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.

Gio Ponti and the depths of the blue

Gio Ponti and the depths of the blue

April 11, 2013 in Contemporary Art

Sam Baron, returning from a journey through the most fascinating and beautiful sites of the Fondo Ambiente Italiano, sends me a second post, this time from the Hotel Parco dei Principi in Sorrento.

Beirut, capital of multiculturalism. Where the future is in the hands of the young

Beirut, capital of multiculturalism. Where the future is in the hands of the young

February 18, 2013 in Philosophy

Sam Baron is currently in Lebanon along with Fabrica’s design team for the “Fabrica Goes Lebanese” project. I thank him for using my blog to share his impressions of Beirut, a fascinating city rich in history and diversity, and where the real protagonists are young people.

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