Plissè, the collection of small kitchen appliances designed by Michele De Lucchi for Alessi and inspired by the fluttering skirts of the cheerful 50s, is an optimistic presence that comes to life through sculptural forms.
The Italian architect and designer talks about his exhibition “La nuova stanza” (The new room), staged not in a gallery but in a Milanese showroom.
Together with Matilde Antonacci and Luca Fornaro, Buratto founded Stories of Italy, the Milan-based studio that combines craftsmanship and design.
The latest work by car design guru Chris Bangle is an animated film. What do cartoons and object design have in common?
Love of the sea, the rigorous approach taught by nautical design, but also redundancy as a primary requirement in urban regeneration. A wide-ranging interview with the Milanese architect.
Historian John Dickie’s journey through the Lombard entrepreneurship, discovering a region with “a cult of beauty and well-made products”.
A conversation with Timon and Melchior Grau, creative directors of the Hamburg-based company, on home and office light design, sustainability and why it makes sense to have a holistic approach.
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.