Copernico: lamp with mobile rings. Client: Artemide. Designer: Carlotta de Bevilacqua, Paolo Dell’Elce
111 products have been chosen as representing the best from Italian designers and producers for 2012, together with 17 projects developed by students from the top Italian design schools and academies. As before, this edition is not limited to the printed page, but can also be found online at the dedicated Index site.
Maracas: cocktail shaker for coffee. Client: Caffè River. Designer: Roberto Giacomucci – Studio Giacomucci Design
The volume, published by ADI together with Corraini, has been edited by Maria Cristina Tommasini, and the zup studio graphic project has been designed in order to simplify consultation and present the selected products in the best way possible.
Masters: stackable chair. Client: Kartell. Designer: Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet - Starck Network
Meccanica: kitchen furniture system. Client: Demode Engineered By Valcucine. Designer: Gabriele Centazzo
This year's Index is divided into ten sections: Design for living, Design for the environment, Design for work, Design for the individual, Design of materials and components, Service design, Corporate research, Visual design, Exhibition design, and Theoretical, historical and critical research and publishing projects.
Otto Watt: table lamp. Client: Luceplan. Designers: Alberto Meda, Paolo Rizzatto
The ADI represents designers, companies, distributors, schools and universities, design experts working in training and research centres, publishing houses, and historians, critics and journalists in the field.
Sorry Giotto 12: suspension lamp. Client: Catellani & Smith. Designer: Enzo Catellani
Sosia: reconfigurable divan-bed. Client: Campeggi. Designer: Emanuele Magini
SW 94 Kiboko: cruiser-racer sailing yacht. Builder: Southern Wind Shipyard. Naval architecture: Reichel Pugh Yacht Design. General concept, interior design: Nauta Design. Structural engineering: Gurit. Photo: C. Baroncini
Tèo: spoon for tea or tea infusions in bag. Client: Alessi. Designer: Karin Santorso - Studio Lucy D. - Ambrosz & Stiglmair