Today we’re talking about one of the top locations whenever Milan Design Week comes around: we’re talking about the 5vie district, known as a cultural stronghold in the heart of Milan. In this article, we’re pretty much talking about one of the oldest but also emerging districts of Milan. Named after […]
The recently deceased Alessandro Mendini was without a doubt a key figure in Italian architecture, design, and illustration. Born in Milan in 1931 Mendini has left us with an everlasting influence that will continue to inspire many artists worldwide. Mendini had an intense and influential 60-year career, being a key figure in […]
“Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci.
As designs are becoming rapidly innovative, some individuals/enterprises want to clutter their space with unnecessary “junk,” which deters the audience from understanding the message clearly and directly. Leonardo Da Vinci said it best in his quote. Keeping it clear, clever, and simple is the key to producing effective design.
With this in mind dearest Milan citizens, Christmas is knocking on your door and you’re looking for the perfect lighting for your interior luxury decoration? Milan Design Agenda unveils, a special selection for you about simplicity, sophistication, exclusive, unique and luxurious lamps that will bring elegance to your personal space, living rooms and dining rooms are the best spots. Have in mind just one name: Delightfull
Be amused by Milan Design Agenda checklist:
The golden rule of good lighting design is to use the right type of light fitting in the right position. A good rule of thumb is to question the function of every fitting. If it does not have a specific task you should delete it from a scheme. Beware scattering fittings throughout for ‘general infill’. These will light only the floor and visually ‘close a space down’.”
It surely is a design trend for 2014: the junction of copper plated and black finishes turn any piece into a desirable object to decorate the trendiest room. And if we are talking about 20 or 40 glossy black lampshades that focus either the ceiling or the floor (it’s up to you), that’s definitely a refined choice for next year. Instantaneously, you’re back to a chic 50’s decor.
Back to art deco and again with musical inspiration, this time through the dramatic pipe organ. Brubeck ﬁxture is an instant classic sculptural design. An extravagant shape full of reﬁnement and modernity. This is a natural décor piece which gives a soft and cozy light, great for an exclusive atmosphere
The irreverent ﬂoor version is a reading lamp, perfect to enjoy with your favorite book at any setting. Handmade in brass and with lampshades in aluminum exactly like it was made in the 50’s.
Directional recessed spot light used correctly to bounce reflected light off walls is the best way to open out a space. Your eye is always drawn to the brightest point thus reflected light will make a small space appear larger.”
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written by Helena Morais