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Interior design by Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s creative director, is giving birth to her first interior design project. Fashion icon, visionary artist and eclectic, he use his creative force and the unmistakable and elegant style in the interior of the Acqualina Towers, a residential...
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Cecilia Levy, life to paper pages

Cecilia Levy is a Swedish artist with a path behind definitely interesting. Passion to a path that involves the use and reuse of paper to create special design objects.   His experiences prior to seeing engaged as a graphic designer...
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Extruded aluminium do you design. Creativity and innovation made in Italy

Aluminum, ductile and versatile material par excellence, ready to bend to push creativity of architects and designers. Was this intuition of the Brescia-based company EnjoyALL, Paksu for innovative project a series of objects and interior design solutions that combine the...
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space&interiors, architecture links up with Salone del Mobile Milano

The architecture connects to the Salone del Mobile, space&interiors is the event, born from the experience of MADE expo, which during the Milan Design Week will materials and innovative ideas at the heart of the architectural project. An appointment eagerly...
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PV glass Windows becomes a solar panel

They seem ordinary acid for Windows, but there’s the catch. Are plastic plates with special fluorescent nanoparticles that capture and concentrate the sunlight turning the window into a solar panel. Is the work of a research team from the Department...
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100% natural fiber coex ®, is born totally fireproof

“Wherever you are, whatever you do, whether you’re working or traveling if you have fun or relax, nature can protect you protect nature“. COEX® is a totally vegetable fiber cellulose, it is comfortable, recyclable and non-allergenic. The softness of fabric...
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Acoustic Panels: the sound between material and architectural space

“Listening is the key condition to learn about others and the world around: the sound is not only an irreplaceable presence in everyday life, it forms the basis of dialogue and one of the pleasures of life, even when we...
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Greenbiz, innovative material for vertical gardens, and not only

Looking for a new balance between the natural environment and the built one, creative and constructive process of housing is looking for new concepts and objectives. The architect Marco Piva presented at Made the installation “Space for Life” that addresses...
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Ceramic mortar becomes surfaces. Innovation and design

Ceramic fiber reinforced mortar covers the walls indoor and outdoor. This is one of the news presented at Made Expo by the Florentine company 3D Surface: a new collection with a refined design, developed with the use of special fused...
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Wood and Poplar. Wood Pavilion at Made Expo

Pop.for.Pav is the winning project of MonaLisa Digital Workshop at Politecnico of Turin. A research aimed at creating an architecture aimed at enhancement of poplar plywood: nature becomes architecture. Designed by nine students, MonaLisa Pavillion is a forest structure characterized...
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A photocatalytic cement

An environmentally friendly, high quality and innovative material that not only guarantees security, but also reduces pollutants in urban areas thanks to the photocatalytic action activated by sunlight. As smog, for years, has been ruining palaces, monuments and urban centers,...
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Pottery or Corian?

Pottery, Corian, Cristalplant or Cristalite: which one is the best one? Barbara del Curto gives an answer in an interview with designrepubblica.it. Choosing between ceramic and new materials is difficult. She explains: “They are both versatile, suitable for kitchen, bathroom...
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Land Art in Paris. The glass behind a wooden enclosure

The nature converses with the city. The French architect Stephane Malka, a former graffiti artist and author, presented the project of a restaurant with an interesting exterior in Paris. A wooden casing protects glass structure: a meeting of different materials...
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Liquid Wood

An excerpt of the final research course of nanotechnology and functional materials for design – Politecnico di Milano, by Sabina Veronica Fontanarosa, Silvia Maria Gauri, Elena Galvez, Anna De Mezzo Liquid wood is a biopolymer thermoplastic composite that is manufactured...
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Sustainable Smart Insulation. Development of insulating panels for building waste paper and pcm

An excerpt of master thesis in Design & Engineering, academic year 2010/2011 by Marta Musitelli School of Design, Politecnico di Milano Speaker: Barbara Prof.ssa Del Curto Co-rapporteur: Prof.ssa MariaPia Pedeferri Sustainable Smart Insulation is the thesis of the research conducted...
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Carbon fiber and robots. A Pavilion inspired by a beetle

The Institute for Computing Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) at the University of Stuttgart have designed a Pavilion visually and physically reminiscent of an insect, or rather a beetle. The working group is...