Selected works



Antonino Cardillo, Off Club, Rome, 2018. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Off Club

ROME, Italy — June 2018

A walled garden of golden shadows and black mirrors.



Antonino Cardillo, Specus Corallii, Sala Laurentina, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Trapani, 2016. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Specus Corallii

TRAPANI, Italy, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo — August 2016

The coral cave is a refuge from the world.

Antonino Cardillo, Colour as a Narrative, Illuminum Fragrance, London, 2015. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Colour as a Narrative

LONDON, UK, Illuminum Fragrance — April 2015

Behind a portal in London, a small grey grotto.

Antonino Cardillo, Crepuscular Green, Mondrian Suite Art Gallery, Rome, 2014. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Crepuscular Green

ROME, Italy, Mondrian Suite — April 2014

A greenish dawn as seen from the depths of the river.

Antonino Cardillo, House of Dust, Rome, 2013. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

House of Dust

ROME, Italy — March 2013

Classical orders and golden proportions celebrate dust.



Antonino Cardillo, Min, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, 2014. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Min at the Soane

LONDON, UK, Sir John Soane’s Museum — September 2014

The arch derived its figure from the Phallus.

Antonino Cardillo, Postmodern Cafe, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2011. Graphic: Antonino Cardillo.

Postmodern Cafe

LONDON, UK, Victoria & Albert Museum — August 2011

The Pre-Modern bond between painting and architecture.

Antonino Cardillo, House for Wallpaper* architects directory, 2009. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

House for Wallpaper*

BERLIN, Germany, Neues Museum, Wallpaper* architects directory — March 2009

The building finds its true essence within.



Antonino Cardillo, Akin to a Cinema Set, Sergio Rossi–Wallpaper, Milan, 2010. Photography: Antonino Cardillo.

Akin to a Cinema Set

MILAN, Italy, Sergio Rossi–Wallpaper* — April 2010

Simulation and reality overlap.

For No One


Antonino Cardillo, Purple House, Pembrokeshire, 2011. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

VII — Purple House


Where memory lacks misunderstandings begin.

Antonino Cardillo, House of Twelve, Melbourne, 2009. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

VI — House of Twelve

MELBOURNE, Australia — May 2009

The ruins of ancient Rome as fantastic visions.

Antonino Cardillo, Concrete Moon House, Melbourne, 2008. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

V — Concrete Moon House

MELBOURNE, Australia — November 2008

A story between two diverse formal identities.

Antonino Cardillo, House of Convexities, Barcelona, 2008. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

III — House of Convexities

BARCELONA, Spain — March 2008

A curved wall jokes with the light.

Antonino Cardillo, Vaulted House, Parma, 2008. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

II — Vaulted House

PARMA, Italy — January 2008

The silence of a large nave.

Antonino Cardillo, Ellipse 1501 House, Rome, 2007. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

I — Ellipse 1501 House

ROME, Italy — March 2007

A house in the shape of a tower.