Xerjoff Magazine

Fabio Destefani

1968, Creativity Rules

Published on December, 6th 2018

Throughout 1968 creative industries such as those of Fashion, design, art, graphics, and communication, have been strongly innovated. An exhibition, taking place in Parma, illustrates how.
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Night and day: sparkling 1930’s

Published on November, 22nd 2018

“Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs” is the title of an exhibition held in London presenting the elegance and aesthetic taste of the 30’s
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Hudson Yards: NYC’s umpteenth metamorphosis

Published on November, 19th 2018

The works of the Hudson Yards continue, a major urban regeneration project in NYC. The opening of The Vessel, an impressive sculpture building designed by the architect Thomas Heatherwick, is scheduled for next March.
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30 years without Jean-Michel Basquiat

Published on November, 8th 2018

Exhibitions, films and musicals celebrate Jean-Michel Basquiat- Andy Warhol’s apprentice and great artist from New York- who passed away 30 years ago
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Suspiria Revisited

Published on November, 5th 2018

Luca Guadagnino has directed a remake of Suspiria, the cult movie by Dario Argento, and the lead singer of Radiohead, Thom Yorke, is composing the film's score.
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Feltri’s new life

Published on October, 23rd 2018

Cassina, in collaboration with Calvin Klein, re-launched Feltri, a cult armchair designed by Gaetano Pesce in 1987
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Imaginary Architectures

Published on October, 10th 2018

A rich illustrated volume that analyzes the theme of utopia in the architectural field, presenting over fifty unbuilt buildings
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McQueen, rebel genius

Published on September, 24th 2018

A harmoniously full of emotion storytelling is what “McQueen” documentary dedicated to the great British fashion designer Alexander McQueen is offering us
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Gio Ponti, inventor of modernity

Published on September, 13th 2018

The long professional path of Gio Ponti, great Milanese architect and designer, is retraced in an exhibition being held at Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. 500 pieces to tell the story of a designer who felt modern yet not revolutionary
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Arles: Capital of Photography

Published on September, 6th 2018

With about 30 scheduled exhibitions, Les Rencontres de la photographie of Arles offer the best of international photography, between homages to great masters and “scouting” of young emerging photographers
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Markus Benesch, Design’s “Curious boy”

Published on August, 29th 2018

The German designer Markus Benesch celebrates the playful side of design with the collection “Play” created for the brand Curious Boy
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Rooftop Cinema Club: heavenly visions

Published on August, 2nd 2018

Relive the excitement of viewing the great cult classics or discovering the talent of young emerging film directors underneath a starry sky on the top of a skyscraper. This is what Rooftop Cinema Club is about, a new initiative which is achieving a resounding success
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Travels Through Hospitality

Published on July, 23rd 2018

Through the presentation of 100 hotels around the world “The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways” illustrates the rules for thoughtful hospitality.
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The Pink Zebra pays homage to Wes Anderson

Published on July, 9th 2018

Designed by Renasa studio in New Delhi, The Pink Zebra restaurant pays homage to the surreal vein of the Oscar-winning American director Wes Anderson.
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Salvatore Ferragamo, walking in Hollywood

Published on June, 18th 2018

An exhibition calls to mind Hollywood’s Roaring 20’s - a period of time - which Salvatore Ferragamo and many other Italian creative minds contributed to making it so great.
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The “Raw pop” of Altreforme

Published on June, 8th 2018

To celebrate 10 years of activity Altreforme has produced “Raw & Rainbow”, a limited edition collection that covers the aluminium with a pop aura.
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Fondazione Prada: a tower with six floors dedicated to art

Published on May, 24th 2018


The “Torre” of Fondazione Prada was recently inaugurated in Milan, hosting an interesting selection of contemporary works of art
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Disco days are back!

Published on May, 3rd 2018


The festive world of nightclubs enters our homes with the collection “Disco Gufram” by three attention-grabbing creative studios: Ggsv, Rotganzen and Atelier Biagetti

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A book entitled “La civilization des odeurs” analyzes the revolution of the sense of smell

Published on April, 23rd 2018

The scholar Robert Muchembled reconstructs Europe’s history, between 16th and 18th centuries, through the diffusion of perfume and the revolution of the sense of smell.
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Italiana: thirty years of Italian style on show at the Palazzo Reale in Milan

Published on April, 13th 2018

“Italiana. Italy Through the Lens of Fashion 1971-2001” is the title of an exhibition that traces the great creative genius that Italian fashion has been able to express by imposing its style all around the world

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“Genesis”, a photographic exhibition by Salgado on show at La Venaria Reale – A hymn to the beauty of our planet

Published on April, 9th 2018

“Genesis”, a photographic exhibition by Sebastião Salgado on show at La Venaria Reale including exceptional images of the most remote corners of our planet


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Federico Fellini’s Fulgor Cinema in Rimini reopens

Published on March, 26th 2018

“Living a dream is like making a movie,” said Federico Fellini. And the reopening of the Fulgor cinema in Rimini, a place intimately linked to the great Italian director, is a dream come true.
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“Looking for Oum Kulthum” – Oum Kulthum, Immortal Myth

Published on March, 19th 2018

She was called "The Mother of Arabs", "The Star of the East", "The Nightingale of the Nile", or simply "Il Sit" that is "The Lady".
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“Ocean Liners: Speed & Style”: cruising with glamour

Published on March, 2nd 2018

Above:
The Normandie in New York 1935-39. Collection French Lines.

“Ocean Liners: Speed & Style”, an exhibition taking place in London proposes a plunge into the past, taking you on a journey through the golden age of travel, when ocean liners were the only transport crossing the ocean; all in pursuit of revealing the true luxury and glamour behind them

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Award-winning 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, incarnation of the Art Deco spirit

Published on February, 22nd 2018

A 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, vehicle designed by Jean Bugatti in 1936, was named the winner of The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award
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Vespa, an icon of Italian design

Published on January, 26th 2018

A large exhibition dedicated to the Vespa, one of the most recognized symbols of Italian design, is taking place at the MACIST museum in Biella
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Rome, an Eternal Charm

Published on January, 18th 2018

A charming photographic portrait of Rome brings together images from the 1840’s to the present day all highlighting the extraordinary beauty of Italy’s Capital

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David Bowie: The Alien Who Loved Berlin

Published on January, 10th 2018

Above: image from Taschen’s book “David Bowie - The man who fell to earth”.

While an 11CD box set entitled “A New Career In A New Town” (1977-1982) that retraces Bowie’s years in Berlin has been recently released and an exhibition entitled “David Bowie is”, will soon open in New York (March 2, 2018), Taschen dedicates a photographic book to the famous English artist that re-proposes the story of “The Man Who Fell to Earth”, movie in which David Bowie played the leading role.
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Tattoo Art: a scene in continuous evolution

Published on January, 10th 2018

Tattoo art is a very ancient form of art; its origins date back to the dawn of times.
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Pompeii dialogues with the present

Published on December, 27th 2017

Pompeii’s remains dialogue with contemporary art in an exhibition at the Madre in Naples.
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The Rolling Stones On Air

Published on December, 22nd 2017

There are some people who think that the Rolling Stones are still the greatest rock and roll band on the planet and others who consider them as a group of sprightly elders who still have fun strumming their old hits on different stages around the world.
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The Extraordinary Designer Couple

Published on December, 4th 2017

The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein/Basel (Charles- Eames-Straße 2), dedicates four exhibitions that will be open to visitors until February 25th, 2018 to Charles and Ray Eames, who are counted among the most important designers of the 20th century.
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Backstage with Almodovar

Published on November, 22nd 2017

In almost 40 years of career, Pedro Almodovar has sounded out in a surrealistic, ironic, but also dramatic way, the universes of desire, passion and identity.
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Must-attend event: The Grand Ball of La Venaria Reale

Published on November, 16th 2017

A major cultural charity event that will allow a selected number of young debutantes accompanied by Cadets of the Naval Academy in Livorno to live an unforgettable experience.

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Good design challenges time

Published on October, 23rd 2017

Nowadays design often loses track of the functional needs of an object, in favor of (at times) a useless aesthetic overload, which aims at provoking astonishment.
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Che Guevara.Tu Y todos

Published on October, 23rd 2017

Must- visit Exhibition: Che Guevara. Tu y todos
A man who gave his life for freedom and justice, a perfume that celebrates strong and self-conscious personalities
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Radical design on the table

Published on October, 23rd 2017

Among these is the special edition of a Centerpiece designed in 1990 for Alessi
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A new museum for Gaudì

Published on September, 22nd 2017

Good news for the numerous admirers of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudì (1852-1926), the greatest exponent of the Catalan modernism.
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