Fresh perspective
Living Etc Magazine|November 2021
Andrea and Giuseppe’s classic Milanese apartment has had a deft mid-century makeover that includes a few joy-inducing master strokes
Emma J Page
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THE OWNERS

Venezuelan-born Andrea Vásquez Medina, an architect-trained art director, and her husband Giuseppe Loiero, founder of tiramisu brand Mascherpa.

THE PROPERTY

An early-20th-century first-floor apartment in central Milan. There is a hallway-cum-office, kitchen/living room, three en-suite bedrooms and a cloakroom.

Cocktail hour in Milan is a memorable experience if the playful apartment of Andrea Vásquez Medina and Giuseppe Loiero is anything to go by. A thoughtfully curated space, it’s also full of surprises: open a discreet door in the living room and you’ll find a hidden bar, complete with mixers, shakers and stirrers, all set against a welcome hit of sunshine yellow. On the other side of the fireplace, another door opens to a cloakroom that features a dramatic curved plaster wall complemented by a pop of red on the interior door frame.

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