MONUMENTA 2016 – Huang Yong Ping
Exhibition, Grand Palais, The Nave Paris, France.
Critical Distance’s 2nd series: Christian Kerez
Talk, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa, Portugal.
BEAUTY – Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial
Design Triennial, Cooper Hewitt, New York, USA.
ALDO BAKER. PAUSE
Exhibition, The CID, Grand-Hornu, Belgium.
Missoni Art Colour
Exhibition, Fashion and Textile Museum, London, UK.
Manifesto / Water is Emotion
A Manifesto by Philippe Grohe
Do we need to evolve our understanding of the role of water in our societies? And in which direction? What improves the way we relate to this primal natural element? Philippe Grohe SE, Vice President of Design Management at Hansgrohe, has produced a manifesto especially for DAMN° on how to use water, upgrading our perception of it.
ISSUE #56 / Articles
Tunefully Yours #56
Martin Molin and his Marble Machine
In fashioning his musical Marble Machine, Martin Molin was unaware of the time it was actually consuming, so entrenched was he in the process. With 3000 parts and as many screws, 500 Lego pieces and 2000 marbles, the feat has been considerable. Approaching the work like a genuine amateur, he had no idea it would involve so many components and he most certainly did not build-in the margin of error that was sorely needed. It turns out, however, that Molin is addicted to the psychological state of flow. So it’s quite easy to see how he would have delved into a project that allowed time and space to vanish for hours on end.
Playing with Happenstance #56
Swiss Grand Award for Design 2016 for textile designer Claudia Caviezel
When textile designer Claudia Caviezel received a call from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, she couldn’t believe her ears: she had won the Swiss Grand Award for Design 2016, the biggest prize […]
Water à la Christo #56
The Floating Piers installation promises to be highly impressive. It is being set up at Lake Iseo in northern Italy, and will be open from 18 June to 3 July […]
Technological Utopia? #56
Yona Friedman does it his own special way
Sat up straight in his favourite armchair amid the drawings covering each wall and the conceptual models positioned here and there or hanging everywhere, Yona Friedman continues to observe the […]
Evolution through Collaboration #56
Giulio Iacchetti on researching and conquering
For Milan-based designer Giulio Iacchetti, research is a basic tool for thinking beyond the traditional ways of production. Hence, it also becomes a driver of a silent revolution that evolves […]