Got the time to work-out this delicious color extraction from the dish “fish dripping” by Chef Gualtiero Marchesi. Marchesi named “the master of chefs” ruled till the beginning of 2014 his restaurant in Erbusco, in Franciacorta Italy’s Lombardy wine region, just few kilometers from my italian offices. Stand-out dish fish dripping is a starter, it resembles a Jackson Pollock painting more than an edible dish, with splashes of bright colour – yellow, red, green and black – disguising delicate calamari and cockles. It’s been called a “gastronomic painting” and reflects Marchesi’s interest in art. Colors are vital elements in top cuisine and being a food lover, it was a pleasure and honour to me to extract and define this chromatic combination. Read More
The color watchers at Pantone say the “It” color of 2014 is a pinky purple known as “radiant orchid”. The color look like to me more like “blueberry yogurt”, but this is only my personal view. Expect to see the peppy shade on everything from… Read more
I found time to drop a few lines about the comfy party I attended in Tokyo for 2013/14 NYE. It has been a special night experienced with good old friends, brand new ones and a messy global niche meeting to celebrate the new beginning. Our… Read more
My dear Chinese friend Popil is performed on Lufthansa’s campaign “Passenger on Tour” with one of her exquisite illustrations. I’ve always appreciated the taste of Popil for vintage Chinese graphics and iconographies, here’s a fresh selection she made few days ago that I’d like to… Read more
1 – Sunglasses: Persol 2 – Coat: Prada SS 2014 3 – T-shirt: American Apparel 4 – Skirt: Prada SS 2014 5 – Bag: Leo Bag Candy – Loewe 6 – Shoes: Nike Free TR 4 iD
During my last stay in Japan I had the chance to deepen my knowledge about Japanese hystorical and contemporary culture about the use of colors. I got back to Europe with a bag full of books, magazines and color samples.
1 – Trousers: Pull&Bear 2 – Jacket: Common People’s made in England Hydrogen Mackinaw 3 – Beanie: Rib Stripe, Supreme 4 – Shirt: Farah Vintage Oxford 5 – Watch: The Unit 40, Nixon 6 – Shoes: Jink, Clarks Originals