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Architecture and design magazine Casabella


architecture and design magazine

Today Casabella is issued by the publishing house Mondatori like many other magazines of the same field, including Casaviva. It is a magazine about architecture, home furnishing and product design that was founded in Milan (Italy) by a firm called Studio Editoriale Milanese in 1928. Initially managed by Guido Marangoni, it was called La Casa Bella, title that in the logo would appear with the initial of the word "casa" (home) in capital and the ones of the others in small letters la Casa bella (the beautiful Home).

From then until today the magazine has had its name changed many times and became Casabella, Casabella Costruzioni, Costruzioni Casabella, Casabella Continuità and again Casabella.

It was published by a number of publishing houses and directed by a number of figures of the design field among which are Franco Albini and Alessandro Mendini. Among the collaborators who have offered their competence during the planning of the magazine in other roles are Marco Zanuso as a graphic editor and Gae Aulenti as an art director. Among the authors whose pieces of architecture and design were published in the magazine are the names of Alvar Aalto, Peter Behrens, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Arne Jacobsen, Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Carlo Mollino, Eero Saarinen, Frank Lloyd Wright.

International publication about design, Casabella has always been a significant expression of the Italian architectural culture.

related subjects:

Alvar Aalto

Franco Abini

Gae Aulenti


Industrial Design

Italian Design

Le Corbusier

Alessandro Mendini

Carlo Mollino

Marco Zanuso