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Valerie Hoffman, NYCxDESIGN Program Director

What to expect this year from NY design scene

Now that NYCxDESIGN is officially a not-for-profit corporation, what are the most relevant changes for the organization? As an independent not-for-profit corporation, NYCxDESIGN positions itself as a year-round brand to support design. In addition to...
Sebastian Herkner. Ph © Gaby Gerster

Looking for good design

Through many collaborations with design brands Made in Italy and international companies, Sebastian Herkner stood out last year thanks to his personal ability to bring value to contemporary design in an apparently simple way....

The senator for Life of design

In English the term would be legacy, more than heritage, Stefano Boeri wrote in a tweet of 45 words, a definitive way of summing up the matter. When a great figure in history passes...
Andrea Gentilini, CEO Luxury Living Group

Andrea Gentilini and the project for Luxury Living Group

A new challenge for Andrea Gentilini, who enters Luxury Living Group in the role of CEO (officially appointed last week), with the aim of regenerating the group after its acquisition by Lifestyle Design. While the...
Piero Lissoni. Photo © Veronica Gaido

Piero Lissoni becomes the art director of B&B Italia

“This should be quite an adventure!” This is how Piero Lissoni comments on his appointment – just officially announced – as art director of B&B Italia. His new position begins on 1 January 2021,...
Judith van Vliet

Human relations… in color

The global health emergency has shuffled the deck, to some extent, but the forecasts of ColorForward™ 2021 remain essentially the same, perhaps even more timely and pertinent than before. Each year, the international experts...

BertO: the digital side of Meda

On your website we see the message “Made in Meda.” Isn’t Brianza all the same? Brianza is not all the same – we’re working to make Meda and its district well-known around the world. We...

Mr Smith: designing is doing

Mr Smith was founded in 2004 in the heart of Bovisa, the Milanese district that made news in 1989 when the Polytechnic decided to open a headquarters in the zone. Mr Smith has grown...
Sep Verboom, Designer of the year 2020

Sep Verboom is the designer of the year

Sep Verboom, the 29-year-old designer from Ghent, is the designer of the year according to Biennale Interieur, the most important Belgian event on creativity. This year the fair did not take place – the...
Enzo Mari

Enzo Mari, eternal writing and design

The death of Enzo Mari leaves us with an infinite legacy. Designers will never tire of leafing through his writings and gazing at his works. Works that should be read, more than just observed,...
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