by Nadia Lionello
photo di Simone Barberis

Photo 1: Kaleido trays with hexagonal and rhomboid forms, in five different sizes and nine colors, for different combinations.

Designed by Clara von Zweigbergh and produced in lacquered steel by Hay; at Luisa Delle Piane store. Sarjaton, glass tumbler designed by Aleski Kuokka with Letti decoration, created by Musata, produced in relief by Iittala. Photo 2: Crossing table with top and base in transparent extralight layered and tempered glass, 3D multicolored decoration. Designed by Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia. Square tablecloth in cotton voile with black or red relief patchwork stitching. Designed by Eugenio Vazzano and made to measure by Pianoprimo. Filofilo table lamp with painted metal structure and diffuser in transparent PVC. Designed by Umberto Asiago and Carola Minotti for Penta. From the Format collection, green or turquoise colored glass cup. Designed by Christophe de la Fontaine for Rosenthal Studio-Line. Chef’s knife made by hand in steel with ‘cornotech’ handle by Berti coltellerie. Flatware from the Premiere collection, in titanium, with shiny gold and black finishes. Designed by Giulio S. for La Tavola. Photo 3: Twitable, gilded metal cage and white porcelain plate. Design Alessandro Dubini for Seletti. Nature, set of four plates decorated with wild animals against a colored background, produced in porcelain by Bernardaud. From the Premiere collection, fruit forks in gold-tone titanium and knife in Venetian gold colored titanium with shiny finish. Design Giulio S. for La Tavola. Photo 4: Evans table with cast aluminium legs and sand or pewter glossy lacquered undertop, with top in mocha or tobacco oak. Also available in a rectangular version. Design Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti. Suman cotton tablecloth with x-ray printed floral design, by Bandit Queen. Nappa lamp, composed of three interlocking parts in transparent blown borosilicate glass, designed and produced by Attico-Cristina Celestino. O and O Magnum crystal decanters by Maximilian Riedel for Riedel. Go-Go glasses in automatic blown crystalline glass, free of lead, created and produced by Italesse. Photo 5: Peru plate from the Piattitipici collection made in ceramic and decorated with decals applied by hand. Designed and produced by Marta Lavinia Carboni. Tommy glass in blown glass with etched decoration. Designed and produced by Saint-Louise. Brick Lane steel flatware with vintage-effect finish. Designed by Massimo Castagna in collaboration with Adele Martelli for KnIndustrie. Photo 6: 25 table with composite top clad in white acrylic or matte paint in a range of colors. Legs in lacquered steel. Design BF&P for Desalto. Koi-Booki chair with recyclable white, sand, orange, black or blue injection-moulding recyclable polypropylene chassis, combined with a painted frame in matching color or in satin-finish aluminium; legs in extruded aluminium, frame in die-cast aluminium. Designed by Claudio Dondoli and Marco Pocci for Pedrali. Lup candle holder in black painted aluminium rod. Design Shane Schneck for Hay; from the Fritz Hansen store. Heima candlestick, block and tealight candle holder in cast iron, designed by Francis Cayouette for Normann Copenhagen. From the SmaLL KITcHens pag. 66 photos Maurizio Marcato text Andrea Pirruccio Reduced volumes, innovati ve ‘space-saving’ concepts, modular soluti ons with whi ch to create flexible systems suit able for even th e smallest rooms. it is no longer th e ti me for (only) ki ngsi ze kitchens. we als o need models th at with out sacri ficing quality, are able to adapt to th e new si zing of th e spaces of life – pag. 67 The disappearing kitchen designed by Andrea Bassanello for Modulnova can be made with modular components ranging from 140 to 310 cm; the doors have a recessing mechanism, while the cabinet doors are without grooves, available in satin-finish or glossy lacquer, or in wood. Alicante, designed by Matteo Beraldi for Febal, is a component project featuring a series of hanging modules that include, in the items below the upper cabinets, a dock-station system that makes it possible to connect the kitchen to any tablet or smartphone device of the latest generation. – pag. 68 Designed for Snaidero by Pietro Arosio, Board offers a suspended operations block in Corian, available in two sizes (90 and 120 cm) and completely outfitted for cooking, washing and food preparation. The block also includes a built-in wastebin for disposal of organic refuse. Designed for La Cornue by Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the W program includes a line of independent elements, released from the logic of the accessorized kitchen: the induction range with four cooking zones, the electric oven with electronic controls, and a peripheral exhaust hood with remote control. – pag. 70 Milano, designed by Prospero Rasulo for Del Tongo: a flexible kitchen that applies different innovative modular solutions for flexible, highly versatile space management. Sandolino, designed by Andrea Branzi for Veneta Cucine: an innovative concept that takes advantage of the sliding of two independent, overlapping components to facilitate installation and make the kitchen adapt to spaces of any size. – pag. 73 Karan by Karim Rashid for Aran Cucine: a concept that gravitates around an open island with the form of a pedestal, and a counter featuring a hideaway mixer. The cooking area is formed by a rounded silhouette inside the unit, which contains refrigerator, oven and pantry cabinets (all opened by means of grooves). Designed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba for Elmar, Slim is a kitchen system that offers new possible measurements for base cabinets and islands (with a depth for the modules of just 53 cm), permitting varied spatial compositions even in small spaces. Format collection, porcelain plate with Guilloché decoration. Design Christophe de la Fontaine for Rosenthal Studio-Line. Photo 7: Salt cooking slab in Himalayan salt from the Beyond Basic series, which also includes a porcelain tray and a bamboo hot pad: part of the Glocal collection by KnIndustrie. Bon tablecloth in pure linen by Society. Pesto knife made by hand in steel, with solid boxwood handle, from Berti coltellerie. Lempi tumbler in blown transparent or colored glass. Design Matti Klenell for Iittala. Photo 8: Terra table in solid oak with antique, natural or stained finish, available in square and rectangular models of different sizes, up to a length of 4.5 m. Design Alessandro Scandura for Estel. Sputnik chair with low back, base in metal painted black, white or orange, seat in ebony or natural oak. Design Frederic Frety for Environment. Bellevue table lamp designed in 1929 by Arne Jacobsen and produced by &Tradition in black or white painted aluminium, flexible steel structure. Totem 4 from the collection of stoneware vases made with the craquelé technique on a dark base, painted by hand. Designed and produced by Rina Menardi. Sphera Colors, steel centerpiece with copper-color enamel finish and silicone mat, by Sambonet. Fish tablecloth in pure abaca by Society. Prosciutto knife, made by hand, in steel with solid boxwood handle, by Berti coltellerie. Thanks to Alimentari MAC – Milan.