MATTER OF IDENTITY – WORKSHOP How may we keep our identities steady in this troubled 2019? "Nowadays we take the crisis of identity for granted: no matter how fuzzy, fluid, dazed it is, the real challenge is to not dissociate ourselves in the global flow." . . [...]

Di |2020-03-11T15:43:26+00:0025 Ottobre, 2019|Personal Growth, Workshops|0 Commenti


UPCYCLING & INCLUSIVITY – WORKSHOP A creative experience in a community of mental sick beautiful people. Creativity, inclusivity, upcycling: what's the common thread? Nobody is perfect, we all need to deal with our imperfections, with our insecurities, with our weakness, our wounds. Why not doing it through creating beautiful things with what we [...]

Di |2020-03-11T15:09:55+00:0028 Settembre, 2019|Personal Growth, UPCYCLING, Workshops|0 Commenti


Being a designer today is quite challenging, and I strongly believe emerging talents need a support for their personal growth. The market is full of products and the competition is extremely high. Is it enough to be good at concept design? Either good at sketching? Merchandising a collection? Rather than being a perfect developer? What [...]

Di |2020-02-28T15:09:42+00:0026 Marzo, 2018|Personal Growth, Workshops|0 Commenti


Upstairs we first meet what I call "Male's Room". The sofas: I did like the shape of Vlady's ones but not the texture, so I dyed few hemp linen bed in charcoal grey and made a new dress for them. I actually started with a toile, then made the paper pattern and then [...]

Di |2020-02-27T18:48:40+00:0024 Novembre, 2017|UPCYCLING, Workshops|0 Commenti

CASA_ground floor

A friend recently came to see us for the first time and said: "Marina, this HOME is YOU in every single detail!". This feedback actually inspired me to write about our HOME and to share with you the stories behind things. Welcome to our creative space where we hope to inspire you with our style, [...]

Di |2020-02-27T18:53:07+00:0022 Novembre, 2017|UPCYCLING, Workshops|0 Commenti

Wear Your Words Proudly on Your Skin

July 12, 2017, Milano, BASE: ISKO I-Skool 4th edition Mestieri-LAB® together with ISKO for a new WORKSHOP mixing Denim, Words and Creativity. LAB's jurors: Ella Grace Denton, Verena Erin, Simone Guidarelli The president of the Design Award: Adriano Goldschmied, denim godfather . Participants: 20 Designers coming from 16 different schools all over the world. Europe:  IUAV (Venice), POLIMODA (Florence), NABA (Milan), AMD (Düsseldorf, Germany), UAL (Chelsea, UK), AALTO (Helsinki, [...]

Di |2020-02-27T17:59:15+00:0030 Luglio, 2017|UPCYCLING, Workshops|0 Commenti


Talking about heritage, we received a major gift: raw wood boards. So I asked to my friend Giorgio how to keep them raw whilst clean, I mean we do like raw effect but we wanted to use  the boards as main part of our interior throughout the whole house. First action is SANDING, [...]

Di |2020-02-27T17:42:23+00:006 Agosto, 2016|Workshops, Workshops_Interior|0 Commenti