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Design Ecosystem in Istanbul

Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on April 28, 2021

    { 🇹🇷 } – Istanbul: The Mega-City Straddling Europe and Asia There are few cities in the world like Istanbul. A place that has been in the hands of great empires and served as the backdrop of many historical events, today Istanbul is a vibrant and buzzing megacity located at the crossroads of Europe and […]

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    Design Ecosystem in Riga

    Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on March 31, 2021

      { 🇱🇻 } – Latvia: Slowly Coming Into Its Own Latvia’s capital is still widely undiscovered. This Baltic state — Vilnius and Tallinn, the capitals of the other two, Lithuania and Estonia, whose design scene we already examined in previous issues of our magazine — has been discovered by more and more people in recent […]

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      Design Ecosystem in Rome

      Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on March 10, 2021

        { 🇮🇹 } – Rome: Something New is Brewing (… And It’s Not Just Coffee) While Italy’s capital, Rome, may not be generally regarded as the country’s design capital – a title claimed (rightfully) by Milan – there is still a lot to be discovered in this magical, ancient city. Renown for its architecture, flair and […]

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        Design Ecosystem in Belgrade

        Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on February 17, 2021

          {🇷🇸} – Serbia: A Country in Transition Serbia is not the kind of place that usually gets talked about… in general. With its reputation still somewhat damaged by the bloody Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, this Balkan country is still trying to heal its scars and find its place in today’s world. Today we will […]

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            {🗽 vs. 🏛} – How Cultural and Societal Differences Influence Design North America and Europe are very similar in many regards: both continents host some of the most advanced societies and economies in the world today. They also share some cultural similarities and have a common history. Nevertheless, design coming out of Europe and North […]

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            Design Ecosystem in Sofia

            Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on January 6, 2021

              { 🇧🇬 } – Sofia: Building a New Reputation  Up until very recently, the city of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, didn’t evoke the best reaction. That’s due to several reasons, but among the main ones is the fact that it was for long very run down, a consequence of years of neglect that followed […]

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              Design Ecosystem in Iceland

              Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on December 1, 2020

                 { 🇮🇸 } – Iceland: Small, Yet Unfluential Iceland, a tiny island nation located in the North Atlantic Ocean, isn’t a country that makes headlines often – a small, extremely peaceful and relative remote place, it doesn’t really attract much attention. But despite its size and insularity, this Nordic nation is managing to leave its mark […]

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                Design Ecosystem in Oslo

                Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on November 11, 2020

                   { 🇳🇴 } – Oslo: Norway’s Picture-Perfect Capital Oslo, the modern capital of Norway, is a gem for lovers of modern architecture and design. The Nordic country has been at the forefront of innovation in both those fields—and it shows. Whoever had the pleasure of visiting the city has been awestruck by its abundant displays of […]

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                  Design Ecosystem in Kazakhstan

                  Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on October 21, 2020

                    { 🇰🇿 } – Kazakhstan: A Place to Watch Kazakhstan is certainly not the first place that comes to mind when one thinks about design. Or anything else, really. Almaty, its former capital and most cosmopolitan city, is worlds away from the bustling urban centers of Europe and East Asia—quite literally. Located in the region commonly known as […]

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                    Design Ecosystem in Budapest

                    Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on September 23, 2020

                      { 🇭🇺 } – Budapest: Staying True to Tradition While Looking Ahead Hungary’s biggest city is considered to be one of Europe’s most important due to its long history and the crucial role it played in many events of great significance. Along with Vienna, Budapest was one of the two capital cities of the Austro-Hungarian […]

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