Journal

Disegno #17

London

21 November 2017

Disegno is delighted to announce that its winter 2017/18 issue is now available to pre-order online, and will be available in shops from early December.

Highlights include a backstage look at costumes designed for the Dutch National Opera by Gareth Pugh; a series of 12 emojis for 2018, designed by Morag Myerscough, the Campana Brothers, Arthur Arbesser, Daisy Alexandra Ginsberg and others; a roundtable discussion with Louise Schouwenberg and Hella Jongerius about the perils of newness; an investigation of Paris’s revolutionary 19th-century water system; and a report from inside an airline cabin designed by PearsonLloyd for Lufthansa


Disegno #17 includes:
Gareth Pugh’s costumes for the Dutch National Opera; an analysis of universal museums at the Louvre Abu Dhabi; a roundtable discussion about defeating the new with Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg; a return to LA’s screaming cityscape in Blade Runner 2049; reportage from the abandoned mansions of Točka; Christien Meindertsma’s explorations of flax; a history of Paris’s forgotten waterways; 12 emojis for 2018 from Committee, Pentagram, the Campana Brothers, Daisy Alexandra Ginsberg, Morag Myerscough and Maiko Takeda, among others; Project Intrepid’s efforts to combat sexual assault; a chance meeting between Horse Lamp and Night Owl; a refresh to Lufthansa’s design identity from PearsonLloyd; photographic documentation of the San Gimignano Lichtenberg by Erica Overmeer; cultural analysis of a portrait of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby; Mexico and the USA’s cross-border design history; and explorations of space with Super Mario.