Italian dreams come true on the island of Capri with Zegna

I feel like the luckiest girl in the world sometimes.  A trip to work on the island of Capri at the famous Casa Malaparte - designed by Curzio Malaparte which was in the famous jean Luc Godard film "Contempt" which was pivotal for me in film history and my motivation to work in design in film.

I feel like the luckiest girl in the world sometimes.  A trip to work on the island of Capri at the famous Casa Malaparte - designed by Curzio Malaparte which was in the famous jean Luc Godard film "Contempt" which was pivotal for me in film history and my motivation to work in design in film.

Built on the edge of the cliff, it is a brick box built to withstand stormy winters as the waves often reach the crest of the rock and slam the front of the house.  The house is often used for serious study and writing and is still owned by Malaparte's family.  

Built on the edge of the cliff, it is a brick box built to withstand stormy winters as the waves often reach the crest of the rock and slam the front of the house.  The house is often used for serious study and writing and is still owned by Malaparte's family.  

The windows are built in size and position to frame the beauty of the outdoors.

The windows are built in size and position to frame the beauty of the outdoors.

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This is the living room, untouched in perfectly serene beauty.  It remains like this all year long.  Nothing changes.  Still.

This is the living room, untouched in perfectly serene beauty.  It remains like this all year long.  Nothing changes.  Still.

Fancy myself a wee bit Wallace Simpson.  

Fancy myself a wee bit Wallace Simpson.  

emma fairley