Experimental design and young talents at the Base for the second edition of Ventura Future (this year in Zona Tortona). Installations with a high emotional impact, interactive and totally instagrammable in Ventura Centrale. A selection of projects, by Fulvia Ramogida of Ventura Projects
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
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 hybrid».
«Design research begins when we stop taking things for granted». Buro Belén and Sun + at Alcova for the Fuorisalone.
In Eindhoven, the new digital IoT public services made possible through a city-wide grid are being co-designed by citizens. A good example of how cities can keep the driving seat when it comes to Big Data.
Dutch designer Hella Jongerius is convinced that true creativity when inventing colors for the home only stems from steering away from fashion and trends. And advocates the need for courage and respect in design.