Rethinking Cities

July 2009

WORLD DESIGN CAPITALS

When talk turns to legacies, the Olympic analogy of the World Design Capitals is explicit. The designer dust has settled in Turin, the inaugural destination for the project’s first outing, so what were the highs and lows and against the backdrop of a world economy in motion, what can the next Capital, Seoul, do to maintain the momentum of a year-long celebration?

photo: Archivio Torino 2008 World Design Capital