In this insightful interview, legendary designer Enzo Mari discusses his process and the meaning of form in his work. Mari was an artist and designer born in Cerano, Piedmont, 1932. He studied at the Brera Academy in Milan and joined the Arte Programmata movement. During the 1960s he designed book series for Adelphi and Boringhieri, and collaborated with Olivetti, Montecatini, and Danese for which he designed numerous products, including toys. He designed many furniture pieces for Driade and other brands, winning two Compasso d’Oro. He taught at the Umanitaria School and the Politecnico University in Milan, the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, the University of Parma, the ISIA of Florence and the Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Member of ADI, acting as president in 1976-79. He lives in Milan.
Applying to Three×3 is very straightforward. All we ask from applicants at the initial stage is to submit a single PDF including a cover letter and a selection of 4 recent projects…
Submissions for this years Three×3 will be accepted from May 20th 2019 and will close on June 21st 2019. All we ask from you at this stage is to submit a single PDF including a cover letter and a selection of 4 recent projects.