Articles tagged Frame 107

'It's where nature meets technological innovation. Where strength and flexibility join'
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Caesarstone's Yosef Shiran talks about the manifold potential of quartz

Caesarstone is enlisting the expertise of trendwatchers and designers to push the company’s material advantages beyond the countertop.

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Alfredo Häberli relates his rise to success

His Latin designs in Germanic Switzerland made Buenos Aires-born Alfredo Häberli an outsider – and brought him great success. 

Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Photo Ricky Zehavi, courtesy of 2x4 and Prada
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Psychedelic perspective mural by 2x4 adds an extra dimension to Prada's OMA-designed New York flagship

NEW YORK – One of OMA’s artful touches was a digitally printed 60-m-wide wallcovering that spans the narrow street-level retail space and is renewed every six months by Manhattan design studio …

Under Arrest juxtaposes the artificiality of cellophane scraps with a stuffed Magellan's eagle owl. Photo Claire Morgan, courtesy of Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne, Paris, St Moritz
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Taxidermied animals inhabit geometric grids in Claire Morgan's haunting installations

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Claire Morgan studied sculpture at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Using natural elements in her work – including dead animals – led her to study the craft …

With lessons learned from the failure of Fab, Jason Goldberg (right) started another online furniture retailer, Hem. Petrus Palmér (left), known for his role in founding Form Us With Love, is now Hem's creative director. Portrait Daniel Hofer
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Hem brand hopes to emerge as a strong e-tail-driven design player

Many have tried and failed as e-tailers of design. What makes Hem think it can be different?

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Natsai Audrey believes raw materials for products of the future will come from microbial life

Featured in Frame #107's material-themed Frame Lab, Natsai Audrey grows bacterial prints on silk scarves. The design researcher offers her perspective on material sources of the future.

Matter's project for Alvar Magazine – When Two Become One – represents the fusion of Japanese and Nordic design.
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Matter founder Seetal Solanki believes materials are a powerful resource

Conceived and founded by artist and designer Seetal Solanki, the London-based studio and consultancy Matter explores human relationships between ideas and processes. The material-driven studio …

'In my work I lend shape to analogue elements in a digital world.' – Bastiaan de Nennie
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Bastiaan de Nennie explores physicality in a digital world with a surreal image series for Frame #107

Commissioned by Frame to translate this issue’s ‘materials’ theme into a series of thought-provoking images, Bastiaan de Nennie set out to explore the importance of physicality in an …

Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Billboard: CFE Goods 3
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Save Lab's neuro-responsive installation Solaris lends form to the beauty of the mind

Liquefied thoughts. Two words that sum up Solaris, an interactive installation by Moscow-based Save Lab.

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Frame presents the latest print issue in the Frame magazine App for iPad

We proudly present our all new Frame magazine App. Our Frame magazine App features a complete, digital version of the latest print issue now especially designed for the iPad.

The tentacles of a squid turn a brushed stainless steel knob.
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Photographer Rein Janssen animates the functional features of Gaggenau's combi-steam oven

Inspired by Gaggenau’s combi-steam oven 400 series, photographer Rein Janssen shot a series of compelling images showcasing the product’s features in an abstract and intriguing way.

The show brings together 16 works in a symphony of streaming GIFs, multimedia expressions and frenzied projections.
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How to Water exhibition visitors confront the addictive nature of the World Wide Web

LOS ANGELES – Curated by Shelley Holcomb and Theo Triantafyllidis, How to Water is an exhibition that aligns the appeal and fluidity of the internet with its physical counterpart – delicious, …