“Toasting the Italian magazine that has documented—and shaped—how people live, Abitare: 50 Years of Design covers innovative projects from churches by Mario Botta to superhighways in Los Angeles, as well as the earliest sectional sofas and an inflatable armchair.” ~Elle Decor
“Abitare: 50 Years of Design is the first-ever compilation of the most innovative design magazine of the 1960s and 1970s. Launched in 1961, Abitare is a revolutionary lifestyle magazine, the source of all things hip, important, and avante-garde…” ~Design Addict
About the Author
Paola Antonelli is the Senior Curator of Design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Alessandro Mendini is a legendary designer, architect, and theorist.
Stefano Boeri is the editor-in-chief of Abitare.
Italo Lupi and Franca Santi were previous editors-in-chief of Abitare.