interior decorator and engraver was a genius of the details, to such an extent that it is hard to believe that a single man could create so many millimetric detailed art pieces during a span of a lifetime.
Ever wondered which style holds together the all-white walls, distress furniture, soft neutral colors, ecru fabrics, laces, floral prints and vintage linens?
Maybe the most romantic of all, the Shabby Chic started from the ’80 to embellish British and American residences, continuously adapting and incorporating new design elements. It’s characteristics are the distress furniture pieces, resembling the old style ones (not genuine), having the top coat rubbed and sanded. Some accessories may resemble the Rococo style, especially for lighting and wall paneling.