For the first time ever the home of late Italian architect and designer Osvaldo Borsani was opened to the public during Milan Design Week 2018. Now Villa Borsani is available for people to visit the residence of one of Italy’s most important figures in design architecture. Osvaldo Borsani was an Italian architect, designer, and entrepreneur, […]
This is a look back at one of Salone del Mobile 2018’s most interesting moments: we are talking about Paola Navone’s experimenting in expanding the Gervasoni collections with some interesting furniture pieces as a result. Gervasoni mostly introduced armchairs and sofas as novelties for last year’s edition. All of them either tried […]
Milan is a magical city, fulfilled with hidden gems and hospitality new openings…but at the time we are sharing this luxury stone…is no more a “hidden gem”! We are talking about one of the recent Best Milan modern hotels, winner of a few awards in Hospitality category, as 2016 Best of the Year Winner for Resort sponsored by InteriorDesign.net, Il Sereno Lago di Como designed by Patricia Urquiola.
Il Sereno, is part of Leading Hotels of the World and has been designed by Patricia Urquiola in a very contemporary style, given to Lake Como a new landscape “decoration” comparing with the rest of the hotels on the lake which are Neo-Classical Palazzos. By utilizing a plethora of different woods and stones in a very elegant way the finished product is really quite refined.
Gray-flecked breccia, a local stone, sets the tone in the lobby lounge, a space that furthermore incorporate groups of Urquiola’s distinctive furniture including her long-standing best sellers for Cassina, where she serves as art director.
The color palette for fabrics is likewise locally sourced, if you will. Sky blue for the generous sofas is complemented, for throw pillows, by a leafy green and a moody blue-green recalling water. “The lake—it’s always present,” she says. Nautically inspired smooth walnut planks panel certain walls in the guest rooms, just 30 of them.
Lake Como can take your breathaway in the exact second you put your eyes on it, which comes with the view of storybook villas and palazzos that are set against the Alps. Easily can be your top choice to visit this side of town between April (take the chance to go to Salone del Mobile 2017 and Euroluce 2017) and August.