Founded in Milan in 2003 by Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci, DIMORESTUDIO is a full-service, global architectural and design studio that spans residential, retail and hospitality projects, in addition to, producing furnishings, textile and lighting designs under the name of Dimoremilano. The 19th-century location of Via Solferino in Milan’s Brera district is the heart of the business for the 40 plus person team as well as for Dimoregallery, the evocative setting which features […]
Peter Marino, one of the top interior designers in the world, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, an internationally acclaimed architecture, planning and design firm founded in 1978 and based in New York City, with several offices around US, like Philadelphia, Miami and so on. Marino’s designs can be usually characterized by emphasized materiality, texture, scale light and the constant dialogue […]
Patricia Urquiola is one of the names that we’re used to heard 100 times per year, and we want to heard more!! One of the most buzzed luxury hotels opening of 2016 just happened. Il Sereno Lago di Como. Designed by Patricia Urquiola including collections for luxury brands as Louis Vuitton, Baccarat, BMW and Italian design brands as Moroso and B&B Italia.
Il Sereno’s owners wanted a hotel that felt as special their Saint Barthélemy property and one that was contemporary with understated décor. An elegant retreat rich with top Italian design brands like Cassina, B&B Italia and Molteni, wall coverings, lamps, rugs, bathtubs and bathroom fixtures.
With just 30 suites, the sought-after hotel is already booking up fast, with its available rooms not being open until mid-October. All accommodations feature panoramic views of Lake Como and private terraces, along with grey, walnut, blue and green earth tones.
Matching its already-esteemed digs, the property’s restaurant has a big name behind its cuisine as well. Helmed by Michelin starred chef Andrea Berton, who received four Michelin stars across three restaurants, the menu is refined yet approachable. The offerings are inspired by the region with everything from Lake Como’s fish and aromatic herbs to the risotto of Pianura Padana, and the wines, cheeses and meats of the mountains of Valtellina.
Il Sereno’s grounds are also works of art. Designed by botanist Patrick Blanc, the property boasts three distinct art pieces: Le Mirroir Vert du Lac, Le Canyon and Les Racines Echasees. The two vertical gardens and one green sculpture (respectively) each include thousands of plant species.