Close Up of – Milano Design Week 2017

May 3, 2017manossusiasDesignWeekNo Comments

As young designers, this week represents every year a great opportunity to refresh our state of the art. Against expectations we found difficult to relate to this idea/representation of design, This was the second time I visited MDW and I returned “home” with more questions than answers, because: 1.Why everyone seems so fascinated by things […]

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Route to Thailand

February 19, 2015manossusiascompetitions, Experimental, IED, SilkNo Comments

THAI FABRICS THROUGH ITALIAN EYES, is the name of the contest we are currently participating. Thai embassy in Roma has commissioned to six teams of young designers the creation of souvenir accessories, using their handmade silk from different provinces as the theme raw material. The challenge was to propose a piece of fashion that represented […]

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Concrete Ideas – The results

December 14, 2014manossusiasExperimental, IED, MakerFaireNo Comments

CONCRETE IDEAS is an experimental project based in the use of cement and an elastic fabrics, such as recycled tights or lycra. The technological research starts with the deformation of the textile until it gets the properties of a tensor structure and reaches a determinate shape, this is when it becomes a morphological experiment allowing […]

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Wood Bike Handle – The Making Of

October 15, 2014manossusiasExperimentalNo Comments

Early in the summer we had the amazing idea of restoring a 1960 Messina city bike, we started with huge expectations of using it for the summer rides, instead it turned up to become our summer job!, we have to admit it was pretty much turning like our dream bicycle, so for the last details, […]

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