Italian Design

I’m an Italian Architect and interior designer, working on site and online on residential and commercial projects, and passionated about graphic design, web and photography. In addition to all this there is the quality of the Italian design, that makes our furniture a must-have. Jose Escobar, of Five Star Painting, applies plaster to a recreation of an Italian apartment at Contents Interiors. Massimo and Lella Vignelli made great success in the United States as representatives of the purer Italian design. The Isetta epitomises the element of fun that is so often prominent in Italian design. Many people at the time were thinking, look, Cappellini is working on design, so you can’t make money doing design.

In the meantime we are already working on some new furniture for next year’s Salone del Mobile, which includes: a new store design concept for a sunglasses retailer; a collection of electronic devices and accessories …

1000 Ideas About Italian Interior Design On Pinterest

In this 1920s Milan apartment, a saffron-hued chair by 21st-century designer William Sawaya takes center stage. Other than the theoretical approach of the Bauhaus School in Germany or the marketing and profit-oriented design view of the Americans, the Italian design lasted long especially due to its experimenting propensity, the improvisation acquirement of small craft business and the old cultural tradition, which did not want to separate beauty from function.italian design

The rest of the show presents pieces from hundreds of different female designers throughout Italian history—navigating the installation as a river, or a timeline, that begins in the late nineteenth century and ends with bold works of the present day.

So, the Pink Dog barks at good design and he likes discovering new designs, matching new colours, scouting trends, wandering around new cities, peeking into someone elses’s homes (may be an eclectic, a Scandi, a minimal one..), he loves being surprised …

When Indian Craftsmanship Meets Italian Design

This event offers both an introduction to, and a critical reading of, one of the most popular brands and concepts in the world. By opening the exhibition with a weaving installation, the curators have created a visual representation of the complex position women have occupied in Italian design—the tension between craft and design, the individual and collaborative creation. It is surprising that in the mid-1970s a second wave of Radical Design arose which saw the creation of the groups Alchimia (founded 1976) and Memphis (founded 1981). It is a key example of how 1960s design experimentation came out of innovation in plastics technology. Giulio Cappellini: Italian design worldwide is very well known, but sometimes it works too much on lifestyle. Although they are not producing furniture anymore, it had a big impact on furniture design of the 1990s and 2000s. I think we have to move back to the origins …

Italian Design Brands

The head of Living Divani saw her parents, who founded the Italian furnishings company in the late 60s, take a chance on a young designer named Pierro Lissoni 30 years ago. The Italian design excitement and sperimentation found its peak in 60’s, when a great number of ordinary objects were produced. The focus of the movement was the design of surfaces and colourful surfaces, the multi-functionality instead of mono -functionality and the communicative aspect of the products. Joseph Muniz, of Signarama, takes a closer look at the window graphic he installed at Contents Interiors. Their side-brand Something Good — born out of an exhibition during Milan Design Week a couple of years ago — began as a dialogue between designer friends and craftsmen with the goal of investigating the juncture where technology and craft meet. Design became decent and a lot of manufacturers went back to serious, solid and exclusive …

Italian Design Debuts In The Desert

Between Verona, Venice, Monselice and Torri del Benaco a great event recalls the English playwright and poet. Instruments for Italian design promotion were the Compasso d’oro prize, exhibitions like the Triennale and the new Salone del Mobile in Milan and the big objects-manifests like Italian ocean liner laying up for United States. When the industry was open for the new design culture of the young designers, the wind was taken out of there sails. In the context of Corporate Identity Programmes the names of Designers and companies became more important. And really thanks to Haworth, we are growing a lot in the contract market, because today it is easier to sell design products for contract – for hospitality and for offices – more than for residential. The original design and many current models are made from aluminium with Bakelite handles.

Professionals with experience and aesthetic sensibility are focused on the …