Marking more European territory. Zimmermann has continued to expand with the opening of a boutique on Via Santo Spirito in Milan, spanning two floors of a 16th century palazzo. How fabulous. The Milan store is the second Italian location following the opening of the Capri boutique last year. Designed by Australian architect Don McQualter, it is a Zimmermann wonderland, fresh and light with a lemon tart-coloured ceiling, cactuses and plants in every corner and a locally made Paladiana floor. The sitting and changing rooms have been fitted with wall to wall carpeting, recycled Australian tallowwood and fabric panels, all references to design in 1960’s Sydney. The store also features the artwork of Nicky Zimmermann’s favourite Australian artists including Peter Cooley, Alisdair McLuckie, Wintjiva Napaltjarri, Laith McGregor and Tom Polo, and the Corded Chair (1952) by Clement Meadmore, a mid-century Melbourne designer. Represent. “It’s a dream come true for us to be opening a store in Milan. It is a city that I have been fortunate to visit many times over the years and
I just love it,” said Nicky. “Our designer Don McQualter and his team has put so much energy into creating something unique and special. ere is a series of rooms that all have their own identity, and which have been designed to come together to feel fresh and optimistic. I love the little Australian touches in the art and furniture that look unexpectedly at home in the beautiful, historic palazzo.” Bellissima.
by Roxy Lola