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19 July 2019

The interior roots of Italian design

Generations of critics, foreign critics in particular, have done their utmost to crack the secret of Italian furniture design. Because there has to be a secret, otherwise how could a country (fortunately) defeated in a long and agonising war have turned itself around within a decade to become the discipline’s undisputed leader?
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21 June 2019

Art Design: twixt art and design

Once upon a time there was art and there was design. They inhabited adjacent, but extremely well defined territories, (although sometimes, it is said, they encroached upon each other). Then, quite suddenly, to put it simply, their marriage produced ‘art design.’
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