Monday, April 2, 2018

This Colorful Apartment in Milan Will Make You Happy

This Colorful Apartment in Milan Will Make You Happy- design addict mom
This fresh and colorful apartment in Milan oozes cheery and totally makes me happy. I love the different textures, the mix of vintage and modern furniture pieces, the color play, the strategic use of wallpaper,  and the overall happy vibe of the design aesthetic. Italian design duo Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa definitely nailed the modern take on the 1950's vibe that inspired the design of this lovely apartment.

This Colorful Apartment in Milan Will Make You Happy- design addict mom
The designers chose Fornasetti II for Cole & Son "Chiavi Segrete" wallpaper for the dining and living area. A beautiful cabinet in lacquered MDF and Vienna straw divides the room. It was designed by Marcante Testa and made by Falegnameria Fiore. The wicker chair is an original 1950s design by Gio Ponti.

This Colorful Apartment in Milan Will Make You Happy- design addict mom

A reading corner features Maharam "Showers" wallpaper by Alexander Girard, a '50s bookcase and armchair, and wall lamp by Muller van Severen - design addict mom

In the colourful bathroom, the basin is by Ceramica Globo, the taps are from Life by Bellosta, the wall and floor resin was by Rezina, the wall lamp is by Lampe Gras DCW Editions and the custom-made cabinet is by Marcante Testa, decorated with "Temporary Tapestry" wallpaper by Thomas Voorn.y- design addict mom
love this bathroom!

I hope your week is off to a great start and this lovely dose of color helped to brighten your day. x



  1. this is suuuch a cool apartment! the bathroom especially..

  2. This is beyond beautiful, Stacey!
    I absolutely love the wallpaper in the second photograph.
    I hope you had a wonderful Easter, and I wish you a great week ahead.

  3. i'm glad you liked that austin kleon thing!!

    btw, i changed urls now to and random question: do you think its wierd for a blog to have a different url than the store? i'm taking a survey, ha!

    1. Not at all Krystal! I've actually seen that done by several bloggers with shops/stores:-)

  4. These colors are amazing. I really liked this colorful apartment. These pictures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing this post.

  5. I really want to visit Milan, mainly because of the cathedral *-* I've never seen an apartment quite this colorful - at least not in such tasteful fashion!

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