Studio Paola Navone
The winners of the Vulcano table decorating competition, Paola Navone, which was conducted by Sfera Design in collaboration with the Poliform factory, were finally able to get their long-awaited award: visit the Paola Navone studio in Milan.
13 Kiev architects were invited by Mrs. Paola Navone, who personally selected the best works among the contestants, and the author’s workshop to the holy of holies.
In the workshop, Paola Navone introduced the architects with her latest works, showed sketches and drawings of objects created by her for the most famous Italian furniture brands, as well as photographs of various interior projects (shops, restaurants, exhibition stands) implemented in 2008.
Interesting design conversations started in the workshop were continued under the Mohito, personally prepared by Paola and ethnic music in the house of Paola Navone, where all participants of the trip were kindly invited.
The unusual interior of the cult designer’s home made such a strong impression on Ukrainian architects that they literally photographed everything, even the smallest details of the interior, numerous pieces of furniture and decor collected by Paola from around the world. The most inquisitive Paola has even demonstrated her closed collection of antique dishes and kitchen utensils.
The brilliant end of the evening was a dinner at the restaurant “Bread and Water” (the author of design and ideas of Paola Navone), which began with the research and photographing by our architects of the most iconic places for the restaurant: changing rooms and toilet rooms. And it continued with a warm friendly discussion about the innovative idea of the interior (all the items you liked: furniture, decor, dishes, the visitor can buy directly from the hall, new items are selected in place of the items sold. Therefore, the interior consists of different, but very skillfully arranged elements).