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 #34 includes:
A trip to La Grange, the Burgundy farmhouse that is changing Erwan Bouroullec’s design practice; an architect’s experience in Auroville, where a galactic masterplan is diving a utopian community; Aldo Bakker’s crystal pipe; a report from the frontlines of architecture’s unionisation movement; Janett Nichol reveals Forward, a new needle-punched material from Nike; a classic brasserie chair from Julien Renault; photographs of condom production from within a Danish cheese factory; the story of the memeification of the Tolix Chaise A; Inga Sempé’s international mirror; sunken e-scooters with Andra Formen; a reflection on ASMR and design’s efforts to embrace weirdness; transparent complexity in Nothing’s Phone (1); a trip to the movies to see googly eyes in Everything Everywhere All at Once; Gorpcore styling in Tom Chung’s Piton lamp; Ineke Hans’s memories of the importance of failure; new design writing from the Design Drafts programme with Het Nieuwe Instituut; the circular nature of copying, as told by Tetsuo Mukai; and a discussion about queerness as a form of architectural disobedience with Adam Nathaniel Furman.