SURFACES – Typically, artisans weave rugs according to existing patterns, but Jaipur Rugs’ Weaver Design Project revolves around Rajasthani makers who compose their own patterns.
TECHNOLOGY – An algorithm is responsible for your Google search, your computer speed and now – the design of your chair.
MATERIALS – Wood once used as cladding has become structural, while remaining decorative, and what we put on the floor has moved up the wall and often onto the ceiling.
FURNITURE – In Contrabande, Sander Wassink adds a little flavour to the W.H. Gispen Diagonal chair.
TECHNOLOGY – Instead of trying to dampen noise in interior spaces, some designers are actually adding sound to our lives.
TECHNOLOGY – The almost unconscious act of switching on the light takes an interesting turn in lamps by two graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven.
TECHNOLOGY – Perhaps the greatest point of friction between man and machine is not hardware but software, which may replace its organic counterpart in terms of automated production …
TECHNOLOGY – Suitable for everything from fashion to furniture, modular systems meet the needs of both designer and user.
SURFACES – In an attempt to add a third dimension to walls and floors, designers and brands work with geometric patterns and shiny finishes that play with depth perception.
MATERIALS – ‘A close relative of glass, ceramics are woven into the fabric of our anthropology.’ Those words are on the website of Studio Furthermore, an outfit run by Marina …
BERLIN – Emulating the clean lines of Jil Sander fashions is the label’s new Berlin flagship, which is the work of Andrea Tognon Architecture.
MADRID – An explanation of Spanish designer Lucas Muñoz Muñoz’s Temporal collection suggests that his furniture – as it invades homes and public spaces – can be likened to …
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