Research & Realities
Kvadrat and products of emotions
When Alfredo Häberli describes himself as a product designer he is not wrong, but it’s not a label that has limited his work. Here he talks about his approach and relationship with […]
Tarkett and Aquafil close the loop on carpet tiles
With the current surge in environmental concern, the metaphysical question of nature or nurture is worth revisiting once again in the context of materiality. Given the current notoriety of […]
LEICHT show us fusion living
In recent years modern living has transformed the kitchen. Depending on the kind of home you live in, it’s no longer the place where the cook is tied to the […]
DAMN° speaks to Livio Ballabio of JCP Universe
If we can agree that architecture and industrial design are two sides of the same coin, then you can be sure that Livio Ballabio has them both covered. As the […]
BMW Motorrad— On the Road
Edgar Heinrich, head of BMW Motorrad, is a passionate designer, motorcycle enthusiast and a total motorcycle nerd. No wonder then that he was only around 12 years old when he […]
The way humans eat, how we share, gather and ritualise food is a spectacularly complex and fascinating rabbit-hole. The Finnish company Iittala has been delving into that warren for years […]
CEA Design taps into the future
Dieter Rams has famously said a lot about design. ‘Good design is as little design as possible.’ In the same breath he said: ‘Good design is long-lasting and environmentally friendly.’ […]
The Fine Line | The New Classic by Laufen x Marcel Wanders
Is minimalism overrated? This influential notion has shaped our contemporary attitudes towards our living spaces and architectural aesthetics for over half a century. It is pleasing to the eye to […]
Mike Meiré asks Is Memory Data?
Brand director, artistic director, this professional disrupter and questioner is a consummate chameleon, and what’s not to love about someone who scoffs at the idea of ‘target groups’.
Formations by Tarkett
The French floor and wall coverings company Tarkett has a history that can be traced back over a century.
A Light Touch
The team of Lambert&Fils might not be related, but the family feel to this Canadian lighting design studio is palpable.
There’s No Place Like Home
The work of artist Pipilotti Rist has found a temporary home at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark and her new exhibition is being pinned as a total installation in which you inhabit the artist's spirit, head, body, and home.
The Real Deal
Interzum: A Fair Future
GENERATIONS OF LIGHT
Tobias Grau: a family affair
Molteni&C: a tale of seduction