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

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 […]