Nature: Technology’s Neverland

The relationship between nature and technology has always been polarized to the max – it’s an either or scenario that thinkers from both camps have tried to fuse.

Countryside, The Future – Rem Koolhaas’ Rural Sublime

"Omissions and simplification help us to understand..."

Christien Meindertsma, Redesigning Reality

Christien Meindertsma defies all trends and at a time when design becomes more and more institutionalized she stays obstinately free and single, letting her instincts and personal experiences inform and guide her positions.


Long Reads

Spatial Graphic Design

The new Studio Thonik

Design agency thonik has reinvented itself. The development of a studio on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam marks thonik’s first foray into three-dimensional design. The building is an eye catcher, manifesto, […]

Guillaume Désanges on art and racism in France

Guillaume Désanges is an independent curator and notably in charge of La Verrière, the exhibition space for contemporary art attached to Fondation d'entreprise Hermès in Brussels.

Guillaume has a reputation for putting on complex and difficult exhibitions packed with meaning and signification. In 2019 he started a series of cycles at the exhibition space, each one […]

VIRGIL ABLOH – Pinking Virgil: The B-side

Crass and commercial or millenial and revolutionizing?

Some call him crass and commercial, others see him more as the millennial Karl Lagerfeld, but whatever your viewpoint, Virgil Abloh has managed to revolutionize streetwear borrowing tactics and an […]

Research & Realities

Printing Microalgae

How sustainable is the colour dye in your top? Where did it come from and how long will its hue last in the wash before inevitably fading? We pick out colours for their shades and aesthetics, but it seems rare that we choose colours based on their pigment origins.

TotoMoxtle

Corn is one of the top three most-grown plants in the world, however its main purpose is not to supply food for people but to be used to make biofuels, […]

This is Copper

There is a problem within sustainable fuel industries whereby the main two factors that tend to effect change within them is either economic incentive or public perception. The difficulty is […]

Productivity

Ateliers J&J and Jean-Paul Lespagnard

Brussels, September 2020 – During the latest edition of Brussels Design September, which marks the return of the creative world, Ateliers J&J presented new and original pieces as part of […]

Roll Chair — Sancal

ROLL by MUT, 2020 Industrial “trompe l’oeil” What does Roll suggest you? Do you know what it’s for? Perhaps Roll chair’s complex simplicity may mislead you at first, as well […]

Bee Home — Space10

SPACE10 open-sources bee homes IKEA’s research and design lab SPACE10 has teamed up with Bakken & Bæck and designer Tanita Klein to launch an open source Bee Home. Bees are […]

Igman Mini — Zanat

ZANAT, Bosnian brand specialized in the production of wooden furnishing components and in carving art (declared UNESCO Heritage), presents IGMAN Mini by Harri Koskinen. The latest creation for the Igman […]