hi siamo

l progetto illy·words giunge ad una nuova origine, reinventandosi con nuovi contenuti e un nuovo formato bookzine, a cavallo tra il libro e la rivista. I temi  trattati sono gli stessi di sempre: arte, cibo, design, fotografia e illustrazione s’intrecciano senza soluzione di continuità tra le pagine, spaziando tra discipline e sguardi diversi. Cambia però …

Tessere Spazi

Fra i molti aspetti che caratterizzano l’identità italiana, non si può tralasciare quello artigianale, del lavoro di menti che si unisce a quello di mani, del fare che contiene “pensiero e sentimento”. Tessere-spazi3È da poco uscito per i tipi di Corraini Edizioni un libro che parla proprio di questo e lo fa bene, con la …

#4 PASSION

2003 Who among us, when commenting a work, has ever said: “clearly, there is passion here”! This makes us reflect upon the kind of result passion can or cannot bring about, but also upon the meaning of passion. Obviously, it is not something that you can learn and, when it is there, it is not …

#29 WHAT’S YOUR COLOUR?

2010 Red creates energy, blue inspires calm. Yellow evokes or reflects an open-minded personality, while green expresses an austere character, almost like an ancient tree spreading its branches skywards. Black is the opposite of white: perhaps the end, or perhaps the beginning of a new scale of greys. Colour is without a doubt a very …

#18 FOOD FOR THE MIND

2006 Italy has museums. Lots of them, over four thousand. France has about a thousand, and in New York’s Times Square alone, there are about forty theatres employing more than twenty-five thousand people. Just a few examples, not to mention the churches, parks, archaeological sites and archives from all over the world. They are cultural …

Useful waste

Andrea Segrè, dean of the agricultural faculty at Bologna University, is one of the founders of Lastminutemarket. The association was established in 1998 with the scope of recovering waste and turning into an opportunity. It does this by withdrawing food products close to their expiry date but still on the shelf from chain stores and …