7 interior design trends | Salone del Mobile 2013

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Here goes a sum up of 7 interior design trends I spotted at the fairground (off-salone trends are not included) where all the major brands exhibited, further to the written report and guest post for decor8. Trends have become much more down to earth without let's say, too much fuss. Brands don't take risks right now probably due to actual market …

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Smart and cool families: The Socialite Family

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The The Socialite Family is making its round in blogland! Founded by French journalist and former art buyer Constance Gennari, the blog focusses on smart and cool families. She has worked with one of my favourite magazines called Milk. The "Tribu" series where families are featured is already worth getting your hands on it. The latest issue (in French) is fantastic again. What …

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Lorenzo Castillo’s new restaurant Hispania in London

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Hispania is not another stereotypical Spanish restaurant, complete with paintings of bulls and flamenco dancers. It is the largest space in Europe with 950 sqm dedicated to the Spanish world of cooking in the financial district of London. You will discover an elegant space with high ceilings and a thoughtful decor, worthy of a feature in the best home and …

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Please meet French label Colonel

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Isabelle Gilles and Yann Poncelet are the founders and designers behind the new French label Colonel. Their first collection is all inspired in outdoor furniture with a fresh and summery spirit. Los fundadores y diseñadores detrás de esta marca francesa Colonel son Isabelle Gilles y Yann Poncelet. En su primera colección se han inspirado en muebles de exterior con un toque …

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Italian industrial (loft) style with Paola Navone

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Paola Navone is, as you already might know one of my favorite designers out there, and she finally took over this project though she does not work on private homes. Who wonders? Two centuries ago this warehouse located in Umbria, Italia used to be a silkworm farm, and then later a tobacco drying plant. It went under some serious makeover to be that …

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Paola Navone’s Parisian Apartment

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I have "met" Paola Navone last year at a great panel together with Patricia Urquiola during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Since then I am a big fan. And I have recently visited Merci in Paris. She opened the Italian version last year in Milan together with art director Daniel Rozensztroch. Paola designs driven by her extreme interest in the most …

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