Ohmygod there’s a submarine in the middle of Milan! We assume someone flushed it down the toilet when it was little, it grew in the deep, dark sewers of the city, and now it’s back to get its revenge. On October 1, people were shocked and confused when they saw a submarine sticking out of […]
Dutch fashionhouse Viktor & Rolf’s neoclassical store in Milan is decadently elegant and all, but there’s something not quite right about it. For one, these chandeliers are sticking out of the ground. Nope, the designers weren’t drunk. The inverted decor was exactly what architect Siebe Tettero had in mind when they approached him to “twist […]
Milan-based street artist Sea got his very first contact to the outdoor art scene as a little boy fequently visiting a particular part of the Italian sea side which was stuffed with graffiti back in the days. Ever since he felt very attracted to street art and to special places for sharing his work. Up till today he developed his talent and became a well known artist doing great walls and paintings and as well forming part of the Spruzzers team.
In Milan, there is Fondazione Trussardi. They have a cinema called Cinema Manzoni, which is located in the shopping district. Don’t get mislead: they do organize impressive exhibitions there. Last time I passed by, it was Parasimpatico, a bunch of installations by Swiss contemporary artist, Pipilotti Rist.
When I was living in Milan, I simply could not just pass by the H&M shop located in the old part of the city. Every time I went there, it was like entering an enormous closet with painted walls, full of cute dresses and heels. The illustrator that the store collaborated with is Swedish artist Lovisa Burfitt. Her work is stunning.
The idea of high-rise farms and gardens is nothing new at this point, but I still find the concept compelling. This Vertical Forest designed by Milan-based studio Stefano Boeri Architetti is another interesting version of the idea of urban reforestation.
With the recent jelly craze raging abroad, it seemed inevitable that someone would endeavour to bring it home to us closet jellymongers and wannabe gastro artists the world over. Luckily Milan’s crafty Nobody & Co has done just that with it’s cheeky set of Il Buddino pudding molds adorably shaped as portion sized Buddhas.