Disney. A Real Fairy Story

Words by Saskia van Stein

DAMNº 78

LET'S GET REAL

Let’s Get Real

Editor's Note


Long Reads

Food as Art, Comfort and Cultural Comment

By Chieri Higa

Art collective Comfort Ball have turned their irritation with all the cultural stereotyping they were experiencing as Asians in Europe into material for their art. But what started as a […]

BRANDING FASHION FAKE IS NOT ALWAYS (ANYMORE)

Words by Sara Kaufman

Fashion makes us happy – it’s an effect, an emotion, a story. Despite its ongoing negatives, Covid-19 will hopefully usher in change for the fashion industry – already teetering with […]

Falling In Love – Technology and the Human

By Sabine Himmelsbach, Ariane Koek, Angelique Spaninks

Emotions are core to human experience. Love them or hate them, they influence the directions our individual lives and society take. In the 21st century, technology really started engaging with […]

Research & Realities

THE R’s—REASEARCH AND REALITIES, Benjamin McMillan

BIO: Benjamin McMillan is a recent graduate of the graphic design department at ArtEZ Arnhem, the Netherlands. His current work investigates the intersection between machine-minds and design. PROJECT: Full Auto […]

Aesthetics of Exclusion

Gentrification and datafication come together in Beach Umbrella, one of the projects by design research group Aesthetics of Exclusion. Taking the project’s location in Seoul as an example, founder Sjoerd ter Borg explains how computer vision becomes a kind of fortune-teller.

What’s Going On?

The artist duo of Arvid&Marie are currently working on a research project called Forms of Hidden Intent and one of its central tenants is the question: how do we understand technologies whose appearance no longer communicates anything about their inner-worlds? Time to talk.

Productivity

Midori Kitamura

The Iittala X Issey Miyake collection is among the major novelties presented by the Scandinavian brand this year. Defined as A Home Collection for Everyday Rituals, it comprises a selection […]

Veerle Wenes - DAMN° Magazine

Veerle Wenes

Following a first presentation in 2015 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, Belgian design gallery Valerie Traan organised an exhibition in Antwerp in the spring of 2016 called […]

Carlo Ratti - DAMN° Magazine

Carlo Ratti

After having developed the first digitally augmented supermarket during Expo 2015 Milano, Carlo Ratti is now working on a collaborative farming project that offers the possibility of growing organic food […]

Food & Drink Futures

The Future Laboratory’s annual Food & Drink Futures Forum is taking place during London Design Week. It launches an in-depth look at industry-specific trends, exploring everything new and next in […]