Xerjoff Magazine

Ayla Golf club: between the dunes of the desert

Published on November, 14th 2019

With a 44 sqm surface area, the Ayla Golf club in Aqaba (Jordan) was born from the desire to interact with a charming and wild natural landscape.
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Rankin’s world in Milan

Published on November, 11th 2019

The 29 Arts In Progress gallery in Milan dedicates the first Italian solo exhibition to the famous British photographer Rankin. On display his iconic celebrity portraits, from Jude Law to Ewan McGregor, from Blondie to Monica Bellucci, as well as some of his more conceptual works.
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Otherworld: Conviviality 2.0

Published on November, 4th 2019

A futuristic atmosphere characterizes the Otherworld in London, a room designed by the Red Deer architectural studio where between a virtual trip and another it is possible to savour California sensory poke or Mochi ice cream.
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Oceanix city: a floating future

Published on October, 31st 2019

Oceanix city is a floating city, a project that looks towards the future designed to cope with the risk of floods and rising waters.
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Hana Karim: precious craftsmanship

Published on October, 28th 2019

After years of making precious ceramic jewels the Slovenian ceramist, Hana Karim, daughter of two artists, has created a collection of household items characterized by fascinating colors.
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The Lunar Landscapes by Stefano De Rosa

Published on October, 24th 2019

An exhibition, dedicated to the astrophotographer Stefano De Rosa, is held at the Xerjoff Gallery in Turin celebrating the bewitching beauty of the Moon.
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Alex Prager’s Film Imagery

Published on October, 22nd 2019

Images that recall film noir, thrillers, dramas and detective films: these are the ones made by Alex Prager, to whom Fondazione Sozzani in Milan dedicates an exhibition entitled “Silver Lake Drive”
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Yiwu Grand Theatre: sailing architecture

Published on October, 17th 2019

The MAD Architects studio has designed a futuristic theatre in the Chinese province of Yiwu covered with layers of glass that look like sails.
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YSL: iconic Yves

Published on October, 14th 2019

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris in its new layout underlines the close bond that the great French couturier had with the art world.
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California Dreamin’

Published on October, 7th 2019

California in the late 1960’s portrayed by photographer Dennis Stock, between hippy counter-culture, demonstrators, concerts, bikers and surfers.
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Ricardo Bofill: postmodern visionary

Published on September, 30th 2019

More outsider than archistar, the Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill placed evolution and change at the centre of his activity. A rich monograph published by Gestalten presents his visionary projects.
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Interior Beauty around the world

Published on September, 26th 2019

A trip around the world in search of the most beautiful and fascinating apartments. “Interiors - The Greatest Rooms of the Century” a selection of 400 apartments, made by the most famous interior designers.
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Dream world Design

Published on September, 16th 2019

Surrealism has had an influence on design since the 1920’s. The exhibition “Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924 – Today” held at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein demonstrates it.
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The Public: New York’s Bowery changes face

Published on September, 12th 2019

In the Bowery, once one of the least safe and most crumbling streets of the Lower East side of New York opened the Public, a refined Hotel with restaurants, cafés, clubs and a beautiful roof terrace.
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The fairy-tale universe of Tim Walker at the V&A Museum in London

Published on September, 9th 2019

The V&A Museum of London dedicates a rich retrospective to Tim Walker, whose images dedicated to the world of fashion and Hollywood stars evoke a fairy-tale universe.
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Modou: Africa according to Ron Arad

Published on September, 2nd 2019

The designer artist Ron Arad has created Modou, a collection of outdoor seatings for Moroso that pay tribute to ancient Senegalese craftsmanship.
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Architectural wave

Published on August, 29th 2019

With “Onda” (“Wave”), a futuristic building under construction in the city of Sanya, located on the tropical island of Hainan in China, the Italian architect Giacomo Fava won the prestigious Asia Design Prize.
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Balenciaga, between art and fashion

Published on August, 26th 2019

The Spanish art and culture have always been an important reference for designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. Proof of that is the exhibition “Balenciaga and Spanish painting” now being held at National Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid.
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Alila Villas Uluwatu: sustainable beauty

Published on July, 22nd 2019

Care for ecological sustainability and enhancement of the rich cultural heritage of Bali: on these principles the well-known architecture studio WOHA designed Alila Villas Uluwatu, a beautiful resort located on the Southern coast of Bali, Indonesia.
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The bright side of the Moon at the Grand Palais

Published on July, 18th 2019

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon, the Grand Palais in Paris dedicates an exhibition to the Moon highlighting the great charm it has always had on mankind.
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Addison Mizner, the architect who loved Venice, Spain and the Mediterranean

Published on July, 15th 2019

Addison Mizner is among the most fashionable American architects of the 1920’s his architectural works have been strongly influenced by the Mediterranean, Venetian and Moorish styles.
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Nino Migliori: neorealist experimenter

Published on July, 8th 2019

40 images of Nino Migliori -one of the most appreciated Italian photographers- are on display at the Astino Abbey in Bergamo in an exhibition entitled “Nino Migliori - Forme del vero”
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Night Fever: dancing days

Published on July, 2nd 2019

The exhibition “Night Fever” held at Prato's Luigi Pecci Contemporary Art Center, analyzes the phenomenon of clubbing through night clubs, designed by internationally renowned architects and interior designers.
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Tour Triangle: vertical Paris

Published on June, 28th 2019

Almost half a century after the construction of the Tour de Montparnasse, a new building will change the Parisian skyline: this is the Tour Triangle designed by the architectural firm Herzog et de Meuron.
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Rock’n’roll at the MET

Published on June, 24th 2019

The MET in New York retraces the history of rock’n’roll through the instruments that made it great, in an exhibition entitled “Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll”
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Joali: heavenly relax

Published on June, 21st 2019

The Joali resort, located on Muravandhoo Island in northern Maldives, on the Raa Atoll, is made up of 73 luxurious villas and private residences that offer maximum comfort surrounded by breath-taking nature.
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Omakase Restaurant, refined design with a surprise menu

Published on June, 17th 2019

The Omakase is a new restaurant in Shanghai characterized by an extremely refined Interior design curated by the Shanghai Hip-hop Design Team and where the chef decides what one should eat.
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Diving with style

Published on June, 14th 2019

Rizzoli published “Splash: The Art of the Swimming Pool” a volume including over 200 images of swimming pools featuring the most varied and original architectural styles.
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Roy Lichtenstein: Pop Visions

Published on June, 11th 2019

The Mudec museum in Milan hosts “Roy Lichtenstein: Multiple Visions” an exhibition that, with 100 works, pays homage to the great master of American Pop art.
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Capri, the home of the “Dolce Vita”

Published on June, 7th 2019

To celebrate the beauty and glamour that over the years has fascinated the jet set as well as numerous artists and writers Assouline dedicates a book to Capri.
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Hollywood Stars’ Mansions, Between Luxury, Elegance and Excesses

Published on May, 27th 2019

What do Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, Gary Cooper and Leonardo Di Caprio have in common? Simple, they all have chosen Southern California as a location to build their villas. A book entitled “Hollywood Modern. Houses of the Stars” unveils some of these luxurious residences.
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Verner Panton, the “Bad Boy” of Scandinavian Design

Published on May, 24th 2019

A monograph published by Phaidon celebrates Verner Panton who with his work has revolutionized the proverbial essentiality of Scandinavian design by creating objects considered to be true icons of design.
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Barry Feinstein: sixty years among the stars

Published on May, 20th 2019

In La Spezia is now taking place the first Italian retrospective dedicated to Barry Feinstein, American photographer who captured the big names of Hollywood of 1950s and the most important performers of 60s and 70s.
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Cars, a symbol of the modern world

Published on May, 16th 2019

In 130 years of history the car industry has undergone profound changes becoming a symbol of technological progress which finds its greatest expression in the idea of speed on show at the V&A Museum in London with the exhibition “Cars: Accelerating the Modern World”
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Celebrity Edge: Cruising with design

Published on May, 13th 2019

Celebrity Edge, the new flagship of the Celebrity Cruises fleet, was created by a team of famous architects and designers for tastefully decorated and comfortable travels
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Alfred Hitchcock: Backstage Shivers

Published on May, 10th 2019

The masterpieces directed by Alfred Hitchcock for Universal Pictures are celebrated through an exhibition in Pisa, showcasing a collection of images shot on the sets and backstage of films ranging from Psycho to Rear Window, from The Birds to Vertigo
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InterContinental Wonderland: Underground Luxury

Published on May, 6th 2019

The InterContinental Wonderland, which has recently opened not far from Shanghai, is the first hotel in the world to have been built below ground level
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Thirteen Galloping Horses for Milan

Published on May, 2nd 2019

A group of famous international designers interpreted Leonardo da Vinci’s famous horse. Thirteen interesting projects that are now located in different areas of Milan
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Mary Quant: the Swinging London Queen

Published on April, 29th 2019

The V&A in London dedicates a major exhibition to Mary Quant’s work. She was the inventor of the miniskirt, and significantly contributed, with her colourful and original clothes, to fashion innovation while favouring women's liberation
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TWA Hotel: back to the future

Published on April, 26th 2019

After years, the TWA Flight Center of the JFK airport in New York designed in 1962 by Eero Saarinen, re-opens transformed in a charming and comfortable hotel
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David Bailey: from London’s east end to the world

Published on April, 23rd 2019

A precious limited edition retrospective published by Taschen, gathering David Bailey’s photographic production presenting portraits of celebrities such as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Jean Shrimpton, Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí, Catherine Deneuve
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Paris changes its colors to “Rouge”

Published on April, 18th 2019

“Rouge. Art et utopie au pays des Soviets” is the exhibition dedicated to the Soviet art after October 1917 Revolution being held at the Grand Palais in Paris, presenting the artworks from Vladimir Maïakovski, Alexandre Rodtchenko, Alexandre Deïneka and Youri Pimenov
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Kartell: plastic art

Published on April, 16th 2019

Kartell, a symbol of Italian design, celebrates it’s 70th anniversary with an exhibition entitled “The art side of Kartell”, which focuses on the company’s connection with the artistic world
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New York City Reveals Its Interiors

Published on April, 11th 2019

A journey inside the most glamorous NYC’s interiors with “New York Splendor: The City's Most Memorable Rooms”, a volume published by Rizzoli and edited by Wendy Moonan
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Martin Parr: Human nature

Published on April, 8th 2019

Great Britain at the time of Brexit alongside with numerous portraits of ordinary people portrayed in their everyday life: this is the focus of the work of Martin Parr - British photographer - to whom the National Portrait Gallery in London dedicates a large retrospective
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A Tulip for London

Published on April, 4th 2019

The Foster + Partners studio designed The Tulip. London's new skyscraper, which should be inaugurated in 2025, with a design that aims to reflect the spirit of London as a progressive and forward-thinking city
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Ernst Haas: Hollywood Stars in the Desert

Published on April, 1st 2019

Ernst Haas was the stage photographer for “The Misfits”, a film directed by John Houston starring three Hollywood stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift. An exhibition taking place in Bologna makes us relive the atmosphere of the set
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Kenneth Cobonpue: the forms of nature

Published on March, 29th 2019

It is the fascinating and flourishing nature that influences the works of Kenneth Cobonpue, a Filipino designer who creates handcrafted collections with natural fibres and materials
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Architecture Flourishes in the Desert

Published on March, 25th 2019

A photographic book published by Phaidon entitled “Living in the desert” presents a selection of 50 homes designed in deserts around the world by architects, but also by artists
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Marianne Brandt and Helmut Schulze: shapes that defy time

Published on March, 22nd 2019

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, Alessi re-edited a collection of objects designed by Marianne Brandt and Helmut Schulze, well-known exponents of the legendary German design school
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Wuxi Show Theater: An Architectural Forest

Published on March, 18th 2019

Designed by Steven Chilton Architects, the Wuxi Show Theatre concept was inspired by the largest bamboo forest in China. Organic forms that celebrate the greatness of nature
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Marianne’s capability

Published on March, 15th 2019

Marianne Faithfull, the well-known 60’s icon, releases “Negative Capability” a very profound album, filled with moving and soft sounds
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The “Architettura Sussurrante” by Alessandro Mendini

Published on March, 12th 2019

“Architettura sussurrante”, has been republished. An album that Alessandro Mendini, who passed away recently, had made with a group of musicians and artists in 1983. An excellent way to remember him by making one of his less known projects available again
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Beefbar: takes you back in time to the Paris of Art Nouveau

Published on March, 7th 2019

Located in downtown Paris, the Beefbar allows its guests to relive the bubbling and energetic Art Noveau mood, enjoying delicious meat-based dishes
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Alessandro Paglia, Magical Hyperrealism

Published on March, 4th 2019

Alessandro Paglia’s works are characterized by a hyper-realistic style. The Milanese artist depicts in his paintings iconic and pop design objects, but also famous motorcycles and prestigious vintage cars
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Surfing on the Art world

Published on February, 28th 2019

Sport pays tribute to the great art, through a collection of surfboards decorated with paintings ranging from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. The authors of the project are the French art gallery Boom-art and the brand UWL
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Christian Dior: Dreams to wear

Published on February, 25th 2019

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London is dedicating a major retrospective exhibition to Christian Dior. Presenting a collection of 200 original clothes, accessories, photographs, magazines and illustrations. The link between the great French couturier and Great Britain is also at the centre of attention
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Smart Moscow

Published on February, 21st 2019

Located to the west of Russia's capital city, Moscow's new Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye district, a smart city designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which integrates technology and nature
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Soho House: a Club for Creative Minds

Published on February, 19th 2019

Bringing people together, networking and high level hospitality is what guarantees Soho House to be an internationally widespread club project
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Esquel for Sagittarius

Published on February, 15th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Esquel for Sagittarius (November 23rd - December 21st)
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Amber & Rose for Scorpio

Published on February, 11th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Amber & Rose for Scorpio (October 22nd and November 22nd)
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Dhajala for Libra

Published on February, 7th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Dhajala for Libra (September 23rd - October 22nd)
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Lua for Leo

Published on February, 5th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Lua for Leo (July 23rd - August 23rd)
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Ibitira for the Virgo

Published on February, 1st 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Ibitira for the Virgo (August 24th - September 22nd)
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Allende for Cancer

Published on January, 28th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Allende for Cancer (June 22nd – July 22nd)
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Uden Overdose for Gemini

Published on January, 24th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Uden Overdose for Gemini (May 21st - June 20th)
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Cruz del Sur I for Taurus

Published on January, 21st 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Cruz del Sur I for Taurus (April 21st - May 21st)
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Oesel for Aries

Published on January, 16th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Oesel for the sign of Aries (March 21st - April 20th)
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Nio for Pisces

Published on January, 11th 2019

Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 - Nio for the sign of Pisces (February 20th - March 19th)
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Pikovaya Dama for the Aquarius

Published on January, 8th 2019

The Xerjoff Horoscope 2019 continues with the sign of Aquarius (January 21st - February 19th)
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Amber Star for Capricorn

Published on January, 2nd 2019

Amber Star, from the Shooting Star collection, is the perfect perfume for Capricorn sign
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