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Category: Italy


ARTS&CRAFTS: WHERE THE STORY BEGINS…

Milano has just hosted Hermès and 11artisans of the renowned french Maison for “Behind the scenes”, an exhibition where the Hermès artisans have shown how they realize their masterpieces thanks to top quality materials and their manual work. The emphasis…

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Next year I’d like to have a robot, wouldn’t you?

Are we living in the future? It seems! According to the latest innovations in robotics, in addition to technological development, what is really changing is the real availability of robots, that we have only imagined for a long time. In…

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Design City: il senso delle cose

Camminando per le vie di Milano, in questi giorni, ci si può imbattere in un evento che è destinato a contraddistinguere l’inizio dell’autunno nel capoluogo lombardo. Si tratta della prima edizione di Design City Milano, una manifestazione che, dal 1°…

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Nomad Objects

There was a time, back in the early 2000 when the word “nomad”, linked to “design” lost many of its ethnic traits to be associated to digital culture and dematerialization: it was the time of new nomads, when nomadism lost…

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Beyoncé feminism

The night between 23th an34th of April Beyoncé released her new album, Lemonade, taking everyone by surprise. Now that everyone is talking about it we notice a difference between the ways the album is being reviewed in Italy and in…

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HOW #SURFACE MATTERS

On April 13th, on the occasion of Milano Design Week (April 11-17), a meeting around the topic #SURFACE will be held at the headquarters of baba. The discussion will explore the relationship between trends, innovation and new materials: screens, mirrors,…

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Marketing and self-fulfilling prophecies

The tastiest effect of the “Vegetarian Berlusconi” viral news (while apparently Berlusconi is not vegetarian) is that, mistaken as an astute operation of political marketing, it proves that turning vegetarian would be an an astute operation of political marketing.

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Unioni Civili

Ricomincia oggi la discussione al Senato sul ddl Cirinnà dopo la sospensione di mercoledì scorso. I Millennials sono il segmento più interessato: non solo perché sono la categoria maggiormente coinvolta dalla legge, ma perché raccontano come sta cambiando l’Italia. Se…

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Baba @Perspectives de la Sémiotique

Baba at “Perspectives de la Sémiotique: Histoire, Mémoire, Nouvel Espace Public” in Paris. GC talks about transformation and anticipation signals. Amazing food for thought. http://www.designisfels.net/reuniones/programme-colloque-designis16.pdf

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Gastromania: media, foodies and market

What is gastromania? In which way the speeches and our relation with food has changed? Why feeding ourself has become an undeniable symbolic act? How all of this can change the market? On the occasion of EXPO2015, baba hosts a…

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