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Always More @ 10 Corso Como .... The Roof Garden!!!

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I returned to Carla Sozzani's
10 Corso Como last week 
during Milan's design extravaganza ....
& was again awed by the extraordinary talent of 
artist/designer Chris Ruhs!!!

This time I climbed the circular staircase 
above the gallery .....
to find this brilliant roof garden!!!

There was so much to see.....
murals, planters, furniture, mosaics, all things "art" .....
plus the spectacular garden folly!!!

It is the "ultimate accessoration of accessorations"!!!! 

Zigzagging .... Brakes Rules & Multiplies Possibilities!

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Luca Missoni & artist/design duo Carnovsky 
collaborated on "Zigzagging" .....
expanding Missoni patterns with a spectacular
color & light installation!!!
 
Take a look .... it's fabulous!!!

 

Campana Brothers Design Madison Ave. Shoe Store!!!

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The quirky Spanish shoe company 
has a worldwide collection of retail stores, 
each unique, they are designed by renown 
international 
contemporary designers
& they are springing-up everywhere!!!!

I have seen incredible stores designed by 
& the Bouroullec Brothers ....
but, right now I am totally enthralled by this 
divine store in NYC!!! 
 
Located on Madison Avenue, across from Barneys, 
this spectacular NYC store is the creation of
the brilliant Brazilian design duo the

Handcrafted in Brazil the walls, window display, 
seating, & lighting is crafted of 
woven natural fibers ....
evoking a strong sense of the rainforest. 

The "transplastic" seating, considered a metaphor for 
the world of natural vs. synthetic,
is a recycled collection of
plastic chairs & tables that appear to be 
"growing" through the wicker.

This store is a Madison Avenue "must-see"!!!

Unfortunately, I can't tell you anything about the shoes ....
I was held captive by the environment!!!!

Shopping in Miami's Herzog & De Meuron Car Park!!!

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A little something to keep you warm!!!!
 
Think a weekend in Miami .... 
and a fantastic shopping spree at 
on "hip & happening"
Lincoln Road in South Beach!!!
 
And remember this sublimely curated collection 
of designer apparel & accessories 
is set in a glass & mirror 1800-square-foot 
transparent box
on the fifth floor of a parking garage!!! 
 
Not just any car park ....
but an amazing concrete "sculpture"
design by the dynamic Swiss architectural duo
 
Of course, my quirky eye was over-obsessed by the 
"outdoor furniture" around the store!!!
 
I was told the pieces were made from 
"left-over wood from the construction of the building,"
& they were designed by 
Herzog & de Meuron's design team!!!
 
"Accessoration's sublime" ......
Wouldn't you love them on your NYC terrace!!!!

Shopping Miami ..... Fornasetti Candles @ The Webster!

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is an over-the-top "retail accessorator supreme," 
& I never miss an opportunity to visit 
her spectacular Miami shopping mecca ......

Last week I flipped over these chic, chic, chic 
Fornasetti candles ...
& I must admit I bought them all!!!

And, they are on their way to Beirut with me .....
right now!!!

I think they will be tasty hostess gifts 
for the divine & delightful,
who have invited us to fancy, fabulous, & fun
holiday lunches & dinners!!!