All the best things… design between the lines

“It is well-known that things are more than simple ‘things’.” Thus begins, with a bit of cacophonous word play, the tale of Chiara Alessi—journalist, curator and professor of design at the Politecnico di Milano—in a book that speaks to us about design through Things.


Design will save the world

Faced with the descent of human into artificial intelligence, anthropologist Francesco Schianti’s response is: design will save us.


The Big Book of Design

Looking for a book to take refuge in on autumn evenings that isn’t a classic novel? 24 ORE Cultura presents the Big Book of Design, the volume curated by architect Andrea Branzi...


The online coloring book

Make a black and white drawing to be downloaded and colored in! That was the proposal of Milano Art Guide, who has already brought in 200 contemporary artists on its digital platform...


The first Design History Handbook

It is not just a simple book that talks about the history of design, but a real and true handbook that helps us understand the industrial revolution, technological innovations, enlightened artists, design schools...


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.


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...


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.


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...