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DESIGNS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES FROM AN ITALIAN COMPANY

Magis was established in 1976 in the north east of Italy, one of Europe's most dynamic industrial areas. It
was founded by Eugenio Perazza, “a businessman who asks clear design questions that already provide a significant part of the answer, particularly when carefully formulated together with a talented designer” (Giampiero Bosoni, Domus 941, November 2010). The company is a

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Material Tendencies: Konstantin Grcic

Anita Hackethal

17.09.2016

Konstantin Grcic is renowned for the precision, care, and formal rigour he brings to the design process. His work expresses, above all, simplicity and functionality.

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Material Tendencies: Giulio Iacchetti

Anita Hackethal

08.09.2016

Giulio Iacchetti likes to invent new objects that link to what already exists in people’s minds, yet not losing the element of surprise.

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Material Tendencies: Jaime Hayon

Anita Hackethal

25.07.2016

Jaime Hayon likes to tell stories. Decorative and playful, but in a subtle way, his work reflects his curiosity and joy, informed by an approach that might be described as somewhat naive.

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Material Tendencies: Marcel Wanders

Anita Hackethal

20.06.2016

Marcel Wander's designs are aimed squarely at the head and the heart. Functional, yet at the same time poetic and entertaining, the Dutch designer never fails to surprise his audience.

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Material Tendencies: Jasper Morrison

Anita Hackethal

25.04.2016

Fresh back from Milan Design Week, with pockets full of news and valuable insights, we start off with this exclusive interview with Jasper Morrison. Continuing our series of articles on Material Tendencies, we spoke to the British designer who has

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Material Tendencies: Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

Anita Hackethal

22.02.2016

Established in 1996, British design duo Barber & Osgerby have worked across a variety of disciplines, including industrial design, interiors, architecture and site-specific installations.

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Material Tendencies: Michael Young

Anita Hackethal

14.12.2015

Looking for a new journey, Michael Young moved to Hong Kong in 2006 where he was quickly intrigued by the highly evolved engineering skills and manufacturing opportunities. With a spirit of industrial adventure, the British designer likes to explore

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Material Tendencies: Philippe Starck

Anita Hackethal

23.06.2015

Rather than trying to create beautiful objects, the French designer and architect considers it his duty to invent things that make life better for the largest number of people possible. He believes that the existence of an object is only justified

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Zurück in die Zukunft

Sophie Loschert

25.04.2014

Im Vitra Design Museum wirft einer der derzeit wichtigsten Industriedesigner, Konstantin Grcic, einen multiperspektivischen Blick auf sein bisheriges Schaffen. „Panorama“ ist Rück- und Ausblick gleichermassen, denn neben der Bestandsaufnahme

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Magis' chair Trioli wins the Compasso d'Oro

Magis

30.06.2008

Trioli is a versatile design by Eero Aarnio. It’s a chair for toddlers, and, turned upside-down, it becomes a chair with a higher seat for bigger children.

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