Designed just after World War II, in a bombed out aeroplane factory in Italy, the Vespa has been a classic since the day it launched

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 11:14

Gio Ponti: Loving Architecture at MAXXI

A retrospective in Rome looks back at Gio Ponti's career 40 years after his death

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 16:01

Milan's most iconic buildings, old and new

Italy's design capital is home to a mix of iconic structures from across the ages

Published in Features

It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle – but it never escaped the sense that its designers were having a bit of a laugh

Published in Icon of the Month

UniFor celebrates its 50th anniversary at Milan Design Week

Published in News

Treviso-based Guglielmo Brambilla's work fuses poetic narratives and a love for the unexpected in materials and processes. It makes for objects that are both endearing and beautiful.

2Caps vases, which are designed to reduce waste from the glassblowing process. Photos: Guglielmo Brambilla / Matteo Bellomo / Zeyu Rong

Published in Features
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 01:00

Sucabaruca by Luca Nichetto

The Venetian designer sought to reinvent today's frenetic coffee-drinking habits with a touch of ritual and contemplation

Published in Design Reports