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.




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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

New flooring collection by Bolon

Bolon is a Swedish design company that makes innovative flooring solutions for public spaces and is run by Annica and Marie Eklund, the third generation to own the family business. […]

Färg & Blanche design studio

Collaborating with brands such as BD Barcelona Design, Gärsnäs, Zero, Petite Friture and Design House Stockholm, Swedish-French design duo Färg & Blanche also experiments and produces its own collections and […]

Neolith

Neolith®, a brand of sintered stone surfaces, announced new products following a Iive on-stand survey of prototypes at Marmomac 2017, Italy. The new range of Neolith products includes Retrostone, an […]

LÆND

Until the 13 January, Valerie_traan Gallery in Antwerp hosts an exhibition by Lænd, a label conceived and produced by Diane Steverlynck, Anne Masson and Eric Chevalier. The trio collaborates regularly […]