Vitra Campus

  Visiting the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, a few kilometers from Basel, just across the Swiss-German border, is an extraordinary experience. The Vitra Campus brings together buildings used for the production of the Vitra company’s office and home furniture, museums, architectural icons, and sources of inspiration for the home, in a totally unique […]

Domestic libraries

  Tell me what library you have and I will tell you who you are. It is a fascinating reading that proposed by the book Biblioteche Domestiche/ Home Libraries by photographer Mauro Cenci, who tiptoed into private Florentine homes to reveal 35 private libraries of intellectuals, artists and professionals within an everyday life that is […]

Renovation in Torino

In this project, which we are making in Turin, in a palace of the early ‘900, under the countertop we found a nice brick tile we will keep. Interior architecture often reveals surprises that deserve to be valued when they reflect the characteristics of the home. The Atelier gives shape to your dreams, following the […]

Salone del mobile 2021: La Sostenibilità

RICICLO. Un salone all’insegna della sostenibilità.1° fermata all’Orto Botanico di Brera, protagonista del Salone con l’installazione “Natural Capital”, con l’obiettivo di aumentare la consapevolezza dei visitatori sul ruolo delle foreste.Al Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica, RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC, 3 installazioni di Rossana Orlandi: i rifiuti di plastica possono essere facilmente considerati una delle maggiori risorse disponibili […]

The home studio

Warm and cozy, serious but not too much, the study of my house is a room “filter” between the living area and the sleeping area. The furniture and the teak floor, the dark wall and the aluminium table are the natural materials I decided to use. Here we alternate at different times of the day […]

The wood and its surfaces

The material appears more or less rough and is used in different contexts to give a “rustic”, “contemporary”, “modernist” or “minimalist” tone. Even the essences characterize the appearance of the furniture with their warm tones, more or less dark ranging from honey to brown, up to brown. They are dyed with natural products and the […]

Nordic Design

While travelling, I collect design stimuli and I realize that some design pieces are the result of the union between the history of the place, life habits, function and aesthetics. Each period has characterized a "way" and in cycles design returns with its iconic forms. Illustration by Billi Cesare for Cristina Colla Atelier

Vintage Colours

Cotton and polyester velvets have always been used to cover sofas and armchairs. Today the return to these fabrics recalls forms of the past and the houses are enriched by a style that has nothing more to do with minimlism. The rigor of classic and contemporary architecture is dressed in a new "mood" where design [...]

Outdoor Design

The range of outdoor furniture is increasingly enriched with innovative, colorful products that use materials with high performance in terms of light and weather resistance. It is fun to design outdoor spaces where greenery integrates and sometimes merges with the function of living.   * The image was taken from Flexform

UAM – UNICAALMONDO magazine talks about me

December 2018. The magazine “UnicaAlMondo” talks about me: “Reflective and ironic Fun without being excessive. Cristina, always in balance between understatement and unsettling panache Dreams, draws, and above all listens “being on the piece” for an architect is everything. Capturing fashions and trends, intuiting what the customer wants are the basis of her way of […]