student’s blogs

In this page you find the links to the blogs made by the students.

As a general rule, the most complete / interesting ones, are on top of the page

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Here below, the good ones: these blogs have a very clear theme, the theme itself is interesting and fascinating too obvious. Please, check them out and try to get inspiration from them

Also, these blogs have a clear structure (it is easy to find the content), and they were updated regularly by their authors. 

PS: the blogs are listed in alphabetical order

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13th disciple’s weblog, by Dahee Chung:

…the theme I have chosen for my blog is ‘religion’. Some might think , ‘What has religion got to do with design ??’. But as I come from strong christianity background , I know how much an influence religion has on people’s lives…

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ambiente – decorate life: a journey around the world of living ware, by Susanna Leonardi:

…metropolitan is about purism, a study in the fine art of minimalism. It is modern without succumbing to passing fads. And it showcases the room as a uniquely aesthetic living space.

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bar effect: design, art and people, by Marica Iannaccone:

L’idea e’ di creare un vero e proprio percorso di ricerca del design nei bar più rinomati o
caratteristici delle maggiori città europee e oserei dire mondiali…

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Black&White-Street Photography (a mirror to society) by Camila Sosa Liprandi:

One of the great things about a city is that more things are happening, even within a small neighborhood, at any moment than any human can comprehend. Photography allows us to freeze one of those moments and study all of the small dramas that were taking place…

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Blind spot by Vanessa Scodeggio:

…a blog about blindness…

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Buildings around the world by Aneri Shah:

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. –Julia Morgan

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challenging design by Nada Zdravkovic:

Not everything we do is done with love, well when we think bit more very few things that we do are actually done from the heart. It is not a real challenge doing things that you love, ’cause it’s much more interesting and easier. The real challenge comes there where we don’t go leaded by heart.

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COMEINPLEASE by Lea Rogosic:

…I will try to concentrate on that, but at the same time I will try to find nice, small, unknown shops around Milan. Hopefully I will manage to give you a map of traditional, special, everyday shops

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Contemporary Design Weblog by Alexis Kroon:

…I am interested in the way that different buildings can be designed, however I am starting to understand from the classes I have had so far that design is not just for buildings. Every physical object in our world, from the chair I sit in to the laptop that I am writing on, someone has gone to the trouble to design.

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D.shoes by Elisabetta Ferrario:

…I put some new shoes on, and suddenly everything is right…

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Dance inspires Design: from Moscow to Milan by Julia Korniliteva:

I would like to quote Erik Adigard, who said: “Design is in everything we make, but it’s also between those things. It’s a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.”
For sure, we can tell that DESIGN is an art, an art like DANCE . As the design is present in every area of our everyday life, also there are a lot of connections with the world of dance.
On this blog I would like to represent my examinations and discoverings of the “ways of crossing” of these parts of artistic world.

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de_marti’s_sign by Martina Chiari:

…therefore, as you can imagine, this blog will be about communication’s design: tv, internet, advertisement and so on.

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Design against the sun (protect your eyes with creativity) by Luca Fiorini:

I’ve decided to create my blog about sunglasses because I really love them. If you have my same passion, follow me through this fascinating blog and contact me for every kind of curiousity…

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designisperfection by Caterina Marrucci:

Circles are simple shape, Circles are simple closed curves which divide the plane into an interior and an exterior. But is not only this. Circles hide a lot of symbolis signified: perfection, continuity of life, not ending cycle….design takes all these signified and puts them inside object. I’ll study all circular objects to find out the several meaning of this shape…

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DESIGN – FOR – BUSINESS by Daniel Grillo Madero:

The blog will now be named Design-for-business and will cover topics about innovation in the business world.

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discovering design / minimalism by Michela Boldrin

…I’ve always been an “aesthete” (not by chance my birth sign is Libra): even unconsciously I love beautiful objects, I’m charmed by luxury even if it is absolutley not my life style…

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DNA: Design Never Acts, by Ludovica Laviani:

…I want to end my post with a quotation of Bertold Brecht :”Every art contributes to make the biggest art: that of living”. My blog will focus on “paper”.

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Does Fashion meet Design or Design meet Fashion? by Giulia Alletto:

…this blog is an attempt to have an insight in the world of fashion design and, in particular, I aim at analysing the way fashion contaminates design and vice versa, throughout the work of well-known and less-known italian and foreigners designers.

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Dressed to Impress (a look at Milanese fashion through a New Yorker’s lens), by Binoy Talati:

…while I was walking around the shopping district near Duomo, immersed in the fashion week hoopla, I came to the painfully obvious realization. I should blog about fashion!

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Entelekia: power carries out by Giulia Ferrari:

Camp is an aesthetic in which something has appeal because of its bad taste or ironic value. When the term first appeared in 1909, it was used to refer to ostentatious, exaggerated, affected, theatrical, effeminate or homosexual behaviour…

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Finnish design – pure lines, by Roosa Santti:

…so this is my blog. It is about finnish design. I chose this subject, because I love my country and I also want to show you why it is so amazing…

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Fooddesigner’s Weblog by Linda Kowalski:

…I am one food gourmand who lives to eat. I would describe my palate as one of extreme jeunesse but with much digested knowledge. Food is my passion. Everything and anything involving this day-to-day commodity…

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Glasses’s weblog by Elena Cova:

sunglasses and some more (sunglasses)…

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Head and Face design by Jacopo Meneghetti

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IDESIGN by Olivia La Corte:

…I want to speak about young people that open their own business…

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immagini da copertina. (studying album arts) by Davide Neri:

…i’d like to talk about the design in cd covers…

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Italian breakfast by Samantha Yungst:

Italy: one thousand different ways to take coffee and an endless amount of biscuits (homemade, supermarket, fancy, normal, supercheap…)

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Just Eco. The way of life, a way to live by Claudia Bettella:

…the great challenge of this new century, then, will be to harmonize human activity with the earth’s fragile biosphere…

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kitchen’ trash by Ilaria Iurilli:

…so my blog will be a diary about my trip in the most trash places in Milan, and I’m gonna testifying it with photos and, maybe, some interview…

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Le cinque vie – Milan’s secret soul by Alessandra Pavan Bernacchi:

…I live in a rather unknown part of Milan, the so called “cinque vie”. It is like a village within the big metropolis: small shops, art galleries…

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Letti Sfatti (a journey into people’s rooms), by Giulia Golia Tunno:

…my purpose in this blog is to lead you through a journey into people’s rooms…

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My Design Lab by Marina Mussapi:

(only for young minds)

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NerOceano – Everything and more about black arts, culture and design – by Krista Palmu

…furthermore, black is my favourite colour because it is so elegant and stylish. NerOceano is absolutely the way to go

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NReaching Design, by Lisa Redaelli:

Siegfried Giedion, historian and architecture critic, wrote: “It’s light that gives the perception of space. Light and space are inseparable. If light is removed, the emotional content of space fades and becomes impossible to catch.“…

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Small Size Design (high density design) by Francesca Bissoli:

…I’ll keep this blog for people who want to know lots of curios about small objects design!!I think my interest in this world started up because of my body: i’m really small!!!I think it’s too easy to design huge things and amaze people: try to do the same with little things, you’ll find out it’s not so simple as it seems!!! Specifically speaking, I will work on “wedding rings”.

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Street Art by Gianpiero Aufiero:

Graffiti, paintings, phrases and all other form of street art that I have seen during my life in different cities around the world, have caught my eye and made me cultivate a new interest and passion.

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the.natural.world (the natural world in pixels, and photographers in mindsets) by Karen Quan:

In this blog, you will encounter what I call the natural world in photographs. Photography has always peaked my interest…

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The scent that captures us into its seeds… by Selay Yarimoglu:

As being one of Turkish coffee lovers, I want to share my experiences about the culture of Turkish coffee. There are many things to write about Turkish coffee because it is not just a drink. It is also a component of design, a communication, a habit and maybe a game…

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timeless design (design beyond time), by Katerina Zagorska:

…since a little kid I have the greatest passion for design. After doing a one year course in fashion design I decided to learn how to manege my works and art works in general so that’s how I choose my degree in Managements of art, culture and communications.

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To dress a logo by Matteo Parisi:

Design and art is around us more than we can think and the main exemple about this are our clothes and accessories. My blog wants show new brands and logos of young people

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Turkish Diary (weblog on Turkey’s sweeties) by Dilan Atik:

Visitor of this blog could find every sweety things from Turkey. What? Turkish cuisine especially desserts, football in Turkey, different customs, cultural beauties, and all sweeties from Turkey. Here, we go… for the love of Turkey…

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…visualDESIGNbility… by Giulia Agostini:

What do we feel when we enter in a shop? What makes us feel a particular atmosphere? Does this one affect our purchasing and our style? And what relationship with the objects does it enable? It’s all about retail experience. Develop this blog with me and discover it in Milan!

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WhereverDesign / city@design2008/2015 by Sabrina Ronchese:

so… I will analyse the citylandscapes, also walking in the streets of my city: Milan! It’s the city of fashion & design so why don’t observe its intrisic design???

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YES LOGO: graphic design between aesthetics and efficience by Milo Cilloni:

I’m going to write about Logo design because i think it’s a good concept to set a link between our field of studies and the world of design. The title is YES LOGO, a pretty obvious reference and maybe provocative, and the subtitle is “graphic design between aesthetics and efficiency” which quite resumes the object of the blog.

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Here below, a sub-family of the good ones. They are also ok, just didn’t get a regular feed or the theme wasn’t narrowed enough (also these blogs are in alphabetical order)

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Carolinad’s Weblog by Carolina Di Stefano

…the absolute world…

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Cars, design and everything between by Francesco Maggi

…my first “contact” with design, has been with … cars, i know it can sound quite childish but i hope to be able to turn your opinion..

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Dazzled by design: the world of interior design, by Nicoletta Farina:

…one thing that I really enjoyed when I had to move, was enter in a empty house and imagine how could it looks like with all the furnishings.

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Designtowear’s Weblog by Ludovica Capobianco:

…the shoe addict will shout for the scandal…

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Dream house design by Francesca D’Imperio:

…lights as lifestyle…

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Fashion Design by Militsa Milcheva:

…fashion is not something that exists only in clothes. Fashion is in the air. It has something to do with ideas, with the way in which we live, with what happens around us…

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Greendesigners: by Federico De Michiel:

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Improvisation: an equilibrium for music and design by Christian Zenaty:

…an exploration on how music and the aural arts inspire and influence design and the visual arts…

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Italy & weapons (a jump into Italian production of weapons), by Elena Mattasoglio:

…what I was most interested in, apart all this numbers and percentiles, is how Italians could be so strong in the market of weapons and how people in this country is so misinformed about this production.

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kinaesthetic, explorative design / The interactive relationship between users and the living environment by Giulia Rosa:

…therefore this blog considers the design of the experience, including perfomative situations and installations for events. In fact these projects try to create scenarios and video, interactive and otherwise, who have a strong evocative power, in which images and sounds seduce the attention and participation of spectator.

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LifeStile Fashion Design by Selene Latella:

…all the areas of design have something in common, a common line which comes from the importance of form together with the importance to make everything, from a dress to a pen, represent our life, our past, and our future. That’s design…

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Live your Design. Design your life by Priscilla Queirolo:

…interior design. Especially the design of the Scandinavian countries, which I found really interesting, and which is nowadays, really important…

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Luxury: the opposite of vulgarity by Chiara Buttaboni:

…in paricular we will follow the idea of the famous fashion designer Coco Chanel; she thought at first that luxury must be comfortable, otherwise is not luxury. Probably a lot of today’s designers don’t agree with this quotation, as their creations demonstrate, and we will see that.

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MAD HATTER (Being crazy like a hatter. The design window over a world of creativity by Costanza Lombardi:

…the hat hides the head, but it changes the aspect of the face too, in a game of seduction, provocation that it really makes it a magic instrument. Hats speak their own language that amplify the normal comunication. Take off the hat, wear on it, change it: gestures that we do to play different roles during our day, to change our image. This blog wants to be an insight of this charming, old-style world…

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Seeing Milan through windows displays by Angela Salgarelli:

..if we buy a thing, the first approach we have with it is in front of the store window, so let’s pay attention to the ways designers choose to attract us…

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The following ones are  ok (in terms of chosen theme). Still, they lack in terms of blog structure and/or the content (in terms of quality and /or quantity) is not enough. 

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Action^of^LIght!: Webloggin’ the photography’s craziness by Alexis Amitrano;

…and i really like photography, taking photos, watching photos, editing photos…… well, PHOTOS at all!

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Are we controlling design by Maria Chiara Marozza:

I decided to call my blog in this way because I think that sometimes design is an obsession in our society and while we think to control design to express ourselves, we are becoming slaves of it. I think that the best way to start to analyse my point of view is to talk about Retail Design.. do you know what Retail Design is??

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Black&White design by Anja Durovic:

…there’s something exquisite about black&white. Simple yet deeply complex. Timeless yet immediate. Classic yet totally modern. Sempiternal contrast. Sempiternal colors. Sempiternal style of life…

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Design the future by Rosaria Arena:

What’s the point of studying economics, in particular the economic growth, if we don’t take care about our future??
It might have no sense… So, let’s start to think about ourselves, our lives, our future!!
Let’s start to know more about SuStaiNabiLity!!

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Everyone wants to design!!! by Valeria Majorana:

…but HOW do they want to change the world? One of the possible answers might be this: critical design.
The person I’d call “critical designer” works on provoking, inspiring things which can strike us, then stop us and, in the end they can make us think

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Imagine it, draw it, sell it! (design for the entrepreneurial mind), by Francesco Balocco:

…and my blog is going to be about design as a business media, so, the main topics I’ll be talking about will be advertisement, product design, commercial graphics and graphics for entertainement…

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Living Design’s Weblog by Martina Banelli:

…design is the fusion of creativity and reality…

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Photography and Manipulation by Salvador Plaza:

…photography is usually thought as a way to show the truth. But this is not what happens in practice, especially in Milan…

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SHAPE AND SUBSTANCE / A design weblog by Benedetta Cuzzeri:

…I’m going to write about everything that will enjoy and stimulate me during the course and about the results of my searches.

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Talking about urban design by Eleonora Quercetani:

…or, how towns are going to change…

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We continue with a fourth family of blogs: the “vaguely ok” ones.

In this group we have people who have chosen a good theme, some of them also have a lot of content. Still, some further adjustment/refinement (especially conceptual) would have actually helped.

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Asia Loves Design: two worlds in perfect armony, by Alliana Cortez:

…I believe that design can be also seen as a product of a particular way of thinking so, in general, of a determined culture…and Asia is full of different cultures!

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Corinnafini’s Weblog by Corinna Fini:

Sports and design: every day more fitness activity become a part of our daily life…how could we keep the sports out of us? We could not, in fact we are trying, thank to design, to shape sport-machines, fitness-clothes and foods.

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Danish Furniture – from historical breakthrough to present, by Adnan Cisija:

…to offer the reader an overall description of the breakthrough of the danish furniture industry. This section includes developments at the : Macro-level(government), meso-level(firm), and micro-level(the designer).

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Jouets by Gala Luttaya

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Milan in Retrograde (design snapshot of a city edifices, century by century), by Andrew Trees:

…as I journey back in time, I hope to witness the evolution of structural design across time and empire, but I also hope to find some constants, patterns of consistence – maybe even lessons buried under hundreds or thousands of years that can still help us better marry form and function today.

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Not only Design by Rossella Di Gregorio:

…and I’ve choosen as a topic BAGS in all their facets, fashion bags, bags design…

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On Innovative Architecture by Daniel Kane:

…with advances in both mathematics and physics, architects from around the world are striving to build the unbuildable. They are testing the limits and succeeding. Throughout this blog I will be posting my own thoughts and discoveries of these new innovative designs.

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The peak: design al femminile, by Valentina Ferro:

…so, to me the peak is a point of observation, it ’s a way to see what’s going on around us..because it’s my intention to share with you many of the things I see ,new current and past tendencies in architecture, house design & more…from sixties to our days..to see change and to be open to it!

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Next family are the blogs with almost zero (or very little) content. Should the authors work on them, the results could be potentially nice. Or (to make life simple for all) you’ll come to the exam prepared on the material section of this same blog.

 

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DD Design Diary (a connection between design and me) by Francesca Perinetti

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Design around me by Diego Tartaglia:

…in this blog I’m going to put everything I see around me and in my city about design… I don’t know if I’ll be able to do it, because I dn’t have a good sense of design…

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Light-of-my-eyes by Eloisa Barberis Canonico:

…this would be a “way of ligthing” blog, which illustrates how shapes, coloures, materials may change the way the world in general is illuminated…

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Technological generation by Virginia Dusi:

This is a blog about design and technology. More specifically it is about design and tecnology in everyday life: I want to show the way in wich common objects has been modified because of the new technological possibilities.

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Next bloggers, I don’t know what to say…

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redesigned me by Daniela Borghini:

…I’ve been thinking a couple of days about this project, I find it awesome but all the same tricky! Now I got started! Let’s see!

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shapes&design by Ivana Calogero

“diamonds are girls’ best friends!” …and emerald, rubys, sapphires…

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visual art & design by Francesca Uneddu

…my first attempt to write a blog on a regular basis and on a topic such as design, on which I am quite passionate about, but not so knowledgeable!

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(Image on top: Ettore Sottsass (Memphis), Carlton Bookcase, 1981)

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