Virtuous Nineties

We believed, for a long time. We didn’t even imagine what would happen at the end of the decade. After the downfall of the Postmodern, the world of design, in the early 1990s, was going through the refined serenity of the Minimal.




Interior/exterior: Frank O. Gehry in Bilbao

Project by Frank O. Gehry

Breaking with the usual project hierarchy, Gehry works by overlaps and subtractions, giving rise to a surprising complementary relationship between the enclosure and the internal volumes. Far from the simple stereometry of the modern, the Californian architect draws in visitors through elaborate geometric forms in which the artworks freely interact with light and space.