Disegno Magazine No. 14 features also 11 colour tests for Johannes Itten, developed by Bethan Laura Wood, Jasper Morrison, Ab Rogers, All the Way to Paris, Olafur Eliasson, Edward Meadham, Laetitia de Allegri, Ronan Bouroullec, Gamfratesi, Studiopepe and Muller Van Severen; a micro-history of designed animal life in the age of Crispr; Beasts of Balance’s exploration of play at the coalface of digital/physical interaction; an anatomy of the co-working space, as envisaged by Onkar Kular; GT2P’s exploration of the design possibilities of lava from Chile’s volcanoes; reportage on the future of the nation state in the face of the EU’s Rail Baltica infrastructure project; watercolours from Alpine Architecture, the landmark crystal architecture treatise from Bruno Taut; seaweed from the shores of Sharjah with Talin Hazbar and Julia Lohmann; the politics of Sweden’s VAT cut for repairs; an assessment of Abstract, the new poster child for design from Netflix; the connections between networked objects and musical instruments, as explored by Roli’s Blocks; and design analysis of the speculations of Donald Trump, with contributions from Parsons & Charlesworth, Ahmed Ansari, Nama Khalil, Carolyn Shapiro and Francisco Sousa Lobo, Ilona Gaynor and A Parede.
Disegno Magazine is aimed at those who are hungry for updates on architecture, design and fashion. The three aspects of vanity are very neatly compiled into one very special magazine and it is the most sought out magazine as it graces the stands only twice in a year. The magazine has inspired a legion of architecture, interior designers and fashion designers for many years – it is revered by the designing community in the world. The magazine has beautiful and explanatory illustrations of the latest architectural masterpieces erected across the world which is usually followed up by the input of the chief architecture and views of a critic at the end of it. The fashion section is a true fest for the eyes and gives the reader essential information regarding the hottest trends in the market. There are numerous interviews of the top fashion designers of the world and their take on the dying fashion, the latest fabric in use and other related areas. Featuring a section which answers the questions asked by you, these queries are answered by the esteemed line-up of contributors to the magazine. A must have for every design enthusiast!