of Funky Table Milano
into something concrete tangible. This is what happened to Mariangela Negroni, Creative Director
of Funky Table, one of the cool addresses in Milan.
I knew that what I was looking for was somewhere, but not here,”
Thus was born the idea of a shop
that would be a treasure chest full of curiosities from around the world, elegant and spirited objects to set the table and furnish corners of the home.
“Before venturing into this business
I bought a series of dishes from Fasano, I put them on Instagram and said to myself ‘if I reach 100 likes I’ll open’. There were many more than that.”
you can find Sicily and Mexico,
France and Tuscany, Africa and northern Europe, Portugal and India... There are no limits or borders in this magical world. Or rather, funky, like
James Brown-lover Mariangela's favourite music. “VI wanted to break the rules, go against convention, bring together many languages and traditions and demonstrate that everything can live together”.
I walk a lot.”
“As soon as I entered the showroom it was there looking at me: the denim duster coat, perfect for me.
I wore it with a gingham skirt, a bit like that tablecloths of Funky Table, and with velvet slippers from Friuli.
But I know that it will also go great with corduroy trousers and on its own, like a dress.”
one of the most important collections of 20th-century American art.
(hidden farmhouse) in the Sempione Park of Milan: