La Triennale di Milano’s “Enzo Mari Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli” Retrospective

A vast exhibition of the Italian master's work, which won't be seen in public again for 40 years

Born from years of meetings and intense conversations between Enzo Mari and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, the immense retrospective Enzo Mari Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli pays tribute to one of the masters of Italian design. Mari passed away aged 88 in October 2020, days after the show initially opened. Prior to his death, he requested that—after this exhibition—his work not be …

Italian Designer Antonio Citterio Explains His 2020 Flexform Collection

Furniture that emphasizes an elegant simplicity, detailed by the Italian designer in a new video

Family-owned Italian furniture manufacturer Flexform launched its first product in 1959. Since, the company has collaborated with dozens of designers, architects and other creatives on essentials for everyday life: couches, chairs, beds and beyond. This year, they tapped Antonio Citterio and Christophe Pillet for expansive collections of their own. To accompany these releases, Citterio sat down with Flexform to reflect on the company’s 60-year history …

Ancient Roman Mosaic Discovered Under Italian Vineyard

In Negrar di Valpolicella (located near Verona in northern Italy), archeologists have discovered an ornate, ancient mosaic floor buried beneath the soil of a vineyard. The tiles belong to what’s known as the Roman Villa—a site discovered over a century ago—and have been sitting just a few meters underground since the third century AD. The land-owners, researchers and municipality are working together to find a …