fragility

We need multi-generational homes

The number of over60s is increasing dramatically: one in four people by 2050. They will dictate the new rules of living. And they are not what you expect

Enrico Bassi

Fragility is many things. But first of all, it is synonymous with human needs: personal needs, often intimate ones, which cannot be met by industrial production or an emergency solution created at best. Enrico Bassi, who directs the FabLab OpenDot, talks about how design helps those with particular needs related to physical or mental, temporal or permanent difficulties.

We need multi-generational homes

The number of over60s is increasing dramatically: one in four people by 2050. They will dictate the new rules of living. And they are not what you expect

Enrico Bassi

Fragility is many things. But first of all, it is synonymous with human needs: personal needs, often intimate ones, which cannot be met by industrial production or an emergency solution created at best. Enrico Bassi, who directs the FabLab OpenDot, talks about how design helps those with particular needs related to physical or mental, temporal or permanent difficulties.

Michael Anastassiades on fragility, openness and design

The Cypriot designer, who has recently signed the Coordinates collection for Flos, explains how design is «a way of living». Like yoga, design can be fuelled by accepting vulnerability: our openness towards what is beyond us.

Michael Anastassiades on fragility, openness and design

The Cypriot designer, who has recently signed the Coordinates collection for Flos, explains how design is «a way of living». Like yoga, design can be fuelled by accepting vulnerability: our openness towards what is beyond us.