Tickets please. For the Milan Design Week 2019 Ventura Future will ask for a 5 euro entry fee
Ventura Future lands in Tortona (at the Base, in via Bergognone). And the anti-mess strategy of the design research collective is a 5 euro entry ticket. While the "pop" installations in Ventura Centrale will take over 15 spaces in via Ferrante Aporti and continue to be at free of charge
February 15, 2019
Daan Roosegaarde: «Invention is hybrid»
Engineer, artist, designer, entrepreneur. It is not easy to define Daan Roosegaarde. And it is even harder to put a label on what he does. Things like building a giant smog-eating tower, find the rubbish that's floating in space, illuminate dams without electricity. «Being undefinable is actually great», he says, «because real invention is...
February 10, 2019
Are we all more selfish?
Mocked and discredited, accused of being a "champagne socialist" attitude", altruism is increasingly lacking in society. We have become more selfish. Narcisist, open to political messages that focus on the individual (or the tribe) rather than on the community. But re-learning to think of the others is possible. And it is urgent we do...
February 3, 2019
Stefan Diez: «design + engineering is the new opportunity for designers»
«We are designers but with a strong engineering interest. To those facing the profession I say: started in the atelier, learn the materials and the mechanics. Companies have lost these skills and design should offer them ». In conversation with Stefan Diez. In front of his RGB bathroom furnishing system for Burgbad, presented at...
January 28, 2019
Space research will tell us why we exist. A talk with cosmologist Roberto Trotta
There would be no accurate GPS without Einstein. And no WiFi without Stephen Hawking's discoveries on black holes. «Space research changes everyday life», says cosmologist Roberto Trotta whom we met at the Web Summit in Lisbon. «But above all, it will one day answer the Great Question: why do we exist?»