Stories

What can we learn from Africa?

The pandemic has challenged social and economic structures of the wealthiest part of the planet. The time has come to redesign. And from the South of the world we can learn resilience, the ability to coexist with major crises, and the activation of a different ecology

Cinema: when absence is presence of meaning

Great directors often chase after empty scenes. They seem useless for the plot, but they also fill up with meaning – just as happens inside homes

Cinema: when absence is presence of meaning

Great directors often chase after empty scenes. They seem useless for the plot, but they also fill up with meaning – just as happens inside homes

The rediscovery of do-it-yourself

We certainly didn’t invent much during lockdown. But do-it-yourself took off with unexpected enthusiasm and creativity. The dream of Enzo Mari in 1974 – to return operative power to the hands of ordinary people – becomes reality in time of need

Recycling plastic. Utopia or reality?

The market calls the shots for the recycling of plastic. Which is why it will never be the solution to our problems

Recycling plastic. Utopia or reality?

The market calls the shots for the recycling of plastic. Which is why it will never be the solution to our problems

On the shoulders of giants

Pay homage to the past, rediscover it, recover it. To move forward, you often need to look back and take a run. In Italy, however, where the past is a Great Past for designers, it is not always easy

Open-source spaces

To divide without separating, to distinguish without isolating. Smart working and gaming will enable us to live in homes with raft rooms and multifunctional objects

What can we learn from Africa?

The pandemic has challenged social and economic structures of the wealthiest part of the planet. The time has come to redesign. And from the South of the world we can learn resilience, the ability to coexist with major crises, and the activation of a different ecology

The rediscovery of do-it-yourself

We certainly didn’t invent much during lockdown. But do-it-yourself took off with unexpected enthusiasm and creativity. The dream of Enzo Mari in 1974 – to return operative power to the hands of ordinary people – becomes reality in time of need

Don’t Touch! Materials take care of hygiene

Reducing germs and bacteria on surfaces is important, because surfaces can be a vehicle for the virus. It’s up to you: elbow grease for non-stop disinfecting, or materials treated specially to do the job for you?

Don’t Touch! Materials take care of hygiene

Reducing germs and bacteria on surfaces is important, because surfaces can be a vehicle for the virus. It’s up to you: elbow grease for non-stop disinfecting, or materials treated specially to do the job for you?

On the shoulders of giants

Pay homage to the past, rediscover it, recover it. To move forward, you often need to look back and take a run. In Italy, however, where the past is a Great Past for designers, it is not always easy

Designing a house as a set

How to defeat interior boredom? We asked three designers who have made emotional creativity their trademark

Designing a house as a set

How to defeat interior boredom? We asked three designers who have made emotional creativity their trademark

Open-source spaces

To divide without separating, to distinguish without isolating. Smart working and gaming will enable us to live in homes with raft rooms and multifunctional objects