From Mies van der Rohe’s "less is more" to Dieter Rams’ "less, but better", simplification has always been a leitmotif in the history of design, and today it has become a matter of life and death.
Is it possible to turn an appliance into a design classic? For Sven Baacke, Head of Design Global Brand of the German household appliance brand Gaggenau, one way to do it is to ask yourself a lot of questions. And to rely on designers' ability to visualize the future.
Ten contemporary carpets teach us to measure the space just beyond our body, what Michel Foucault called “heterotopia”.
Young designers are inquisitive and free of dogma, they know how to navigate beyond the postulates of the past and they are not afraid to experiment and take risks: Silvana Annicchiarico, the historical director of the Triennale Design Museum, takes us on a tour through new design in Italy.
The Genoese artist draws from the 19th century graphic repertoire to portray five protagonists of Italian design who made the history of Domus.
Interview with Ferruccio Laviani on his latest lamp for Foscarini, Tobia, the music he listens to, the designers who inspire him and the qualities that an ideal client should have.
Antonio Citterio: “I’m not interested in revolutionizing or surprising, but rather in getting to the synthesis”
This June, Antonio Citterio celebrates three anniversaries: his 70th birthday, the 50th anniversary of the studio Antonio Citterio Design and the 20th anniversary of the architecture and interior design studio with Patricia Viel. Here’s the interview.
Entrepreneurs and managers – from Carlo Molteni of UniFor to Gregg Buchbinder of Emeco – reflect on the impact that the pandemic has had on how we live, work and design.