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Domus 1013Cover: Non c'è Italia senza spine, drawing by Alessandro Mendini for Domus, May 2017. Graphics by Leonardo Sonnoli
Editoriale: Non c'è Italia senza spineThere’s no Italy without a thorn, says the drawing by Alessandro Mendini that gives this May issue of Domus its title. May is the month of roses, precisely.
“A rose is a rose is a rose” goes a famous line by Gertrude Stein, as popular as it is enigmatic. The rose/Italy to which Domus issue 1013 is dedicated aims to reflect the call of this brilliant American poetess to see things for what they are.
The city of designItaly has remained a federation of city-states. There are museum-cities and factory-cities. There is a city whose streets are made of water, and another where
all streets are hollowed walls...