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.

Lissa Carmona and Brazilian design: ‘We are celebrating an anniversary spanning past and future’

14-04-2022

Lissa Carmona and Brazilian design: ‘We are celebrating an anniversary spanning past and future’

One of the world’s leading experts in Brazilian design, Lissa Carmona - the heart and soul of Etel editions - is an international ambassador of this discipline. In the year that marks the centenary of the legendary Semana de Arte Moderna, which took place in São Paulo in 1922, sparking the Modernist movement, she tells us about the prospects for design in Brazil and her passion for...

Irene Biolchini: “I talk about where the destinies of art and ceramics meet”

11-04-2022

Irene Biolchini: “I talk about where the destinies of art and ceramics meet”

Art historian and curator Irene Biolchini has been following the progress of dialogue between ceramics and the creative arts for many years now. In a recent book, “VIVA. Ceramica arte libera”, she looked at the deep bond between ceramics and art in Italy. What emerges is a solid, long-lived and – in some ways – revolutionary relationship....

The art of ceramics is ready to face the challenges of the new millennium

07-04-2022

The art of ceramics is ready to face the challenges of the new millennium

Open until 15 April in the Iris Ceramica Group's Milan flagship store, the exhibition Ceramics: Neverending Artworks offers an opportunity to view a series of twenty-three ceramics designed by twelve great designers and artists. A vision of and reflection on the future accompany the opening of the closing event in the initiative, organised in partnership with Galleria Antonia Jannone Disegni...

The NYCxDESIGN Festival is ten years old

04-04-2022

The NYCxDESIGN Festival is ten years old

The Big Apple’s famous design festival is about to be held for the tenth time, with a packed calendar of events between May 10 and 20 involving the creative community, cultural institutions, makers and artisans, design studios, schools and numerous enterprises, both large and small. In short, everyone capable of showing off the best New York has to offer in the field of...