From a Typical Milanese House to a Design Hotel

Savona 18 Suites, a design hotel of the Blu Hotels Group, which used to be a “casa di ringhiera”, has become a cozy and colorful house full of art thanks to Aldo Cibic

The intervention started from the renovation of a twentieth century building that Aldo Cibic restored completely, preserving its original architectural image and its feel of an authentic Milanese “courtyard house.”

The result is Savona 18 Suites, the hotel that recalls a big house and offers its visitors the possibility of breathing the atmosphere of age-old Milan, a few steps from via Tortona, a reference point for fashion and design. The masterfully restored retro architecture is in perfect balance with the contemporary furnishings and interior design project, effectively reflecting the ideas and aesthetics dear to Aldo Cibic.Starting from the lobby, which looks like an authentic art gallery, curated down to the last detail. The desk at the entrance recalls an out of scale Tibetan piece of furniture, while the yellow bench covered with tiles and the graphics on the walls contrast with the neutral tones of the room, creating a cozy and minimal effect.In the large courtyard – on which the most exclusive suites overlook – designed to be open to everybody, a mural painting by Cibic stands out. Savona 18 Suites of the Blu Hotels Group hosts 43 rooms, each furnished in a different way, to offer wide choice also to frequent guests, who will always be able to enjoy new experiences. The furnishings range from vintage to contemporary design objects, with pictures, colors, woods and fabrics that give each room a unique personality, and many of them have been designed by Aldo Cibic and Paola C. by Aldo Cibic. [Photo: Matteo Piazza, Adelaide Saviano]

From DDN FREE Cersaie #30 2018

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