The re-evaluation of trivia, the intersection between different worlds, the importance of beng driven by our heart. Some design thinking by Giulio Iacchetti, designer.
It has the word in its name. Yet the Brera Design District wants to be a brand before being a district. And here is why The Brera Design District presented its Fuorisalone 2018 events. The focus will be on empathy. A fascinating theme summarized in the tag Be Human, which has a lot to do with design (but that is often misused, more on this here) and that led to the choice of Cristina Celestino, Elena Salmistraro and Daniele Lago as ambassadors of the area. From district to brand But more than the must-see events (the anticipations have already been published everywhere, for example here) it is interesting to analyze a statement made during the press conference by Paolo Casati. Who 15 years ago, together with Cristian Confalonieri, has created Fuorisalone.it (more on this here) and in 2010 the Brera Design District. «The Brera Design District is not a district but a brand», said Casati. Which sounds a bit surreal, like Ceci N’Est Pas Une Pipe, since the word district is in the name of …
Curatorship and circular economy are the focus of the Fuorisalone 2018 events in the 5 Vie Art + Design circuit, the district that combines design and craftsmanship.
The exhibition 100×100 Achille (Fondazione Achille Castiglioni, Milan, until April 30th) displays 100 anonymous objects selected by 100 designer as gifts for the 100th birthday of the Italian master. It’s a great design, and life, lesson
More curatorship and less commercial nonsense. It’s the evergreen promise at every design week. But there are reasons to believe that Ventura Future and Ventura Centrale will be events worth seeing at the Fuorisalone 2018. And here they are.
Crafts are not a job for old men but a creative opportunity to oppose automation in the world of work. «Homo Faber», in Venice, a great exhibition on European knowhow, curated by the Michelangelo Foundation and the Fondazione Cologni