Milan Design Week 2017: Jessica Fügler and Elena Manferdini

We speak with the Lexus Design Award finalist and her mentor about turning concepts into the tangible

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When Jessica Fügler was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Lexus Design Award multidisciplinary creative Elena Manferdini, one of the program’s mentors, was drawn to her very conceptual proposal. Neither Fügler nor Manferdini knew what was going to become of the idea, exploring color shifting. Most other finalists had fully-fleshed out product ideas for the competition—the theme of which is the broad “Static Yet …