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date: 18 September 2019

ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale) (established 1956) 

A Dictionary of Modern Design

Jonathan Woodham

The ADI, the Association for Industrial Design, has exerted a powerful voice in the promotion of the design profession in Italy for almost half a century, a period in which Italian design has enjoyed a significant international reputation for style, iconoclasm, and innovation. The organization has brought together a wide range of professionals in the promotion of design, including designers, publishers, researchers, academics, critics, and journalists. It has also sought to foster recognition of the social, economic, and cultural significance of design and to act as a persuasive intermediary between the worlds of design and business. Since ... ...

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