"Bringing an accent of Gucci's
contemporary romanticism into the home."
It was only a matter of time before the Italian
house Gucci strayed into interiors. The last few
by creative director Alessandro Michele have been as
about the richly decorative backdrops as the clothes, which
were often themselves in opulent fabrics that would work
beautifully as upholstery.
This is a second foray into the design world for
Michele who collaborated with cult design magazine Cabana
year on a collection of chairs. 'We share the same love
interiors," Cabana's editor-in-chief Martina Mondadori
Sartogo told Vogue at the time. 'It's the same
for the past and for those objects and aesthetics that
inspired by the classics and Italian art history.'
As he puts it, 'It's like being part of a tribe,
of those who love beautiful things.'
'As with his magpie attitude to fashion design,
pieces in the new Gucci Décor collection display a multitude
design motifs now familiar from Michele's catwalk,' the
Indeed Michele certainly seems to know his salt - the
porcelain pieces in the collection are produced by the
renowned Florentine company Richard
Ginori, which has been producing heartbreakingly lovely
ceramics since 1735.
The range, which launches in September,
also intriguingly includes fabric covered screens and