OUR CONTRIBUTORS SHARE THEIR SOURCES OF GLOBAL INSPIRATION
Y-jean counts Fernando and Humberto Campana as two of the industry’s most inspiring figures. “Known for their irreverent and intuitive designs, the Campana brothers harness their inherited tradition while defining a new and innovative aesthetic,” she says. In this issue, she explores the oeuvre of industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, and the history of Cassina.
Lynn admires the work of Zaha Hadid: “Like the grande dame herself, Hadid’s provocative designs are unconventional, unexpected and uninhibited.” She adds, “As the first woman recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Hadid is an influential icon not just to female architects, but to all women.” In our Sanctuaries section, Lynn takes a closer look at the nautical inspiration behind a family home.
MICHELE KOH MOROLLO
Michele admires the work of Walter Gropius: “Although the Gropius House was built by the architect in 1938, it looks as stylish as many newly-built luxury homes today.” In this issue, she discovers the craftsmanship of Lasvit; the biggest new living room trends; hotelinspired ways to revamp your boudoir; and impressive abodes in Singapore.
MARIA CHIARA ANTONINI
Mari cites Marcel Wanders as one of the leading contemporary names to know. “I admire Wanders for his crazy, creative designs that bear his style and mark,” she says. Wanders’ work is one of many brilliant finds that she uncovers at Euroluce at Salone del Mobile in Milan. Peruse her curated selection in our Illumination section.