This weekend Milan plays host to yet another Design fest - the 2010 Milan Design Weekend, only this time there is a twist. The event is dedicated to those shopping for interior products, art … [Read more...]
Features on classic and new examples of Italian design, design events and Italian designers written by UK designer of Italian origins, Paolo Feroleto and with some contributions by Italy Chronicles publisher and author Alex Roe.
In this edition I'm going to take a look at that Italian design classic, the Valentine Typewriter, which was designed by Italian design legend Ettore Sottsass for Olivetti in 1969. Olivetti … [Read more...]
In this edition I would like to look at the Italian design classic that is the Vespa scooter. When people think 'scooter', it is more often than not, the image of a Vespa which springs to … [Read more...]
In this edition I would like to take a look at an icon of design, Michele De Lucchi, an architect, designer and all round design maestro. Having experienced first hand the influence De … [Read more...]
In this week's voyage into the world of Italian design, we will take a step back in time to the 1980s, and take a look at the radical Memphis design movement which played a key role in the … [Read more...]