AXOR, STORIES OF LIFE

Places of Memory

DROWNING IN DATA

Information Art

Sol LeWitt

The Architect without Function


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

BIM (Building Information Modelling)

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is a digital 3D model providing all relevant data and specific product references. It is fast becoming the standard for interior design, thanks to its ability […]

Villeroy & Boch

Estetic bathroom porcelain from Gustavsberg allowed Jon Eliason to create a delightful bathroom. The organic shapes generate a sense of lightness and are available in three finishes: classic polished white, […]

Kaldewei

BIM (Building Information Modelling) will be the future andard for project planning, coordination, and cost control in construction. Recognising this, premium manufacturer Kaldewei has already picked up on this hot […]

Jon Eliason

Villeroy & Boch Gustavsberg, one of Scandinavia’s leading bathroom manufacturers, combines smart solutions in its new Estetic series of sanitary ware, and the designer behind it is Jon Eliason. With […]