About Alberto Bassi

Alberto Bassi – born in Milan in 1958 – deals with the history and criticism of design. He is Associate Professor at the Università Iuav di Venezia, and Director of Industrial Design at the Università Iuav di Venezia (joint degree, at the Università degli studi della Repubblica di San Marino). Bassi is part of the editorial board of Casabella, and contributes to various Italian magazines such as Auto & Design and the weekly insert of the newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore as well as with the newspaper Il fatto quotidiano. Among his published books: Giuseppe Pagano designer (with L. Castagno, Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1994), Italian Light. The design of the lamps 1945-2000, Milan: Electa, 2003); Antonio Citterio industrial design (Milan: Electa, 2004); Design anonimo in Italia: Oggetti comuni e progetto incognito (Milan: Electa, Milano 2007); Design. Progettare gli oggetti della vita quotidiana (Bologna: Il Mulino, 2013).

Pubblicati in AISDesign Studi e Ricerche

“We are always inventing our work, inventing our client”. Paolo Tilche designer and entrepreneur in 1950s Milan

Il progetto del prodotto alimentare

Giuseppe Pagano´s “Mostra internazionale della produzione in serie” (VII Triennale, 1940): Framework and Preparation of Italy´s first Design Exhibition