The 33rd issue of Disegno is rich in essays, photography, interviews and reports, tackling design projects from around the world. Exploring curatorial practice, industrial manufacturing and design’s sociopolitical implications, it is essential reading for anybody who believes that design matters to the world at large.
Sabine Marcelis’s chromatic overhaul of the Vitra Design Museum’s permanent collection; a study of technofossils and how design is coping with its deep time traces; All in Awe and Eva Feldkamp’s manifesto for altruistic design; a joyful journey into the studio of Yinka Ilori; a history of Swiss aluminium, told through the sand-cast furniture of Ville Kokkonen and Moritz Schmid; the dangers of design futures, explored at the Smithsonian Institution; a new physical form for radio, courtesy of Industrial Facility; and a report from the beta testing process for OMA’s Taipei Performing Arts Center.
Disegno is an international journal dedicated to long-form writing and photography around design. Country of origin: England.