|Uncut by Lanzavecchia + Wai produces a single strand of spaghetti, in the style of Lady and the Tramp|
During Milan Design Week, Subalterno1 presented Mondopasta, an exhibition curated by Stefano Maffei which tasked seven designers including Massimiliano Adami, Lanzavecchia + Wai and Brian Sironi with the challenge of reinventing one of Italy's most iconic foods.
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Launched last week during Milan Design Week, Mathieu Lehanneur's new wireless speaker Boom Boom is inspired by a piece of fruit. Its faceted form has no top or bottom, and is sized to fit comfortably in the hand.
|From the boundary of the usual by Toni Meneguzzo|
Sustained by last year's success, the Milano Design Film Festival has tripled the seating capacity for its second edition in Milan on October 9-12 and planned an international tour, which sees it touching down on 19 June at Italian Cultural Institute in Paris, for three dates in July at MAXXI in Rome and 24 - 30 September at Beijing Design Week.
Highlights of the festival will include From the boundary of the usual, a short film on Piero Fornasetti’s world by Toni Meneguzzo, and REM, a feature-length documentary by Tomas Koolhaas about his father Rem.
Friday, 11 April 2014
Faye Toogood's new Assemblage collection is a celebration of fertility, with softly rounded forms and oversize woven blankets marking a dramatic change from her last, industrially-inspired collection. Tables and chairs are made of fibreglass in retro-futuristic shades of cream, with their geometric forms taken from a woven tapestry created by Toogood to begin the project.