The Chronicle

Inspiration: Milan Interiors

Milan Fashion Week has kicked off — and as we're clicking through the latest runway and street-style looks from the city, we're also dreaming of the sort of far-out interiors that Milanese designers specialize in creating. Here, some rooms we think would be the perfect place for a smoke session.

From top: Gae Aulenti's catwalk-connected nook, photographed by Leslie Williamson; Ettore Sottsass's apartment; a room by Ernesto Griffini and Dario Montagni; a bedroom by Alessandro Mendini; the sunroom at Villa Necchi; Joe Colombo's apartment.