Long Reads

Hope on the Hemline

Words by Sara Kaufman

Like many industries, fashion is very good on the talk about sustainability, but its actions register on mumble volume. Where we buy our clothes still trumps what it is we […]

The Loose-Fitting Suit of Architecture, David Chipperfield

Words by Will Wiles

What was your February like? Less sluggish than January? It’s not a characteristic you could apply to David Chipperfield Architects. Last month the planned handovers of Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie and […]

The Great Rewilding

Words by Ewan McEoin

What would we give up to save ourselves? What would we relinquish (and embrace) to rewild Earth?  These are some of the questions provoked by Planet City, the latest project […]

Research & Realities

If the Shoe Fits

What if the best or most comfortable footwear was simply less footwear? What if shoes took their cues from what indigenous communities have been wearing for centuries? And what can […]

Beyond the Ephemeral

AXOR Icons

MAKING TIME

NOMOS

Productivity

Earth to Sky by Doshi Levien

‘I was thinking about what attracts me to fine craftsmanship. How beautifully made details, revealing the work of a skilled hand, become a powerful expression of human endeavour,’ says Jonathan […]

Plusminus by Stefan Diez for Vibia

The simple strap that holds luggage in place on a car roof rack or a bicycle carrier has been the inspirational starting point for a new series of lamps by […]

Gioia by Andrea Anastasio for Foscarini

The composition of the Gioia lamp both conceals and reveals the wonders within: a marble structure placed at the centre of a transparent Perspex disk, joined by a single ring, […]

Cyanometer by Marjan van Aubel for Swarovski

As winner of the Designer of the Future in 2017, Marjan van Aubel created Cyanometer in collaboration with Swarovski´s crystal experts and Design Miami. It displays solar cells behind Swarovski’s […]