9 May 2023
"The bathing-hut is a smaller house, it is a reduction of the house, it is the idea of the house", by A. Rossi This is how Aldo Rossi referred to his walk-in wardrobes inspired to the bathing-hut structures he saw during his travels to the Island of Elba. He believed these structures represented "a minimum dimension of living, a feeling of summer". We might think that bathing-huts and structures built along the coasts to serve the holiday-makers have a little aesthetic value, or worse that they have a poor aesthetic value, and that their presence is not always necessary.
7 April 2023
Nowadays, to figure out which is the perfect hob for your kitchen is something to be assessed with the utmost care. In the latest months, everybody surely wondered how to save and reduce gas consumption. Let’s compare an induction hob with a gas one, which is the best one in terms of energy savings and quality of food? This is why we would like to illustrate the differences between them and the pros and cons of each one.
14 March 2023
Designing a venue, regardless of whether it is a café, a cocktail bar, a pub, or a contemporary restaurant it is not an easy task, considering the many different things that should be considered. In addition to all the bureaucratic aspects involved in such projects, our Architecture Studio takes also care of the executive and creative design throughout the supervision of works up to the turnkey delivery.
14 February 2023
Facing the renovation of your own home inevitably causes a lot of anxiety because there are many things to take into account and, if you have no experience, there are many mistakes you could make. We at Studio FAD can help you with your home project from the bureaucratic paperwork to the design of your home to handing over the keys once your project is completed. However, we would like to list below some of the most common mistakes that are made when a renovation is carried out without the necessary know-how.
10 January 2023
A new year has just begun but some things from the past have put down their roots and decided to accompany us during 2023. Despite the pandemic now seems simply a memory, it has led us to greater research of our personal well-being. This is how our house has become our nest, firstly due to the provisions set by Covid-19 regulations, then for our own pleasure. The perfect shelter in which we can cuddle and hug our lives and ourselves. In 2023, materials and furniture propose new solutions to live and customise our spaces and regenerate the old ones with new visions, but still maintaining some certainties from the past.
6 December 2022
Christmas, when our home literally come alive. Lights, hangings, decorations, candles, and flowers convey that embracing Christmas atmosphere which involves and envelopes the whole family, created by playing both with traditional elements and fantasy ones. The essential element is the Christmas tree of course, either it is kitsch or minimal, green, or white, with or without lights, the important is that it is there! Let's see some tips on how furnishing your home to create the perfect Christmas atmosphere.
16 November 2022
Each house has its own soul, given by its exposure, its characteristics, and - above all - by its inhabitants. The seasons influence the way we live our homes, how we relate to them and the surrounding world. Autumn is knocking at the door, with its warm colours and the first cold days, bringing the desire to rest on a sofa while watching a movie or reading a book. Let's see some ideas to be inspired by the wonder of the outdoor landscape.
10 October 2022
We usually associate the word "architecture" to buildings, bridges, and monuments, all three-dimensional elements that made up our cities. What we always forget and take for granted is the void created between these elements. It is does not matter if these areas are alleys, large avenues, gardens, or squares, they are essential elements to live the urban life in a pleasant and functional way. They are the stage of our everyday life, able to adapt to times and the way we use them.
12 September 2022
Which is the most intimate room in a house? The bedroom, of course! When you are choosing a style for your home, especially for the sleeping area, you have to consider different aspects to obtain the perfect balance between functionality and customization. It is not easy to choose the right design for the bedroom since each style is distinguished by well-defined colours and shapes, regardless of the style chosen…contemporary, classic, or Bohemian...
11 July 2022
To have a beach house is the secret dream of many people, a place where to spend the holidays and relax at the weekends, leaving behind the smog and warmth of the city, or simply owning it as an investment asset for the future. If you already own a beach house or if you intend to buy it, we would like to provide you some useful tips on how make it as cosy as possible, both for renting it or using it.
6 June 2022
Over time, trends of the past often become fashionable once again in the Design and Interior Design sectors which propose them anew. Wainscot and wallpaper are at the peak of their success once again in the Architecture field and contemporary furniture market and we will show you their possible uses and the different types available. Both of them are a great idea to decorate the walls of homes, offices, and restaurants resulting in a refined taste and a unique and personalised style.
9 May 2022
During the warmer months, balconies, smallbalconies, and terraces may be an extremely comfortable space for our homes, even essential for someone; however, they are often used as an external boxroom thus losing their true potential. Especially in the cities, where owning a small garden is almost impossible, the balcony offers the opportunity to create a unique space for yourself at home. Regardless of the available space, it can be transformed into a small living room, a relaxing garden, or a corner dedicated to outdoor lunches and dinners. The most important thing is to optimize the spaces keeping in mind your final objective.
14 March 2022
In recent years, nature has been taking back its spaces almost everywhere, both indoor and outdoor. A greenery explosion of succulent plants, ferns, aromatic and exotic plants which conquer spaces in restaurants, offices, and shops, as well as in the social media. This is much more than a temporary fashion, it is a real awareness of humankind about the importance of restoring the dignity of nature. Indoor plants have a great functional and aesthetic value; in addition of being decorative, they reduce noise pollution, improve the air quality, and help you to deal with stress.
22 February 2022
Whether we are talking of an independent or shared property, an office requires a number of other private and common spaces, such as utility rooms, storages, and other services. However, the design of the entrance used to welcome customers and guests is certainly the most important part. Users will be welcomed by these spaces: the reception and the waiting room that can be created as a single environment, or as two different environments in case the area allows it.
10 January 2022
Every year, there are new trends in the interior design field, both in terms of colours and in terms of furniture, and it is expected that 2022-features will be well-defined and inspiring. 2022 will be characterised by design combined to comfort, and a great attention is paid to sustainability and minimalism: the house is again the centre of the relationships and simple and natural materials will be used to design and furnish it.
15 November 2021
During the design, the Architect cooperates with numerous professionals who provide valuable information and allow the development of a more detailed design to achieve a final optimal result.
11 October 2021
Whether you are dealing with a renovation of your home or setting up a new one, the first step to deal with is the division of the interior spaces. Organizing and arranging the interior spaces of a house is not as easy as it sounds; it is a complex matter which requires that several factors are considered to create a functional flat whose visual perception of interior spaces is enhanced in terms of light and dimension.
13 September 2021
Nowadays, Hotels have to meet a range of needs depending on the clientele, from the tourist who is on a relaxation holiday to entrepreneurs who are on a business trip and looking for a functional and comfortable environment, suitable to carry out their jobs while enjoying small luxuries.
19 July 2021
The kitchen is undoubtedly the quintessential environment of our homes, we live it daily for cooking or simply to have a snack or enjoy conviviality moments. However, designing a kitchen is not as easy as it seems as it must be composed of three distinct areas. A cooking area consisting of cookers and an oven, a storage area consisting of pantries and a refrigerator, and a washing area consisting of sinks and a dishwasher.
7 June 2021
Until a few decades ago, the garden was simply regarded as an external area almost unrelated to the dynamics of the house, while it is becoming more and more important nowadays. The emergency due to the Covid pandemic has obliged us to stay at home for long periods, and the lucky owners of an outdoor space have had the possibility to fully live their gardens and enjoy precious relaxing moments in magical corners.
10 May 2021
Nowadays the design of an office requires the same attention usually paid to the design of a home. Many companies have now understood that the customization of spaces is fundamental both in communicative terms and for the collective well-being of workers. The aseptic and grey offices are now outdated, and the current customizations reflect the company's mission and core business; moreover, the relaxing, harmonious, and comfortable environments have a positive influence on workers and increase their productivity.
12 April 2021
The bathroom is not anymore the place to be exclusively dedicated to your personal care, but it has lately become the place where you can also relax and restore yourself. Its arrangement should be therefore aesthetically satisfying and allow you to enjoy its functions in the best possible way.
8 March 2021
The Superbonus is a benefit provided by the Relaunch Decree which increases the deduction rate for the expenses incurred from 1st July 2020 to 30 June 2022 to 110%, for specific works aimed at the implementation of energy redevelopment works and anti-seismic interventions on buildings. These new measures complement the deductions provided for the restoration works of the building heritage, including those for the abatement of the seismic risk (the Sismabonus) and those for the energy redevelopment of buildings (the Ecobonus).
8 February 2021
Nowadays, the architectural restoration is still a controversial topic; the comparison between the various schools of thought is open and there are numerous ways to approach the work. Our Architectural Studio has recently carried out a restoration project in the historic centre of Rome, in cooperation with the Restorer Leonida Pelagalli.
11 January 2021
In his system named "Architectural Polychromy", the great Le Corbusier studied and defined 63 different shades for the design of colour in architecture; he subsequently organised them in "a system", according to their shades, harmony, and their possible infinite combination modalities. Obviously, each shade and each combination represent a specific strategy for the development of the space, and how the human being will perceive it.
7 December 2020
We are happy to announce that our Studio has received a special mention for participating in the competition The Ceramics and the Project 2020. The jury members were the Architect Mario Cucinella, Professor Fulvio Irace, Aldo Colonetti and Confindustria Ceramica. They deemed appropriate to award this important recognition in the "Institutional" category to our project Promenade Tiburtina, realised in collaboration with Borzelli & Berta Architetti"
24 November 2020
FAD's tribute to three women who changed the world: Zaha Hadid, Marina Abramović and Gae Aulenti
3 November 2020
During the design phase of the spaces of a house, the lighting technique is often set aside, as considered irrelevant or to be developed after the preliminary design phase; but that is not exactly how it is.
5 October 2020
What is architecture? The question of questions with no absolute answer. Essayists, writers, architects, everybody has given - and still gives - a different meaning to both the architecture and to its surrounding world; architecture has been defined in many different ways: art, profession, culture, knowledge, emotion. A proper definition would be rather reductive, but we will try to review all the elements that shape it and give it substance.
21 September 2020
Talking of interior design means to talk about the design of interior spaces and of the professional who takes care of that: the interior designer. The interior designer is a creative person with particular features and peculiarities, who is able to shape and develop interior spaces of homes, offices, shops, etc. aimed at creating a harmonious and pleasant environment for the users.
7 September 2020
No matter what you are looking for: an interior designer, a restorer or an interior decorator! Our Architecture Studio is able to provide all the necessary services in any architectural fields, on its own or in cooperation with other firms, artisans, artists, and reliable suppliers, thus ensuring a finished turnkey product to both our long-standing customers and new ones.
28 July 2020
We are more than happy to have been chosen by Towant Architectural Events to participate in the ArchichefNight competition, where the architect becomes "chef for one night". On July 8, we displayed our course with joy and enthusiasm, at the presence of other Studios participating in the competition, the judges, the cook, the public and live on the ZOOM platform and on Facebook.
1 June 2020
The Law No. 34 of 19 May 2020 has introduced the new "Relaunch" decree which widens the percentage of deduction due in the event of energy and seismic redevelopment of properties, by increasing the percentage up to 110% for the expenses incurred from 01.07.2020 to 31.12.2021; it has also introduced significant differences compared to the previous deductions (which remain effective without changes).
11 May 2020
It is more than manifest that this pandemic has changed and continues to change the habits of all the inhabitants of the planet. At this moment, it is equally clear that it is necessary to evaluate whether our cities are positively responding to this emergency, from a town planning and architectural point of view.
27 April 2020
The current emergency that our country and the whole planet is facing, due to Covid-19, has changed our private and working lives. The Architect Fabrizio Forniti, founder of the Architecture Studio FAD, provided us some general reflections concerning the world of architecture, and specifically described how FAD reacted to this emergency: from Smart working to construction sites, from the Team to the remote design. The vision of an architect and of a professional.
14 April 2020
In recent years, the attention to the environment, ecology and - more generally - to the landscape resulted in a greater diffusion of the so-called vegetable or green walls. These walls were especially created for outdoor spaces but can be also used indoor; although they do not completely solve the environmental problems, they certainly are a great ally to fight pollution, to improve people's psyche and to re-establish a healthy contact with nature.
5 March 2020
The Italian State has put into effect several building Bonuses in 2020. As the guidelines are not sill completely clear today, we would like to clarify some aspects of these bonuses to better understand, for example, the fields of intervention, the legislation of reference, and - above all - who can benefit from these concessions and how obtain them.
17 February 2020
Fabrizio Forniti, founder and architect of the FAD, was invited by Radio Roma Capitale to describe our architecture studio, our "Forge", where technique and creativity meld together, giving life to a world of professionals who cover the architectural aspect 360°, from design to construction.