November 27th, 2015 by weblog

Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, started his design office in 1972, and graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975.Between 1987 and 1996 he worked in association with Terry Dwan and, together, they created buildings in Europe and Japan.

In 1999, with Patricia Viel, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners”, that in September 2009 changed the name to “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners”. The studio, with headquarters in Milan, operates at international level developing complex long-term projects, all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of specialist consultants. Among the several typologies of projects realized are urban plans, residential and commercial complexes, industrial establishments, conservative restructuring of public buildings and planning of spaces for work, offices, showrooms and hotels. The firm is also active in the sector of corporate communication and implements projects for temporary events and exhibitions. Let’s see some Home Design Ideas by ANTONIO CITTERIO.

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April 12th, 2015 by weblog

Milan Design Week 2015 is coming and today we introduce you to B&B Italia 2015 new outdoor collection. But this it not a usual collection! Patricia Urquiola and Antonio Citterio are the responsible for highly creative proposals to bring the quality and comfort of B&B Italia outside.

Curious? Let’ s see!

SEE ALSO: MILAN DESIGN WEEK: DELIGHTFULL’S NEW PRODUCTS AT EUROLUCE 2015

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Butterfly gets its name from the “butterfly” shape created by the outer corner that joins the armrest and the backrest. It is a modular seating system that responds effectively to the needs of modularity and comfort, suitable for free and informal usage.

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The combination of these elements, using a simple joint system, makes it possible to freely set up versatile configurations, from in-line sofas to corner solutions, from front-facing to lounge layouts. This first textile sofa in B&B Italia Outdoor collection is characterised by soft and sinuous shapes.

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The Butterfly complements have an outline that perfectly follows the lines of the sofa, harmoniously flanking the seat at the top. The family consists of round, square and rectangular low tables and a small table.

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They all feature a large weave pattern, made of painted twisted polyethylene fibres that wrap around the grey painted aluminium frame. Two finishes are available for the surfaces of the complements: white Carrara statuarietto marble or Thermo treated ash wooden slats.

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The rounded, soft and sinuous shapes of the Fat-Sofa seating system are the base for the new outdoor version, characterized by a brand new interlacing design. Its fully padded seat is accompanied by a metal frame backrest that supports the original weave, creating a special play of fullness and emptiness.

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The large weave pattern, made of tortora coloured twisted polyethylene fibres, makes the design unique, respecting the designer’s idea of lightness and transparency. The new collection of fabrics, available also on the large back cushions, creates evocative colour and visual combinations.

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The Mirto series, a new contemporary classic in the world of outdoor furniture for which the company performed substantial research, is now enriched by a wide range of complements in different types and sizes.

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The range of dining tables is now broader, three rectangular models and one square. Console, bench and different sizes of small tables complete the offer. The finish of the frame and of the upper top is white or tortora, for elegant monochrome solutions, or wooden slatted natural brushed Iroko for a contrasting look.

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A stool, available in two heights, is the latest addition to the Crinoline seat series. It comes with a bright stainless steel frame, a removable seat cushion, and a polyethylene interlacing in the colours white/black, bronze/black and tortora, the new finish now offered on the entire Crinoline family.

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SEE ALSO: MILAN DESIGN WEEK: DELIGHTFULL’S NEW PRODUCTS AT EUROLUCE 2015

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December 9th, 2013 by weblog

There’s some people that think that apartment designs is just little boxes to live, but not all of us agree with that. Some apartments are amazing, great looking designs both inside and out. Today we focus on the interior design. The next five interior decorations were selected by “Home Designing” and “Home Design Ideas” will share them with you.

These are five luxury homes that will amaze you and maybe give some decor ideas for your own apartment.

 Designed by Arhform Architectural Studio, this apartment is predominantly white but the decor still has a nice and warm feel. The wood floor and the soft and fuzzy looking rug really give a comfortable appeal to the space. The wood and the black elements of the area create a nice color scheme where everything seems to blend.

Fantastic apartments: Black & white dining suite apartment designs Five fantastic apartment designs that you really have to see! 2 Black white dining suiteWood also has an important presence  in the interior design of this apartment. It’s an open and fresh looking apartment that really has some charm. It’s a luxury place made for people with really good taste.

Fantastic apartment designs: Banquette-seating apartment designs Five fantastic apartment designs that you really have to see! 13 Banquette seatingIn Leeds, UK,  there’s a lot of great looking and luxurious apartments and this is one of them. This fantastic house has a sofa designed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia and ceiling lights from Giovanni Sforza Home luxury Collection. This seems like a really amazing place to sit and relax.

Fantastic apartment designs : luxury house apartment designs Five fantastic apartment designs that you really have to see! 7 Taupe sofaThe next house in designed by Chang Zhuo. It’s an amazing place with a nice color combination. It’s a vibrant and dynamic place that has a very unique decor.

Fantastic apartment designs: Entertainment-wall apartment designs Five fantastic apartment designs that you really have to see! 21 Entertainment wallFinally we have a modern looking apartment that has wood as its central material. This place has a wood floor and every furniture in the house was made to combine with it. It seems like a comfortable house with a warm and welcoming interior decoration

Fantastic apartment designs: Bar stools apartment designs Five fantastic apartment designs that you really have to see! 18 Bar stoolsThese are five apartment designs that you really have to see. They are luxurious, comfortable and welcoming without having too much stuff in the rooms. They’re a nice example for you to follow. You can create a great looking space without too much clutter. Simplicity is a rule you have to have in mind.

Enjoy your decor!

Sources: Home Designing

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