Articles tagged Interview

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Why mobility of the future may actually help foster human connection

New York City – Designed for MINI's NYC creative hub A/D/O, the installation Perpetuum by Random Studio is a kinetic landscape that invites viewers to imagine travel of the future.

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As society goes digital, what's coming for brand communications and trade fairs?

Cologne – German designer Mike Meiré talks on brand values and relevancy and the trade fair industry in the age of Instagram.

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Why an advertising agency chooses to marry culture, community and industry

Pantin, France – Magasins Généraux, the cultural hub of Parisian advertising agency BETC, is a prime example of the porous office.

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Using synthetic hair as a medium led this artist to spatial design

Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, a.k.a. Shoplifter, talks about growing up in the 1980s, using hair extensions as a medium and how to be serious without standing on ceremony. 

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There is no such thing as too Instagrammable, says Frame Awards jury Joe Cheng

Hong Kong – In this interview, Frame Awards 2020 jury member Joe Cheng sheds some light on the breakneck evolution of the Chinese hospitality market.

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The creepiest character in the Midsommar movie? It’s the spatial design

Midsommar might be a slow-burn horror film, but its main villain is hidden in plain sight from the start, via the spaces created by production designer Henrik Svensson. 

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‘A department store needs to be concerned about a city almost as much as its mayor’

Milan – The vice chairman of La Rinascente speaks of the many hats luxury retailers should wear today – including that of urban planners.  

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A former ad man becomes a full-time artist, by way of film and light

Boston – Clint Baclawski transforms photographic images into 3D light installations, morphing the commercial billboard into an object of contemplation.

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'For our generation, being nomadic is everything' says architect Mariana de Delás

Es Llombards, Majorca, Spain – Young Spanish architect Mariana de Delás reflects on how moving to rural Majorca has changed the way she works.

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‘Dutch life was like being squeezed into a corset,’ remembers OMA’s Ellen van Loon

Rotterdam – Ten years in a boarding school taught Ellen van Loon how to create a private space in her mind – a skill that serves her well as OMA partner. 

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To Hella Jongerius, ‘our world suffers from colour anorexia’

Berlin – Cultural entrepreneur Hella Jongerius has learned to embrace the industry to bring more colour into the world. 

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There’s room for invention with the tech-focused architecture duo Barkow Leibinger

Berlin – Drawing on the tension between polar opposites, Barkow Leibinger creates extraordinary architecture, both aesthetically and functionally.