The intervention comprises the restyling of the Gritti Hotel located on a small square close to the Duomo of Milan. Six floors of the hotel can accommodate 40 bedrooms, for a total of 2.2 square meters. The entrance will be marked by the cantilever while windows will be outlined by the shutters made of perforated metal. The ground-floor contains the restaurant with 4 showcases fronting the square. This space, inspired by Gio Ponti’s design, presents a pavement made in venetian terrazzo, marked by brass joints and geometrical patterns. The bedrooms have the same style and formal severity. Traditional Japanese house like Katsura’s villa in Kyoto served as main source of inspiration: geometric balance, clear painted backgrounds and harmony of the shapes defines bedrooms and spaces in an elegant and simple aesthetic rhythmics.