This is the Milan you see in the magazines: the soaring white marble magnificence of the city’s Gothic Duomo; the seemingly endless shops full of otherworldly treasures and, of course, the brilliantly dressed denizens. At first glance, the centre of Milan is a marvellous, old school delight.
Maurizio Lai designs vibrant light environments that foster sensorial experimentations.
Seventeen years ago design curator and fashion editor Gisella Borioli transformed the face of Milan’s design scene. By opening up the doors to her sprawling, Tortona-based warehouse complex to the city’s young, ambitious and endlessly creative designers, she started what we now know as the Fuorisalone. Almost two decades later, she’s still at it, curating Superstudio’s hotly anticipated Superdesign Show. We sat down with the prolific curator to reminisce on 17 years of groundbreaking design, and to find out what she has in store for this season.
An interview with local architect and renowned designer, Stefano Giovannoni.
What happens when 3D printing crosses over into the realm of gourmet cuisine?
Now more than ever, urban planners are looking for innovative ways to transform cities, and sustainability-driven designs have inspired the creation of a modern aesthetic. Here are the top 5 eco-friendly cities that are paving the way for the rest of the world.