In 1970, Domus published the landscape of monumental primary solids and abstract shapes conceived by the Milanese designer to narrate the Olivetti world throughout Europe, displaying a constantly shapeshifting approach from city to city.
Finn Juhl’s ergonomic couch, designed in 1951
An interpreter of a language of organic forms and a plastic, refined style, the Danish designer created the Baker line in favor of comfort on different body attitudes. Still in production today with Onecollection.
Developed by two cult companies such as Panic and Teenage Engineering, this handheld console, reimagining a classic with surprising contemporary elements, is the evidence that there is still room for thinking different in technology design.
In our society, fixing has become a luxury. In many cases, we prefer to buy cheaper objects even though we already know they will not last long. From bicycle inner tubes to smartphones, from nails to fast fashion, here are ten classic examples.
Winner of the Compasso d’Oro Career Award, Francesco Binfaré tells his story in one of Giovanni Gastel’s last productions before his death. Silvana Annichiarico, who curated the movie, writes about it for Domus.
After trainers designed in collaboration with Louis Vuitton, Nike unveils its new project in collaboration with one of the most pop names in French haute couture.
For almost half a century the technological progress of Italy has unfolded hand in hand with the global success of the Ivrea-based company. Now an exhibition celebrates its 16 Compassi d’Oro, an unparalleled record for a company able to combine innovation, design and Italianness.
A jury chaired by Annachiara Sacchi has announced the winners of the 27th edition of the most important Italian industrial design award, stressing the importance of development, sustainability and responsibility as key values for our times
Designed in 1963, revolutionary in its mobility, this piece of furniture takes the form of a revolving tower on three levels, capable of accommodating books and objects and at the same time serving as a coffee table.
For the studio Shanghai, designing furniture always begins with an idea of space. We met them and they told us about their total design.
From the 1930s to the 1970s, a journey through the projects of designers for outdoor living: light, colorful and transportable furniture that become toys. From Domus Archive.
The platform for collectible design curated by a collective of Belgian designers inside the Necchi area could also show us some ways to an innovative city-making, beyond any Design-Week temporary placemaking.