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The idea of a Special Italy issue had been on our minds since taking over VILLAS magazine in 2016. It was only natural therefore for us to take advantage of the Supersalone and the sheer buzz Milan exudes as a city to give our story a fitting soundtrack. The only difficulty was selecting which Italian architects to feature, given the extraordinary talent crammed into this southern European country.

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Chic gardens and furniture by italian landscape designer Luciano Giubbilei

From England to his native Siena, from Tuscany to the Balearic Islands, the art of landscape gardening cultivated by Luciano Giubbilei is applied to the exteriors of homes and private residences around the world to great effect. A self-taught professional who has established himself as one of the leading landscape designers, this florist by trade […]

Piero Lissoni: an influential figure in Italian design

With his rich portfolio of creations, international reputation and inexhaustible creativity, Piero Lissoni has revolutionised the world of design. Architect, designer and artistic director, this chic and discreet man has made his mark by developing a unique style code. He adopts a holistic approach combining simplicity and functionality: a visual identity that is immediately recognisable. […]

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, masters of land art

An artist of excess in search of universal beauty and a master of open-air wrapping, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff created many large-scale works in the course of his life. But what would Christo be without Jeanne-Claude, his alter ego, his eternal accomplice or artistic double? As the brains behind the prodigious duo, Jeanne-Claude participated in the […]