The Great Rewilding

Words by Ewan McEoin

The Bullshit Detector, Thierry Geoffroy

Words by Harriet Thorpe

Does Real Always Triumph?

Jing He


Long Reads

A Hustle on the Catwalk

Gus Van Sant

Since the late 80s Gus Van Sant has been directing movies that have resulted in cult classics and box-office pullers. A film is a film for him regardless of the […]

Invisible Depot to be Seen

Words by Dawn Hung

“Many museums are very preachy,” says Winy Maas, principal architect and co-founder of MVRDV. “That is what we tried to avoid.” The studio’s latest project is the world’s first publicly […]

Happiness Index 4.14

10 Years Later... Alice Wong

Ten years ago, information and story designer Alice Wong graduated from design school in Hong Kong with Happiness Index 4.14, a book about happiness. Her project was a response to […]

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 […]

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL LIFE

Hans Lensvelt gives good anecdote, after all this is the man who gave the go ahead for the special edition Torture Chair. It’s probably why he is working on a book to preserve and share his memories.

Tools of Invention

Rather than seeing digital and analogue productions methods as opposites, the research behind the works design duo Janne Schimmel and Moreno Schweikle created for their exhibition A Tree Full of Splinters asks us to consider what a ‘real’ material is.

Productivity

Tobias Grau – Salt & Pepper

SALT & PEPPER is designed for adaptive and creative lighting throughout the workplace and home. Smooth to hold and intuitive to use, it combines its classic hourglass form with advanced […]

Ondarreta – Common Situations

A Chair’s Life. Chairs are present in hotel rooms, fancy restaurants, modest diners and busy offices. There are chairs in bars, museums, decks, backyards, living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms. […]

Pietro Russo

Pietro Russo is a Milan–based interior and product designer. It is from his studio that Russo skilfully works with his team of experts and in partnership with various Italian artisans. […]