Comic timing

Letter from the Editor

Comic timing

Milan

18 April 2014

Cacti that sing, tea spoons chasing coffee cups and vases defying gravity were some of the pieces that stole the show in Milan this year

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014

OPINION

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014

London

08 April 2014

The V&A's exhibit of postwar Italian fashion is a compelling portrait of the birth of an industry

Designs of the Year 2014

OPINION

Designs of the Year 2014

London

26 March 2014

The Design Museum's annual survey of the industry struggles to keep up with the increasing diversity of design

Wrapper's Delight

OPINION

Wrapper's Delight

London

14 March 2014

Anton Alvarez's show at Gallery Libby Sellers is an intriguing insight into the development of young designers

Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up

Opinion

Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up

Amsterdam

06 February 2014

An exhibition split between black and white rooms flounders in the dark, but flourishes in the light

Sensing Spaces

Opinion

Sensing Spaces

London

27 January 2014

The phenomenological approach of the Royal Academy's new exhibition is an important reminder of the difficulties of understanding and representing architecture

Inga Sempé's Ruché for Ligne Roset

Opinion

Inga Sempé's Ruché for Ligne Roset

Paris

27 January 2014

The French designer explains how her Ruché collection for Ligne Roset grew from a chair, to a sofa and bed, and back to a chair

Letter From Marseille

OPINION

Letter From Marseille

Marseille

20 December 2013

As its year as capital of culture comes to an end, Disegno looks at the development of Marseille

Alexander Calder’s Extended Family

OPINION

Alexander Calder’s Extended Family

Los Angeles

02 December 2013

Disegno explores the design value of Alexander Calder, the preeminent metaphoric abstractionist of the industrial age and subject of a new LACMA exhibition

Alaïa at Musée Galliera

OPINION

Alaïa at Musée Galliera

Paris

30 November 2013

The Alaïa retrospective lifts his art to the fore, but lacks context

Casablanca Chandigarh at CCA

OPINION

Casablanca Chandigarh at CCA

Montréal

29 November 2013

The CCA's exhibition is a compelling account of how two cities were planned, but is disappointingly quiet on how they have been inhabited since

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

OPINION

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

London

23 November 2013

Somerset House's Isabella Blow exhibition is a tribute to her ability to nurture the talents of others

The archivist and the showman

OPINION

The archivist and the showman

Paris

14 November 2013

Disegno examines how Nicolas Ghesquière may follow in the footsteps of Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton

Colin McDowell's The Anatomy of Fashion

OPINION

Colin McDowell's The Anatomy of Fashion

London

13 November 2013

Phaidon's new book examines moves away the conventional to offer an analysis of why we dress

Céramique I

EXHIBITION

Céramique I

Lausanne

12 November 2013

An exhibition of ceramics at the Kissthedesign gallery examines the potential for modernity within the material

Living Objects – Made for India

OPINION

Living Objects – Made for India

Grand Hornu

24 October 2013

Doshi Levien’s exhibition is a reminder of the power of decorative objects and the importance of rituals of the everyday

Paul Klee: Making Visible

OPINION

Paul Klee: Making Visible

London

22 October 2013

The Tate's new exhibition examines the work of Paul Klee and the multidisciplinary environment of the Bauhaus from which it grew

Objects in Conversation

OPINION

Objects in Conversation

London

19 October 2013

Two new exhibitions in London highlight the intriguing effects of placing objects in dialogue

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Designing Modern Women 1890–1990

OPINION

Designing Modern Women 1890–1990

New York

10 October 2013

MoMA looks at the historical influence of female designers, yet it dodges the real issues faced by women in a male-dominated industry

Carlo Scarpa's architecture of experience

OPINION

Carlo Scarpa's architecture of experience

Milan

09 October 2013

Disegno looks at the legacy of Carlo Scarpa, in a review of Phaidon's new monograph on the Italian architect

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