May 2024 Inspirations


It's Time for Rebirth!

Welcome, May! As the flowers bloom and the sun shines brighter, it’s time to embrace the spirit of renewal and growth. This month, we’re inspired by the beauty of nature’s rebirth and the promise of new beginnings. Join us as we celebrate the arrival of spring and all the fresh possibilities it brings.

Eco-Friendly Intuitions

In May, our focus turns to sustainability and eco-conscious living. As we witness the earth coming back to life, we’re reminded of the importance of preserving and protecting our natural world. From opting for reusable products to reducing our carbon footprint, let’s make choices that honor and respect the planet we call home.

Made in Italy Vibes

Italy’s rich heritage of craftsmanship and artistry shines brightly in May. From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the bustling streets of Milan, our country is alive with creativity and innovation. Let’s celebrate the traditions and techniques that make Italian design truly exceptional, from handcrafted furniture to exquisite textiles.

Slow Design Roots

At the heart of our brand lies the philosophy of slow design. In May, we’re inspired by the principles of mindful living and intentional design. By embracing simplicity, quality, and sustainability, we can create spaces that nourish the soul and uplift the spirit. Let’s take a moment to slow down, breathe deeply, and savor the beauty of the present moment.

Inspirational Quote of the Month - may 2024

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished".
- Lao Tzu

Person of the Month

In May, we’re honored to shine the spotlight on Gino Strada, a visionary leader in humanitarian aid and medical assistance. As the founder of Emergency, Gino Strada has dedicated his life to providing high-quality, free medical and surgical care to victims of war, poverty, and injustice in conflict zones around the world. His unwavering commitment to saving lives and promoting peace has earned him international acclaim and admiration. Through Emergency’s projects and initiatives, Gino Strada has demonstrated the power of compassion, solidarity, and resilience in the face of adversity.


Gino Strada, an Italian surgeon and humanitarian, founded Emergency in 1994 with the mission of delivering free, high-quality medical and surgical care to victims of war and poverty. Emergency operates hospitals, surgical centers, and rehabilitation centers in conflict-affected areas, providing essential medical services to those in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation. Gino Strada’s tireless efforts have saved countless lives and brought hope to communities devastated by violence and conflict. His work with Emergency serves as a testament to the transformative power of compassion and solidarity in building a more just and equitable world.

Omens or affirmations?

best wishes for the days to come

As we embrace the fresh beginnings of May, may each day be filled with renewed energy and purpose. Let’s continue to draw inspiration from nature’s rebirth and strive to make positive changes in our lives and communities. Together, let’s work towards a future where sustainability, compassion, and mindfulness are at the forefront of everything we do. We invite you to join us on this journey of growth and transformation.

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We are a design company based in Italy, but with a wandering heart. Every day we think of, design and create appealing objects with particular functions. Our goal is to make items of design that combine novelty with tradition, with a focus on slow design.

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