CONVERSATIONS ON HAPPINESS

by Earlwyn Covington

Beautiful is Any Body

by Grace McKeever

Living Life in Bricks

What is it about a building that makes us happy?


Long Reads

In search of lost chairs

Guerrée’s way

‘Every reader, as he reads, is actually the reader of himself. The writer’s work is only a kind of optical instrument he provides the reader so he can discern what […]

Culture Helps Beirut to Regain Hope

The reconstruction and recovery of a devastated Beirut is a complex task.

The reconstruction and recovery of a devastated Beirut is a complex task. And while politics often dominates the narrative, it’s the more modest role played by culture and community that can really help […]

Towards A Black Joy Manifesto

Black joy is community.

Image courtesy of Black Joy Parade, Oakland, California For as long as I can remember street culture has been a geographical site for culture making, joyfulness, collaboration and solidarity. Growing […]

Research & Realities

A New Real Deal

Neolith and the Art of Techno Stone

Functional Social Distancing Art

How art can offer an added boost to society?

SOOTHE-‘EM-UPS

A new indie gaming movement rejects the usual adrenalin ride in favour of a more peaceful serenity. They treasure what’s calm and invite users in to escape not the mundanity […]

Productivity

Foscarini - DAMN° Magazine

Foscarini

White Noise is the latest lamp created by the Diesel Creative Team, turned into reality through its collaboration with Foscarini. It is also the first LED lamp for the Diesel […]

Danese Milano - DAMN° Magazine

Danese Milano

The Decomposè Light is designed by atelier oï. Besides a floor-standing version, the fixture is also available in the form of a table lamp or a suspension lamp.

Artemide - DAMN° Magazine

Artemide

The Grafa system, designed by French architecture firm Wilmotte Associés for Artemide, received the prestigious iF Design Award 2016 in the Products category. “Grafa is the simplest form of an […]

Lumen Center Italia - DAMN° Magazine

Lumen Center Italia

Omega LED, being introduced at Light + Building 2016, is a re-edition of Gilles Derain’s table lamp designed in 1983: an essential arc in white or black aluminium. Already innovative […]