Italy continues to produce 3D-printed emergency valves for ventilators, while other governments cancel industrial production lines in order to respond to demand. Massimo Temporelli from the Fab Lab Italia explains how this little miracle of Italian auto-production was made possible.
For Formafantasma, “sustainability is a utopia”
The latest Formafantasma exhibition at London's Serpentine Galleries, closed in the current lockdown, rethinks our relationship with trees. Created by working with scientists, philosophers and climatologists, it offers a new way of doing design. The interview.
Dyson designed and put into production a ventilation machine to support the fight against the Covid-19.
Inspiration, reference, future. The collection of squared images has changed the communication of design and beyond. Ten accounts to follow that are not just “the usual”.
For the next edition of the Festival organized by Villa Noailles, ten young interior design agencies imagine metaphysical domestic spaces whose succession of layers and shielding surfaces seems a common trait of this new generation.
Derrick de Kerckhove
The centrality of the designer, the love for Italy and its humanity, the coronavirus: we met Derrick de Kerckhove, the great investigator of electronic reality.
Each piece in the collection is transformed into a device that tells how little metal can be extracted from a given amount of stone. An exercise of awareness about origin and transformation.
Due to the current health emergency the Milano Design Week, already postponed, has been rescheduled to 2021.
Guided by Carlo Ratti, an interdisciplinary team of researchers in continuous expansion provide a not-profit alterative to the tents currently used in field hospitals during the medical emergency.
What is design? According to Paola Antonelli, design is ‘synthesis’. Agile designers are needed to grasp and maintain our visionary ambitions in times of change, and to convene the interdisciplinary teams.
We interviewed five young designers to understand how the coronavirus emergency is impacting their work. Parasite 2.0, Plstct, Tellurico, Sara Ricciardi and Roberto Sironi reveal their experience.
In 1968, Tommaso Trini wrote on Domus about the work of a younger Enzo Mari - a true "engineer" of design, interested in child psychology, and the creator of a language made of clear images and elementary forms.
German designers Ferdinand Krämer and Franziskus Wozniak have developed Neolign, a material made of wood chips industrial waste, giving shape to a minimalist series.
Washing your hands is one of the mantras that marks these weeks of COVID-19. How best to do it? The British studio is launching a call to action among creatives all over the world. The funds raised will go to the Red Cross.