Where two design languages seem to be different, Zaven often see connections, which coincide with their diverse research interests and their constant crossover between communication, design and art. The designer believes that consolidating Cappellini with other brands like Cassina and Alias from the Poltrona Frau group under Haworth’s ownership has given them all an advantage internationally. Other challenges come from the fact that the industry has changed so much within the last 50 years, says Bestetti, dictated by what technology allows design companies to do. Also I think that today for a design-oriented company the most important thing is to be contemporary, and to be contemporary means to work and to invest always in design and innovation. Olivetti is an Italian manufacturer of typewriters, computers, tablets, smartphones, printers and other business products such as calculators and fax machines.
What: The unveiling of Contents’ showroom remodel, which features a 1,000-square-foot Italian apartment highlighting the country’s contemporary design trends, as well as a design presentation, artist demonstration, door prizes, wine tasting and nibbles.
It is a well-established working methodology based on the use of the most advanced information technologies, with the aim of creating a concrete and feasible design. Every product is handmade realized, so every piece of furniture is different from another one, it has the special touch of a master craftsman, who follows the design of the draftsman. It is a city car which was produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat between 1957 and 1975.
Since then Italian companies such as Alessi, Driade, Moroso or Flos work together with renowned international Designers like Jasper Morrison , Konstantin Gric, Philippe Starck or Ron Arad This is one reason why the creations can not be easily classified as Italian Design, but it is also the reason why they are successful all over the world.
From Italy via mid-century USA, this attention-grabbing shelving unit epitomizes Postmodern design and the Memphis style, the radical design collective Sottsass founded in 1981. So, I think the thing we have to change is to work a lot on communication, to explain to people what there is on the back – in terms of research, investment, technology – of a real design products. Our workers’ special skills are supported by the new technologies, so that extravagant and modern design ideas can be realized. Some things you don’t — like sinking into a sumptuous Italian leather couch right in your own living room. It is only logical then that Italian designers excel in the area of furniture design and home furnishings. In these years other designers had a big importance: Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti, Gae Aulenti, Angelo Mangiarotti, Enzo Mari, Rodolfo Bonetto, Marco Zanuso.