Ads plastered everywhere for The Milano Thing, a personal gazette chronicling this year's iteration of the design migration.
We have arrived in Milan just a few hours before all the festivities begin. It's like summer, and those of us from the Northern regions are maybe suffering a bit in our cardigans and black jeans. Here's a series of photos from a pre-opening tour of Zona Tortona, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, and the Triennale Design Museum.
The flower show, the sun, the canal.
Fun installation scenes at the best venue in Milan! Spazio Rossana Orlandi opens tomorrow. Don't miss homecooked lunch in the courtyard.The reflective surface of Superstudio reveals what waits behind the caution tape.
Marti Guixe designed Dream Factories for the Triennale Design Museum, an examination of Italian manufacturers and their cultural project. Here, he piles radical Italian Anti-Design into a heap as a gateway to the show.Graphics from Dream Factories, where designers get classified on a gradient ranging from "Paranoic" (wanting to change behavior) to "Metanoic" (designing for existing behavior.
Pictures of Karim and wife are center stage at the retrospective of his work at the Triennale.