MARGHERITA MACCAPANI MISSONI wearing the Rosa cardigan no.001. She is the Creative Director of M Missoni living in Varese, Italy.

What do you see outside your window?
Lake Varese and Monte Rosa.

What music makes you feel nostalgic?
Lucio Battisti.

What is a rule that should never be broken?
È l’eccezione che conferma la regola.

What is a rule that should always be broken?
To have to walk around clothed.

Who is an inspirational figure?
Tina Modotti.

What is good design?
Beauty responding to needs.

Where do you find good design?
Fuorisalone, Flea Markets, Instagram.

What should we be reading?
Sapiens: a brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, and Malalai by Ortensia Visconti.

What does your house smell like?
Diptyque Baies.

What does your house sound like?
Currently Otto holds the remote and plays tacky italian trap music.

Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Margherita by Riccardo Cocciante.

What does progression mean to you?
Being in touch with one’s inner person and responding to our true needs, which evolve through time. The saddest thing is witnessing people being stuck in a period of their life.

What is your perfect meal?
A mix of raw and cooked veggies from the garden, uni sushi, superior quality gelato.

What is most difficult to find in contemporary culture?
Readiness to make efforts.

What do you find most exciting in contemporary culture?
The melting pot.

What do you collect?
Daisies, fish, fake flowers, headpieces.

What was your last download?
Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

What was the first piece of cultural work that really mattered to you?
Memorie d'una ragazza perbene by Simone de Beauvoir.

What do you still wish to learn?
Mandarin, and driving with gears.

What is still a mystery?
The human brain.

What is a representation of simplicity?
A Greek island.

What is a representation of complexity?

What thoughts currently occupy you?
How to evolve the nanny situation in our life, kids are outgrowing the current set up.

What is your favorite slogan?
Shall we?

Can you define the words ‘timeless’ and ‘contemporary’?
Timeless- eternally fresh, Contemporary- suddenly fresh.

Any last words?
Leorosa Fan Club founding member ♥️