X

HI THERE!

It looks like you are enjoying what are you seeing so far...
Sign up for the GBlog Newsletter to receive lots of inspiring stories delivered right to your inbox.
And don't worry, we'll never share or sell your email address to anyone.
We hate spam as much as you do.

Geometric Duale Dining Table

The Duale Dining Table was created by Luca Binaglia, the designer behind this Italian modular furniture. Balancing on a geometric metal base, the table offers a generous space for up to eight people. The oak wood tabletop is double-faced so that one side is naturally finished and the other is painted in one’s choice of yellow, blue, black, or white. Find the bright design at Formabilio for €750.

Two-Part “Bito” Tables by Nicola Conti

The collection Bito Tables was created by Nicola Conti, an Italian designer based in Pesaro. Three tables are made of plywood and oak, a contemporary blend of materials. The tabletops are split into two parts, a colorful pastel side and a naturally finished counterpart. Below, the colorful side also sports a single painted leg. The two halves of the designs can be pulled apart, revealing the dowels that hold them ...

Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Réflexions” in Paris

Reflections by the acclaimed Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto juxtaposes sculptures and installations, including pieces from his rag series and mirror paintings. Drawing from the Arte Povera movement, the exhibit plays with high and low art by pairing torn cloth with antique furniture. The exhibition by Galleria Continua is coming to Paris this Monday, October 20, 2014, where it will show at the Galleria Aveline until January 11, 2015. Photography by ...

Industrial Apartment Renovation in Milan

Renovated and restored by Cristina Meschi, this Italian apartment serves as a low-maintenance home base for a single owner who often travels for work. The 30mq (30 square meters) space embodies a relaxed industrial feel, thanks to its exposed brick and concrete walls. Cabinets and other storage solutions keep the city-sized studio clutter-free, and stainless steel ladders make the most of the space’s height. The bedroom is lofted for extra ...

Standing Metal Hi Hangers

Created by Mathery Studio of Italy and Lab de Stu designer Dale Hardiman of Australia, the Hi Hangers set comes in “H” and “I” shapes. The wavy, whimsical designs bring clothing out of the chest of drawers and into the open, where it can be arranged and admired. The metal hangers support a good amount of weight and learn against the wall for stability. A bright addition to the bedroom, ...

Energy-Efficient Italian Villa with an Award-Winning Pool

Villa A was renovated and extended by A-OMA architects in Catania, Italy. The architects kept the original pitched roof, lava stone, and wood, while adding sustainable features, steel, and glass. To conserve energy and give the house elemental beauty, the team installed a solarium, a watery cooling wall and pool, and a roof garden. The double-duty pool includes areas for swimming, diving, and hydromassage, so it’s no surprise that this ...

BELVA Custom Buell x1 by Satorie Meccaniche

The Italian workshop Satorie Meccaniche customized a Buell x1 Lightning to create BELVA, a muscled cafe racer with American, British, and Italian influences. The builders added a tailor-made tail, a fiberglass Norton endurance tank, and a large carburetor to the original electronic injection. New and classic elements come together in the design, unified by the dark color palette and the attention given to shape.

Motorcycle-Inspired Chronographs by CT Scuderia

New from the Italian watch brand CT Scuderia, the Scrambler is a series of chronographs inspired by the café racer motorcycles of 50s & 60s. Scrambler is CT Scuderia’s first-ever collection of watches with square cases, and the shape helps express the sportiness of the design. Outfitted with 12-hour quartz movement and Lumi Bright Night vision numerals, the timepieces are quality-made and legible. The rugged designs feature interchangeable straps, so ...

Plumber, Water Pipe Inspired Table Clock

Plumber is an industrial table clock taking inspiration from a water pipe. Created by Italian designer Andrea Bellotto for BOZU, the clock is made of ceramic and finished with a high-gloss glaze. The timepiece houses a three-hand Seiko movement, so it runs like a pro. Available in blue, green, black, and white, the design is sleek and interesting from all angle.

Hand-Stamped Hemp Pillows by Alburno

New from Alburno by Nicolo’ Bottarelli, Primari is a collection of pillows printed with scenes from ancient life. The throw pillows are made of hemp fabric, which was manufactured by the artisan workshop Bertozzi. Alburno then stamped the fabric with original illustrations by Ilaria Faccioli. Playfully depicting scenes of early people in nature, the stamps tell a story and give the design a homemade feel. The stamps themselves were handcrafted ...