Frame #91

Mar/Apr 2013

This issue, Frame tries out fresh concepts of future living - as imagined by designers and their clients in some intriguing homes. We visit new hotels in Amsterdam (by Marcel Wanders) and Penang (by Ministry of Design), where the emphasis is on storytelling. Then it's off to LA for the latest design tales from the City of Angels.

Contents:

Visions:
Tjep's house is a piece of furniture

Stills:
New projects by Snarkitecture, Fabio Novembre, Albert France-Lanord, Daisuke Sugawara, Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Jaime Hayon, Space Copenhagen, Peter Kostelov, OMA and windows for Nike at Selfridges and Printemps.

Features:
Radical Living: Six homes with a difference
Vintage Solutions: Wine stores in Stuttgart and São Paulo
Rooms with New Views: Four takes on the hotel as a city
Space Invader: Noemie Goudal challenges our interior ideas
LA Story: Places and players in Los Angeles

Reports:
Gaggenau: Designers Janina Fey and Sören Strayle on the theatre of cooking
Update: The latest design-company news from Dauphin, Palau, BuzziSpace and others
Catalogue: Get out more with our roundup of the best garden and patio furniture

Goods:
Talk: High-tech designer Motomi Kawakami on reviving Japanese crafts
Essay: Design amnesia: refusing to remember means we're obsessed with originality
Introducing: ShiKai Tseng and the memory of objects
Process: The Bouroullec's Copenhague chair - wood for the cost of plastic
One Artist, One Material: Irving Harper sculpts with paper
Design Art: Maarten De Ceulaer does his stuff for Fendi
Books: Stedelijk Architecture - the inside story