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Ronan Bouroullec: design and the secret charm of objects

«The designer’s task is to create objects that speak to people. Like beautiful songs, they can release a charm, a careful balance of seriousness and lightness. To find it, without falling into the ridicule, I think of Jacques Tati». A conversation with Ronan Bouroullec about imagination and creativity, Italian design and industry, and how popular songs can help designers make better things.

Fran Hickman, interior designer: I am a storyteller

Fran Hickman is the interior designer of the moment. But behind the glamour of the London young creative (she is a friend to many celebrities, at home in the jet set) there is a professional who is in love with articulated narratives more than with “easy” architectural quotations. And who doesn’t care if people grasp them: “Harmony something people feel”, she says, “even unknowingly”..

Enrico Bassi: 3D printing, fablabs and design for all

FabLab and 3D printing are fundamental tools for Design For All, especially when it comes to disabled children. There is in fact a social side of these practices that often escapes, forgotten behind the myriad of objects that digital manufacturing allows to create and sell at a good price. A project by TOG and OpenDot shows it in Milan: Enrico Bassi tells it.