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Giuseppe Zambonini (speaker)
Christine Vogel (speaker)


circa 1977 – 1982



MLA Citation:

Community Close-Up. circa 1977 – 1982. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Aug 2019


Giuseppe Zambonini discusses contemporary design with radio host Christine Vogel. Topics include: definition of Open Atelier of Design (OAD) design/production. Lack of range of product design. Serving the user. Offers examples of poor design. Cost/quality/meaning of objects. Impact of economy on design.