Viva Italia: Modern Homes We Love

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September 18, 2013
Ciao! Grab some gnocchi and gelato as we prepare to take you on a tour of these striking homes residing in Italy.
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  A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.Photo by: Helenio BarbettaRead the entire article here.   Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

    A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

    Read the entire article here. 

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

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   The sitting area and office are on the second floor, reached via the catwalk. Near the sofa by Piero Lissoni for Cassina is a Bourgie lamp from Kartell; on the large table, made from old roof beams, is a Taccia lamp from Flos.Photo by: Helenio BarbettaRead the entire article here.   Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

     

    The sitting area and office are on the second floor, reached via the catwalk. Near the sofa by Piero Lissoni for Cassina is a Bourgie lamp from Kartell; on the large table, made from old roof beams, is a Taccia lamp from Flos.

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

    Read the entire article here. 

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

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   In the dining area a vintage table from a shop in Barcelona is surrounded by Giandomenico Belotti Spaghetti chairs. The space, which also includes the kitchen, occupies a 1970s addition.Photo by: Helenio BarbettaRead the entire article here.   Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

     

    In the dining area a vintage table from a shop in Barcelona is surrounded by Giandomenico Belotti Spaghetti chairs. The space, which also includes the kitchen, occupies a 1970s addition.

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

    Read the entire article here. 

    Photo by: Helenio Barbetta

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  A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed. The result? A sophis­ticated yet kid-friendly retreat that seamlessly fuses historical influences with contemporary design.Photo by: Jacob LangvadRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Jacob Langvad

    A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed. The result? A sophis­ticated yet kid-friendly retreat that seamlessly fuses historical influences with contemporary design.

    Photo by: Jacob Langvad

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Jacob Langvad

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  Though it’s inside, this light-filled room allows for a nearly alfresco dining experience. The Fucsia pendant lamps are by Achille Castiglioni. The couch in the living area is by Antonio Citterio.Photo by: Jacob LangvadRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Jacob Langvad

    Though it’s inside, this light-filled room allows for a nearly alfresco dining experience. The Fucsia pendant lamps are by Achille Castiglioni. The couch in the living area is by Antonio Citterio.

    Photo by: Jacob Langvad

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Jacob Langvad

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  The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento, filling it with custom creations and their greatest hits.Photo by: Francesco BolisRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Francesco Bolis

    The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento, filling it with custom creations and their greatest hits.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

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  The indoor-outdoor Grand Plié sofa and Piaffé table, which the couple designed for Driade, perfectly suit the whitewashed courtyard, with curving silhouettes that echo the surrounding stonework. Serafini and Palomba purchased the metal lanterns at a local market.Photo by: Francesco BolisRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Francesco Bolis

    The indoor-outdoor Grand Plié sofa and Piaffé table, which the couple designed for Driade, perfectly suit the whitewashed courtyard, with curving silhouettes that echo the surrounding stonework. Serafini and Palomba purchased the metal lanterns at a local market.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

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   The house gracefully marries modern and ancient, as seen in the master bedroom, where a custom-built mirrored storage unit divides the sleeping and bathing areas.Photo by: Francesco BolisRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Francesco Bolis

     

    The house gracefully marries modern and ancient, as seen in the master bedroom, where a custom-built mirrored storage unit divides the sleeping and bathing areas.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Francesco Bolis

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  Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.Photo by: Hertha HurnausRead the entire article here.  Photo by: Hertha Hurnaus

    Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.

    Photo by: Hertha Hurnaus

    Read the entire article here.

    Photo by: Hertha Hurnaus

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