Recently, I had the opportunity to interview British designer Tom Dixon for T Magazine. We spoke about his presentation at this yearâ€™s ICFF, which featured his new INDUSTRY line, the first in a series of limited-edition, self-published books, and a hands-on booth called Flash Factory. And, most interestingly, Dixon revealed his thoughts on the next… Continue reading Tom Dixon Q&A for The Moment
AREAWARE presents STOP SHOP, a new pop-up-shop boldly located in NYC’s Port Authority Bus Terminal sporting an impossible-to-ignore Christmastime theme dubbed â€œa delirious technicolor holiday midnight dream.â€ Setting itself apart from the rest of the pop-up-shop-pack, STOP SHOP was designed by International Lampoon Item Idem, Ltd. , (the moniker for Japan-born, NY- and Paris-based conceptual… Continue reading STOP SHOP by AREAWARE
This winter, the Art Institute of Chicago presents German designer Konstantin Grcic‘s first US solo show. Grcic has made a career of subverting and reinterpreting familiar social and cultural references in such a way as to make them strangely, fascinatingly, unfamiliar. His minimalistic work sharpens the senses, making us question common objects we so often… Continue reading Konstantin Grcic at the AIC
Designer Dror Benshetritâ€™s new 3D Printed Lamp- Volume.MGX- transforms a flat, SLS print of interlocking squares into a super-cool, cube-shaped lamp. When unfolded and placed on its stand, the hundreds of squares are illuminated. Applying what he calls â€œsquared square geometry,â€ Dror produced the lamp from one, collapsible piece. Manufactured by .MGX by Materialise, the… Continue reading Drorâ€™s 3D Printed Lamp by .MGX
Clear’s digital winter issue is up online now at www.clearmag.com. We’re really excited – and I’m personally pretty proud – to have collaborated with Designer of the Year Maarten Baas on the cover for the special Design Miami/Art Basel issue! In addition to Mr. Baas, the new issue features profiles of and new projects by… Continue reading Clear Magazine Issue 34 Now Online!