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Enzo Mari

Digging the Archive, we found an interview to Enzo Mari, where Italian master is defined as “one of the most combative and hopeful designers that exist”.

Louis Kahn in Dacca

In 1944, Bruno Munari expands on a few possible combinations between different historical styles, exploring a phenomenon of the time by which we objects and things from other eras are enjoyed not with the taste that produced them but with the “taste for taste”.

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Richard Sapper, Convertible personal computer IBM, 1986. Photo © Richard Saooer Design Studio

A conversation with Sapper

In 1975, Louis Kahn’s buildings for Dacca are the starting point for a conversation between Richard Saul Wurman and Henry Wilcots, shedding light onto the great architect’s process and work methods.

Ettore Sottsass on Domus

From the archives of Domus magazine and website, don’t miss tributes, exhibitions and retellings of the iconic architect and designer.

“Domus has been an anthology of Fornasetti”: with these words Gio Ponti writes about the inexhaustible creativity of Piero Fornasetti. Right from the 1950s, Domus published images of fabrics, furniture, screens and plates by Piero, without concealing an amused and admired pleasure in describing these original and ironic works of art.

Luigi Moretti, Villa Saracena, dall'archivio Domus, 1970

Luigi Moretti architect

“The house is the only space that can disengage us from daily life and from its great or trivial adventures”. Moretti says about his Villa Saracena in an article from 1970.

Bruno Munari: A taste for taste

In 1944, Bruno Munari expands on a few possible combinations between different historical styles, exploring a phenomenon of the time by which we objects and things from other eras are enjoyed not with the taste that produced them but with the "taste for taste".

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Domus 1017

  • Editorial: Towards a cultural movement
  • Confetti: Lucio Fontana: Environments
  • Projects: Paulo Mendes da Rocha + MMBB Aquitectos, SESC 24 de Maio, São Paulo, Brazil; Norman Foster Foundation pavilion, Madrid
  • Feedback: Jacques Jouet's Paris
  • Rassegna: Construction systems