Milan Design Week Super heros – by Dino Cicchetti
How many do you recognise ??
Toiletpaper is a bi-annual magazine made up solely of surreal and ambiguous images.
It contains zero text or ads ( except for the long list of contributors, assistants, stylists and producers), contains only full page color photograph spreads that appropriate the slick production values of commercial photography, to deliver surreal, beautiful (or repulsive) images.
KnollTextiles’ Adjaye Collection is a highly anticipated collaboration between David Adjaye and KnollTextiles Creative Director Dorothy Cosonas, a meeting of African aesthetics with the language of modern fabrics.
After collaborating with Knoll on furniture in the past few years, Adjaye brings his many years of travels across the whole African continent into colourful, textural fabrics both woven and digitally printed, comprising of two wall coverings, two draperies and four upholstery patterns.
Florence Knoll Bassett established herself as one of the most influential American interior planners and designers of the second half of the twentieth century.
Her belief in “total design”—architecture, manufacturing, interior design, furniture, textiles, graphics, advertising and presentation—meant that she integrated all aspects of spatial planning, furnishing, and decorating into one seamless package.
Her application of design principles in solving space-planning problems were radical departures from the standard practice in the 1950s, but were quickly adopted and remain widely used today
Florence Knoll changed the world’s conception of how to decorate an office space with her innovative, art-centered and Bauhaus-inspired notions about functional design