Pratic, a picture frame for nature

Wine Relais Feudi del Pisciotto
To gaze at the 43 hectares of vineyards at the edges of the Riserva Naturale Sughereta di Niscemi, in Sicily, enjoying its nectar. A simple, powerful vision captured by Paolo Panerai, Editor-in-chief and CEO of Class Editori, winemaker and vice-president of Compagnia Immobiliare Azionaria, the company that controls the Wine Relais Feudi del Pisciotto property. The old baglio from the...

The ‘signatures’ of Antrax IT: design and sustainability

Android by Antrax IT - Design Daniel Libeskind
Android by Antrax IT - Design Daniel Libeskind The commitment of Antrax IT to guarantee complete respect for natural resources and the ecosystem involves the entire chain of supply and manufacture, from production processes with low environmental impact to products that offer high levels of energy saving, created with 100% recyclable materials like aluminium and carbon. The unfinished bodies, prior...

Riverfront with view

Client/Owner: City of PragueLocation: Rašín, Hořejší and Dvořák Embankments, Prague, Czech RepublicArchitectural Design: petrjanda/brainwork - Petr Janda | principal architect, project initiatorTeam members: Anna Podroužková, Maty Donátová, Bára Simajchlová | architectsDesign timeline: 2009 - 2019Photo Credits: Jakub Skokan and Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice Developed by the studio petrjanda/brainwork, the special masterplan for the iconic Prague riverfront includes a series of...

From design to sports, innovation comes this way

Two separate worlds, yet with incredible affinities of values and vision. On the one hand Alias, the historic brand of design Made in Italy; on the other, Scott Sports, a leading Swiss brand in the field of innovation for the sports sector. What do they have in common? Experimentation, production capacity, creativity, lightness and technology. These are the assets...

Getting lost between the lines

024 by antoniolupi
A world in colors? No, thanks. antoniolupi inverts the trend, and for the first time concentrates on the dualism of black and white, all the intrinsic nuances of light and shadow. A surprising, unusual choice for a brand that was planning to approach this chromatic challenge for some time, and now – thanks to collaboration with Gumdesign – has made...

What’s happening with fairs in 2021

Paris Design Week 2020 © Anne Emmanuelle Thion
“We have to face reality, even if it hurts.” Harsh but concrete words, those of Gerald Böse, CEO of Koelnmesse, to announce (today) the cancelation of the 2021 edition of Imm Cologne, which had been scheduled for 20 January in a hybrid physical-digital format. The uncertainty about the months to come, which puts the presence of exhibitors and visitors...

Design Shanghai is back, with plenty of new developments

Zanotta
In a digital period like this one, a physical fair makes news. From 26 to 29 November, Design Shanghai is back, for the first time at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. The many new developments for this 7th edition include the installation created by Audi with the title Window into the Future. “We are proud to collaborate with Audi...

Preview of the Aman Rosa Alpina

L'hotel Rosa Alpina
New developments at a high altitude: the Rosa Alpina Hotel&Spa, a historic five-star facility in San Cassiano, in the Dolomites, managed by three generations of the Pizzinini family since 1939, has formed a partnership with the Asian group Aman. The hotel, in a breathtaking landscape listed as world heritage by UNESCO for its unique beauty, follows in the footsteps...

From Arts and Crafts to Design

Design: 1880 to Now, Brooklyn Museum, New York
In the renovated Decorative Arts gallery – on the fourth floor of the Brooklyn Museum in New York – the works selected from its impressive collection composed of over 30,000 objects provide an adventurous voyage through history, with handmade one-of-a-kind items and industrial innovations. Organized in 16 sections, the exhibition “Design: 1880 to Now” is not arranged in strictly chronological...

Ready to get on board for the future?

BIG & Virgin Hyperloop, Pegasus. Image Courtesy Virgin Hyperloop
The job of the designer – in architecture or industrial design – calls for long-range vision. But not even BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and Kilo Design, known for their intuition and talent, would ever have imagined going this far beyond the usual boundaries. They are the ‘accomplices,’ together with the company Virgin Hyperloop, in a mobility system that will revolutionize our...
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