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 #24 includes:
A glimpse of panda diplomacy in action with BIG’s new enclosure for Copenhagen Zoo; seven collages that owe their forms to the flora and fauna of woodland; Daisy Alexandra Ginsberg and the problem of better; reportage from the Sudanese protests and their use of graphic art for self-determination; Virgil Abloh’s ceramic block for Vitra; a look at Polari and the creation of designed languages; fresh airspace architecture for McDonald’s Times Square; a trip around Helsinki with Company; death and ageing by way of FaceApp; a tour of Ukraine and the use of craft in shaping national identities; robotic parenting and Yves Béhar’s Snoo bassinet; documentation of Buenos Aires's Barrio 31; a study of the future of Oscar Niemeyer’s Tripoli Fair; and a chance to win a magazine holder by Paul McCobb, re-editioned by Fritz Hansen.