ITALIANBARK® is an interior design blog + studio + consultancy founded by Elisabetta Rizzato in 2013.
We research about color and interior trends and share our discoveries, we design interiors and share our tips: because – first of all, we truly believe in the power of connecting, sharing, and doing things with love.
ITALIANBARK® , in fact, is above all a global community of design professionals and lovers, who stay inspired and up-to-date through our multi-author award-winning blog and social media channels.
We are really happy you are here and hope you will love sharing your journey with us .
What we do
Your free dose of Inspiration
Interior Design Services
For Interior and Design Brands
press and awards / as seen in…
ITALIANBARK in the years has been awarded as “Best Colour Inspiration Blog” International at the Amara Interior Blog Awards and listed in many paper and online publications, including Vogue Australia and The Huffington Post, as one of the top Italian interior blog + Instagram profiles to follow.
ELISABETTA RIZZATO / ITALIANBARK FOUNDER
Elisabetta Rizzato is an Italian Architect, color + trend forecaster, and the creative mind behind ITALIANBARK.
She graduated in Architecture at the University of Venice and specialized in Interior Design at London Saint Martin’s. After working as interior architect in a multinational company and in an architectural firm, in 2013 she founded ITALIANBARK. The blog quickly became one of the most popular Italian interior blogs abroad, featured in major online magazines, and nowadays it’s a reference point on the web for all things related to color, style and decor trends.
During the years, Elisabetta had the chance to collaborate with many Italian and foreign brands first as content creator, then as trend expert and forecaster. In the meantime, she also designed interiors in more than 10 countries, thanks to the online design services that ITALIANBARK offers since the very first beginnings to its readers.
THINGS SHE LOVES : Summer evenings, Spending time with her dog, Doing aperitivo in her city, Having fun with her husband& friends, Eating candies.
Lynessa Hancock / ITALIANBARK blog Contributor
Lynessa graduated in Graphic Design at the Falmouth University in UK. She loves living in Cornwall and uses her surroundings as a natural source of inspiration.
Passionate about creative design, she started and enjoys curating @creativedesignseeds. This is where she can incorporate her love of design, including trends, interiors and creative direction influenced by colour.
THINGS SHE LOVES : Coastal and country walks. Food, Art, Design and Styling.
Bojana Bajac / ITALIANBARK blog Contributor
Bojana is a Serbian design creative with a huge passion for visual storytelling. Aesthetician by heart, she finds utmost joy in turning her interior fantasies into mood boards, scouting trends and discovering meaning behind their roots. She has a tender spot in her heart for the future of interior design and the way we live in our homes. Bojana is a brand ambassador at SampleBoard, a mood board building software for design professionals.
THINGS SHE LOVES : Hugging her dog, Endless sunny afternoons, Taking care of her gazilion houseplants, exploring unbeaten locations, taking photos of her family, their home and adventures.
Alice Dottori / ITALIANBARK blog Contributor
Alice is an Italian currently living in Geneva, Switzerland. Her work as communication specialist within the development assistance sector has previously sent her to many corners of the Earth: Tunisia, Libya, Bolivia, Egypt and Senegal, where she has spent almost a decade.
She currently works as web contributor and digital communication specialist.
THINGS SHE LOVES : Travelling, running, reading, art nouveau, Japanese food, Games of Thrones
Ana Luiza Magahaels / DIGITAL CONTENTS CREATOR & TREND FORECASTING
Ana Luiza is a Brazilian living in Milan. She is a natural communicator, passionate about design, communication and cultural diversity. She holds an BA in Social Communication from the Federal University of Goias, Brazil, and an a MA in Media Industries from the University of Leeds, UK. She worked in advertising and design agencies both in Brazil and in England. She currently lives and works in Milan where she co-founded SOMA_studiomilano, an enterprise focused in investigating trends, sharing knowledge and creating experiences in the fields of design and architecture.
THINGS SHE LOVES : Design, traveling, writing, mediterranean colors and cuisine, coffee, Lady Gaga, old books with yellow pages, Audrey Hepburn style, Truffaut’s movies, , going to old street cinemas, vinyl players and Charles Bukowski’s bittersweet poems.
Marlon Chiumento / DIGITAL CONTENTS CREATOR & TREND FORECASTING
Marlon Chiumento is a Brazilian living in Milan. He is a design enthusiast and a trend specialist. He graduated in 2009 in Industrial Design from the IED – European Design Institute – in Milan. He worked in design studios in Italy and in Brazil and was a trend lecturer at the European Center in the 2013/14 academic year. In 2017 he moved back to Milan and co-founded SOMA_studiomilano, an enterprise focused in investigating trends, sharing knowledge and creating experiences in the fields of design and architecture.
THINGS HE LOVES : Design and art (in all senses), visiting museums and exhibitions, exploring the city of Milan, traveling around the world to look for design and architecture inspirations, listening to music while working, eating all kinds of pasta, his cat Dalí, coffee and plants.
Denis Stoppiglia / ITALIANBARK studio co-founder
Denis Stoppiglia is an Italian architect living in Treviso. He graduated in 2008 in Architecture at the University of Venice (IUAV) then worked ten years in a construction company. Now he is working as a freelance architect, mainly dealing with renovations, energy saving solutions and project management.
THINGS HE LOVES : Running, swimming, biking, watching cranes and construction sites, and his dog Spotty.
La Bagi / ITALIANBARK CEO
La Bagi, AKA the Pink Dog, is the REAL chief of the team. After more than 15 years of experience in barking, she’s a loyal source for everything on interiors and design. Be wary of her little pout… she is a badass boss and isn’t into cuddling (unless it’s her owner). She has an insane passion for shoes, especially those with laces.