The products born in the wake of the Italian industrial culture always have a history. It is not just narration: it is the precise description of a company and its time. This is how the project becomes thought and investigation, culture tout court.
The FuoriSalone is always a good opportunity to get an idea of what we mean when we say design. This 2020 edition which takes the name of Milano Design City, out of season but equally enthusiastic, is no exception.
ADI, in its new “home” in via Ceresio 7, proposes Focus on … The protagonists, six talks with as many designers awarded this year by the Compasso d’Oro. At the ADI Design Museum also the exhibition Italy 2020. Best Italian Exhibition Design, a collection of the best temporary architectures created by Italian designers.
Michele De Lucchi is working on two fronts over the next few days. Andrea Branzi at the Circle is scheduled at the AMDL Circle in via Varese 15: 16 drawings and works from the private collection of architect De Lucchi signed by Andrea Branzi. Assab One instead inaugurates 1 + 1 + 1/2020 Loris Cecchini + Michele De Lucchi with AMDL Circle + Pentagram & Friends, from the format of Elena Quarestani curated by Federica Sala. On display is the installation “Many hands make one”, which summarizes the four-year research on the links between architecture, art and design.
Finally, at the Triennale you can book guided tours of the Design Museum accompanied by the excellent guides Stefano Boeri, Marva Griffin, Fabio Novembre and Joseph Grima. To deepen the history of Italian design through the expert eyes of great connoisseurs.