Art
Totem Creatures | Luca Boscardin x Kidsonroof

Totem Creatures | Luca Boscardin x Kidsonroof

  Created by Italian designer Luca Boscardin, Totem Creatures is a collection of 4 fantasy creatures made from recycled cardboard and creativity.     Did you think toys were just for kids? Even an adult’s imagination can run wild with Totem Creature. Produced by Dutch Brand Kidsonroof, Luca Boscardin’s modular toy is meant to stimulate...
Herbarium Taste | Valentina Raffaelli

Herbarium Taste | Valentina Raffaelli

Food design for nutrition Food design might be a hot topic nowadays, but Valentina Raffaelli has given it a technical spin that is new, fresh, and focused on health.     Influenced by her background as an architect and designer, she investigates the matter behind the form, and the taste, of everyday foods. The result...
PAESEMIO Graphic Pattern | Giulio Iacchetti

PAESEMIO Graphic Pattern | Giulio Iacchetti

  Sometimes home accents serve as more than just an ornament.  They can offer an experience, allowing you to recall a place, a time, or even just a feeling.     Imagine that you are back home from a fabulous holiday in a small Italian town. You’ll be probably feeling a bit nostalgic. You’ll probably...
Cordial Lamp | Nicolò Barlera

Cordial Lamp | Nicolò Barlera

  Winding up Italian lighting design   “Less is more.” The Italian designer Nicolò Barlera has captured this saying in the form of his Cordial Lamp: ten meters of electrical cord rolled around to give birth to a pendant lamp.     For the initial design, Barlera collaborated with designer Lorenzo Antonioni,  then he developed...
La settimana bianca | Vintage Italian Week in the Snow

La settimana bianca | Vintage Italian Week in the Snow

Let it snow… When there’s ice on the ground and cold wind biting my face as I’m going to work in the morning, I definitely get into a very bad mood.  It seems natural for that to be my reaction.  I mean, who likes being bundled up in the cold?  The strange thing is, if you give...
Every Expression Has its Frame | Interview with Alice Pasquini

Every Expression Has its Frame | Interview with Alice Pasquini

  With her  world of colored spray paints, acrylics, ink, and paper, young artist Alice Pasquini takes her art with her while she travels the world. Her drawings can be seen on dozens of walls in Italy, Spain, Germany and the rest of Europe. Not content to merely follow news of this amazing artist, we decided to...
Drops | A Special Collaborative Project by Italian Fashion Designer Gianni Serra

Drops | A Special Collaborative Project by Italian Fashion Designer Gianni Serra

  Gianni Serra’s creative journey has taken him from Sardinia to Milan to Rome and on to international fortune. From couture to pret-a-porter his refined aesthetic translates into clean and minimal clothing with elegant draping.     Drops is a special project from Gianni, artist Sara Scanderebech and photographer Agneza Dorkin. The video combines the...
Erotica | Interview with Italian Photographer Angela Loveday

Erotica | Interview with Italian Photographer Angela Loveday

  Never say never How many times has someone warned you to “never say never”? I’m wondering if those are the same words Angela Loveday heard when, as a child, she used to say she hated photography. And, who knows, maybe she even thought of the same phrase as she ventured into the world of...
The Art of Information Intervention | Interview with Italian Artist Paolo Cirio

The Art of Information Intervention | Interview with Italian Artist Paolo Cirio

  Whether you call him a media and information artist, sculptor, manipulator or hacker, Brooklyn-based Italian artist Paolo Cirio’s provocative art interventions grab attention by challenging conventional ideas about how we communicate with each other. In P2P Gift Cards he created illegal counterfeit virtual money. For Street Ghosts he printed images of people captured in Google street...
Erotica Show, the Art of Pleasure

Erotica Show, the Art of Pleasure

  The pleasure of art on display   The main celebration for the 7th anniversary of ADC & Building Bridges International Art Exchange  will be the opening of Erotica Show, the Art of Pleasure, an art exhibit that runs from December 8 to January 15, 2012, at the Bergamot Station Art Center in Santa Monica. Photography,...
A Glance into a Universe of Visual Design | Interview with Simone Massoni

A Glance into a Universe of Visual Design | Interview with Simone Massoni

    What’s the perfect recipe for creating visual design that’s fresh, vibrant and of the moment? Simple: take a pinch of healthy curiosity, a good dose of art and graphic design experience, add a serving of exuberant personality and the dish is ready to serve! These happen to be the exact ingredients that go...
Diego Fazio | Photorealistic Pencil Drawings

Diego Fazio | Photorealistic Pencil Drawings

  In elementary school all of us tried at least once to make a portrait or a drawing of a classmate during art class. Some of us (like me!) weren’t good at all, others were particularly gifted. One of those gifted kids must have been italian artist Diego Fazio. His photorealistic pencil drawings are so...