Countryside, The Future – Rem Koolhaas’ Rural Sublime

"Omissions and simplification help us to understand..."

Christien Meindertsma, Redesigning Reality

Christien Meindertsma defies all trends and at a time when design becomes more and more institutionalized she stays obstinately free and single, letting her instincts and personal experiences inform and guide her positions.

Guillaume Désanges on art and racism in France

Guillaume Désanges is an independent curator and notably in charge of La Verrière, the exhibition space for contemporary art attached to Fondation d'entreprise Hermès in Brussels.


Long Reads

Spatial Graphic Design

The new Studio Thonik

Design agency thonik has reinvented itself. The development of a studio on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam marks thonik’s first foray into three-dimensional design. The building is an eye catcher, manifesto, […]

Guillaume Désanges on art and racism in France

Guillaume Désanges is an independent curator and notably in charge of La Verrière, the exhibition space for contemporary art attached to Fondation d'entreprise Hermès in Brussels.

Guillaume has a reputation for putting on complex and difficult exhibitions packed with meaning and signification. In 2019 he started a series of cycles at the exhibition space, each one […]

VIRGIL ABLOH – Pinking Virgil: The B-side

Crass and commercial or millenial and revolutionizing?

Some call him crass and commercial, others see him more as the millennial Karl Lagerfeld, but whatever your viewpoint, Virgil Abloh has managed to revolutionize streetwear borrowing tactics and an […]

Research & Realities

Printing Microalgae

How sustainable is the colour dye in your top? Where did it come from and how long will its hue last in the wash before inevitably fading? We pick out colours for their shades and aesthetics, but it seems rare that we choose colours based on their pigment origins.

TotoMoxtle

Corn is one of the top three most-grown plants in the world, however its main purpose is not to supply food for people but to be used to make biofuels, […]

This is Copper

There is a problem within sustainable fuel industries whereby the main two factors that tend to effect change within them is either economic incentive or public perception. The difficulty is […]

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.