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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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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

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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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