intOndo Magazine

Glass under another light

At intOndo we love to discover stories and anecdotes about the different materials behind our objects. This time we get to know the Corning Museum of Glass, the largest institution in the world dedicated to glass.

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Yacht Club Life

Private, exclusive and stylishly furnished, yacht clubs are the symbol of a way of living and some of them became real icons for sea and sailing lovers. Let's get to know 3 of these exclusive places and discover their decor and architecture.

Time's durability

Without our usual routine the last few months appeared to be an uninterrupted period of time in which it was hard to separate the beginning and end of the week. A phenomenon that brings back the thought of the durability of time started by the French philosopher Henri Bergson and celebrated in an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dream houses around the world: Gio Ponti's multifaceted talent

While an exhibition dedicated to Gio Ponti's architecture is on display at MAXXI in Rome, intOndo introduces you to three houses he designed in South America and Iran. Built between the '50s and '60s, they are examples of made in Italy avant-garde and timeless modernity, which still influences the way contemporary living space is conceived.

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.

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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.

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.

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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".