The Grand Hotel Puccini has been generating some buzz ever since being bought by Developer First Sponsor Group for the price of 9.3 million euros (S$14.4 million). Will this bring a new life. This four-star hotel is located at the Corso Buenos Aries no 33, Milan. This property is now vacant and unleased, however […]
Salone del Mobile 2017 edition is now part of Milan Design Week history, but there’s space to do some recaps like the one we show you today. At International Furniture Fair, Baxter introduced different rooms, complete and surrounding, each one conveying different emotions; it is a big house where the materials and the items inside it seem to come from different parts of the world.
The first big room presents even-tempered tones, characterized by very light colours. Both for furniture and for all finishes, shades range from pale pink to pink, in contrast to the dark brown and aquamarine. It’s just in this room that the new Bardot sofa is presented, whose lines draw inspiration from the design of the ‘70s, which are however reinterpreted in an undoubtely more current view.
Here the precious pink onyx merges with the walls, characterized by minimal graphics. The walls’ textures transfer onto rugs as well, which get attuned to the other elements inside the house.
In the second room, Paola Navone concentrated mainly on outdoor items, that become at last a real collection. The materials that characterize it are copper, outdoor leather with a special tanning and Indian ink-dyes, increasing resistence to light, as well as rattan.
Next to the main items, developed in the shades of blue, aquamarine and green, there is also a series of accessories carried out in baked clay, cocciopesto and lava stone. Next to Paola Navone’s items there are also a sofa with a slight structure and many cushions, a leather iron armchair by Antonino Sciortino and a cane leather pouf by Francesco Bettoni.
The third room, rough and matter, is framed by walls in white lime, with some colour flashes given by a tribal graphics. The room is undoubtedly richer and thicker with colour; cognac and cobalt blue are here the shades characterizing both soft leathers and glossy, polished leathers. The Viktor sofa expands thanks to the integration of other elements, next to which there are other new small tables. Another part of this collection is the new Viktor bed, which lives here together with the rug, whose yarn is carried out partly through the silk of Indian women’s sari.