Bettina Tschumi at Fabrica on design

Bettina Tschumi at Fabrica on design

May 15, 2014 in Contemporary Art

I'm happy to share a short interview with Bettina Tschumi, Curator of Glass Art & Design Collection at mudac - Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland – realized during her recent lecture at Fabrica.

King of the chefs, René Redzep: never stop playing! - Alessandro Benetton blog

King of the chefs, René Redzepi: never stop playing!

April 30, 2014 in Philosophy

Nowadays, chefs are big stars, whose opinions attract a following that goes far beyond the gourmet world. The proof?

A clock is a clock: but the design? - Alessandro Benetton blog

A clock is a clock: but the design?

December 23, 2013 in Contemporary Art

The series of dialogues between Sam Baron and Fabrica designers continues with the Lebanese creative, David Raffoul. I am very pleased to host this highly stimulating conversation, as it explores different cultural approaches in the design world.

Mugs for all - Alessandro Benetton blog

Mugs for all

December 2, 2013 in Contemporary Art

I am pleased to host a short dialogue between Sam Baron, creative director of the Design department at Fabrica, and a young Portuguese designer from his team, Catarina Carreiras, who is the designer of a project that has struck me as an example of creativity applied to an everyday object.

A dialogue on design Europe versus Japan - Alessandro Benetton blog

A dialogue on design: Europe versus Japan

October 9, 2013 in Contemporary Art

My recent visit to Japan led me to prompt a dialogue on design between Sam Baron, head of design at Fabrica, and Ryu Yamamoto, a Japanese designer and architect on his team.