Disney. A Real Fairy Story

Words by Saskia van Stein

DAMNº 78

LET'S GET REAL

Let’s Get Real

Editor's Note


Long Reads

Food as Art, Comfort and Cultural Comment

By Chieri Higa

Art collective Comfort Ball have turned their irritation with all the cultural stereotyping they were experiencing as Asians in Europe into material for their art. But what started as a […]

BRANDING FASHION FAKE IS NOT ALWAYS (ANYMORE)

Words by Sara Kaufman

Fashion makes us happy – it’s an effect, an emotion, a story. Despite its ongoing negatives, Covid-19 will hopefully usher in change for the fashion industry – already teetering with […]

Falling In Love – Technology and the Human

By Sabine Himmelsbach, Ariane Koek, Angelique Spaninks

Emotions are core to human experience. Love them or hate them, they influence the directions our individual lives and society take. In the 21st century, technology really started engaging with […]

Research & Realities

THE R’s—REASEARCH AND REALITIES, Benjamin McMillan

BIO: Benjamin McMillan is a recent graduate of the graphic design department at ArtEZ Arnhem, the Netherlands. His current work investigates the intersection between machine-minds and design. PROJECT: Full Auto […]

What’s Going On?

The artist duo of Arvid&Marie are currently working on a research project called Forms of Hidden Intent and one of its central tenants is the question: how do we understand technologies whose appearance no longer communicates anything about their inner-worlds? Time to talk.

Hardwood in Heart Wood

“Who among us, in his idle hours, has not taken a delicious pleasure in constructing for himself a model apartment, a dream house, a house of dreams?”*

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 […]