Larger Than Life returned back to Flemington for the 2015 Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Designed and styled by Neale Whitaker, the marquee celebrates six masters of Italian mid-century design representing the legacy of their work, the iconic designs are surrounded by a cloudscape created by Vincent Fantauzzo and inspired by contemporary Italian designer studiopepe.
Guests of Lavazza throughout the Carnival included Megan Gale & Shaun Hampson, Rebecca & Chris Judd, Ryan Corr, Darren Palmer, Dion Lee, Nadia Fairfax, Sara Donaldson, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Samantha Wills.
Italian Chef Adam D'Sylva, created a bespoke menu for the marquee, featuring "Nonna's gnocchi", whilst TV identity Silvia Collocawill prepared coffee mini-tarts with chocolate ganache and raspberries.
Lavazza's social ambassador Emma Notarfrancesco, baristas and barmen from DOC in Carlton brought the marquee to live, the Italian way.