Alfonso Femia is an interior designer who is known for having developed a “research around matter” which led him to collaborate on a myriad of design projects with several international companies. He’s become one of the most remarkable designers in Italy from the 90s to today. Milan Design Agenda will be […]
Stefano Giovannoni is a top Italian interior designer that stands out for his eccentric designs that are recognized at an international level. Born in La Spezia, he lives and works in Milan as an industrial, interior designer and architect. Today, Milan Design Agenda is about to unveil an exclusive interview, where you’re about […]
Giorgio Armani has lived in his Milan home for 30 years, quoting “I moved into the house where i live in 1982, and snce then i have never wanted to change home, not even for a second. It is the perfect shelter, a place where i can relax completely. I worked with the architect Peter Marino, entrusting him with the interior decoration of the house and the task of giving shape to my desires and ideas”. (Full story here)
Today’s Milan Design Agenda article couldn’t start other way besides this.
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Walk through the gates, and you step into a massive front courtyard, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by a fortress of the Milanese fashion designer master’s making. Not only does this cluster of buildings house Armani’s home but it also emcompasses his design, communications, and marketing offices; the sizable underground theater where he used to present his collection, and indoor pool-plus a garden for good measure. The world’s most famous designer doesn’t do anything small.
In fact, all Giorgio Armani homes around the world – there are 10 at last count!-are epansive, situated in such stunningly beautiful settings as Antigua, Saint Tropez, and the volcanic island of Pantelleria, between Sicily and Tunisia. There’s also his yacht, which can be described as a floating villa.
However, and with Winter coming, there’s one place that all of us would like to be in, a six-bedroom 17th-century farmhouse in La Punt, southeast Switzerland…Milan Design Agenda calls it a true Celebrity Home !