fabio novembre designs attimi, a new restaurant for milan's citylife district

fabio novembre designs attimi, a new restaurant for milan's citylife district

fabio novembre has developed the interiors of attimi, a new restaurant for citylife, the recent residential, commercial and business district development situated close to milan‘s old city center. elements inside the restaurant draw from the fundamental concept of time and space, resulting in geometric forms and a subdued palette complemented by varying hues of bright color.

all images courtesy of studio novembre



‘I believe that the non-coincidental etymological coincidence between the present as time and the present as a gift is a starting condition for any project research,’ notes novembre, ‘consider the moments here, not as fleeting moments of life, but intense experiences that we must grasp and that remain imprinted in the mind.’ the project is a collaboration between chef express, an italian food company, and three-stars chef heinz beck.



filled with an array of chairs, sofas, stools, and armchairs, the casual restaurant is built around columns that ideally separate the environment into areas: from cocktail to dining, aperitivo and bistrot. the furnishings are covered in a wide palette of neutral colors, mostly gray, with some discontinuous insertion of bright colors such as red, orange, and pink. the heart of the restaurant is certainly the large showcase counter that is made of a HI-MACS® solid surface in its characteristic frosty finish from the volcanics collection.

fabio novembre designs attimi, a new restaurant for milan's citylife district

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