digital

Learning how to make things

What would Made in Italy be without craftsmanship? Knowing how to make things touches fundamental aspects of the human being, the economy and social life. It is time to reevaluate (seriously and without rhetoric) the craft trades

Artisans: hands+digital is the way to go

Small crafts workshops have to rise again. Made in Italy is in the balance. But to do so, they have to shrug off their fear of digital things, and learn to use them creatively. Not just for sales

Artisans: hands+digital is the way to go

Small crafts workshops have to rise again. Made in Italy is in the balance. But to do so, they have to shrug off their fear of digital things, and learn to use them creatively. Not just for sales

The best part of globalization is cooperation

Distributed production, shared design, open innovation: Covid has taught millions of people to do things together with greater intensity and creativity. And to give a new meaning to the term globalization

Teaching at a distance

The shutdown interrupted the work of schools, including departments of design and architecture. And it has brought out new meanings and experiments. What now? There will be a return to the classroom, because design is about physical presence, the experience of the body

Teaching at a distance

The shutdown interrupted the work of schools, including departments of design and architecture. And it has brought out new meanings and experiments. What now? There will be a return to the classroom, because design is about physical presence, the experience of the body

Digital escapes: can technology help us to imagine?

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, immersive experience. Technology offers us escape and multisensory immersion in a world. But transforming it into a tool for creativity is up to us

Social media can make us happy. If we are generous when we use them

It is not the fame effect that enriches us when we use social media, but something subtler: the pleasure of giving and receiving, discovering others as we discover ourselves. I like to call it generosity

Learning how to make things

What would Made in Italy be without craftsmanship? Knowing how to make things touches fundamental aspects of the human being, the economy and social life. It is time to reevaluate (seriously and without rhetoric) the craft trades

The best part of globalization is cooperation

Distributed production, shared design, open innovation: Covid has taught millions of people to do things together with greater intensity and creativity. And to give a new meaning to the term globalization

School will remain digital (but won’t give up on analogue)

We have learned a lot about teaching during lockdown. Now that schools have tested the usefulness of new, completely digital tools to round out the overall offerings of education, turning back will be impossible… and it wouldn’t make much sense

School will remain digital (but won’t give up on analogue)

We have learned a lot about teaching during lockdown. Now that schools have tested the usefulness of new, completely digital tools to round out the overall offerings of education, turning back will be impossible… and it wouldn’t make much sense

Digital escapes: can technology help us to imagine?

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, immersive experience. Technology offers us escape and multisensory immersion in a world. But transforming it into a tool for creativity is up to us

Lockdown superstars

From the endless (and rather numbing) scroll to the return of the “appointment internet”. The social media and our ways of using them have changed during lockdown. Spoiler: there’s no turning back

Lockdown superstars

From the endless (and rather numbing) scroll to the return of the “appointment internet”. The social media and our ways of using them have changed during lockdown. Spoiler: there’s no turning back

Social media can make us happy. If we are generous when we use them

It is not the fame effect that enriches us when we use social media, but something subtler: the pleasure of giving and receiving, discovering others as we discover ourselves. I like to call it generosity