Milan is a city of historic buildings and is dominated by the wonderful Gothic Cathedral and along with DaVinci’s Last Supper, fashion is one of Milan’s biggest draws.
For the confirmed shopholic, Milan offers one of the most concentrated shopping experiences in all Europe and is renowned for its’ position as a centre piece of high fashion as well as street style fashion
The Italian city of Milan is a place for aesthetes and design lovers.
Not only does it celebrate its own Fabulousness twice a year during Milan Fashion Week, it also attracts a slightly cooler crowd during the Salone, a week of exceptional design that spans interiors, lifestyle, furnishings and not to be forgotten – Fashion as well
Milan Fashion Week and Milan Design Week both unfold here – which makes the possibility a visit will coincide with a global convergence of the design community highly likely, making it one of the few cities that can truly claim Fashion and Design are part of its’ cultural and civic DNA
World Monuments Fund ( WMF ) announced that it will award its 2014 World Monuments Fund / Knoll Modernism Prize to the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia.
Designed by Alvar Aalto and constructed between 1927 and 1935 in what was then the Finnish city of Viipuri, the library reflects the emergence of Aalto’s distinctive combination of organic form and materials with the principles of clear functionalist expression that was to become the hallmark of his architecture.
During Milan Design week, Paul Cocksedge presented Excavation: Evicted an installation produced in collaboration with Beatrice Trussardi and Friedman Benda gallery in New York and displayed at Fondazione Luigi Rovati in Milan during the Salone del Mobile.
After the animals have retired to their night quarters for the evening, the lights of Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo will take centre stage.
Visitors arrived at Taronga Zoo’s Heritage Entrance Facade, transformed using 3D projection mapping into a complex world of ecosystems and spectacular creatures.
Once through the main gates visitors are led on a journey filled with thousands of lanterns including 10 magnificent, larger-than-life animal sculptures, illuminated to shine a light on the 10 critical species Taronga has committed to protecting