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Style Lesson: Salone Internazionale del Mobile


This week I wanted to give you a little something different! As most of you know by now, we have a home in Italy. I try to get to the Milan Furniture Fair every year in April and gather a little, NO A LOT of inspiration.

As a stylist it’s most important to travel to other countries and recharge your creative battery, this is not an option as stylists, it’s a must. So if you want to be a well rounded stylist of any sort, travel, pick a place and book a ticket.

This year I will be doing a series of posts on what I saw, and how it inspired me. It seems natural that I would start at Rossana Orlandi’s amazing spazio for new and established artisans from all over the world. The space itself is an inspiration. Surrounding an expansive courtyard is a series of rooms, corridors, hallways and staircases filled with handmade goods. It’s a must when in Milan for the show. Don’t miss it.

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Shown above is Rossana literally holding court in her courtyard.

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These really adorable pen and ink drawings lined a hallway in the villa. Here’s a drawing of Rosanna. They were literally drawn on the wall and then framed with faux gilded cardboard frames.

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One of my favorite rooms was by this handmade line: Bokja design. Insanely creative and cool I wanted everything in the room!

Obviously eye candy and something not to be missed during The Milan Furniture Fair. More to come in the upcoming weeks, stay tuned for more Milan inspiration. The one thing I find remains the same every year, is that creative energy is something that never wains and that in itself is so inspiring.

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