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Milan is officially dressed up for one more Christmas Holidays. It is not only a city, but even the big stores are address a different color to the streets and spread a true Christmas spirit to visitors. Corso Vittorio Emmanuele, Via Sant’Andrea, Via Montenapoleone …. but there is one that deserves consideration by the Milan Design Agenda. In Viale Piave, Spotti Milano, a furniture store with a fascinating splendor. At the end of this article, our Editor selected a must have piece…it is an ATOMIC surprise.
An almost oxymoronic title, Maxi Minimal, suggestions and 80s set in a ‘rigorous atmosphere. And ‘the theme chosen by Studiopepe for the new production of Spotti Milan, for autumn-winter 2013: volumes played on contrasts of black and white, punctuated by touches of bright color and animated geometries, graphics and unexpected juxtapositions.A study of color in mind: every room is decorated with a palette of preset: the bedroom is dressed in blue, green living, lunch is declined in yellow while the study is tinged with red.
These shades have been chosen to emphasize habitat by strong expressive contemporary furniture interface with icons of design history. So it is that the innovative systems Rimadesio, marbles of the new collection Just Black of Marsotto Editions, the Catch Chair by Jaime Hayon for & tradition and the lamp Aim of the brothers Bouroullec for Flos to dialogue with with armchairs Utrecht Rietveld edited by Cassina, the sofa Harry B & B Italy and Snoopy lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos.
They could not miss emerging designers: Spotti gives space to young talents such as Swedish Hilda Hellstrom, Canadians based in Milan Oeuffice and the British Chisel and Mouse. For the occasion Studiopepe has designed the series Affordable art for sale in the same showroom Viale Piave, which includes canvas large format graphics with fluorescent tubes, canvas size smaller geometries with metal mesh, hollow concrete blocks and small sculptures in painted wood by hand.
MILAN DESIGN AGENDA EDITOR’s PICK