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Disegno #28offers in-depth, long-form journalism and critical writing, as well as inspiring portraiture, arts photography and reportage, all of which provide a window onto contemporary design and surrounding fields. The issue will be available in both print and digital formats.
Highlights from the issue include a discussion of the reverse-gentrification of Dumbo, hosted byMalika LeiperandStephen Burks; an essay on the public communications surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out; an interview withOmer Arbelexploring his alchemy with copper and glass; a report into the future of the television set, featuringErwan Bouroullec,Yves Béhar, andDaniel Rybakken; Beirut captured pre- and post-explosion by photographerMyriam Boulos; reflections on the interface design of online bookstores, fromAmazontoBookshop.org; a peek intoRimowa’sarchives prompting dreams of travel in the time of Covid; a look, withYair Neuman, at the hidden waste stream of dummy lenses in the glasses industry; and a roundtable in which friends, students, and collaborators remember the great Italian designer and thinkerEnzo Mari.