Franca Sozzani’s pied-à-terre reflects the late editrix’s lifelong passion for art and design.
The living room features an Alvar Aalto lounge chair, a mink-covered Sacco chair by Zanotta, and two vintage Marco Zanuso Sleep-O-Matic sofas placed back to back. An Andreas Gursky C-print hangs in the hallway. Styling by Ana Cardinale.
An Alvar Aalto chair sits in the entrance hall.
Woodcuts are grouped over a guest room mantel.
A portrait of Sozzani by Julian Schnabel overlooks a guest room. Vintage Venini glass vase.
In the master bedroom, 17th-century prints glow in gilded frames. Osvaldo Borsani desk; Medea chair by Vittorio Nobili.
In the studio, a photo by Peter Lindbergh hangs over a Tambour rolltop desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller.
A photograph from Shirin Neshat’s “Women of Allah” series hangs in the media room; the bookcase was designed by architect Massimiliano Locatelli, Sozzani’s longtime friend, who renovated the 19th-century townhouse.
The ball-gown-like shower curtain is made of black sailcloth.
The living room features works by Anselm Kiefer and other artists.
Tall bookcases designed by Locatelli line a living room wall.
Neon lights by Osvaldo Borsani and Joseph Kosuth (on wall) illuminate the dining room. Vittorio Nobili chairs; Locatelli dining table.