Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed

Disegno No.6

Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed

London

03 April 2014

In our latest issue we examined designer Julia Lohmann's work with seaweed. Here, we publish an extended interview conducted for the feature

The Making of the Lustre Gabriel

Disegno No.6

The Making of the Lustre Gabriel

Paris

02 April 2014

We share a special video documenting the making of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec's Lustre Gabriel

Disegno No.6

Disegno No.6

Disegno No.6

London

01 April 2014

We are delighted to announce the launch of Disegno No.6!

Re: Collection at MAD

Interview

Re: Collection at MAD

New York

31 March 2014

MAD's David McFadden discusses the curation of a design permanent collection and how design museums can learn from art

Take Shelter

Disegno No.2

Take Shelter

London

13 March 2014

The shelter is an increasingly important architectural type in this time of climatic catastrophe, man-made disaster and paranoia. We explore the fascination with refuge structures, not only as protection but also as retreat

Masking Identities

Disegno No.3

Masking Identities

London

11 March 2014

At a time when fashion and design are experimenting with the form and identity of the mask, Disegno takes a look at their meaning

An essay on decay

Disegno No.1

An essay on decay

London

07 March 2014

How things die, or how the materials from which they have been fashioned decompose or not, is one of the troubling questions of the age. It is not surprising then, that decay as a concept is finding a way into the work of many designers

Craft Fetishism

Disegno No.2

Craft Fetishism

London

06 March 2014

Today, we crave the artisan touch and local authenticity has superseded global mass-production in desirability. But why have we fallen in love with craft?

The Fold

Disegno No.3

The Fold

London

05 March 2014

Scoring an edge into a piece of paper or fabric creates another dimension. This essay explores the complexities of the fold as observed both in academic writing and design history

Iceland Emerges

Disegno No.4

Iceland Emerges

Reykjavík

04 March 2014

With the fifth edition of its DesignMarch festival due to take place later this month, Disegno examines what makes design distinctive in a country that as late as the 1950s didn't even have a word for it

Selected Reading: Dries van Noten

Disegno No.5

Selected Reading: Dries van Noten

Paris

27 February 2014

In anticipation of his upcoming exhibition at Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Disegno proposes a reading list around the fashion designer Dries Van Noten

Design & Fertility

Disegno No.1

Design & Fertility

London

26 February 2014

Disegno examines the concept of fertility in design, with a feature taken from Disegno No.1

The Vanishing Point

Disegno No.5

The Vanishing Point

London

25 February 2014

As Disegno's editorial team works on our next printed issue, we are delving into our archive. Here, we publish a feature about the future of lighting design

UN North Delegates Lounge

Disegno No.5

UN North Delegates Lounge

New York

21 February 2014

A nominee in the 2014 Designs of the Year, Hella Jongerius' UN North Delegates Lounge grew out of a complicated design process. Here, we republish our feature on the project from Disegno No.5

75 Watt in the Pearl River Delta

DISEGNO No.5

75 Watt in the Pearl River Delta

Zhongshan

20 February 2014

Disegno republishes its feature on Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen's 75 Watt, one of the nominees for the 2014 Designs of the Year

Reinventing the High Heel

Disegno No.5

Reinventing the High Heel

London

03 February 2014

As the Stanley Picker Gallery opens a new exhibition later this week, Disegno looks back at one of its most intriguing projects from last year: a research fellowship from the footwear designer Marloes ten Bhömer

21st-century Japonisme

Disegno No.4

21st-century Japonisme

Tokyo

09 January 2014

With a spate of shows, launches and big-name collaborations promoting traditional Japanese crafts, are we seeing a Japonisme for the 21st Century emerging?

Industrial Facility's Formwork

Interview

Industrial Facility's Formwork

London

18 December 2013

An extended interview from Disegno No.5 sees Industrial Facility reflect on its Formwork office accessories for Herman Miller

Valentino's Glossary of Couture

Disegno No.4

Valentino's Glossary of Couture

London

26 November 2013

Disegno celebrates the rarefied world of couture with a photographic guide to its techniques

Paul Smith's items of design: Sellotape

Competition

Paul Smith's items of design: Sellotape

London

15 November 2013

Our competition to win tickets to the Paul Smith exhibition at the Design Museum closes with a question about Sellotape

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