To illustrate contemporary Italian design at the Triennale Design Museum, Chiara Alessi has staged a shop. It looks like a provocation. But it is not.
Immersive videogames, experimental layouts, participative activities. Italian museums have become more involving and interactive (but not only digitally) and the public loves them: in 2016 they were the most visited in Europe. Their new challenge? Generating social value beyond the mere economic one.
Architecture must speak to people, says Amanda Levete in this interview, and in this age of hatred and backwardness, it . A conversation with the London architect who designed the new wing of the Victoria & Albert Museum (and so much else).
Like a good book, a well thought out museum can become a milestone in our lives. Some considerations on the design museum that I would like: in Milan, at the Triennale.
«Financing rebel ideas is better than displaying a Picasso in your living room». An afternoon with Yana Peel, CEO of the Serpentine Galleries, London
The exhibition Giro Giro Tondo – Design For Kids at the Triennale Design Museum is a hymn to “how we were” from which it is difficult to disentangle. As it often happens (unfortunately) when it comes to Italian design.
«Risking is the only way to go forward, when it comes to culture», says Director of the London Design Museum Deyan Sudjic in this exclusive interview published on DLUI la Repubblica. That’s why, to tell what design is today, his new museum opening on November 24 will stage not only objects but contexts, processes, ways of thinking.
According to Kjetil Thorsen of Snøhetta, architecture can become an agent of change: if it is generous, open to people, and if it bears a meaning for the context it occupies. A chat with one of the partners of one of the most avant-garde architecture studios in the world.
In the house of Anne Frank in Amsterdam interiors tell the story of life and death. And it’s an emotional journey through void.
The new Fondazione Prada in Milan is exactly what a city like Milan needed: an architecture that honours its past while looking at the future, with a very generous scope and purpose