Re-thinking local knowledge as a major asset and using design as a vehicle to combine tradition with innovation …
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The workshop explores the potential local resources, their re-interpretation and valorization through the design, prototyping and auto-production of small furniture in local Ferula
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The multi-screen installation by the Alghero’s AnimazioneDesign lab brings an original interpretation of Sardinia’s artistic contemporary craft to the public of Milan’s Design Week.
Despite being mainly thought as a summer holiday paradise, Sardinia encompasses a diversified cultural landscape in which past and future overlap. Within this framework, craftmanship provides the foundation for a contemporary reflection about design.
Waste and swarf: turning leftovers into key design elements, in the conceptual practice of a design approach combining experimentation with auto-production.
Milan’s Triennale sets up a new exhibit in Monza to pay homage to Pierluigi Ghianda, a great woodworker and a key figure in the scene of Italian design.
Guidelines for the graphic design for the Sardinian Region at the Expo, an equation between pixel and loom.
As part of the project we experimented at Expo 2015, the task of designing a family of short films has been a great opportunity to explore the potential of the contemporary language of the moving image.
The result of an accurate fieldwork carried out in Sardinia, Morocco and Egypt, Mediterranean Crafts Archive (Archivio dei Saperi Artigianali) is an on-line resource on craftsmanship knowledge in the Mediterranean.
Two projects in Morocco and Palestine on local identities exploring visual design as a key to spark debate between planners, designers and local communities.
Isili is a small Sardinian town home of a strong and ancient craft tradition, particularly in copperware. Today the small Marate museum keeps this tradition alive and offers to us ideas for the future.
The Alghero Architecture Design and Planning Department (DADU) is pleased to announce the Neo Local Design initiative.
a series of events to re-think design as the vehicle to combine tradition with innovation, rediscovering local knowledge as a major asset.
The workshop explores the potential local resources, their re-interpretation and valorization through the design, prototyping and auto-production of small furniture in local Ferula.
a first opportunity to put to the test our didactic approach in this new area, and to involve experts, designers, researchers in our teaching efforts.
bringing together a small group of experts/researchers and designers to start discussing recent trends in this field, and to activate an international network for future collaborations in the areas of research and education.