Disegno is the world’s leading quarterly journal dedicated to long-form independent reporting and critical writing on design. Released in April, June, September and November, Disegno includes a mixture of reportage, photoessays, profiles, critical discussion, interviews, reviews and roundtables.
Covering design, architecture, fashion, urbanism, graphics and technology, Disegno also provides political commentary, academic analysis, arts photography and discussion of current affairs for a design-interested audience. Alongside its quarterly journal, Disegno also runs an events programme that includes workshops, lectures, walks, panel discussions, podcasts, exhibitions and parties. Disegno’s website is also updated daily with breaking news from the design world.
In this issue:
Sabine Marcelis’s chromatic overhaul of the Vitra Design Museum’s permanent collection; a study of technofossils and how design is coping with its deep time traces; All in Awe and Eva Feldkamp’smanifesto for altruistic design; a joyful journey into the studio of Yinka Ilori; a history of Swiss aluminium, told through the sand-cast furniture of Ville Kokkonen and Moritz Schmid; the dangers of design futures, explored at the Smithsonian Institution; a new physical form for radio, courtesy of Industrial Facility; and a report from the beta testing process for OMA’s Taipei Performing Arts Center.