Mon
14
September
Today we talk about

Irony

Edited by
Laura Traldi

Cover photo | Contour Chair, design Børge Mogensen, 1949, Carl Hansen & Søn. From the photoshoot Human Spaces by Miro Zagnoli on Interni April 2019

Opinion

Irony should be taken very seriously

Irony should be taken very seriously

Ironic objects trigger a relationship of complicity between those who conceived and designed them and those who grasp their meaning and intelligence. They give an intense and deep pleasure, which lasts over time, like a friendship or love. Too much irony, however …

Stories

Revived by a smile

Revived by a smile

Disorienting and betraying expectations, overturning logic and questioning customs: to bring true lightness you need extreme rigor. The history of irony in Italian design
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Achille Castiglioni's daughter tells the sense of irony. And how it can improve our lives

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Rossana

Developed by Carlo Colombo, Isøla reinterprets the revolutionary concept underlying one of the brand’s first island models, so innovative for its time that it was exhibited at the MoMA in the 70s

Caccaro

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Grandma, the essential and decorative living space series created by MissoniHome

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Thonet

The new 520 padded chair by Marco Dessí for Thonet: contemporary elegance, sociability and communication

Caccaro

Wallover is a system of containers with an architectural cut: extremely flexible in composition and finishes, it was designed by Monica Graffeo

Vismaravetro

Suite is Vismaravetro’s glass and aluminum wall system designed by Castiglia Associati. It defines the shower and the sanitary area in a single solution, for the home and hotel sector

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Suite is Vismaravetro’s glass and aluminum wall system designed by Castiglia Associati. It defines the shower and the sanitary area in a single solution, for the home and hotel sector

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