Design with a View collaborates with designers, design studio and national and international organizations. Within the program will find all the details of performance, installations and events.
Pearls of Wisdom
Pearls of Wisdom is an installation by Studio Kmzero + ZetaFonts (Debora Manetti, Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini, Francesco Canovaro + Barbara Giardelli) with Simone Massoni (SketchThisOut), Ilaria Falorsi, Jonathan Calugi (HappyLoversTown), Leonardo Betti (LeonardoWorx), Federico Landini (I depend on me), Riccardo Sabatini e Linda Cavallini (Lia).
What better way to envision the concept of “glocal” than choosing the lovely florentine hills as a backdrop for a graduation show of the students of the Master in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London?
With the project Pearls of Wisdom (Perle di Saggezza) Studio Kmzero expands on the idea of mixing local and global, by inviting a selection of tuscan visual artists and illustrators to visualize quotations from influential personalities of worldwide communication design. The result will be available in art capsules, contained in the vending machine “Pearls of Wisdom” that will be active during the event, next to an installation of generative graphics, in which quotations are interpreted using fonts from the digital foundry ZetaFonts (www.zetafonts.com).
Conference by Riccardo Marchesi & Troy Robert Nachtigall
Sunday, July 8th 2012
Location: Pensione Bencistà
Duration: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
How will we interact with computers embedded in the objects that will surround us in the future, to achieve the Internet of Things? One of the possible solutions is a communication throught interactive fabrics, able to exchange data between a computer and the outer world. 70% of our body area is covered by fabrics, and in our homes there are many textiles, bed sheets, curtains, upholstery. Riccardo Marchesi, founder of plugandwear.com and Troy Robert Nachtigall, american designer expert of wearable computing will talk about the latest frontiers of this technology. Participants will be able to touch some of the most advanced developments available today.