Are you looking for information about the most interesting art exhibitions in London for summer 2021? Dreams & Design has asked Cristina Ricci, a London-based arts writer and curator, to name her favourite contemporary art shows happening this summer (tough choice!). I’m sure many of you can’t wait to travel again and finally be able to experience and communicate with art in person. Discover Cristina’s personal recommendations below. However, if you can’t make it to London, you can still follow @criview on Instagram for updates on art events and exhibitions.
It’s never too early to start dreaming about the summer. I’m sure we all agree about this. Especially if you love Italy, South of France, Greece and Mallorca and you would like to channel their unique style into your garden or patio. Contemporary Mediterranean style continues to be such an important trend for outdoor design. Talenti, a producer of modern Italian outdoor furniture, has collaborated with many leading designers in the field. So today I’m writing about my three favourite collections by the brand. Scroll down for beautiful images and get inspired!
Art can help us express ourselves and make our interiors truly unique. What if you want to start building your own art collection, but don’t know where to begin? Today I’m having a conversation with Desislava Eick, the founder of Young Collectors and an experienced Art Advisor, who shares her tips and inspirations for aspiring collectors. Desislava’s Instagram is a visual treat for everyone, who like Dreams & Design, is crazy in love with contemporary art. Scroll down for the full interview.
Have you wondered which of interior trends 2021 corresponds most closely to your zodiac sign? If so, find the answer in my new interior design horoscope, where you will read more about the current styling, colour, materials and accessories trends that will rule the design world in 2021.
POLIN Museum, also known as POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, is one of the must-see cultural institutions that you can’t miss when visiting Warsaw, Poland. It’s a testament to the city’s troubled past as much as a reflection of its future heralded by the works of modern architecture. In this post, I will talk about POLIN Museum’s exhibitions, the building and its architect. I will also share some practical tips to help you plan your visit. This museum offers a unique experience that bridges the gap between history, architecture and design. So it can be a great idea for your future trip!
Unique, intriguing and imaginative – these are three qualities you should take into consideration when buying a gift for a designer lover. If this sounds challenging, scroll down for Dreams & Design gift ideas for design lovers, all under 100 euro, that will please the aesthetically-minded people in your life. No matter if it’s for Christmas, their birthday or without any occasion (the best ones). Or maybe you want to reward yourself with something beautiful for all your efforts in the past year?
Dark and cold months are a great time for introspection and germination of new ideas that will turn into new projects come spring. If you agree, check out this list of 10 most exciting art and design exhibitions in Italy, an all-year-round destination for art lovers.
Here I don’t mean only great masterpieces of the past, but also current exhibitions devoted to art, design, photography and architecture. Below you will find a Dreams & Design roundup of the most interesting events on show in various Italian cities between now and early 2020.
Warsaw Home is the annual interior design fair that takes place at the Ptak Warsaw Expo, just outside the Polish capital. This emerging trade show, now in its fourth edition, aspires to be the leading design fair in Central and Eastern Europe. It’s divided into five sectors: Selected Design, Selected Furniture, Deco, Kitchen& Dining and Interior Finish, featuring local brands and manufacturers alongside international companies and guest speakers.
Azure waters of the Aegean sea, gentle light caressing the pastel facades of Provence or the raw beauty of stone architecture in the Balearics – few other regions offer as much visual poetry as the Mediterranean. The southern coasts of Europe invite us to dream and enjoy the moment, while local design promotes the idea of slow life. Already feeling nostalgic? Sadly the long summer days are gone, but the good news is that you can prolong the summer vibes by adding a few Mediterranean touches to your own home. Scroll down for a Dreams & Design guide to Mediterranean home decor that includes some wanderlust-inspiring interior projects, exciting brands on my radar. And let’s not forget about affordable, trendy picks that will elevate your everyday home decor.
Looking for amazing places to relax and admire greenery, when you’re out on summer vacation or a city break? Here’s a Dreams & Design curated list of the most beautiful gardens in Europe, which includes must-see botanical gems and historical landmarks in Italy, Spain, France, Denmark, Poland, Bulgaria and England. Visit them this summer or in the early autumn, before the weather becomes too cold and gloomy.