Introducing the Magnificent Maserati MC20 Supercar

For the first time, a vehicle conceived, designed, engineered, prototyped and tested entirely in Modena, Italy

In our first public (but socially distanced) event since the beginning of the pandemic, our Italian correspondent was on site in Modena, Italy for the launch of Maserati‘s MC20 supercar. Within a vast racetrack and in front of a screen more reminiscent of an open-air cinema, dozens of historic Maseratis were on view along with the newest member of the prestigious automaker’s family. After videos …

Factory Visit: Zanat, Traditional Woodcarving in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Touring the Konjic factory where tradition and contemporary design merge

Bosnia and Herzegovina may not be known as a center of the design world, but there’s a dynamic company there bridging the gap between traditional craft and contemporary design. Earlier this year, we traveled to Konjic—a small village not far from Sarajevo—following an invitation from Zanat, a woodcarving company founded in 2015 by Adem and Orhan Niksic. But the family’s experience with woodcarving goes much …

Design Indaba 2020: Writer, Designer, and Branding Expert Debbie Millman

In Cape Town, the educator explains how branding stems from the symbols we created to telegraph our differences and affiliations 32,000 years ago

A careful observer of the world of design, Debbie Millman approaches her work as a designer, illustrator, author, teacher, branding consultant and speaker with grace and acumen. She has worked with hundreds of companies and corporations on branding projects that have become exemplary case histories studied all over the world. In 2005, she founded Design Matters, an award-winning podcast for which she has interviewed 500+ …