A 1930’s apartment in Milan owned by fashion designer Valerio Leone is the ultimate stylish rock ‘n roll contemporary space sitting beautifully in an Art Deco palazzo. This is how you can recreate the look in your own home… 

1. Swatches from left: Drama (Lettuce) fabric R342/m, Hertex Bamboo Archive Anthology wallpaper R2019/roll, St Leger & Viney Silver Bello marble tile R1138/m², WOMAG 2. Wells Tall basket R449, Country Road 3. Birma Flamingo scatter cushion R595, SHF 4. Pylon chair by Cappellini R104 650, Afritaly 5. Dotted rectangular table lamp R1595; 6. Black stoneware crockery from R125; all Weylandts 7. Metropolitan chair R2950, Dark Horse

Notions of permanence are turned upside down: the immovable can be transformed and the movable holds gravitas. Everything has its place


1. Hara small decorative dish R699, Country Home 2. Infinity floor mirror R11995, Weylandts 3. Shadow rug by Alexandra Champalimaud R19879/m2, The Rug Company 4. Gamma Kate chair R42000, Casarredo 5. Elegant Square Edge dining table R5 899, @home

Photography & text by Marco Bertolini | Styling by Orazio Fabio Sapienza

Shop The Look compiled by Sanri Pienaar for the Spring Issue


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