Category Archives: Young designers

Fancy a tartan bike?

Low cost solutions with a high visual impact: we love them. Especially these days. Bike enthusiasts will certainly appreciate Fix Your Bike, the new decorative kit that allows you to customize your bycicle without damaging the oridinal varnish. It’s a … Continue reading

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De Vecchi’s silver dreams

This is a place where it takes a day to make a jug. Here, metals get heated up with a manual torch and gauging the correct time for the exposure requires an expertise that only time can provide. Welcome in … Continue reading

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Why some design is worth what it costs

On Sunday, Nov 4th, the new Victor Hunt DesignArt Dealer gallery opens in Antwerp. It’s the second one for the props and talents’ hunter Victor Hunt. The world is full of design galleries. Why then should we spend time talking … Continue reading

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Not the usual futuristic train

Talks about the future are often translated in hightech looking concepts. And when the subjects are trains, the result is always a testosteronic missile, clearly ready to challenge the latest speed record. It is therefore a breath of fresh air … Continue reading

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What’s new in DYI design and self-production?

At the beginning there was Enzo Mari, with his famous Proposta per un’autoprogettazione / Proposal for self-design (1974), a book (now rare) in which the Maestro used to explain, through simple illustrations and recipes, how to remake projects that he … Continue reading

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Activists engage designers in a Q&A about work conditions

What is the life of a designer really like? How does he or she get paid? How many graduates actually find a job? Who, amongst them, can afford to have children? And to survive without the support of parents, friends … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // Brasil.it

What is it? An exhibition that wishes to launch the newest geneation of Brasilian design (which means obviously post Campana). Why is it worth it? The exhibition theme, Radici (Roots) wishes to be a stimulus for designers to find new ways for Brasilian … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // BOOO @ Rossana Orlandi

What is it? The Rossana Orlandi gallery is the place that most of all others in Milan gives space to experimentation in design. You can also buy things there, if you have a fat wallet. A visit during the Fuori Salone is … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // GARAGE MILANO: Revival

ENGLISH TEXT Cos’è. Una mostra che inaugura una  nuova galleria milanese, Garage Milano. Fa parte del circuito di Porta Venezia in Design, ideato da Nicoletta Murialdo (che ha un aria di un progetto davvero culturale più che di una nuova macchina mangia soldi: … Continue reading

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FuoriSalone for friends // DESIGN ACADEMY EINDHOVEN: 50

What is it? An exhibition that presents the 50 best designs by the DAE’s students and alumni. Why is it worth it? The Design Academy is famous for its experimental approach (often its projects are extremely photogenic but at times … Continue reading

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