Design&Trends

In recent decades, design has contaminated a number of sectors of creative work. This series focuses on the scenarios of future trends, investigating their infinite expressive potential through issues of contemporary relevance and discussions with international designers. A window on the future, to understand and describe how much the world of design is changing, from techniques to new materials, from interiors to installations, from experimentation to contamination with art. In the final analysis, a section all about forecasting and trendsetting in design.

Camilla Falsini: “My colours on ceramic, inspired by Memphis”

30-05-2022

Camilla Falsini: “My colours on ceramic, inspired by Memphis”

The Roman illustrator, known for her compositions with sharp lines and vivid colours, has tried her hand for the first time on a ceramic surface for Iris Ceramica Group, interpreting the aesthetic of the Memphis group. Here this rational and precise personality, fired by imagination, talks about her creative method, including collages and murals....

Design and football in one exhibition at the Design Museum in London

27-05-2022

Design and football in one exhibition at the Design Museum in London

From 8 April to 29 August, London’s Design Museum is playing host to an exhibition entitled ‘Football: Designing the Beautiful Game’. This is the largest exhibition ever held on the subject, a loving tribute to the world’s most popular sport which showcases the creativity that has pushed the game to its technical, emotional and economic limits - and...

The handmade art of Simone Leigh

26-05-2022

The handmade art of Simone Leigh

It is no coincidence that the American artist who took home the coveted Golden Lion at the 59th Venice Biennale makes all her pieces out of stoneware and clay, including her models for bronze casts. Her primary source of inspiration is the Black female body, translated into a figurative universe of sculptures and installations to which the entire United States Pavilion is dedicated....

Bifurcations: Choose the essential. The new Saint-Etienne Design Biennial

23-05-2022

Bifurcations: Choose the essential. The new Saint-Etienne Design Biennial

One of France's most important cultural events, the Saint-Étienne International Design Biennial has finally resumed its activities after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. In this 12th edition 2022, the theme is bifurcations, like the multiple, crucial ones that the world we live in has been facing in recent years. The subtitle, "Choosing the Essential", is an allusion and reminder of...