“Drawn” ideas from Ico Migliore

Sketches, Maps, Sceneries is the collection of drawings made by Ico Migliore. This new book published by Electa gathers a selection of over 100 drawings and sketches made by the architect over the years which were mostly made in MUJI A6 sketchbooks.


Oluce and Joe Colombo, a successful partnership

The history of Oluce, the longest-running business in the designer lighting sector (founded in 1945), is connected to many names in design, but the first which comes to mind that of Joe Colombo.


The Triennale Milano’s new design book

The September edition of the SuperSalone and the concurrent Fuorisalone 2021 have just ended, but the journey through design continues in the pages of the new book Museo del Design italiano Triennale Milano published by Electa.


The beauty of Marazzi in the eyes of Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri. The Marazzi Year 1975-1985 is the new book coming from the collaboration between two important creative names: Ghirri and Marazzi. In order to pay homage to art, design and the land, Marazzi has decided to take a series of never-before-seen photographs...


Outlooks on contemporary design

There are plenty of books about design, and each one of them speaks about something special, unique or historic. However, Sguardi sul design contemporaneo: interviste di Matteo Vercelloni (Outlooks on contemporary design: interviews by Matteo Vercelloni)...


All Gio Ponti in the new book from Taschen

Gio Ponti is the new monograph from Taschen dedicated to the great Italian architect.


Mosaics, Paoli Lenti’s “Giochi delle muse”

Paoli Lenti’s new book, curated by the art historian Caterina Napoleone for Corraini Edizioni, is called Giochi delle Muse—a “game” with over ninety images of ancient and modern mosaics.


Vico Magistretti Architetto milanese

Vico Magistretti (1920-2006), the 20th century’s definitive master of architecture and design, remarked “my real passion is architecture”.


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.