This year’s Milan Furniture Fair provided the launchpad for another ‘Fashion guru collaborates with iconic interiors brand’ moment, when Christian Lacroix revealed his new range for mosaic maestros, Sicis.

As you’d expect, the king of haute couture’s very Baroque homeware works OTT embellishment, colour and vibrant pattern, all at the same time. Whimsical, magical and mad, but in a good way.

M. Lacroix found his inspiration for the collection in Empress Theodora, the Byzantine stunner captured on mosaic walls in Ravenna.

Crumbling palazzo to accommodate it all in, not essential…