An object of memory now relegated to the niche of collectors, the typewriter opened up a new way of handling knowledge, accelerating economic growth and the evolution of social relations. Here are the most emblematic models that have marked its evolution in time.
From the experiments at the beginning of the last century to the many latest models, the dream of a city-sized car alternates between icons and failures.
Bicycles have a lot more history than people think, even if they took on the form we know from the twentieth century, of which they are one of the most iconic vehicles. And in the future we can see further changes, with the beginning of their electric era.
Even though wallpaper isn't always in fashion, this type of interior decoration is deeply rooted in the tradition of craftsmanship and industrial design. This maximalist way of decorating the home is constantly being renewed through endless experiments with codes and styles.
A collection of the cameras that have marked the evolution of the photographic industry, from the first Kodak Brownie to the iPhone.
Born in the 19th century and forgotten, the headphones exploded when Sony launched the Walkman. Today, they are miniaturised and wireless, but the function remains the same.
Whether wall-mounted, floor-standing or even suspended, apocalyptic or integrated, the coat rack is a tool for the essential order, curiously never tied to a binding dimension and capable of oscillating between moralising functionalism and imaginative evocative power.
An essential tool of communication and transmission of our individual and collective identity, the pen resists the rise of digital. Excursus between twenty major models that have marked its evolution.
Umbrella stands are an often poorly considered furnishing accessory. However, they continue to represent a fertile breeding ground for astute design intuitions. Here is our selection of the 20 umbrella stands that made the history of design.