- February 20, 2019February 20, 2019Read more
No, we are not talking about the iconic Citroen CX, but it was a lovely car, so we couldn’t help paying a little homage to it. In the last decade, people dealing with digital products had to become familiar with two letters: UX (User Experience). Ease of use and an overall attention to the user needs and how they are
- February 6, 2019February 6, 2019Read more
THE “RETRO” MANIFESTO: Digital Products should be: RELIABLE -They should not break down EASY TO USE — Visitors should immediately understand how to use them THOUGHT-PROVOKING — Digital Products should enhance creativity and critical thinking, opening up new and unexpected possibilities REPAIRABLE —Digital products should be easy to fix, without long and expensive intervention OUTSTANDING — Digital products are produced quickly, while long and careful design is required to
- March 21, 2016March 21, 2016Read more
Few people know that Fascism was born in Milan; it was founded there in 1919 by Benito Mussolini. Fascist architecture left a permanent mark on the city, with some iconic buildings and urban interventions like S.Babila square, the left hand side of Duomo square, the Milan Stock Exchange building and the Orwellesque Palace of Justice. I recently had the chance, thanks
- February 17, 2016
- December 21, 2015December 21, 2015Read more
Malta is a place for grand projects: the capital Valletta itself was built in just a few years to be the most splendid and formidable fortress-city in the world. We were then little surprised when Sandro Debono told us, his eyes shining with enthusiasm, the final goal of the ongoing transformation of his National Museum of Fine Arts: to build a model for the XXI-century art museums.
- November 25, 2015
- July 27, 2015July 27, 2015Read more
The new section dedicated to World War I, which was inaugurated on July 19th 2014 is the highlight of the renovations to the Imperial War Museum in London – which we discussed in a recent article.
- July 19, 2015July 19, 2015Read more
PROBLEM: how does one render it acceptable – in this age of political correctness – to include two objectionable words in the name of a museum: “Imperial” and “War”?
- May 10, 2015May 10, 2015Read more
This year, for Fuorisalone, 5VIE project was developed with the intent of shedding light on one of Milan’s oldest neighbourhoods. Rich in historical buildings, roman ruins, and beautiful hidden courtyards. Art in the City decided to participate in the this interesting project with shows in its space on via Medici, 15.
- May 5, 2015May 5, 2015Read more
The idea of a museum doesn’t immediately come to mind when first presented with the charming tables built by Gianluca Serra, in which everyday objects (mechanical pieces, buttons, coin-operate telephones, compasses, pens, fish hooks) float in transparent resin.
- April 30, 2015April 30, 2015Read more
Maria Adriana Prolo, a young Turinese woman, dreamt of building a grandiose museum of cinema in Turin. An enduring dream, one that experienced ups and downs, various difficulties and numerous venues, and which finally came to fruition in 2000 with its inauguration.
- April 22, 2015April 22, 2015Read more
Il 2015 per Milano è un anno d’oro per la riscoperta della sua storia culturale. La volontà di far riemergere la Milano romana, il restyling della Darsena e la creazione del nuovo Museo della Pietà Rondanini ne sono gli esempi più evidenti. Su tutti svetta un nome, Leonardo da Vinci.
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