Arte Arte

“Here, art is free to live its life”: at Gió Marconi’s place

A chat with the art gallery owner who has been dealing with avant-garde for at least three decades, who wanted to be a photographer, and whose debut is linked to the 1980s and an abandoned factory.

Modest pensions, a surrogate for home

Italian novelist Andrea Bajani writes about a small hotel in the Veneto hills, where, on the occasion of a local literary festival, he has been lodging in room number 8 for years, in stays of one week at a time.

Hot desking in 1995: an office by Gaetano Pesce

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.