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Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness - Cento anni di follia pratica

An Italian Maverick: Piero Fornasetti

“I do not believe in eras or times. I do not. I refuse to establish the value of things based on time.” Piero Fornasetti made over 13,000 objects and designs – some just crazy, other simply pioneering –  during his lifetime. > MORE Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness – Cento anni di […]

Hall of Femmes #6 by Tomoko Miho

American designer Tomoko Miho was a modernist. Influenced by her Japanese background, she applied spatial solutions to printed matter. Nothing ever followed a standard format.  > MORE Hall of Femmes by Tomoko Miho Editor:    Marina Arvas Authors:    Samira Bouabana, Angela Tillman Sperandio Essays by:    Véronique Vienne Publisher:    Oyster Press Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:   […]

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli

“My ideas are always clear.” Vignelli’s career is prolific and broad. From jewelry, fashion, furniture for Knoll to New York subway maps and identity for American Airlines.  > MORE . Hall of Femmes by Lella Vignelli Editor:    Sarah Clyne Sundberg Authors:    Samira Bouabana, Angela Tillman Sperandio Essays by:    Martha Scotford Publisher:    Oyster Press Publ. year:   […]

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

The Index Book by Matteo Thun

Matteo Thun gets X-rayed. In “The Index Book”, the Italian designer and architect’s ouvre is arranged from A-Z.    > MORE . The Index Book by Matteo Thun Designed by:    Elena Pelosi Interviewer:    Hans Ulrich Obrist ISBN:    9783775734998 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2013 Languages:    English, Italian, German Pages:    368 Illustrations:    321 Width x height:    240 […]

Rei Kawakubo

Conceptual – Rei Kawakubo

i-D magazine digs into its archives to explore the world of Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garçons. Here’s a large-size monograph filled with 20 years of Kawakubo’s fashion.   > MORE . Rei Kawakubo Features:    Comme des Garçons Editor:    Terry Jones Photographs by:    Max Vadukul, Paolo Roversi, Nick Knight Interviewee:    Terry Jones, Holly Shackleton, Jamie Huckbody […]

Wandering Forms by Wendell Castle - Works from 1959 to 1979

Studio Furniture by American designer Wendell Castle

American designer Wendell Castle has made some extraordinary furniture pieces over the years. This new book looks at his work from 1959-79 including early wood and fiberglass designs.  > More Wandering Forms by Wendell Castle – Works from 1959 to 1979 Text by:    Alastair Gordon Foreword by:    Evan Snyderman Publisher:    Gregory Miller & Co Publishing […]