It’s fitting that the word “dimore,” which means dwelling in Italian, has an air of nostalgia. Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci, the designers behind Dimore Studio, are skilled at taking a piece of history and giving it new life. Their 17th-century kitchen is updated with a solid brass island, a midcentury dining table, and an 18th-century Gustavian daybed.
This mixing of eras and eclecticism is what I love about this studio. I think it is their deep understanding of history which enables them to combine pieces from various historical periods harmoniously. Vintage, unrestored imperial style sofas, Stilnovo lamps, anonymous design objects found at flea markets all over Europe: nothing is excluded from their research and mix & match approach. All these objects stand out for the history they embody, immune to trends of today, suspended in time between past and present.
Their apartment is an experiment and consists of a palette of exclusive materials including brass, lacquered wood, and crystal with multi-chromatic iridescent finishes. And all this enriched with geometric textiles characterized by striking ostriches, palm trees and modernist patterns.
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