Fornasetti’s room accessories

Livia Satriano Reader Find

By Livia Satriano in New Products on Saturday 24 November 2012

Take a beautiful woman and start printing her face as a motif on almost anything, from ceramic plates to pillows to furniture. Fornasetti, one of the most influential and celebrated Italian designers, did so and made the face of beautiful soprano Lina Cavalieri become his signature motif. Since then, Fornasetti’s room accessories have become a must-have for cool interior decoration all over the world.

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Roberto Calbucci

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Monday 9 November 2009

A perfect blend of chaos and order, Tokyo-based Italian designer Roberto Calbucci’s drawings stem from esoteric and abstract trains of thought he has. They look rather like schematics for imaginary machines of the distant future.

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