DROWNING IN DATA

Information Art

Sol LeWitt

The Architect without Function

I Miss My Pre-Internet Brain

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Long Reads

Locating Design

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?

Domestic Chaos

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...

Research & Realities

Rudbish

A conceptual visualization of waste finding it’s way back onto your place. The project by chef and designer Diedriek Schneemann and photographer Aldwin van Krimpen responds to the Nature/Nurture theme […]

A Labour of Love

Fashion designer Kris Van Assche of Berluti and gallery owner François Laffanour discovered a shared passion for the furniture Pierre Jeanneret designed for Chandigarh. With their joint skills coming together, a limited edition collection has restored and revived the originals.

Domesticated Enclosures

The Great Wall of China. The Garden of Eden. The Berlin Wall. The Maginot Line. The Atlantic Wall. The Walls of Constantinople. The Western Wall. And if he has his way, Trump’s dream of a "big, beautiful wall" between the US and Mexico. All these walls individually present their own division bet...

Productivity

Blekingegatan 16

PJADAD studio in Stockholm has been working at the intersection of design, art, and technology since 2009. Its communal passion for conviviality and kitchen settings adds a nice twist, resulting […]

Pedrali’s Fili d’erba

A new automated warehouse, Fili d’erba (blades of grass), has been designed for Pedrali to improve the Italian company’s customer service. The new storage building, completed in October, can accommodate […]

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Jacopo Della Fontana

The new Publicis Group Headquarters in Milan was recently redeveloped by Italian architectural firm D2U – Design to Users. Jacopo della Fontana was in charge of the development and execution […]

Rimadesio

The Flat table, designed by Giuseppe Bavuso for Rimadesio, can be integrated into various ambient settings, from lounge areas to the workspace. This modular table system is characterised by an […]