Monthly Archives: March 2012

Paolo Cappello: special normality

A chat with designer Paolo Cappello (about him, please see also this story published on DCasa) – also be ready to see his name on a lots of new products issued at the next Salone del Mobile in Milan… What … Continue reading

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About dogs and books

We have already talked about Heads and their policy of silent celebration of creativity (see: designlarge-d.blogautore.repubblica.it/2012/01/21/h-un-magazine-per-farsi-e-fare-piacere/). And today we have the proof that it actually works since Mondadori has trusted them with the new communication campaign for the Oscar books! The … Continue reading

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Public spaces: why the Danes are so good at it (and Italians aren’t)

It’s so easy to forget – especially in Italy – that design is a tool to make everybody’s life better. It is not a means to exclude but to welcome. It would be so nice if our public spaces were … Continue reading

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For a home full of colours

For décor enthusiasts, Lisa Bengtsson is a certainty. If you don’t know her, here is a nice video of her studio http://www.vimeo.com/32561964, filled up with her wallpaper, fabrics, objects, all realized with her very particular graphic style that plays with patters and … Continue reading

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From Alto Adige to Benevento: Harry Thaler’s new exhibition

I like Harry Thaler because his work stems from a love that is immediately perceived as honest and straight forward for daily life and the small things that make it what it is. His favourite object? a carpenter’s tool. The material that … Continue reading

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Table tricks

Some families of products are more difficult to renew than others. Take the extensible table: the need to add a modular element within the main structure imposes a regular, rigidly geometric shape. This is why this design by  Meneghello Paolelli … Continue reading

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Making together

Exhibitions in which works of art of design are made in front of the public are no longer news. Yet often, these are shows that allow the public to get to know directly and closely the way of working of … Continue reading

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