Silent Activism, Alexandra Kehayoglou

Words by Emma Singleton

A COMPLEX YARN

ByBorre, words by Mark Smith

A Hustle on the Catwalk

Gus Van Sant


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 […]

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

Roll Chair — Sancal

ROLL by MUT, 2020 Industrial “trompe l’oeil” What does Roll suggest you? Do you know what it’s for? Perhaps Roll chair’s complex simplicity may mislead you at first, as well […]

Bee Home — Space10

SPACE10 open-sources bee homes IKEA’s research and design lab SPACE10 has teamed up with Bakken & Bæck and designer Tanita Klein to launch an open source Bee Home. Bees are […]

Igman Mini — Zanat

ZANAT, Bosnian brand specialized in the production of wooden furnishing components and in carving art (declared UNESCO Heritage), presents IGMAN Mini by Harri Koskinen. The latest creation for the Igman […]

Faraway Pool — Zucchetti Kos

Zucchetti. Water Values. Since its inception, Zucchetti has enhanced the value of water by designing its paths with care and mastery. Since its iconic first collaboration with Studio Nizzoli, Zucchetti […]