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Entries in Italy (104)

Tuesday
Apr052016

Living the Tuscan dream

Atop a picturesque Tuscan hillside is this absolutely sublime stone and brick home that I have completely fallen in love with. Another project by the incredibly talented Elodie Sire of D.mesure. The original architectural details are beautiful in and of themselves with those beams! those stone arches! but the decor heightens the fabulousness of this home. And OMG how many bathrooms are there?! I adore each one and had to feature them all so pardon the lack of photo editing here. I am sure you won't mind. ;) 

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Thursday
Mar172016

30 sqm in Milan

I'm becoming more and more fascinated by small space living and this tiny Italian apartment has caught my eye. Exposed brick, concrete floor, stylish kitchen with ample storage and mezzanine sleeping above the bathroom and laundry. 30 fabulous square metres by Milan-based Cristina Meschi Architetto.

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Friday
Mar042016

A renovated farmhouse in Italy

Pair an 1887 farmhouse in the Italian countryside with architecture firm MIDE and you get an incredible mix of modern and rustic. Maintaining the original stone, brick and chestnut wood exterior, inside natural lime plaster was applied on the walls to highlight irregularities, original beams were exposed and ceilings bleached. The result is a dreamy blend of old and new. 

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Thursday
Mar032016

40 square meters in Milan

A small apartment in Milan, Italy uses a clever visual trick to increase the sense of space and define zones within its otherwise open plan. Vertical pieces of larch and two black painted plywood panels delineate the rooms allowing the eye to travel easily throughout the space. Clever interior design by the Milanese studio TOMOarchitects.

Friday
Feb052016

Palomba Serafini Associati ‘ex frantoio’

Why am I not surprised? Where else would one of the world's leading design couples Ludovica Serafini and Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati retreat to but a 17th century ex oil mill brimming with their own iconic pieces. Rustic sophistication at it's finest.

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