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

Woods by Fantoni and Metrica

From the partnership between Fantoni and Metrica comes Woods, an innovative, contemporary and versatile design.

Wireflow for Vibia

At La Parisienne Assurances offices in Paris, Studio Razavi Architects devised a playful, adaptive design to meet the versatile needs of the customer.

Knoll and Antenna Design

Knoll’s Antenna Workspaces, designed by Sigi Moeslinger and Masamichi Udagawa, is a composition of floating planes and refined details. Masamichi studied at Cranbrook, the cradle of 20th century modernism, which […]

Claesson Koivisto Rune at Faciem, Tokyo

Presented during the Designart Festival in Tokyo 2017, the exhibition Faciem – In search of the essence of the grid, saw Swedish studio Claesson Koivisto Rune select and interpret what […]