Thinking of Japanese design

Japanese
Thinking about Japanese design, I think we are in the phase where it does not receive any push to keep them always interesting and be able to create emotions. Until few years ago, Japanese design was powered by the legacy that absorbed by the advice of italian coach builders and designers, who with their proposals could combine elegance and emotions with advanced Japanese technology. Those elements...

Considerations around the “Body-maker” profession in Piemonte (IT)

Piedmont
Piemonte, a region of North-West of Italy, was the cradle of design and creativity in the automotive sector in the past years. For this reason, in the ’60s, was considered the region of the automobile. A very small number of handworkers, craftsmen, medium and large companies, managed with passion and professionalism. Professionalism acquired on the field that generated a know-how in the art of...