Disegno #12

by Disegno


Disegno is the leading leading quarterly magazine dedicated to in-depth reporting on architecture, design and fashion. The magazine is designed by Annahita Kamali and Florian Böhm from Studio AKFB and released in March, June, September and December.

The magazine includes a mixture of reportage, photoessays, profiles, essays, reviews and roundtables.

Issue 12:
Roksanda Ilinčić and David Adjaye on the connections between architecture and fashion; Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigleyreflecting on how to redesign the species for the Istanbul Design Biennale; an investigation of the UNESCO World Heritage List, as told through the divergent fates of Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright; a report on packaging designs for the future of e-commerce; the story of Italian Limes and its efforts to map borders in post-Schengen Europe; a gallery of the empty spaces of OMA’s Fondaco dei Tedeschi, Venice’s first department store; Iran’s design community explored through a travelogue about the country’s post-sanctions future; nine experimental strategies for raising a glass with Matali Crasset, Formafantasma and Emilie Baltz, among others; a celebration of 50 years of B&B Italia, filtered through Raymond Queneau’sindustrial styrene poetry; Studio Swine on the trail of Henry Ford in the Amazon rainforest; reflection on how to understand spaces through sound in Bernie Krause’s The Great Animal Orchestra; a review of Play:ground, New York’s new junk space for children; an essay on the Kindle Oasis and the development of e-readers; a discussion of how designs for power have failed in the aftermath of Brexit; a breakdown of the authorless design of the Brown Betty teapot; and Stefanie Tschirky’s material-led fashion design.