Alessandro and Francesco Mendini of Atelier Mendini, in collaboration with Studiopepe, recently opened the doors of their new two-storey Milanese gallery Fragile. Forget neutral spaces with toned-down style, and brace yourself for loads of personality and character – the pieces on show are linked in an unconventional way, becoming the main part of the exhibition as a developer of style and ideas. An innovative and active design hub, the showroom aims to produce a whole retail concept characterised by irony and strong personality that matches Fragile’s precious collection of historic design pieces.
We all know how craaaazy in love I am with the supremely talented Milan-based Studiopepe. Arianna Lelli Mami and Chiara Di Pinto take conceptual styling to a whole new level! Their latest project for Elle Decor Italia is titled “Decor Codes” – a comment on current styling looks and tends…
Today I wanted to chat to you about some of the wonderful moments and installations that took place during the Milan Design Week. As you’ve probably gathered, an overwhelming amount of things happens in Milan during the Design Week. When compared to previous years, 2013 was definitely quieter and more modest due to the grim state of European (and global) economy. Having said this, there was still plenty to see and do. Let’s dive in…
Arianna Lelli Mami & Chiara Di Pinto have an unparalleled vision and an incredibly sharp aesthetic for exceptional interiors, art direction, styling and set design. Beautiful, edgy, yet accessible, Studiopepe continues to set the bar high for their highly spirited environments and experiences. Based in Milan, it comes as no surprise their work was on show in many, many places during the Milan Design Week….
There is a depth and complexity in the work of Studiopepe, which runs much deeper than the unique and powerful aesthetic portrayed – each image can be observed over and over until the multiple layers reveal themselves to the viewer. Their work captures the very spirit of creativity, with a touch of irony and the surreal, a sprinkle of magic and wonder, and a whole lot of love, style and passion. This, here, is where it is at people…