The first residential building in the world that will bear the creative and colorful mark of MISSONIHOME will rise in Manila through the 52-storey Acqua Livingstone – the fourth of six condominium towers in the P13.5-billion Acqua Private Residences project, developed in the Philippine capital by Century Properties Group, Inc.
Following its design collaboration announcement with MISSONIHOME to the international press in August 2011, Century Properties through its subsidiary Century Limitless Corporation launched Acqua Livingstone after the successful sellout of the first three Acqua towers: the 43-storey Niagara, the 45-storey Sutherland and the 47-storey Dettifoss to local and foreign buyers in just 12 months.
The Acqua Livingstone tower will immerse residents in the rich and colorful experience of a MISSONIHOME-designed space, which is not available elsewhere except in the Missoni-branded hotels in Edinburgh and Kuwait.
Missoni, founded in 1953 as a knitwear label in Italy by Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, grew into a fashion empire run by three generations of the Missoni family. Globally recognized for its creative use of patterns and prints, Missoni earned the acclaim of the fashion world throughout the decades for elevating knitwear to an artistic form, and for its inventiveness and consistently progressive style.
In 1996 Rosita Missoni passed on the fashion reins to daughter Angela and focused on designing for MISSONIHOME, a creative extension of the Missoni aesthetic in furniture, home accessories, and interior design. Produced and distributed by leading textile manufacturer T&J Vestor, the MISSONIHOME line was added to the company’s product range in 1983. T&J Vestor, a renowned homewear company since 1921, is run in partnership by the Torrani family and Alberto and Giampiero Jelmini, Rosita’s brothers. Missoni’s outstanding creativity and timeless style and T&J Vestor’s leading technology and market knowledge combine to create the winning elements of worldwide acclaim based on imagination and innovation.
“MISSONIHOME is known for creating its own style that reflects a celebration of life,” said Vittorio Missoni, Marketing Director and shareholder of Missoni S.p.A. “Our brand is an experience of happiness, excitement, beauty, creativity, style and elegance. We are inspired by the seasons of nature and we play with color because life is more beautiful with color.”
“Living in a MISSONIHOME-designed address is a rare lifestyle experience. For the first time it will be possible at Acqua Livingstone,” said Project Head and Century managing director Marco Antonio.