Xerjoff Magazine


Empathic: experimenting with glass

Published on September, 30th 2021

The many expressive possibilities of a fascinating and ancestral material like glass are explored in an exhibition curated by Luca Nichetto entitled "Empathic. Discovering a Glass Legacy" in Murano.
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“Automania”: car passion!

Published on August, 23rd 2021

The Museum of Modern Art in New York hosts 'Automania', an exhibition that offers an interesting reflection on how the emergence of motor vehicles influenced lifestyles and the urban environment in the 20th century.
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Serena Confalonieri: An Art Nouveau toast

Published on August, 17th 2021

Designed during the lockdown by Serena Confalonieri, the collection “Calypso”, thanks to its pastel colours and styles clearly inspired by Art Nouveau, evokes a sense of lightness able to brighten the darkness of this period.
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Women and design: a winning combination

Published on July, 29th 2021

The great contribution of women to the world of design over the past 120 years is at the center of an exhibition organized at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein.
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Vico Magistretti: from Milan to the world

Published on June, 21st 2021

Milan Triennale dedicates a retrospective exhibition to Vico Magistretti, great architect-designer who from Milan took the essentiality and beauty of the Italian style around the world.
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“Teeter-Totter Wall”, swings in the name of brotherhood

Published on February, 12th 2021

"Teeter-Totter Wall", project based on the inclusion of three tilting swings along the wall dividing USA and Mexico, won the prestigious Beazley Design of the Year 2020 award.
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De Rosso, the playful side of design

Published on December, 14th 2020

De Rosso presents a Limited Edition signed by 5 creative talents who through pop quotes and references to the design style of Alchimia and Memphis retrace the history of this company, leader of laminate furnishings for over 30 years.
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The domestic Eden of Bethan Gray

Published on December, 1st 2020

The designer Bethan Gray created the “Exploring Eden” collection which includes furniture and precious accessories fully covered with shells. In the name of sustainability and respect of the environment.
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Coveted Jewels

Published on November, 16th 2020

An elegant volume entitled “Coveted- Art and Innovation in High Jewelry” guides us through contemporary handcrafted jewellery making us discover some of its most interesting pieces.
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Enzo Mari, designing for the world

Published on November, 5th 2020

A great designer, artist and smart theorist, Enzo Mari passes away just when Milan Triennale celebrates him with a great exhibition.
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Sacco, the informal lounge chair

Published on September, 21st 2020

Icon of Italian design, a symbol of freedom, imagination and a must-have for over 50 years, the “Sacco” lounge chair was recently awarded the ADI Compasso d'Oro award for product career.
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iSphere, like in a science-fiction film

Published on July, 3rd 2020

Characterized by an aesthetics that looks back at the comics of the 50’ and the sci-fi cinema, iSphere is a transparent, spherical face shield created by art collective Plastique Fantastique.
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“Here comes the sun” to keep safely friendly

Published on June, 11th 2020

Conceived by British designer Paul Cocksedge, “Here comes the sun” is a funny blanket to be used during outdoor social happenings that helps us keeping the right distance.
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In Milan Fuorisalone becomes digital

Published on May, 27th 2020

Talks, interviews, product presentations, concerts, meetings with designers and manufacturers. Fuorisalone digital scheduled for mid June promises all this and much more.
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Design serving people

Published on April, 20th 2020

In emergency times like the one we are living, many designers have been engaged in useful projects for the society.
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A Century of Home Interiors

Published on March, 16th 2020

How has our lifestyle changed in the last century? The answer is provided by the exhibition "Home Stories -100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors" taking place at the Vitra Design Museum.
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Every object tells a story

Published on March, 9th 2020

The evolution of objects from the birth of industry to the present is the topic of the “Big Design Atlas” of which Mondadori Electa has recently published an updated version.
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Time, nature and love according to Van Cleef & Arpels

Published on February, 3rd 2020

An exhibition now running at Palazzo Reale in Milan celebrates the history of Van Cleef & Arpels, renowned brand of fine jewellery. Over 400 pieces exhibited including jewellery, watches and precious objects.
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Luke Edward Hall: postmodern classicism

Published on January, 23rd 2020

He loves to create drawing from styles of the most diverse periods. We are talking about Luke Edward Hall, British designer/ illustrator who, despite his young age, has already collaborated with prestigious brands.
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A classic by Shiro Kuramata in Limited Edition

Published on January, 9th 2020

After almost 40 years from his birth, a new limited edition version of “Sofa with arms” by Shiro Kuramata. A must have for all design addicts.
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Bethan Laura Wood, all my colors

Published on November, 25th 2019

An eccentric look and a great ability to experiment with shapes and colors. British designer Bethan Laura Wood innovates the world of design without fear of challenging tradition.
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Otherworld: Conviviality 2.0

Published on November, 4th 2019

A futuristic atmosphere characterizes the Otherworld in London, a room designed by the Red Deer architectural studio where between a virtual trip and another it is possible to savour California sensory poke or Mochi ice cream.
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Dream world Design

Published on September, 16th 2019

Surrealism has had an influence on design since the 1920’s. The exhibition “Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924 – Today” held at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein demonstrates it.
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Modou: Africa according to Ron Arad

Published on September, 2nd 2019

The designer artist Ron Arad has created Modou, a collection of outdoor seatings for Moroso that pay tribute to ancient Senegalese craftsmanship.
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Omakase Restaurant, refined design with a surprise menu

Published on June, 17th 2019

The Omakase is a new restaurant in Shanghai characterized by an extremely refined Interior design curated by the Shanghai Hip-hop Design Team and where the chef decides what one should eat.
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Verner Panton, the “Bad Boy” of Scandinavian Design

Published on May, 24th 2019

A monograph published by Phaidon celebrates Verner Panton who with his work has revolutionized the proverbial essentiality of Scandinavian design by creating objects considered to be true icons of design.
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Celebrity Edge: Cruising with design

Published on May, 13th 2019

Celebrity Edge, the new flagship of the Celebrity Cruises fleet, was created by a team of famous architects and designers for tastefully decorated and comfortable travels
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Thirteen Galloping Horses for Milan

Published on May, 2nd 2019

A group of famous international designers interpreted Leonardo da Vinci’s famous horse. Thirteen interesting projects that are now located in different areas of Milan
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Kartell: plastic art

Published on April, 16th 2019

Kartell, a symbol of Italian design, celebrates it’s 70th anniversary with an exhibition entitled “The art side of Kartell”, which focuses on the company’s connection with the artistic world
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New York City Reveals Its Interiors

Published on April, 11th 2019

A journey inside the most glamorous NYC’s interiors with “New York Splendor: The City's Most Memorable Rooms”, a volume published by Rizzoli and edited by Wendy Moonan
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Kenneth Cobonpue: the forms of nature

Published on March, 29th 2019

It is the fascinating and flourishing nature that influences the works of Kenneth Cobonpue, a Filipino designer who creates handcrafted collections with natural fibres and materials
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Marianne Brandt and Helmut Schulze: shapes that defy time

Published on March, 22nd 2019

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, Alessi re-edited a collection of objects designed by Marianne Brandt and Helmut Schulze, well-known exponents of the legendary German design school
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Surfing on the Art world

Published on February, 28th 2019

Sport pays tribute to the great art, through a collection of surfboards decorated with paintings ranging from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. The authors of the project are the French art gallery Boom-art and the brand UWL
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1968, Creativity Rules

Published on December, 6th 2018

Throughout 1968 creative industries such as those of Fashion, design, art, graphics, and communication, have been strongly innovated. An exhibition, taking place in Parma, illustrates how.
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Feltri’s new life

Published on October, 23rd 2018

Cassina, in collaboration with Calvin Klein, re-launched Feltri, a cult armchair designed by Gaetano Pesce in 1987
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Gio Ponti, inventor of modernity

Published on September, 13th 2018

The long professional path of Gio Ponti, great Milanese architect and designer, is retraced in an exhibition being held at Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. 500 pieces to tell the story of a designer who felt modern yet not revolutionary
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Markus Benesch, Design’s “Curious boy”

Published on August, 29th 2018

The German designer Markus Benesch celebrates the playful side of design with the collection “Play” created for the brand Curious Boy
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The Motorcycle, a Symbol of Beauty and Innovation

Published on July, 2nd 2018

“Motocicletta - L’architettura della velocità” is an exhibition taking place at Forte Marghera (Mestre, Venice) that pays tribute to the streamline design and innovative technology of motorcycles.
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“Memphis-Plastic Field”: design and art during the Biennale Architettura in Venice

Published on May, 28th 2018

“Memphis-Plastic Field”: design and art during the Biennale Architettura in Venice
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Disco days are back!

Published on May, 3rd 2018

The festive world of nightclubs enters our homes with the collection “Disco Gufram” by three attention-grabbing creative studios: Ggsv, Rotganzen and Atelier Biagetti

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Retro Modernism: the Radisson Blu Royal in Copenhagen has been restored

Published on April, 18th 2018

Designed in 1960 by Arne Jacobsen, the Radisson Blu Royal in Copenhagen was an eloquent example of great modernist design

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Björk’s sense of design

Published on December, 13th 2017

Singer, musician, director, music producer, Björk has thus extended her versatile creativity to design.

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The Extraordinary Designer Couple

Published on December, 4th 2017

The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein/Basel (Charles- Eames-Straße 2), dedicates four exhibitions that will be open to visitors until February 25th, 2018 to Charles and Ray Eames, who are counted among the most important designers of the 20th century.
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A Taste of Italy in Hong Kong

Published on November, 22nd 2017

With the opening of Spiga the great Italian culinary tradition is at home in Hong Kong.
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Good design challenges time

Published on October, 23rd 2017

Nowadays design often loses track of the functional needs of an object, in favor of (at times) a useless aesthetic overload, which aims at provoking astonishment.
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Radical design on the table

Published on October, 23rd 2017

Among these is the special edition of a Centerpiece designed in 1990 for Alessi
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