Design is fine. History is mine.
Enzo Mari, take a look at the book: 25 modi per piantare un chiodo | 25 ways to drive a nail. It follows his life almost chronologically, grouped around the core themes, often narrated through anecdotes. Photos published in Domus, 2011.
1 | Chapter 1: Starting from scratch. 2 | The complex layers of information that constitute human knowledge, and therefore the world, and the intellectuals’ desire to expand its boundaries (symbolized by the curved lines) 3 | Chapter 15: The crisis is unstoppable. 4 | Chapter 7: Memories of the Golden Compass won in 1967 leads Mari to formulate some thoughts regarding the boundaries defining the design profession. 5 | Chapter 16: Dedicated to the children, to their conquest of the world from scratch and the theory/practice process, indicated as a possible “salvation from disaster” Source: Domus. Additional illustrations via designboom