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  With restrictions in place across the UK, rents dropped 5% in London. The pandemic has had a significant impact on London’s rental market, with renatal falls reflecting changing work and commute  habits. As Galileo said: Behind every problem, there is an opportunity … Read more

Christmas table setting

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The Essence of the Christmas table setting. The more people I meet, the more I realize how much effort people put into organizing an entertaining Christmas, sometimes planning everything to the smallest detail. The decorations around the house, the clothes … Read more

First steps towards a finished interior design project.

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I’m writing this little post just to inform people about my creative process since clients often contact me, asking about interior house layout ideas and sketches.  But what does this entail? Let me explain through a particular assignment I received … Read more

‘La luce di Venezia’ event

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I am overjoyed to announce that my La Luce di Venezia event has finally taken place, on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June. As someone with an interior design background and as an event organizer, my job isn’t limited to … Read more

An extraordinary story

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One of the most delightful surprises I experienced at the Salone del Mobile in Milan was my visit to “Porte Italia” (P IT  for friends), which offers unique furnishing solutions. This excellent Italian company creates, paints and ages each of … Read more

Aristide Najean

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Most serendipitous encounters occur when you least expect them: one happened to me as I made my way to an appointment, while I was on a business trip. After a slow-footed walk through the streets of Venice, on the steamboat … Read more

Palazzo Barovier Murano (Venice)

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On February 16th, I traveled to Venice on a work trip weekend. During this trip, on one of my appointments, I visited Barovier Palace in Murano (Venice). As I’ve stated previously, I am always on the hunt for novelty objects, … Read more

My Trip to China in May

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At the end of May, I went to China. I was particularly impressed with Shenzhen, where I explored the third tallest building in the world and the tallest in China (739 m). From one of the building’s highest floors, I … Read more

Affresco, or is it Fresco?

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Much more often than I had imagined I frequently came across private and public villas completely covered with frescoes. Yesterday evening I attended a dinner (“a cena con I cuochi della storia”) organised by FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano: www.fondoambiente.it) in … Read more

A visit to Natuzzi

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In my profession, I often go to furniture stores to find new items for my interior designs. In early June, I spoke with my friend Stefano Sorrenti about the different furniture firms and top Italian brands. He suggested that I … Read more

Welcome to my new blog

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Hello everyone! My name is Michela and, although I’ve been using the Internet for work purposes for nearly 25 years, this is my first ever blog post. Better late than never, I guess ☺! On my new website, www.stylewithmika.com, I … Read more