Maria Rossi

Chronicle / 18 July 2016

A.I. GRAND TOUR

by Maria Rossi

photography Olimpia Rende

The latest chapter of A.I. celebrates what is arguably the most trailblazing of travel adventures: the Grand Tour. Read more...

Chronicle / 21 February 2016

A.I. ARTISANAL INTELLIGENCE – BODY FOR THE DRESS

by Maria Rossi

photography Olimpia Rende

A fixture among the Alta Roma events, this installment of A.I.—the project curated by Clara Tosi Pamphili and Alessio de’ Navasques—has found a magnificent backdrop inside the post-industrial walls of Rome’s ancient Custom House. Read more...

Travel / 12 October 2015

Figaro's Barber Shop - Lisboa

by Maria Rossi

photography Arturo Muselli

Owner Fabio David Marques and his team offer gents the best tailor-made grooming. Read more...

Travel / 24 August 2015

Giacomo Bistrot - Milan

by Maria Rossi

photography Lawrence Oluyede

coordination Martina Velardi

Contrary to the prevailing Milanese attitude, the contained spaces of Giacomo encourage conversations amongst dinner guests. Sometimes Mr. Bulleri can still be spotted rubbing elbows with both the bourgeoisie and the bon vivants. Read more...

Chronicle / 12 August 2015

A.I. Artisanal Intelligence – Creative Crime

by Maria Rossi

photography Andrea Buccella

This edition of Artisanal Intelligence takes its cue from a clever association that becomes an underlying reference for the entire exhibition. Read more...

Chronicle / 3 August 2015

Hermès in Wanderland

by Maria Rossi

photography Gabriella Codastefano

A flâneur might be best defined as an urban stroller, a saunterer in the city's boulevards. Read more...

Travel / 20 June 2015

Cañete - Barcelona

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

Located between El Raval and the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Cañete is the result of a lifelong family affair with food. Read more...

Chronicle / 13 May 2015

Palmador - DimoreStudio

by Maria Rossi

photography Lorenzo Sampaolesi

Just one step into "Palmador" is enough to throw you back under the DimoreStudio spell. That sense of vibrant interplay of forces, of an enthralling beauty that lets chaos as well as control in, characterizes yet again the atmosphere that Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran keep conjuring up artfully. Read more...

Travel / 13 May 2015

Poppies - London

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

The famous "chippie"—British slang for fish and chips—is located in a touristic neighborhood but on a nearly secluded street. Read more...

Chronicle / 29 April 2015

El Mercado de Paloquemao - Marni

by Maria Rossi

photography Lorenzo Sampaolesi

In anticipation of the Expo in Milan, Marni has chosen, on the occasion of this year’s Salone del Mobile, to offer its own take on food. The inspiration came from afar: namely Bogotà, Colombia, and its “Mercado de Paloquemao” fruit market. Read more...

Chronicle / 28 April 2015

The Path to the Nest of Spiders - Nonostante Marras

by Maria Rossi

photography Lorenzo Sampaolesi

"The Path to the Nest of Spiders" is both the title of the exhibition presented by Antonio Marras and Segno Italiano for this edition of Salone del Mobile, and originally the title of Italo Calvino’s first novel. Read more...

Chronicle / 28 April 2015

Bellissima, Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968

by Maria Rossi

photography Giulia Venanzi

This illuminating show is an attempt to trace in retrospect a very particular moment in time: when the city of Rome was the creative incubator that lead to the establishment of an Italian voice in fashion design. Read more...

Travel / 26 March 2015

House of Hackney - London

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

To enter the House of Hackney premises in Shoreditch High Street, just at the edge of the Hackney borough in London, is a joyful experience – as long as you're not inclined to minimalism, that is. Read more...

Art / 23 March 2015

"From Cocoanut Grove to Soho Nights" by Ernesto Canovas and Gracjana Rejmer-Canovas

by Maria Rossi

photography Gabriella Codastefano

The title of the exhibition “From Cocoanut Grove to Soho Nights” by Ernesto Canovas and Gracjana Rejmer-Canovas triggers images of glamorous late-night parties and California beaches from a bygone era. Read more...

Chronicle / 16 February 2015

Room Service

by Maria Rossi

photography Claudia Esposito

The gracious rooms of the Marriott Grand Hotel Flora in Rome were the fascinating backdrop for this year’s edition of “Room Service.” Read more...

Chronicle / 16 February 2015

A.I. ARTISANAL INTELLIGENCE – IN-EXISTENT

by Maria Rossi

photography Claudia Esposito

“In-Existent" was this season’s edition of A.I. Artisanal Intelligence, the prominent exhibition at Altaroma curated by Clara Tosi Pamphili and Alessio de’ Navasques.” Read more...

Travel / 26 January 2015

Palihouse - West Hollywood

by Maria Rossi

photography GREYHOUSE

When you're getting settled into the quirky atmosphere that reminds you of the living room of an aunt with a fondness for vintage, the Palihouse also reminds you that it offers all the modern comforts while putting you dead center in the neighborhood’s social scene. Read more...

Chronicle / 31 July 2014

A.I. Rome Inspiration

by Maria Rossi

photography Aryanà Francesca Urbani

The Giacomo Guidi Gallery—a new contemporary art space in Trastevere located between the Botanical Gardens and the Tevere river—has been home to the exclusive "A.I. Rome Inspirations" exhibition, presented on the occasion of the AltaRoma AltaModa shows. Read more...

Chronicle / 22 May 2014

Hello, My Name Is Paul Smith - Design Museum London

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

London's Design Museum is currently showcasing "Hello, my name is Paul Smith," an exhibition dedicated to the career of the British fashion designer. Read more...

Travel / 2 May 2014

Nonostante Marras - Milan

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

coordination Francesca Loddo

An interview with designer Antonio Marras about his recently opened concept store. Read more...

Travel / 1 April 2014

Fioraio Bianchi Caffé - Milan

by Maria Rossi

photography Federica Fioravanti

coordination Francesca Loddo

"And, of course, you can buy a fresh bunch of flowers any time of the day." Read more...

Interiors / 25 April 2014

Interior Couture - Maison Martin Margiela

photography Federica Fioravanti

coordination Maria Rossi

For the duration of Milan's Salone del Mobile, the boutique of Maison Martin Margiela in Via della Spiga presented "Interior Couture," a selection of pieces from the fashion house's Artisanal line, shown alongside the artworks that inspired their creation. Read more...

Interiors / 15 April 2014

Volo a Planare - Circolo Marras

photography Simona Belotti

coordination Maria Rossi

In occasion of Milan's Salone del Mobile 2014, designer Antonio Marras unveiled an installation celebrating Italian craftsmanship. Read more...

Interiors / 14 April 2014

Hermès en Lumière

photography Nello Esposito

coordination Maria Rossi

Hermès embarks on the world of lighting design by presenting a collection of lamps, light fixtures and a lantern in the setting of the historical Palazzo Serbelloni. Read more...