Articles tagged Q&A


Artist Satorua Aoyama stretches the limits of expression through embroidery

TOKYO – Where They Create: Japan, photographer Paul Barbera's new book, invites readers inside the studios of Japanese creatives. Here, we meet embroidery artist Satorua Aoyama.


Exploring Japanese creativity through the lens of photographer Paul Barbera

NEW YORK – Where They Create: Japan offers insight into the environments and working processes of the most creative minds in Japan. We caught up with the man behind the photos – Paul Barbera – …

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Leaderboard: Wieneberger

Interview with Sound Materials author: emphasising the importance of acoustics in spatial contexts

AMSTERDAM – Our latest book Sound Materials is released today. In this publication, the author Tyler Adams navigates the field of sound absorbing materials to present the definitive resource guide. …


Erwan Bouroullec discusses the importance of acoustic intimacy

PARIS – Tyler Adams, the author of our soon-to-be-released new book Sound Materials, caught up with Erwan Bouroullec recently to discuss how the designer approaches the matter of acoustics. …


Sound artist Yuri Suzuki stresses the power of sound

LONDON – In tune with his urban surroundings, a London-based Japanese musician stresses the power of sound when we caught up with him for a chat.


Mathery Studio rolls out acting skills for Fiber Affair

With lint rollers either in hand or on the end of telescopic poles, New York-based Italian designer duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio collect the colours of their clothes in a …


Spaces for Innovation: get the low-down from the designers of our thought-provoking new book!

Barbara Iwanicka and Vincent Hammingh get quizzed about the processes behind the graphic design of the new book – Spaces for Innovation by Kursty Groves and Oliver Marlow – affectionately known …


David Oakey translates biomimicry fascination into carpet innovation for Interface

Oakey’s fascination for the natural design principle, which, after reading what he believes must be more than 100 books about green design, has become the core of his work.

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Mathias Hahn's Kin collection for Zeitraum stacks to adapt to life's needs

During Zeitraum's launch of the Kin collection at IMM Cologne, Germany-born, London-based designer Mathias Hahn discusses the details that he believes add a magical touch to the modular timber …


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.


Konstantin Grcic explores the material of ceramic with the Numi collection

Unveiled at Cersaie, the Numi collection marks Konstantin Grcic's first collaboration with Italian brand Mutina as well as the ancient material of ceramic.

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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 …