Posts in habitat and hospitality
5 Floor Lamps Interior Designers Love

Gossips are never something that appeals me... however this time I am pleased to have been featured with one of my pictures on Flos Design Gossip, the American blog of the renown brand, producer of lamps whose quality, innovation and sense of play and irony is contributing to keep high the design made in Italy for more than fifty years already.

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How to get the best from your Habitat & Hospitality imagery

Habitat & Hospitality is a wide categorisation which includes many of the photo assignments I am usually appointed to do; it involves to work for architects, interior designers, furniture companies, construction companies as much as final commercial users, like fashion retailers, restaurants and hotels.

All of them have different needs and targets to achieve; therefore many are the solutions and the variations of this service, which are always tailored and bespoke to each and everyone.

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Some Buzz on Houzz...

“When you have to shoot, shoot, don’t talk!"

Paraphrasing this good quote by Eli Wallach, I must admit that I tend to shoot – with my camera – much more than I am used to talk.

However it is nice when people, particularly if someone with a keen eye as Houzz’s editors – choose to talk about interesting topics using my images as media.

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Photographer’s portrait with sailfish and lemons

I would like to dedicate this week’s post to a surreal portrait of me (yes, those legs are mine!) taken by Sarah Fortescue.

Sarah is not only a talented interior designer, but also a kindred soul and crazy creative!

You all can have fun to find meanings and symbolism on this picture, however that was taken to show the upholstered padded seat stool in printed fabric, one of Sarah Fortescue Design creations.

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The Barts and Smithfields for Sinclair Johnston & Partners

It doesn’t happen every day to jump into the history of "The Barts".

Londoners like to give nicknames to everything around, and The Barts makes no exception: its official name is The Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, one of the oldest hospital in Europe, being founded in 1123 and still occupying its original site and providing all medical services.

I had recently the opportunity to shoot at The Barts for a leading engineering firm, Sinclair Johnston & Partners, who mastered the refurbishment works of its West Wing. Their project has been conceived as landmark to showcase how a historic building can be sympathetically modernised to provide an appropriate environment for 21st century medicine.

The finished building houses works of contemporary art and has won an award for the best patient environment in the NHS.

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