Xerjoff Magazine

Tamar Thomann

Sacco, the informal lounge chair

Published on September, 21st 2020

Icon of Italian design, a symbol of freedom, imagination and a must-have for over 50 years, the “Sacco” lounge chair was recently awarded the ADI Compasso d'Oro award for product career.
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A Stopover at the lighthouse

Published on September, 1st 2020

Located in a small fishing village in the province of Syracuse, the gateway to the Noto Valley, the Faro di Brucoli (Sicilian Luxury Lighthouse) was recently renovated and transformed into an elegant resort.
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Digital architectural utopia

Published on August, 10th 2020

A volume titled “Dreamscapes & Artificial Architecture” collects the works of 40 digital designers and 3D artists that have realized utopian architectural structures and interiors, remembering us how designers never have to stop experiencing.
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Mario Testino celebrates the irresistible Italian appeal

Published on July, 24th 2020

A thick photography volume titled “Ciao. Omaggio all’Italia” celebrates Italian style and creativity. Its author is Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, who states that his passion for fashion derives right from the Belpaese.
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iSphere, like in a science-fiction film

Published on July, 3rd 2020

Characterized by an aesthetics that looks back at the comics of the 50’ and the sci-fi cinema, iSphere is a transparent, spherical face shield created by art collective Plastique Fantastique.
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Christo’s last intuition

Published on June, 24th 2020

Deceased last May, Christo, the master of Land Art, had been working for years to the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Due to the pandemic, the work of art has been postponed until September 2021.
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In Milan Fuorisalone becomes digital

Published on May, 27th 2020

Talks, interviews, product presentations, concerts, meetings with designers and manufacturers. Fuorisalone digital scheduled for mid June promises all this and much more.
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Italy in Steve McCurry’s heart

Published on May, 4th 2020

American photographer Steve McCurry has created a video titled “Tribute to Italy” to express his true love to this beautiful country.
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Electronic music between design, art and fashion

Published on March, 6th 2020

The London Design Museum dedicates an exhibition to electronic music exploring the links that this genre has had with art, design and fashion.
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Architecture is female!

Published on March, 4th 2020

The women’s contribution to architecture is relevant as underlined in an interesting book edited by Jane Hall for Phaidon entitled "Breaking Ground - Architecture by women".
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Arbre Blanc: a 17-story tree

Published on January, 7th 2020

Arbre Blanc -an original building whose shape is inspired by that of a tree- was recently inaugurated in Montpellier, the greenest city in France.
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Ornament is not a crime

Published on January, 2nd 2020

The exhibition "What A Wonderful World" proposes an exciting and original journey through the centuries, to understand how much decorations and the ornaments tell about us and the world around us.
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Milan in the legendary ‘60s

Published on December, 2nd 2019

An exhibition now open at Palazzo Morando in Milan celebrates the cultural and artistic effervescence of Lombardy’s main city during 1960s.
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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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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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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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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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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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Banksy: Street Writing

Published on December, 3rd 2018

Provocative, irreverent, sarcastic and political, Banksy's works are exhibited at the Mudec in Milan in an exhibition (which the artist has not authorized) entitled “The Art of Banksy. A Visual Protest”
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Artistic Hospitality

Published on November, 26th 2018

Located in the Akihabara district, one of Tokyo's most hi-tech and trendy neighbourhoods, BnA Hotel offers five spacious rooms created by several artistic collectives.
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Photography is Pop

Published on October, 15th 2018

Camera – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia of Turin dedicates an exhibition to the influence that photography had on Pop Art. About 150 works exhibited, made by the most important representatives of the well-known movement
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Fulvio Roiter, the Infinite Beauty

Published on July, 17th 2018

To Fulvio Roiter, great Italian photographer, La Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice is dedicating an interesting retrospective featuring over 200 iconic images spanning his entire career.
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Les Machines de l’île, where Jules Verne and Leonardo da Vinci meet

Published on June, 25th 2018

Les Machines de l'île is an amusement park in Nantes that combines Jules Verne’s literary creativity with Leonardo da Vinci’s scientific genius.
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