By Rosaria Zucconi — photos by Max Zambelli
Creative intuitions — p. 124
In the new house in Milan, in a district that is now on- trend, Christian Pizzinini and Antonio Scolari enjoy their passion for art and historic design Fortune favours the bold... Brave hearts like Christian Pizzinini and Antonio Scolari, the owners of an international scope press office agency. Two contrasting personalities, sharing fast thinking and a predisposition for change. The most recent result of their talent is the apartment in Benedetto Marcello. In the tale they tell together of how and why they chose this home, you can hear their sense of pleasure for adventure: “It all happened in a single day. Courage with a dash of recklessness is part of our philosophy of life; we don’t like standing still”. Before moving to Milan, Christian and Antonio used to live in a historic building in the centre of Brescia, surrounded by an almost suffocating number of frescoes, which had become a limit to their creativity. “After three weeks, when we came back to Milan, we hardly recognised our impulse buy. What had struck us was before our very eyes: these light- filled interiors, the classic parquet, the incredibly high ceilings with their plasterwork. All we had to do was respect it. We painted the living area white and the bedroom and dining- room grey, mainly used in the evening. You can read our input in the link between furniture, with rare and original pieces, testifying to Italian genius since the fifties. Main players in naturally harmonious surroundings”.