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N.1 - September '10

"F" Stone Magazine, The New Magazine with Broad Views
... the Carrarese who dwells beneath, amidst white marble, had a cave for his abode....
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy, Inferno Canto XX
A magazine is being launched, in the heart of the culture of stone and of caves, that wants to recount the facts and significant episodes of the use of stone in architecture, in design, in art. It is to be launched between Carrara and Massa, at the foot of the Apuane Alps, where, for over 25 centuries, sculptors, architects and artists in general have used the precious marble of Carrara.
Interview with Marc Newson
How were you influenced by Italian design before starting your career? My mother was a single parent and when I was really young, in the early 1970s, she was the manager of a cool new hotel up the [..]
Design takes to the Water (Newson for Aquariva)
Marc Newson’s design for Aquariva started from a unique concept which uses an equally unique material for the deck and bridge, a laminated fabric (phenolic compound) that mimics wood. The material [..]
Marc Newson - Self-taught and istinctive
Marc Newson, born in 1963, is an Australian from Sydney. He began young, stimulated by Italian design, which he devoured in style magazines. Inspired by the streamlined forms of the fifties and sixties, [..]
Piero Lissoni - From the poetic to the ethic of design
“Design of furnishings, upholstered furniture, lamps that I imagine for a simple, natural house, that can be mixed and matched with other elements without affecting their character.” From [..]
XIV International Biennale of Sculpture in Carrara
POSTMONUMENT THE MONUMENT CHANGES REGISTER Thirty-three international artists, including stars and youthful promises, twenty-six new productions, ten exhibition venues with a section devoted to historical [..]

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