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

Diesel Living at Fuorisalone 2017

For Fuorisalone 2017, Diesel Living presented a pop-up home, a residence for the entire range of Diesel Living products, reunited for the first time inside a newly transformed space.

Eternal by Silestone

Silestone, quartz surfaces for the interior, has presented Eternal, in a new range of colours that pays homage to exotic marbles and precious natural stone.

+STAGE units by Poggenpohl

Luxury kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl has been honoured with the Red Dot Award for Product Design in 2017 and with the Good Design Award in 2016 for its +STAGE units.

Madera Meets Dekton by Daniel Germani

During Milan Design Week, Cosentino presented a project resulting from a collaboration with Riva1920, a company specialised in the production of solid wood furniture.