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COMPASSES WORLD

Architecture & Interior Design

KE: new outdoor spaces for the historic Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio

Opened in 1873, Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni is a prestigious 5-star deluxe hotel on Lake Como. Chosen by sovereigns, politicians such as Winston Churchill and J.F. Kennedy and, more recently, by people belonging to the international jet-set, this ultra-luxury resort, located on a luxuriant headland, offers a stunning view on the Lake and was awarded the 2019 Best Italian Resort prize by Travel and Leisure.

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G.T.Design @ IOC Office New York by Gensler

The Italian company, G.T.Design, creates top-of-the-range designer rugs presented in its broad-reaching catalogue. Thanks to its 40 years of history and specialization in excellent-quality design rugs created using quality fibers and procedures, the company also offers its expertise to benefit interior designers and their projects. The textile component is an essential ingredient of every interior design project and it paves the way for spaces with a wide-angle perspective.

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KE: the lightness of KHEOPE for the terrace of Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo

An historic building, symbol of the Monegasque Belle Époque: we are at Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo, an exquisite 5-star facility with 278 rooms and suites, offering their customers a luxury spa, a restaurant with panoramic terrace and direct access to the exclusive Monte Carlo Beach Club.

KE’s PMO Department – who is in charge of big tailor-made projects, both for private customers and for the contract sector – was contacted by the owners to find the fittest solution for the panoramic terrace used to serve breakfast, which gives a breathtaking view on Port Hercules.

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C31 Editorial – Heritage at risk

About seventy years ago, when the UN (1945) and UNESCO (1946) were born from the ruins of the Second World War, culture and heritage seemed a solid foundation on which to rebuild a new society that went beyond the devastating conflicts that had marked most of the countries of the world in the first half of the 20th century.

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The Compasses experience

Andrea Pane, Compasses Scientific Director, interviews Cherubino Gambardella and Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi, previous directors of the magazine.   [10] questions to Cherubino Gambardella   1)

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Sustainability in Design

Sustainability as a concept has become a major trend in the recent years, as people are becoming more and more environmentally-aware. However, there’s more to it than that, sustainability could become a lifestyle, if applied in the right form and way. Which is what several architects, and designers are trying to integrate into our lives. 

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