DISEGNO #13

Disegno #13

London

28 November 2016

Disegno is delighted to announce that the winter 2016/17 issue of the magazine can now be pre-ordered, and will be available from shops in early December.

Highlights from the issue include a photoessay from an Attican marble quarry; a report from the US Supreme Court's hearing of Apple v. Samsung; a roundtable about London's new Design Museum with Deyan Sudjic, John Pawson, Justin McGuirk and Morag Myerscough; a farewell to the lightbulb from George Sowden; and a reflection on the role of built structures in African-American history, as prompted by a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.


Disegno #13 includes:

The Dionysos quarry as presented by the marble atelier On Entropy; a conversation about the future of design education with Zowie Broach and Sam Jacob; Apple and Samsung grappling over design patents at the US Supreme Court; unseen archival material from Alexander Girard's childhood utopia; a report on the design of money; a travelogue from the refugee camps of the Western Sahara; a plan to reinvent the lightbulb with George Sowden; a special project on design and perception by Laureline Galliot; the making of London's new Design Museum with Deyan Sudjic, John Pawson, Justin McGuirk and Morag Myerscough, chaired by Vicky Richardson; portraits for political conciliation with Faye Toogood; a reflection on the limits of procedural generation in No Man's Sky; a critique of the Pacific Solution's spatial politics of refusal; the implicit gendering of the vulgar; the horrors of the consumer electronics supply chain in Death by Design; a visit to the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Yuri Suzuki and the importance of sound design; a return to the secretary desk with Michele De Lucchi; and a short story about interventions.