Once that summer heat has faded away and some chilly breeze blows away the window curtains it’s time to adapt our home to the newly arrived autumn. It is a beautiful passage and a pleasant season towards the freezing winter days, so I don’t suggest to make major changes, but only some that make your houme a good match of this cosy season and its fabulous colors. As the nature changes outside always resonate with ourselves, our nests should follow the cycle as well.
Milan is my favorite design city and my home for five awesome years. So many things that nourish the eye and mind that is difficult even to pick one for a start.
As it was recently opened and made great rumor around, I went to see Fondazione Prada, a place that its founders wanted not polluted with fashion but with exclusive art pieces.
During my twenties and my early thirties I was not a motherhood craver. I was more longing for long distance trips, art and having wonderful people around. My friends got married one by one and had children. I loved to be a guest at weddings and dance freely till dawn. And I loved their beautiful kids. And secretly enjoyed the fact that they were theirs not mine.
When starting a home decoration I usually create a mood-board of colors and materials. The floor and its texture is the first on the list as it remains the least subject of changing during future redecorations so is the most lasting element in the space. Then I go for the walls and all the rest. The most common choice for the base color goes usually towards the elegance of neutrals beiges or greys as base hues. I love combining them and the possibilities are infinite. But now I would like to show you the beautiful and calming atmosphere that another color can create inside your space: the light blue
White seagulls are flying in circles and when they get closer to the ocean they start reflecting its shades and become turquoise flying beings.
There’s a fantastic chromatic palette, as every color match every color and the locals ebony skin suits every shade. At sunset tall and black men dressed in masai are walking the beaches that seem to belong to them since ages. Amazing red scarves on blue background on just another Zanzibar eye paint.