All posts by ARLENE HIRST
The New Plat du Jour: Leftovers
Groundbreaking designers are producing exciting new work, turning the scraps that don’t make it into rugs, textiles, household...
An Encyclopedic Look at Sottsass In the Centenary Year of his Birth
To capitalize on the 100th anniversary of Ettore Sottsass's birth, Phaidon press has issued a new edition of...
Paying Homage to Ettore Sottsass
Arlene Hirst talks to Charles Zana about his extensive Ettore Sottsass collection.
Italy Makes Light Right
FontanaArte LEGENDARY ARCHITECT GIO PONTI created FontanaArte as a division of Luigi Fontana’s industrial glass firm in 1932....
In Profile: Designers Who Make an Art Out of Light
Ingo Maurer Ingo Maurer, arguably the most famous lighting designer of our time, became one by...