Category: Design and Architecture

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
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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 […]

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Una enoteca Wine Bar che ho realizzato a Tortona.

Lo spazio è stato caratterizzato dall’idea del bancone che rappresenta il locale stesso. Un parallelepipedo luminoso di bottiglie. Divertente lavorare sul concept per rendere chiara la mission aziendale. Rivendita di vini con etichette internazionali di pregio, degustazione e aperitivi. Luce e contrasti forti di bianco e nero, sono stati determinanti per la visibilità dall’esterno.

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Ecological lamps

Ecological wooden lamps - Secto Design The lights that I have included in this project are made of wood and create a very suggestive light diffusion. Secto design, is a Finnish company specializing in the design of ecological wooden lamps that respect harmony and nature, following the rules of strict ethics.
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Feltrinelli Foundation in Milan

The “Series 7” chairs by Fritz Hansen designed by Arne Jacobsen were chosen for the conference room of the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation in Milan. The project bears the signature of the prestigious scholar Herzog & amp; de Meuron who has completely redesigned the area in which it is located. The building has wooden floors and […]

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Carlo Scarpa, Museum of Castelvecchio in Verona.

The architect uses an exemplary method of work in the project to set up and set up the Museo di Castelvecchio, which should suggest to us designers ideas in the interventions on the pre-existent. The original parts have been highlighted with a maniacal attention to detail that emphasizes them. Unusual contrasts between ancient stones and […]

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Boeri and the Vertical Forest

My work as an architect leads me to walk a lot through the cities with my nose up, the phone in these cases helps, and passing by the area of the Directional Center in Milan, the photo was a must. This residential building, designed by the architect Boeri, respects eco-sustainability through a metropolitan reforestation project. Plants produce oxygen […]

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Ciò Ponti and Molteni

I photographed this armchair at the “Salone del Mobile” in Milan. Molteni & C with the artistic direction of Studio Cerri & Associati, presented this furniture complement of the Giò Ponti Collection which I find extremely sophisticated, in lines, material and color. The unmistakable hand of a master of architecture and design is also perceived […]

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Design

An ellipse, coated in wood in Finland, in the Helsinki Design District. Sobriety and elegance in the Nordic style. This is a beautiful example of wooden construction inside that creates great emotion.   SalvaSalva

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