Today we’ve hosted our #3 TALK from the series BACK TO MATERIALS for ISOLA GOES DIGITAL. In this last talk, we’ve interviewed material designer Romy Kaiser. She is a designer with hands – scientist in mind –… Leggi tutto »BACK TO MATERIALS TALK #3: EXPLORING HUMAN HAIR
Yesterday, together with Isola Design District we hosted our TALK #2 from the series BACK TO MATERIALS. We interviewed a very multidisciplinary team from Ecuadorian design studio Lakò. Lakò has developed flexible bioplastic sheets made… Leggi tutto »BACK TO MATERIALS TALK #2: CLOSING THE COCOA LOOP
We are thrilled to kick-off our first talk from BACK TO MATERIALS, a series of live talks taking place at the Isola Design District digital platform. We will be talking with designers from different backgrounds… Leggi tutto »BACK TO MATERIALS TALKS FOR ISOLA GOES DIGITAL
The coronavirus outbreak is impacting the entire world, shaking many of our certainties, and changing our calendars. Most of the design fairs and events have been cancelled or postponed to 2021, including the most important… Leggi tutto »ISOLA GOES DIGITAL AND SOMA WILL BE THERE
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of this century, and we can’t afford to stop acting on it even while battling a global pandemic. Scientific simulations suggest that the change in the global surface… Leggi tutto »RESTORATIVE DESIGN AND CLIMATE CHANGE
The coronavirus crisis is forcing the world to deal with its contradictions. Health care access, social and economic inequalities, air pollution, have a huge impact on the battle against COVID-19. While the virus threatens our… Leggi tutto »COVID-19 AND THE FUTURE OF DISPOSABLES
Brazil is facing a very tragic battle against COVID-19. After learning from experience the consequences of a coronavirus outbreak, it couldn’t be more heartbreaking for us (two Brazilians) to follow up with our country news.… Leggi tutto »SOCIAL INEQUALITIES IN TIMES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Paola Antonelli MoMA design curator and design critic Alice Rawsthorn have launched Design Emergency to explore the role of design in the Covid-19 crisis. In the first @design.emergency conversation, Antonelli talked with Michael Murphy, co-founder of MASS… Leggi tutto »POST-COVID SPACES: WHAT’S NEXT?
One of the circular economy principles is to keep materials and products in use for as much time as possible. There are, however, different approaches to extend product longevity and to reduce waste. Some methods… Leggi tutto »UPCYCLING VS DOWNCYCLING WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?