The Nina Yashar universe is as big in scale as her new design proscenium.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Some of the sweetest days of my life have been spent in Milan’s grey winter. My concrete-block apartment offered a spectacular view over the nearby Alps and on a clear day the diamond peaks would reflect crystals of cerulean blue in the morning light.
In 2014, the co-founders of Artigiani Milanesi packed their entire artisanal cashmere manufacturing business into two 40-foot-long shipping containers and left the industrial bustle of Milan. Their destination was Bowen Island: 50 square kilometres of forested, rocky beach-rimmed land in Vancouver’s Howe Sound.
A first for Italian handbag house Valextra, the company tasked an outside designer—London-based Martino Gamper—with redesigning its Milan shop, and also emblazoning new graphic patterns upon one of the brand’s bag collections.
Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci of Dimore Studio create evocative spaces with an asymmetrical application of extremes: expressive and calm, corroded and couture, cryptic and forthright.
Pininfarina’s latest collaboration with 43 Cycles, Milan’s luxury bicycle creators, resulted in the Pininfarina Fuoriserie, revealed at the Seoul Living Design Fair.
Canadian-born designer Philippe Malouin has reunited with Caesarstone at Milan’s infamous design show, Salone del Mobile, to showcase 20 Planters, an aptly named collection of planters made from vintage Caesarstone surfaces.