Still able to determine a building’s character and status, the custodian’s vestibule is a precious trace of a society drifting toward disappearance. Here we propose a reflection on this type of space, a fundamental place of mediation between the public and private spheres.
The response of Luisa Collina, Head of the School of Design at Milan Polytechnic, to the recent decision by the Consiglio di Stato banning undergraduate and post-graduate courses taught only in English.
Maria Cristina Didero
From outer Space: enough with chairs, space design is the only form that makes sense, March 2018
A conversation with Anna Paola Buonanno and Piergiorgio Italiano: an uncommon approach to design, design in times of crisis, David Lynch, Motorpsycho and Radiohead.
Libby Sellers: in my book I celebrate the women of design, March 2018
Breaking gender stereotyping (like Marianne Brandt), rewriting the rulebooks (like Muriel Cooper) or making their own way (like Kazuyo Sejima), women have changed the world of design.
The dress is a space to inhabit: Cinzia Ruggeri exhibited in Milan, February 2018
At the Federico Vavassori Gallery in Milan, the exhibition “Umbratile con brio” looks back over the projects of the designer and artist Cinzia Ruggeri into clothing as experiential architecture.
A loss of the meaning of dwelling in city centres and suburbs is the most powerful driver behind the explosion of political and social chaos. A philosopher and essayist suggests the solution lies in a thought capable of looking, listening and caring.
Thought and pleasure are the key words from the keynote lecture which will inaugurate the academic year at the ISIA in Faenza. Iacchetti describes a typically Italian way to interpret the work of a designer.
"Placemaking" marched into the glossary of expressions linked to public art before stretching its boundaries to northern-European artistic practice and subsequently the so-called Global South.