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Italian Design Summer School

Postwar Italian Design was influenced by shortages and cost considerations that encouraged Italian designers to think of design as a vehicle for social change. By opening the exhibition with a weaving installation, the curators have created a visual representation of the complex position women have occupied in Italian design—the tension between craft and design, the individual and collaborative creation. We are about to release our first collection of leather wallets for DuduBags , an Italian company specializing in the production of leather accessories. Italian furniture designer, Kristalia , took their customers on a journey Back to the Future” in their recent newsletter. The group is known for incorporating plastic laminate and was characterized by ephemeral design featuring colorful decoration and asymmetrical shapes. One challenge that most of us have is the ability to relate our desires to a designer for them to work with to create that perfect space for …

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Italian Design Summer School (1)

I’m just not in a place where I have much that I want to share… I might start posting when I am ready to leave. Pants are high-waisted and flared and we’ll continue to see fitted dresses with high-waisted belts. Leather is a classic in both fashion and interiors, so we’re sure we’ll see some leather pieces from our favorite furniture designers in the months to come, too. The 20th century saw women’s design skills being pushed to the side-lines, but the 21st century is increasingly showing a new-found interest in these design skills. After thumbing through design magazines during study breaks, she fell in love with design. As fashion trends tend to cross over into interiors, and vice versa, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the cool trends spotted over the past week and consider how they might transcend into the world …