The new creative director of the Design Academy Eindhoven talked about his thoughts and projects linked to education.
Yes, dear Domus reader, today is a particular day for me because I am about to write my last editorial as editor of this magazine. My thoughts turn straight back to my first editorial, written a few years ago, and suddenly, as if by magic, all the other editorials vanish.
Nicola Di Battista
Luca Nichetto, April 2017
From his magnificent installation for Salviati – 53 totem poles and 20,000 sheets of glass – in Ventura Centrale to his design for Moooi, which uses strips of fabric as sofa upholstery, Luca Nichetto tells us about his designs for #MDW2017.
Sabine Marcelis , April 2017
From her marble lamps for Bloc Studios to the mirrors for Atelier Clerici, Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis always rises to the challenge by befriending the material and listening intently to its prompts. #MDW2017
Francesca Lanzavecchia, April 2017
A series of side tables for De Castelli, a jewel-talisman, rugs for Nodus. The common thread of Lanzavecchia and Wai’s projects is the consideration of materials and methods of making. #MDW2017
Paola Nicolin recounts how the “Piero Golia Diego Perrone on Chris Burden” project was born, and then talks about inter-generational dialogue, contemporay art languages and artists talking to each other.
A fine book tells the little-known story of a small, light and timeless object that has always been close at hand, discretely sitting on our tables and between our fingers: the pencil.
The founder and director of the Vienna Design Week, that just turned 11, questions: do we need other design weeks?