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A Journey Through the Life of Cristiana VanniniThursday 16 November 2017
Since the 90s, the Italian architect and interior designer Cristiana Vannini has occupied an important position in the European and Middle Eastern interior design scene. Join CovetED on a journey through the history and life of Vannini, and take a peek at one of her most recent projects, a beautiful private apartment in Milan.
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After graduating in Architecture at Florence University, Cristiana Vannini moved to Milan in 1991 to become chief executive of the Lighting Design Centre of the Targetti Group. From 1992 to 1996 she collaborated with Alessandro Mendini, undertaking exhibition design projects and supervising publishing activities. And between 1996 and 2000 she collaborated on special editorial projects for the international design magazine Domus.
As a product designer, she has consulted for lighting and furniture design companies as well as taking part in exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Since 1998, she is a partner of vca_cristiana vannini + paolo cesaretti, a team of qualified architects and designers with a strong concern for innovation and research.
In 1996, she finally established her own studio cristianavannini | arc, an interior design practice composed by a young and trendy team, providing client-focused high-quality architectural services in various interior design fields, from hospitality to private houses, from workplaces to exhibit, events and retail. Among clients, we encounter information technology, mass market and real estate companies, as well as cultural private and public institutions. Cristiana Vannini is visiting critic at Politecnico di Milano, Scuola Politecnica di Design, Domus Academy and Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence. Today, she maintains a position as a member of IDEA (Italian Association of Exhibition Designers) and of AREL (Association Real Estate Ladies).
“Being, staying alive or making your home an amazing place. When we work together, exciting things happen”, says Cristiana Vannini herself. And that’s exactly what happened in one of her studio most recent projects, a private apartment renovation and interior design in Milan. There is a lot to admire in this Mediterranean style house, from its neutral tones on the modern rustic walls and furnishings, its incredible loft bedroom, its eccentric blue and green industrial kitchen or its country style bathroom.
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