Made in Italy

Made in Italy After World War II, the design scene in Italy became involved in the moral and physical reconstruction of the country and began to take advantage of the horizons that the new industrialization opened up for the design…

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American Design

American Design The immediate post-war years saw the emergence of a new generation of American architects and designers. Their ideas were based on the vision of modernity that representatives of the Modern Movement had brought to the USA as refugees…

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Organic Design

Organic Design The beginning of the 1930s saw a drastic change in the approach to design and the emergence of new visual languages that contrasted with the ideals of the Modern Movement. Organic Design was pioneered by Frank Lloyd Wright…

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau Towards 1890 a new artistic culture focussed on interpreting the concept of “modernity” began to emerge: Art Nouveau. This movement used a modern visual language that rejected all reference to the past, becoming a new and universal style.…

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Shaker Furniture and Thonet Chairs

Shaker Furniture and Thonet Chairs Design, as a formal discipline, began to really develop when objects were no longer created solely by the ability of the artisan, but thanks to the reliability of a productive system able to faithfully replicate…

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