intOndo Magazine

A disco-style house

From the '60s to the 2000s, nightclubs have been the core of Pop culture, avant-garde and experimental places that now return to inspire interior design. Two exhibitions trace the history and furnishings of some legendary discos, those that were total works of art, where architecture and iconic furniture merged into a triumph of light, design and music.

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Flea market shopping in France

Wandering through flea markets is an exciting treasure hunt as well as a good opportunity for small escapes from everyday life and trips to unexplored destinations. intOndo selected a few French markets where, with a little luck, you could find that unique piece that will make the difference in your living room.

Thonet and bentwood furniture: a style that endures over the centuries

Some furniture is so iconic, so much rooted in our everyday life, that we often forget that its design marked an era. intOndo brings you to the (re)discovery of the timeless style of Thonet's bentwood chairs, celebrated in an anthological exhibition at the MAK in Vienna.

What to put under the tree this year? The new design atlases have arrived!

With Christmas just around the corner, why not get a book on the history of 20th century furniture, a great gift for readers looking for inspiration for their homes. intOndo has selected three new volumes (plus a vintage book of course!), which share the same "design atlas" format. We chose to focus on books that, in addition to beautiful images, offer practical tools, in order to allow a fluid reading and facilitate immediate consultation.

Vintage design goes on TV

After so many TV programs dedicated to interior design and solutions to renovate the home, it is now the latest TV series to inspire vintage lovers around the globe: through imaginative touches and contemporary reinterpretations, these stories’ sets are carefully designed, made for the viewers to plunge in the domestic realities of the 20th century.

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Mondo Mendini and the fabulous 80s

Ironic and irreverent, the '80s scream their presence in the vintage market, continuing to inspire design and fashion. Fostering this return are the several museum celebrations dedicated to the fathers of design movements such as Alchimia and the Memphis Group, whose revolutionary creations reflect the eclecticism of that decade. The Groninger Museum in the Netherlands dedicates to Milanese master Alessandro Mendini, founder of Alchimia and recently deceased, a colorful retrospective that opens on October 12.

Save-the-date, Parma's trade show Mercanteinfiera is almost here.

It is the most significant modern and antiques trade show in Europe, attended by collectors and interior designers from all over the world, and is a "must" for all those who are passionate about vintage and one-of-a-kind objects. intOndo awaits you from 5 to 13 October in at Mercanteinfiera, Parma (Italy), Hall 4, Stand D0264.

Art Hotel, the new frontier of cultural tourism

Have you ever slept in an Art Hotel? These hotels, often situated in evocative location, offer to their guests the possibility to enjoy site-specific artworks, art installations and cultural events. Art Hotels, Design Hotels and Vintage Hotels are constantly developing and their uniqueness became a business full of opportunities for both hoteliers and artists.

100 years of Bauhaus

"It often happens that on intOndo, and also in other settings related to interior design or architecture, we encounter to the adjective "modernist".

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Tutto Ponti

Ernest Hemingway said that "there can only be two places where we can live happily: at home and in Paris. You may or may not agree, but from October 19 to May 5 there is one more reason to feel almost at home in Paris. In fact, the city pays homage to Italian design with the exhibition "Tutto Ponti, Gio Ponti archi-designer", the first retrospective dedicated to the great Italian master in France.

Do not miss Borsani and his Tecno exhibition at Triennale Milano

A well-known brand of office furniture born in 1953, it populates with its products small and medium enterprises throughout Italy. Yet even experts in the field.