Alessi has commissioned four high profile designers to create its latest range of watches. Ron Arad has updated his 2004 Alessi design, Look No Hands, and Patricia Urquiola, Alessandro Mendini and Karim Rashid have also added their designs to the collection. Urquiola’s Buckle (pictured) can be worn either as a wristwatch or hung round the neck as a pendant with its interchangeable buckle, while Rashid’s square-faced KAJ collection is available in five colours.
The museum will work with research studio Forensic Architecture on the installation, which is inspired by this year’s theme of “emotional states”.
The latest research from the Design Council and Social Change UK highlights the health and economic benefits of making neighbourhoods more walkable and designing houses that don’t leave people feeling
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.