IL TUO CUORE

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Sean Alexander Geraghty STYLING Ramona Tabita

CCRU I LOVE YOU

AMORE ISSUE, Interview

Kode9 interviewed by Nicolò Michielin for AMORE issue no.02

THE LIBERTINES: BREAK ROAD LOVERS

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion, Interview

The Libertines shot by Jonathan Vincent Baron, styled by Jack Appleyard & interviewed by Nicolò Michielin for AMORE issue no.02

POLAROID SERIES

AMORE ISSUE, Photography

A polaroid series by Julian Klincewicz for AMORE issue no.02

“MOTHERBOY” AT GIÓ MARCONI GALLERY

Art, News

In Milan, Gió Marconi Gallery is currently hosting “Motherboy”, a group exhibition born out of the dialogue between curator Stella Bottai and artist Gray Wielebinski around the phenomenon of the “mammone” (mummy’s boy) – a notion rooted in Italian culture but expanded to encompass broader political critiques and reflections on authority, emancipation, love, and vulnerability.

Introducing: OOR Apparel, designed by OOR Studio, our creative family in Berlin

Fashion, News

In times of crisis, fashion potentially becomes dark, dangerous, warlike. But exception proves the rule. Our colleagues of OOR Studio, the creative agency behind XYZ in Berlin, have designed a collection that aims at bringing imagination and fun back into fashion. It's luxurious yet playful, never taking itself and fashion as a whole too seriously. At current Pitti Uomo, OOR Apparel is celebrating its launch, finally.

Red Radiance

Fashion Editorial

This seasons accessories shot by Mattia Parodi & styled by Fabio Pace

BRYANT GILES “I’M ALIVE?” AT SCHLACHTER 151

Art, News

Prepare to embark on a transcontinental journey of artistic introspection as Bryant Giles, the innovative LA-based artist and designer, plants his creative flag in Berlin with ‘I’M ALIVE?’ at Schlachter 151.

DETAIL STUDY

Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Patrice Brylla ART DIRECTION & STYLING Fabio Pace

RUN FOR THE HILLS

Culture, Music, News

culture, music

It wrote January 2023, when the paths of Giammi and Ina collided, orchestrated by an introduction from Ina's vivacious roommate.

Anyway, Hemingway

Culture, Essays, Food

I was running late, so Angela went inside the house to wait for me. When she came in, I was in front of the mirror tying my tie.

STRANI AMORI

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Markus Jans STYLING Jeanna Krichel

FROM GLITZ TO SYNTHS: THE EVOLUTION OF ITALIAN DISCO IN THE 70S, 80S AND BEYOND WITH DISCO SAVONI

AMORE ISSUE, Culture

The story of Italo disco is not as easy to pin down as its signature sound, with its synths and sequencers, its widely hailed Messrs. Moroder and Flagio, and its simple, unadulterated exuberance. For many, the phrase Italo screams 80s. Yet, before becoming the globally exported phenomenon many remember it as today, the roots lie in Italian disco. A sensuous, sentimental, lavish thing that dominated the mainstream pop culture of Italy, occupying prime time slots on RAI 1, the national broadcaster.

TOUT POUR L’AMOUR

AMORE ISSUE, Photography

Photos by David Luraschi from the special booklet "TOUT POUR L'AMOUR" of AMORE issue no.02

INTIMACY IN EXTREMIS: HORROR CINEMA AND THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE

AMORE ISSUE, Essays, Film

Horror is a cinematic language of extremes, and the genre that most effectively mines the collective unconscious. It is no wonder that love and relationships, the causes of many of our most extreme emotions, so effectively dovetail with a form that might seem worlds apart from romance.

McDonald's paper bag lighting 2-3, 2023

I’M LOVIN’ IT

AMORE ISSUE, Design

Meet the artist turning McDonald’s paper bags into mesmerizing light sculptures.

RONDO: FROM SAN SIRO WITH LOVE

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion, Interview

Rondo for AMORE issue no.02, shot by Lera Polivanova, styled by Ramona Tabita & interviewed by Nicolò Michielin

ANCORA

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

Ola Rudnicka in an all Valentino special by Driu & Tíago for AMORE issue no.02

ECCOTI

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Philip Gay STYLING Ray Tetauira

ADESSO TU

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

Stella Duval by Donna Trope for AMORE issue no.02

SHOW DON’T TELL 

Event, Music, People

What went down at the STXDYOZ Venice Biennale Kick Off Event, co-hosted by Residenza725

PHILIP GAY’S “REWIND” AT ELLIA GALLERY, PARIS

Art, News

Renowned fashion photographer and STXDYOZ contributor, Philip Gay, presents a retrospective at Ellia Gallery in Paris on March 21st. The exhibition promises a comprehensive exploration of Gay's career, showcasing his evolution as a photographer within the fashion landscape.

MARION BARUCH’S CUT-OUT FABRICS ON VIEW AT VIASATERNA, MILAN

Art, Culture

Gallery VIASATERNA in Milan is currently showcasing a solo exhibition dedicated to the textile works of Marion Baruch, running until March 22nd . Protagonists of the exhibition are re-signified textile remnants that reside on the threshold between sculpture, installation, and ready-made.

Dara in Milan

Fashion Editorial

PHOTOGRAPHY Nicolò De March STYLING Arianna Zanetti

IN CONVERSATION WITH PATRICK DEMPSEY

Fashion, Film, Interview, News

We talked to Patrick Dempsey about his first eyewear line, co-designed with Porsche Design, that redefines luxury eyewear through a fusion of innovation and timeless style. In this exclusive interview, Dempsey gives STXDYOZ an inside look at the collection, inspired by his fervent passion for motorsports. Through our conversation, Dempsey's vibrant and multifaceted persona shines through, as he shares his enthusiasm for actively collaborating alongside Porsche Design, his love for racing, his recent portrayal of Piero Taruffi in Michael Mann's "Ferrari", his profound love for Italy, his philanthropic endeavors, and much more.

IN CONVERSATION WITH BAR DISCO

Interview, Music

After their DJ set at STXDYOZ's inaugural issue launch, we catch up with Bar Disco – Francesco D'Aprile and Francesco Lindo – the DJ and graphic design duo that redefines and resemanticizes Italian-ness. In this interview, they delve into their Italian disco roots, talking about their inspiration drawn from the popular aesthetics of Italian bars, their “graphic bootleg” approach, their journey through Milan's creative landscape, and much more.

NONHUMAN EXCELLENCE

Art

Lawrence Lek’s intricate world of NOX – short for ‘Nonhuman Excellence’ – invites us into a speculative reality where empathy and care come head to head with productivity and optimisation. Lawrence combines his various artistic practices to construct an atmospheric and meditative experience of a highly technologized future.

In Conversation with DJ Kaiser

Culture, Interview, Music

Whether it’s Freddy’s K’s epic Berghain closing sets, Pablo Bozzi and Luigi de Venere’s colourful Italo disco, or Caterina Barbieri and Claudio PCR’s out-there electronics, Italian electronic musicians have sizable clout in Berlin’s club scene. One of the scene’s rising names is the Italian techno producer and DJ Kaiser.

“PARAVENTI”: BETWEEN DICHOTOMIES

Art, Culture

Unveiling the profound ambiguity of an intriguing and ever-lasting object through “Paraventi: Folding Screens from the 17th to 21st Centuries”, curated by Nicholas Cullinan at Fondazione Prada in Milan.

Grotesque but Elegant: The Top 5 Horror Movies to Stream on MUBI Italy right now

Film

Get ready to plunge into a realm where the bizarrely grotesque harmonizes with the haunting aesthetic, crafting a spine-tingling symphony of cinematic marvels. Join us as we unveil the top 5 horror films that flawlessly blend these contrasting elements, ensuring an unforgettable odyssey into the realm of the macabre and the magnificent, all available for streaming on MUBI Italy:

Gibellina Metaphysics

Art, Culture

An abandoned gem of art and architecture in the middle of Sicily. Just waiting to be rediscovered.

“RARA AVIS”: A WUNDERKAMMER OF RARE BIRD-INSPIRED GARMENTS ON VIEW IN ROME

Culture, Fashion

Fashion’s fascination with the avian realm takes center stage in “Rara Avis. Fashion in Flight at the Farnese Aviaries”, organized and promoted by the Archaeological Park of the Colosseum. We met Sofia Gnoli, the curator of the exhibition, who walked us through the immersive display of unique and eccentric haute couture bird-dresses and feathered accessories.

SEI BELLISSIMA

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Sam Nixon STYLING Ron Hartleben

SEMPRE SEMPRE

AMORE ISSUE, Fashion

PHOTOGRAPHY Gabriele Rosati STYLING Fabio Pace

WELCOME TO AMORE ISSUE NO.02

AMORE ISSUE

When I was asked what kind of magazine I wanted Studio XYZ to be, I said "one that Hunter S. Thompson and Nikola Tesla would have loved to write for, but where you could also find the ideas of an unknown Alexander McQueen when he was just an apprentice in Romeo Gigli's Milanese studio."

THE BEST UNCONVENTIONAL CHRISTMAS MOVIES TO STREAM ON MUBI ITALY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Film, News

Explore a different side of the holiday season with our curated list of 5 unconventional Christmas movies ready to stream on MUBI Italy. Move beyond the typical classics and delve into surreal fantasy tales, whimsical dramas and emotionally resonant musicals — each an aesthetic gem that will add an unexpected flair to your holiday cheer.

CELINE HOMME SUMMER 24

Fashion, News

In these challenging times, filled with conflicts and wars, daydreams often offer the only solace.

RHYTMIC RADIANCE

Fashion Editorial

Sleek leather and clear structures: Highlighting Isabel Marant's FW23 collection for our digital exclusive feature

Pasta/ Basta

Culture, Essays, Food

Italian food has always been THE food of my heart. Bolognese, caprese, spaghetti, pizza, ravioli, tiramisù, lasagna, sorbetto, ossobuco, gelato, ragù,… the list of amazing Italian dishes is endless and just listing them makes my mouth water, a sentiment I think almost anyone who gives a d*mn about food agrees with

GAETANO PESCE BY ALBERT WATSON FOR Issue NO. 01

Art, Fashion, Interview

“This occurred to me when looking at Michelangelo’s designs for fortresses, which convey the negativity of war. It was then that I realized that architecture does not always have to be a positive act of faith, it can also be a critique of a place, a regime, or a way of thinking.”

DREAMING / DESIRING

Art, Culture

“Clothes have become the Trojan horse, bringing art into the most intimate and everyday dimensions of life.”

ITALY IN SPACE

Art, Culture, Interview

“Architects are among the few professional figures capable of translating policies and new ways of inhabiting the planet into ‘space.’ We are already in a paradigm shift, we just don’t know it yet.”

WELCOME TO STXDYOZ!

CIAO!

I have been thinking a lot in recent years about how my life will continue. What truly interests me? What is more than just any new project? What truly moves me?