Abitare, published monthly in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's best known design magazines.[2] It was first published in 1961.

History and profile

Abitare was launched in Milan in 1961.[3][4] The magazine was published monthly.[5][6] It was devoted to architecture, interior design, furniture, product design and graphic arts and was published both in Italian and English.[7] In 1976 the magazine was sold to Segesta Publishing group.[5] Later it became part of the RCS Group and began to be published by RCS Mediagroup.[8]

Many known architects and designers were contributors to Abitare. Stefano Boeri and Maria Giulia Zunino were among the editors-in-chief of the magazine.[5][9] Chiara Maranzana and Mario Piazza also served as the editors-in-chief of Abitare.[3]

The magazine momentarily ceased publication in March 2014.[4] However, its online version continued to publish content.[4] The magazine was relaunched in October 2014 with a new format and new graphics under the direction of Silvia Botti. [10]

List of magazines published in Italy