Books

Ugo La Pietra and his dictionary of design

Fashion, technology, home furnishings, craftsmanship and the city: Ugo La Pietra faces these and so many other themes in order to narrate and explain design to us.

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ADI Design Index 2019: the pride and joy of Italian design

226 products and projects that best represent all the latest design trends: The ADI – Association for Industrial Design – Permanent Design Observatory presents the annual selection of excellence in Italian design...

Books

Living Divani 50+30 Book

With a book that’s an authentic collector’s gem, Living Divani celebrates the company’s 50th anniversary as well as the 30 year-long partnership with its art director, Piero Lissoni.

Books

Molteni&C: The Art of Living

A forest on the hills, the canals in Venice, the bewitching appeal of the Italian tradition and modernity too. The Art of Living by Molteni&C illustrates the way in which lifestyle blends with the beauty of Italy, combining different periods and stories.

Accessori di design

Design explained to children

There are clouds that light up and dolls that transform into sofas. How do you explain design to a child? An eight-time winner of the ADI Compasso d’Oro award, the Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini answers the question with his new book...

World of accessories

The atlas of design

The volume that every design addict dreams of having on his bookshelf has finally arrived. The Atlas of Furniture Design, edited by Matteo Kries and Jochen Eisenbrand of the Vitra Design Museum, is the new bible of the design world.

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ADI Design Index 2018: Italian design excellence

This year too, the design watchdog ADI – the Association for Industrial Design – has selected the best design projects to be included in the publication ADI Design Index 2018, a collection of the top projects on the Italian scene that compete for the prestigious award Compasso d’Oro 2020.

Events

Essere Design: the wonderful story of Caimi Brevetti

To celebrate the 70 year-long history of this astounding brand Caimi Brevetti and in occasion of the publication of “Essere Design”, a volume with over 200 pages that retrace the company’s fundamental phases, Designbest presents a video-interview of the brand’s key players.

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ADI Design Index 2017: the best on the Italian design scene

This year, 204 different products have been shortlisted for the ADI Design Index, and together with the entries from last year will complete for the next Compasso d'Oro Awards. The main intent of this edition is to reward social commitment...

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ADI Design Index 2016: the best of Italian design

279 designs split into 12 different categories: ADI has brought out the ADI Design Index for 2016, namely the annual publication which includes the best on the Italian design scene...