Oggetto d’arte quotidiana

Dario Russo


Since the meaning of the design in the XIX Century, “applied art” (to the industry), till today's Designart, through the artidesign (a mix of art, design and craft), the boundary among art and design has been often unsettled. During the 50’s, Max Bill has defined “hairdresser” the designer who focuses on the shape rather than the function. Nowadays, we are surrounded by more and more products with high symbolic level designed to state their aesthetic configuration. Nothing against the communicative value of the product. However, what happens when it affects the usability?


Design; Art; History

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-14614

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