Perhaps the time has finally arrived because we are really starting to leave the authorial paradigm, effective in the patriarchal culture of the twentieth century, when it came to claim design to it’s own specific identity, which is ineffective and restrictive today, when design is no longer about just designing objects, but increasingly also about triggering processes and relationships. The style was extremely provokative and kitsch and it became in a few time the guiding style of the new Italian design. The Memphis Group was an Italian design and architecture group founded in Milan by Ettore Sottsass in 1981 that designed Postmodern furniture, fabrics, ceramics, glass and metal objects from 1981 to 1987. Of all the major brands Made in Italy” that adorn homes all over the world – B&B, Lago, Meda, Artemide – Kartell is among the most renowned. In a rising but not completed production process yet, Olivetti company took a leading role in the field of industrial design in a wide range of employment from advertising to building trade. He was among the first producers to recognise that design was becoming a global phenomenon and that Italian design could no longer rely on the shrinking pool of home-grown maestros.
The Italian version features large, wall graphics rather than a small, repeating pattern, and it looks very textural. The group is known for incorporating plastic laminate and was characterized by ephemeral design featuring colorful decoration and asymmetrical shapes. Dolce & Gabbana is a luxury Italian fashion house founded in 1985 in Legnano by Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Italy’s always on the cutting edge of everything — fashion, interior design, sports cars — but for years, a prohibitive exchange rate for the euro meant the country’s sleek, modern furniture wasn’t readily available here. Expertise and care for details are fundamental values in the handmade production of our unique design furniture. Already a mainstay in desert dwellings, Italian-made Gamma furniture is the ultimate upgrade.
We have some products that were designed by Morrison or other designers 20 years ago that were at the beginning maybe too avant-garde, but we sell more now than in the past. An ideal mix of skills in which established professionals and young designers coexist coming from the most important Italian and international design schools. In addition to the bodywork, the design included handlebar-mounted controls, forced air cooling, wheels of small diameter, and a tall central section that had to be straddled. Vespa and Lambretta are two important pieces of Italian history and they keep at be a people heart’s piece. Following plenty of requests and two years of design development later, the small brand launched in order to produce and sell the handcrafted products and simultaneously form a platform for promoting Italian craftsmanship.
We decided to design and produce, together with the Nike team, tailored textures that were applied as lampshades. After decades of masterfully producing exclusive wallcoverings for international brands, Jannelli & Volpi has launched J&V Italian Design, to unveil the unique J&V” perspective on Italian style. An Italian phenomenon in the late 1960s was that the gap between industrial production and experimental alternative designs was associated with some designers and manufacturers. Event is presented by the Theresa and Lawrence R. Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, Department of Spanish and Italian, at Montclair State University.
Italy knew an intense industrial design development during the first world war, from 1910 to 1920 which were decisive years mainly for car, plane and general mechanical industry. Considered to be one of Italy’s most important architects, Giò Ponti is a name that is still recognised and revered in the world of design. Italian Design Brands is a strategic opportunity to project your business into the future, making it grow, joining a group that is strong, large and able to create and seize upon the opportunities of a global market. The technical department is to support the designers starting from the early stages. From Italian radical design to a home near you, this was the original beanbag chair.