Loved and hated, hot desking was already popular in the New York of the 1990s. From Domus archives, the Italian designer’s project for the advertising agency Chiat/Day.
Free time is an “exclusive privilege of the West”, wrote the French critic Pierre Restany in 1980 in Domus. It is the time we take away from work, duty and any kind of daily toil whatsoever.
When Ettore Sottsass Jr. documented for Domus the boutiques of the English capital at the apex of the Swinging London.
The Acerbis archive relaunches on the market the historical chest of drawers by the Milanese designer, manufacturing some unpublished pieces.
In the summer of 1976, the museum in New York hosted an exhibition, organized by Emilio Ambasz, that sought to provide a response to the problem of urban traffic and pollution through new ‘ecological’ cab projects.
The Milanese architect and designer, famous for his “projects of light”, has departed at the age of 93. We remember him with two articles published on Domus that reveal all of his creative genius.
Elba, Sicily, Ibiza: Domus has illustrated, throughout its history, the interest in building on islands and spontaneous architecture. But the “idea of island” can also enter the walls of a house in the city.
In this article from Domus Archive we rediscover the drawings of the designer and architect Ettore Sottsass: buildings that are impractical but certainly very political and provocative.
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.