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Life in plastic: can it be fantastic?

Demonized and mistreated, plastic is the most controversial material of recent years. Madly loved in the last century and produced in huge quantities and varieties, today it has a very bad reputation. But is it all deserved?

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6 objects for a portrait of Laura Cucchi de Alessandri, Lissoni & Partners

A career spent in one of Italy's most renowned architectural firms is reflected in the highly personal choices for home furnishings made by Laura Cucchi de Alessandri, Project Manager at Lissoni Graphx Milano. Her technical eye invites us to look at what is hidden behind 6 objects of design and good craftsmanship.

6 objects for a portrait of Maria Cristina Finucci

Architect, artist, and founding president of the Garbage Patch State, Maria Cristina Finucci is an outstanding woman with a strong critical sense. Discover with us how her skills and her itinerant life have led her original reflection on ocean pollution, a reality that is close to all of us and yet goes unnoticed.

6 objects for a portrait of Giulia Mondolfi

Vintage atmospheres inspire the creations of the young founder of fashion brand Alberta Florence: for her garments, she only uses interior textiles, getting inspired by her favorite objects and maintaining a special consideration for sustainability.

6 objects for a portrait of Angelo Lunati

Founder of award-winning architecture firm Onsitestudio based in Milan, the architect tells intOndo about a few objects he is particularly fond of.

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6 objects for a portrait of Bethan Laura Wood

Volcanic, eccentric, passionate about her work and always looking for fascinating combinations of color and material. Nicknamed "the English color guru", designer Bethan Laura Wood has forged a deep knowledge of materials thanks to her passion for design and her innate propensity to collect: works of art, objects, clothes and furnishings from different eras and styles.

6 objects for a portrait of Peter Schade

Since 2005 he has reframed about 300 paintings in the permanent collection of the National Gallery, London; Peter Schade, the Head of Framing at the museum, is a modern Master working with antique frames. Discover with us his background, his story, and some of the objects that inspire him every day.

6 objects for a portrait of Susanna Martucci

Determined, clever, and with a constant passion for sustainability, Italian entrepreneur Susanna Martucci has been pioneering the field of the circular economy for almost 25 years and she keeps being innovative by creating "communicating objects". In this interview, the CEO of Alisea S.r.l. Società Benefit, tells her story through 6 objects which are significant for her.

6 daily items to get to know Maria Sole Ferragamo

Art meets architecture in the upcycle leather creations by jewel designer Maria Sole Ferragamo. Her innovative interpretation of her family history proves that the dialogue between past and present is an everlasting source of creativity. Let's discover together the daily items that accompany the work and life of this young Tuscan entrepreneur.

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The Manifattura Tabacchi project

Manifattura Tabacchi is a former factory located west of the center of Florence. It was built in the 1930s and consists of sixteen buildings in rationalist style. After a significant recovery project, today it is a new centre for contemporary culture, an incubator of innovation and a new international pole for excellence, creativity, art, design and sustainable development. Let's discover it together.

Sormani, innovation and design for a total living experience.

Discover with Gloria Sormani the story of Sormani SpA, the company founded by her father Luigi, which became one of the most innovative firms in Italian furniture design. Starting from the 60s until the end of the 80s, Sormani produced extraordinary objects with the concept of "total living" in mind. Using innovative materials and techniques, the factory in Arosio (Como) created modular furniture, freestanding pieces, functional pieces, chairs, lamps, carpets and accessories which became part of the history of Italian design for thirty years.

Word to the "Light Giver"

We are pleased to share with intOndo's community what we have learnt from Adriano Caputo, an architect who defines himself as a "giver of light" rather than a lighting designer. For his profession he illuminates works of art and their historical contexts to present them to the modern public.