06 September 2019
100 Years of Bauhaus: discussion points
1919-2019, the celebrations marking the centenary of the Bauhaus, the famous school based successively in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin, have achieved the sort of extraordinary media prominence that is altogether unusual for a niche phenomenon such as design. Not just in the specialist press, but also in daily and weekly publications. Marco Romanelli explains us why....
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?...