A Labour of Love
The story of how fashion designer Kris van Assche as creative director of Berluti and Galerie Downtown’s François Laffanour used their skills to restore and revive a limited edition of Pierre Jeanneret’s original Chandigarh furniture.
“As humans we tend to want to ride a lot of beasts”
Colour-ways: Lights Works by Liz West
At The Wilson, Cheltenham's Art Gallery and Museum
At Tate Modern
Ulla von Brandenburg
At Palais de Tokyo
At Bozar Brussels
Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution
Museum of Fine Arts, Gent
Home Stories 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors
At Vitra Design Museum
KIM1995: staying put
“Do you really need to fly to talk to your colleagues?” According to the Caribbean artist and designer KIM1995, the answer is no. In the era of digital communication, in which information moves quickly, KIM1995 has decided to practice a concept she calls “Sustainable Immobility.” So as not...
REM KOOLHAAS’ RURAL SUBLIME
Or the capitalist industrialization of the countryside
Countryside, The Future at New York’s Guggenheim sees the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas heading out of the cities for new pastures. But in a show that he describes as being about sociology, anthropology and politics, is its meaning or relevance like trying to find a needle in a haystack?
What’s so great about streamlining?
Imagine if Albert Einstein had lived with the queen of decluttering Marie Kondo. A slight tension might have arisen when, in between Kondo organising categories of joyful order, Einstein was wandering around the house muttering his oft-quoted remark, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered...
Probing Emerging Futures
Factually speaking as humans we do not exist as single entities that go about living independently from one another, we are in actuality composed of a concoction of 60% foreign […]
Untangling Noises of Matter
Decades of experiments have proved that migratory birds are able to orientate themselves on their migration path using internal compasses guided by the Earth’s magnetic field. As humans we have […]
Artemide and the light of life
This year Artemide is celebrating its anniversary. Time to reflect on past achievements? Well maybe, but this is a company that has always looked to light to break new ground […]