Two Italians are turning manure into renewable electricity —and the inspiration for a museum.
Following the scent of one big idea.
THE DAIRY FARMER Gianantonio Locatelli climbed up the steel ladder and peered over the brim of a large corrugated vat, about the size of a very deep above-ground swimming pool. “It’s full!” he exclaimed, with warbling joy. “It’s beautiful!”
Gaetano Pesce: Molds (Gelati Misti) present a selection of cast-resin objects made by internationally lauded Italian artist Gaetano Pesce, organized by MOCA Senior Curator Bennett Simpson.
The design of a proposed visitor centre dedicated to the history, wildlife and geology of St Kilda has been unveiled.
The building is to be constructed at a cliff-top site at Mangersta in Uig on Lewis - about 41 miles (66km) east of the remote archipelago.
Building on St Kilda's main island, Hirta, was ruled out because bad weather can restrict access to the small group of isles.
Plans for the cultural hub to be built on the site of the 2012 London Olympics have been called ‘dull as ditchwater’. It could have all been so different, judging by an inventive, rejected proposal seen here for the first time
Kelly Munson works as a “creative” at the ad agency mono and begins as a “designer in residence” at the University of Minnesota this week. “I feel that designers need to do more to better society,” she said as she got ready for her nine-month position at the U.
Last summer, early in the morning, I stood out in the main square of Florence to watch the tourists come in. It was quiet. A Zamboni-like street cleaner drove its rounds, leaving wet circles on the paving stones. A vendor unpacked tarp-wrapped souvenirs from the back of his white van.
The first Schaudepot temporary exhibition is dedicated to Radical Design, a design Movement that reached its peak at the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s in Italy and is one of the most important avant-garde movements in the history of design.
DeTnk is pleased to announce the publication of the 2016 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report. The global collectible design market has shrunk across the board in 2015, with 4.3% less lots offered for sale and 9% less in total value of sales.
With ‘Origins’, Ingrid Donat will unveil six new sculptural pieces at Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s London space. The new works will include two commodes, a console table, bench, low table and a floor lamp; all created in Ingrid Donat’s signature intricate style.
Solva Woollen Mill claims to be the oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire. There were 26 woollen mills in Pembrokeshire in 1900. Today Solva Woollen Mill is one of the two remaining woollen mills in the county.
When considering design one often strives to create the most beautiful solution to the design problem they are faced with. In Ugliness, in the cry of the beholder, written by Ian Ground for the Times Supplement in July 2016, Ground reminds us that sometimes ugly can be just as relevant.
The more our phones do, the more they demand of us. Sometimes it’s good to take a break. But until now, the only alternative to hyper-connected smartphones has been the kind of phone you find at the back of a drawer. The Punkt. MP 01 is a stylish, well-crafted mobile phone, designed by Jasper Morrison, which focuses on modern simplicity, inside and out. It makes phone calls and sends texts.