Alluding to her bisexuality, Le Corbusier’s enormous murals on Eileen Gray’s walls broke the pureness of the original colour scheme and furniture layout.
A noble, wild, conceptual and poetic painter, a senstive interpreter of theevolution of her homeland, Brazil.
Inspired by Gio Ponti in 1930, the design of the “Casa Elettrica” allows the house to be considered even more so as a kind of “condensed city” projected into the future. This event has inspired Edison today in its debut at the 16th International Exhibition of Architecture.
History through images: from materials such as Vit-Rex and Pirelli's rubber, to the architecture of Le Corbusier and Pier Luigi Nervi.
History through images: from Krizia's fashion for Gae Aulenti to James Stirling, Cini Boeri, PVC, and the inflatable house by Quasar Khanh.
Also in this issue
Sanremo, Italy, 1952-53. Photo Nikky Pascuttini. Courtesy Archivio Nanda Vigo
Arizona. Arcosanti from 1970. Photo Dan Sorensen
Burri in Gibellina, Sicily
Alberto Burri, Grande Cretto, 1984. Photo Aurelio Amendola, 2001
Roberto Sambonet, Ettore Sottsass come Kouros, 1992. Acrylic con canvas. Courtesy Roberto Sambonet Archive, Milan
1965–1975 Famous artists from Chicago
Roger Brown, Ed Flood, Art Green, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Karl Wirsum, exhibition curated by Germano Celant, Fondazione Prada (20 October 2017 – 15 January 2018). Photo Roberto Marossi. Courtesy Fondazione Prada
Compasso d’Oro from 1954
Logo for the Compasso d’Oro by Albe Steiner for La Rinascente per il Premio Compasso d’Oro, based on an idea by Gio Ponti
Pierre Restany – worldwide Domus correspondent – back from the Documenta exhibition in Kassel, Germany. Photo Pino Guidolotti, 2002
Chief editor of Domus from 1966 to 1987. Domus Archives