Deborah Sussman (1931-2014)

REPORT

Deborah Sussman (1931-2014)

23 August 2014

American graphic designer Deborah Sussman has died at her home in Los Angeles aged 83.

Disegno's Summer Reading: Pierre Charpin

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: Pierre Charpin

London

22 August 2014

A newly published monograph beautifully documents French designer Pierre Charpin's career

Disegno's Summer Reading: Sottsass

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: Sottsass

London

20 August 2014

Phaidon's monograph of Ettore Sottsass is a fitting tribute to one of design's great eclectics

Straight Ahead, Over the Bridge

REPORT

Straight Ahead, Over the Bridge

Hasselt/Genk

19 August 2014

Three vast concentric silver circles crisscrossing the buildings of Hasselt's town centre herald a new art route between the city and Genk

Walking the Line

REPORT

Walking the Line

Hasselt

18 August 2014

Leon Vranken's exhibition at z33 is a trip through perceptions of geometry and space

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Good Life, Perceptions of the Ordinary

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Good Life, Perceptions of the Ordinary

London

15 August 2014

Jasper Morrison's scrapbook of photo essays celebrates everyday design and aesthetics

Disegno's Summer Reading: B is for Bauhaus

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: B is for Bauhaus

London

14 August 2014

We look at Deyan Sudjic's B is for Bauhaus, a subjective dictionary that offers a welcome introduction to contemporary design

Disegno's Summer Reading: Charlotte Perriand, Complete Works Vol. 1

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: Charlotte Perriand, Complete Works Vol. 1

London

13 August 2014

The first part of a planned three volume offering on the life and work of Charlotte Perriand is our selected reading for the day

Disegno's Summer Reading: Panorama

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: Panorama

London

12 August 2014

The second selection in Disegno's summer reading list is Panorama, a book examining the practice of designer Konstantin Grcic

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Way Inn

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Way Inn

London

11 August 2014

In a new series looking at architecture, design and fashion books, Disegno starts with architecture journalist Will Wiles' second novel, The Way Inn

Metallic Geology by Studio Swine

Report

Metallic Geology by Studio Swine

Shanghai

07 August 2014

Studio Swine's foamed aluminium cabinets play with contrasts between human manufacturing and the natural world

Extended Interview: Scholten & Baijings

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Extended Interview: Scholten & Baijings

Hyères

01 August 2014

Scholten & Baijings discuss the challenges of colour, the importance of installation design, and why all designers need a basic toolkit

Maailman Mekot by Company

Project

Maailman Mekot by Company

Helsinki

31 July 2014

Company's exploration of uniform and costume by way of Marimekko takes it on a round-the-world-tour

Disobedient Objects at the V&A

OPINION

Disobedient Objects at the V&A

London

29 July 2014

The V&A's exhibition of protest objects is a testament to the need for supple and adaptive societies

Rethink LA

DISEGNO NO.1

Rethink LA

LOS ANGELES

24 July 2014

Cycling in Los Angeles accounts for less than one percent of all work commutes. In Disegno No.1 we looked at Rethink LA, an initiative that tried to change the Los Angelenos attitude to commuting on two wheels.

Herman Miller to buy Design Within Reach

News

Herman Miller to buy Design Within Reach

Zeeland

21 July 2014

Herman Miller's acquisition of the design retailer signifies the latest example of contract brands moving into the commercial sphere

The Sealed Chair of François Dumas

Disegno No.1

The Sealed Chair of François Dumas

Amsterdam

17 July 2014

After Villa Noailles named Laura Couto Rosado the winner of Design Parade 9, Disegno looks back at the work of the winner of the competition's fifth edition, François Dumas

Martino Stierli appointed chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA

News

Martino Stierli appointed chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA

New York

16 July 2014

Stierli succeeds Barry Bergdoll in the top role in MoMA's architecture and design department

Design Miami/ in review

INTERVIEW

Design Miami/ in review

Basel

16 July 2014

Design Miami's new director Rodman Primack reflects on his first fair and the state of the collectible design market

Pierre Charpin à l'Appartement N°50

Report

Pierre Charpin à l'Appartement N°50

Marseille

11 July 2014

Pierre Charpin's wink to Le Corbusier is a Cité Radieuse interior enlivened by colour and simple forms

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