The ViTRINE team was treated to a cocktail prepared by a rather special barista during their visit to Expo Milano: a robot. Makr Shakr is, as claimed by the design company Carlo Ratti Associati, the first robotic bar – capable of mixing, shaking and serving more than 100 cocktail recipes, as well as the variants suggested by consumers via a custom-designed app. Makr Shakr is up and running in Piazza Italia at the Expo venue, where all visitors over 18 years of […]
72 Smalldive is pleased to announce its first pop-up store event at Shinsegae, South Korea’s leading luxury departmental store. A curated selection of 72 Smalldive’s fine leather goods will be presented for sale at this pop up event during Seoul Fashion Week 2014. This event is supported by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and Textile and Fashion Federation of Singapore (TaFF). We are also pleased to announce the label’s runway presentation on Mar 24, 2014 during Seoul Fashion Week.
Categories: Drum Roll | What's New • Tags: 72 Smalldive, Address Book, Announcement, Artisan, Conceptual Design, Craft Design, Handmade, heartfelt, Italy, Leather, Leather Accessories, Leather Bags, Luxury Mall, Milan, minaudiere, Seoul Fashion Week, Shinsegae, Singapore, slow retail, South Korea, Trend, ViTRINE
Multi-talented and vibrant Katia Gregori prefers not to be limited by any of the roles she excels in. We had the fortune of engaging Katia with the styling of our SS14 campaign shoot through CommonUnCommon. V: I was running through my mind the various roles you hold and as I visit your website, I also noticed that you are also a journalist? (base on your interview with Jack Ketchum). Can you share with our readers this engaging and full-of surprises-life […]
Its odd opening hours (9:13 pm) and its no card and reservation policy could be challenging to the modern day traveller, but it is worth the trouble if you would like the experience of eating in an authentic trattoria, a rarity, in Milan.
All in all, we are glad that Bistrot Centrale in Milan Central Station is setting an example to all other train stations in Italy.
Categories: Address Book | Going Places • Tags: 72 Smalldive, Accessible prices, Address Book, Bistrot Centrale, Cuccuma Coffee, Fresh Egg pasta, Milan, Milan Centrale Station, Nourish. Imbibe, Paninis, Salame Entree, Slow Living, ViTRINE
Fashion is business and running a sustainable business is key. Sustainability in business also means giving to our customers products are made with sustainable choices and durability in mind. 9′ Clock Tales is a travel collective designed with these considerations in mind. This is a collective of leather carriers that one may use for work, business and casual travel. With a streamlined aesthetic, practicality takes precedence over ‘woah-effect’. 9 O’Clock leather carriers are thought for the modern lifestyle in mind: where […]
Categories: Slow Shopping | 72 Smalldive • Tags: 72 Smalldive, 9 O'Clock Tales, accessories, Airport Lounge, Artisan, Carriers, Details, Document Case, Handmade, heartfelt, Hotel, Leather, Lounge, Luxury, Milan, Office Bags, SS2014, Streamlined, Work Wear
72 Smalldive has recently launched a minuterie collection of gift accessory items. Amongst the minuterie items, the leather charm bracelets have caught the eyes of many of our followers. These handmade bracelets, which are available in smooth and textured calfskin leather, and in assorted colours, are available on sale all year round at http://www.72smalldive.com
each blossom is a beauty in its own right…without further aesthetic intervention from celebrity or upcoming designers
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In a small Milanese quartier, where 72 Smalldive accessories are handmade and heartfelt, monograms hold little importance to savoir-vivre and provenance means knowing even the names of our petite-mains and how they like their caffè… We cordially invite you to savour these fruits of our manodopera with us BERLIN, JULY 6-8,2011 projektGalerie Passarelle, Alte Muenze zu Berlin, Am Krögel 2, 10179 Berlin Mitte MILAN, SEP 17-30, 2011 Pop-Up Showroom & Trunk-Show Alzaia Naviglio Grande 34, Milano 20143 (By appointment only, […]
Kyoto/Milan Kyoto-based design studio Sfera has opened a showroom in Milan. Sfera, a strong proponent of traditional Japanese handicraft, plans to use its Milan base as a lifestyle business consulting centre for European corporations. We are thrilled with this new addition in Milan and even more thrilled with any potential collaborations that may take off between this Grand Dame of Kyoto and Italian design studios. http://www.sfera-ricordi.com
“Milan possesses a strong brand name for fashion and high end product design. Nonetheless tourists often leave the city with a memory marred by poor services, dysfunctional public infrastructure, and an unwelcoming airport staff.”
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Fai La Cosa Giusta (Do the Right Thing) is an annual fair that features alternative solutions to a more sustainable lifestyle.
Categories: Trend • Tags: Alternative, Bio Natural Ceramic Pots, Fai La Cosa Giusta, Gruppo di Aquisto Solidale, Milan, Organic, Peace Reporter, Ramon Garcia Casado, Rete GAS, Sustainable Living, Trend | Slow Retail
Sushi made with tender loving care, a cafe spot to let your whole body imbibes delight, and uber-cool independent stores…
Categories: Address Book | Going Places • Tags: Address Book, Cinnamon, Cologne, Cookies, Die Rebllion Des Zimsterns, EuBerlin, Gold Mode Zur Zeit, Milan, Quintessential, Rhubarb Pie, Singapore, Sushi, Sushi Catering, Sushi Chef, The Blackmarket
Starting this October 2009, shoppers in Singapore may now be able to custom order 72 Smalldive products in a colour of their choice at The Blackmarket, 19 Jalan Pisang. Here are some eye-candy shots on what you may find at The Blackmarket. For more information about how you may custom order 72 Smalldive items at The Blackmarket, drop by the store to enquire! The Blackmarket is located at 19 Jalan Pisang (Off Victoria Street), Singapore.
Using only sea pebbles and gold (95K), “Rock the Casbah” is also a collection that is based on a singular aesthetic; the same form is used to serve multiple functions in this jewellery collection. Notwithstanding the standardized aesthetic form, the unique nature of each item is maintained by leaving the natural form almost untouched and further aided by our artisans’ hand crafting each and every individual pieces.
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Milan, Salone del Mobile 2009 It is hard to be indifferent towards Dutch talent Maarten Baas’s Clay Furniture. In his latest collection (“Standard Unique”) for Established & Sons, the designer wooed our hearts again. According to Established & Sons’ journal, Baas “has created a collection of basic wooden chairs to explore the limits of factory production and to reconcile our desire for individuality from a market accustomed to mass production”. At a glance, the chairs are nondescript, almost like any […]
Categories: Drum Roll | What's New • Tags: China, Clay Furniture, Conceptual Design, Dutch Design, Established & Sons, Maarten Baas, Mass Production, Milan, Salone del Mobile 2009, Standard, Trend | Slow Retail, Unique
Après moi, le déluge ( after me, the flood), a phrase largely attributed to the King of France Louis XV (1710 – 1774), and at times Madame de Pompadour (1712 – 1764), have come to epitomise the psychology of those who asserts that nothing happens after their dissappearance matters to them.