Dolce & Gabbana’s comprehensive and colourful “Casa” collection has observed a property of its very own.
This week, the storied Italian vogue house just announced the opening of not a person, but two, merchants in Milan solely dedicated to their home decor line. Why two, you check with? Some customers, they figured, are browsing for a thing assertion-producing, like designed-to-order couches and espresso tables. Other individuals may possibly want accents, textiles, or ceramics to accent their areas. By splitting up the large ticket merchandise and the smaller kinds, they believe that they are superior able to curate for specific passions and ages. “We desired two distinctive retailers, every focused to particular merchandise categories, but at the similar time complementary,” Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana convey to Vogue. “The boutique in Corso Venezia 7 homes accouterments—twill and duchesse cushions, printed quilts, mouth-blown Murano glassware and Sicilian ceramic plates for an impeccable mise en position, scented candles and lacquered wooden add-ons. The furnishings—from the huge fabric sofas to the lacquered oak tables and the accessorized bar furniture—are obtainable in By way of Durini 23.”
The outlets are unafraid of making a assertion. Every single of Casa’s four signature prints—Mediterranean Blue, Zebra, Leo (or, leopard) and Carretto—gets its possess focused space exactly where it is revealed off on almost everything from upholstery to rugs and ceramics. The displays are framed by basic backgrounds—an intentional decision: Dolce and Gabbana made the decision to continue to keep their stores’ interiors neutral so their distinctive layouts could just take middle phase. “The volumes and spaces are contemporary and linear the neutrality of white, black and grey make the creativeness of the collection a protagonist,” they describe. “[With the collection] we centered on the Italian fatto a mano: the modest sew, the woven straw, the mosaics, the hand-painted ceramics. But also the lacquering, the basis of almost all the household furniture, and the brass processing—incredible skills connected to a know-how.”