Disegno #23

Disegno is the world’s leading quarterly journal dedicated to long-form independent reporting and critical writing on design. Released in April, June, September and November, Disegno includes a mixture of reportage, photoessays, profiles, critical discussion, interviews, reviews and roundtables.

Covering design, architecture, fashion, urbanism, graphics and technology, Disegno also provides political commentary, academic analysis, arts photography and discussion of current affairs for a design-interested audience.

Disegno #23 includes:

A trip to the kilns of Coromandel in New Zealand with Francis Upritchard and Martino Gamper; a 50-year checkup on New York's Ford Foundation; seven still-lifes of skins, films and wrappers; an exploration of Marie Kondo and the problem of consumption; the woven results of Hella Jongerius's year-long sabbatical from design; a nature double-bill in exhibitions at New York's Cooper Hewitt and Milan's Triennale;

a look at Netflix streaming and the future of content design; the world's first commercial quantum computer from IBM, Map and Universal; the Polyfloss Factory's plastic cleanup in Antananarivo, Madagascar; a survey of biennales in Fiskars, Finland; Caroline Criado Perez's survey of gender and data;

sunglasses design for puffins; Carmody Groarke's chainmail life support unit for Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House; and a chance to win a Bauhaus cushion with a Gunta Stölzl textile cover, re-editioned by Wallace-Sewell.