What happens to the luxury, in an age characterized by the systematic obsolescence of technological objects and where everything is within the reach of the buyer, who is addicted to the current convulsive rhythms of shopping?
Deyan Sudjic is director of the London Design Museum. Editorialist of numerous titles, such as «The Observer», «Sunday times» and «The Guardian», he was among the founders of the monthly Blueprint. In 2002 he directed the International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. He has dealt with the relationship between architecture and power, and more recently the role of design objects in societies. Among his books in Italian: Architettura e potere. Come i ricchi e i potenti hanno dato forma al mondo (Milano 2012); Il linguaggio delle cose (Roma-Bari 2015).