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The Material side of Design

The Future Material Design Cultures

Ten years of research in the world of materials for Design

The culture of materials for design and the new trends in which it plays a leading role today are analysed in an exploratory way, stretching from innovation in the world of materials and new manufacturing technologies to the Third Mission of the University, through which researchers can play a fundamental role in territorial development.
Author: Claudia De Giorgi, Beatrice Lerma, Doriana Dal Palù
2020, Brossura, 144pp., 34ill.
ISBN: 9788842225256
€ 0,00
The extraordinary life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani, patron of art, gardener of Ninfa

In The American Princess, Laurie Dennett tells the fascinating story of an American heiress who, in 1911, married Roffredo Caetani, Seventeenth Duke of Sermoneta
Author: Laurie Dennett
2020, Brossura, 344pp.
ISBN: 9788842225164
€ 30,00
A history of the painter of angels
"The dream of all art critics is to read an art book not written by a critic. This book by Pier Rosa De Rocchi, with moral support from Giovanni Battista Fogazzi and Rosanna Sangalli, is one such.
Author: Pier Rosa De Rocchi
Edited by: Giovanni Battista Fogazzi
2020, Brossura, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842225140
€ 15,00

Artificial light in buildings

between the 17th and 18th century

Knowledge as a means of protecting historic installations and the values they embody
Artificial indoor lighting in the period starting in the late 17th and extending to the entire 18th century underwent profound changes, in keeping with changes in living quarters: to a certain degree, the Enlightenment or “century of lights”
Author: Alberto Grimoldi, Angelo Giuseppe Landi
2020, Brossura, 172pp., 20ill.
ISBN: 9788842223900
€ 18,00
The Rise and Fall of King PaintinThe astonishing adventures, rise and fall of King Paintin', a visual artist who combines Art with Ethics, at a time when such mix leaves people cold. This all happens behind the scenes of the Italian art system, a microcosm, an aristocratic circle in which one can...
Author: Gennaro Castellano
2019, Brossura, 188pp., 98ill.
ISBN: 9788842225027
€ 18,00

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol II

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economyThe three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.The first publication,...
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Brossura, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224693
€ 0,00

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol I

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economy

The three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Brossura, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224440
€ 0,00

Retrace +

Good Practices Guide Vol III

Good practices, sustainable development, circular economy

The three publications of the Department of Architecture and Design (DAD) of the Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytechnic) present the results of the EU project Retrace, REgions TRAnsitioning towards a Circular Economy.
Edited by: Agnese Pallaro, Amina Pereno
2018, Brossura, 104pp.
ISBN: 9788842224754
€ 0,00

Thanks for the carriage ride

The poetic memories of an Ottoman Jew

The poetic memories of an Ottoman JewThis is the sensitive and poetic autobiography of a distinguished and internationally famous antiques dealer, an unforgettable gentleman among those who made a living from art in the last century. From his education at the begining of the century as a scion of...
Author: Victor Eskenazi
2018, Brossura, 224pp., 23ill.
ISBN: 9788842224464
€ 16,00
The new global model of protection by the Vatican Museums This important book is dedicated to the new strategy being applied for the protection of the collections of the Vatican Museums. It aims to describe, using simple “manual-style” language, what it means to organise and plan effective...
Author: Vittoria Cimino
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 168pp., 228ill.
ISBN: 9788842224471
€ 45,00
Clair, Canfora, Rosenberg: master thinkers face off on the question of fakesThis volume collects the masterful and memorable interventions of the workshops “The mirror of reality. Fakes and history of art”, organised by the Federico Zeri Foundation in Bologna in 2013. The question of “fake”...
Edited by: Anna Ottani Cavina, Mauro Natale
2017, Brossura, 228pp., 182ill.
ISBN: 9788842224402
€ 25,00

The conservation of the Vatican Museums

L'esperienza dei Musei Vaticani

The new global model of protection by the Vatican Museums This important book is dedicated to the new strategy being applied for the protection of the collections of the Vatican Museums. It aims to describe, using simple “manual-style” language, what it means to organise and plan effective...
Author: Vittoria Cimino
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 168pp., 228ill.
ISBN: 9788842224297
€ 45,00

Armando Testa

Synthesis is marvellous

The most renowned Italian publicist. In summary: a genius“The world we live in is a world of images that will become even more intense, that the public will play to accept and to relive in different ways. This is the future of man, bombarded by images... it will be a new game, because the images...
Edited by: Gemma De Angelis Testa
2017, Brossura, 112pp., 60ill.
ISBN: 9788842224372
€ 22,00
What quality of living means in modern times

The search for comfort in public and private buildings is what has most contributed to defining the quality of living in the modern world.
Edited by: Carlo Manfredi
2017, Brossura, 272pp., 59ill.
ISBN: 9788842223924
€ 22,00
A “noir” about the international antique trade written by a famous gallery ownerA serial killer terrorises the major antique shows from New York to Paris, an intriguing American antique dealer fights the European establishment, powerful enemies threaten her, and an FBI agent protects her...
Author: Giacomo Wannenes
2016, Brossura, 272pp.
ISBN: 9788842224068
€ 15,00

Dream and Art

Il linguaggio dell'anima

What art owes to dreamsThe author of this book is a successful physician who examines the relationship between art and dreams and explores what dreams represent and have represented in the various forms of art: literature, sculpture and painting, theatre and cinema, music.He analyses the relationships...
Author: Roberto Mutani
2016, Brossura, 128pp., 70ill.
ISBN: 9788842224051
€ 28,00

Investing in Works of Art

Legal profiles and practical indications

The first simplified manual for those who want to invest in artOften the purchase of a work of art, even one of considerable value, is made without taking the essential precautions. For example, what does it mean that a painting is “authentic”? What is the legal value of the expertise?
Author: Luca Giacopuzzi
2015, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 60pp.
ISBN: 9788842223450
€ 18,00
The most famous pamphlet by Jean Clair against contemporary artGalleries teem with diverse objects that have nothing of art except the places that exhibit them and the words of the commentators. The theory of the avant-garde has transferred to the field of art the millenary propositions of the Revolutions.
Author: Jean Clair
2015, Brossura, 128pp., 8ill.
ISBN: 9788842203520
€ 16,00

Guide to planned conservation

for the use of volunteers working with the historical and artistic heritage

The initiatory manual for the “guardians” of cultural assetsLarge sums are invested by public and private entities in the restoration of cultural assets, but it is above all necessary to have a correct and ongoing programme of routine maintenance, proper training for the “maintenance...
2014, Brossura, 128pp., 24ill.
ISBN: 9788842223269
€ 10,00

Sustainable packaging? Packaging sostenibile?

A multicriteria evaluation method for food packaging
Poliedro – Pollenzo index environmental and economics design

Just “how” good and sustainable is a food product?

The interuniversity Poliedro Research – Pollenzo Index Environmental and Economic Design has tried to answer the question using a multicriteria evaluation system to measure the sustainability and quality of a typical food or wine product.
Edited by: Claudia De Giorgi
2013, Brossura, 160pp., 79ill.
ISBN: 9788842222538
€ 0,00
A non-fiction novel in Afghanistan on the traffic of stolen human organsOne autumn morning, the life of a renowned surgeon and charming man in full maturity is turned upside down by his mysterious kidnapping. Many attempted to find him: the government, the international police, television reporters,...
Author: Enrico Riggi
2013, Brossura, 288pp.
ISBN: 9788842222392
€ 10,00

The Castello de La Mandria

and the apartment of Victor Emmanuel II

History, traditions, natural beauty: the fascination of the exceptional and unique Favourite residence of King Victor Emmanuel II and his mistress, Rosa Vercellana, the royal apartments of the Castello della Mandria were conceived as a love nest for the couple. More than twenty fully-furnished rooms...
Edited by: Luca Avataneo
2013, Brossura, 72pp., 71ill.
ISBN: 9788842224433
€ 12,00

The Castello de La Mandria

and the apartment of Victor Emmanuel II

History, traditions, natural beauty: the fascination of the exceptional and unique Favourite residence of King Victor Emmanuel II and his mistress, Rosa Vercellana, the royal apartments of the Castello della Mandria were conceived as a love nest for the couple. More than twenty fully-furnished rooms...
Edited by: Luca Avataneo
2013, Brossura, 72pp., 71ill.
ISBN: 9788842224426
€ 12,00

Birth of an Institution

The case of Hangar Bicocca

A large factory becomes a challenge for prominent artistsThe former Hangar Bicocca factory in Milan has become a site of worldwide importance for contemporary art. The project originated from the decision to repurpose the huge Ansaldo industrial facility where the coils for electric motors for trains...
Author: Gianluca Winkler
2012, Brossura, 196pp., 23ill.
ISBN: 9788842221180
€ 25,00