Disegno – Number 22
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.
Disegno #22 includes:
A roundtable with Ilse Crawford about the value of wellbeing; an exploration of the potential of native corn for Mexican communities, led by Fernando Laposse; a study of neoteny in design, and the power of objects to engender endearment; a trip through the psychological effects of Tetris and spatial design; a visit to a divided Paris as Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec open their crystal fountains for the Champs-Élysées; MoMA's history as a tastemaker in design; a trip to CES to see tech attempt to take on climate change; Joseph Grima's curation of a permanent home for Milanese design at the Triennale Museum; a study of architecture in the anthropocene, courtesy of Feilden Fowles's visitor's centre for the Yorkshire Sculpture Park; a look at data's intersection with politics in Patrick Susskind's new book; a report examining the rise of the design magazine award ceremony; a dive into the legal wranglings between Marcel Breuer and Alvar Aalto; and a chance to win a Grab watering can by Stine Aas and Northern.