Marcel Wanders Interview: Clear Magazine

Check out my interview with Dutch designer Marcel Wanders for Clear Magazine‘s December issue here. Marcel was a real pleasure, speaking about his new retrospective exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (his first major solo show in the US), how he’s changed as a designer over the last two decades, his latest collaborations, and… Continue reading Marcel Wanders Interview: Clear Magazine

Clear Magazine Issue 34 Now Online!

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!

PULL by Jordan Cammarata

Jordan Cammarata, an Industrial Design student at Philadelphia University, ¬†recently earned top honors with his PULL lamp (above), winning the 2009 Collab Student Design Competition. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Collab winner was announced during last week’s Marcel Wanders opening at the Museum. As Cammarata explains it, the PULL lamp is a… Continue reading PULL by Jordan Cammarata

“Marcel Wanders: Daydreams”

This November, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes visionary Dutch designer Marcel Wanders in a self-designed, self-curated exhibition called “Marcel Wanders: Daydreams.” This will be a dreamlike, multimedia installation of objects personally selected by Wanders to represent pivotal points in his 20+ year career. Video images, lighting, and sound will illuminate his creative development over… Continue reading “Marcel Wanders: Daydreams”

A Trio Of Great Design Books

I recently reviewed three great titles for Clear Magazine: Spacecraft 2, KarimSpace, and Marcel Wanders: Behind the Ceiling. Check out snippets from the reviews below! Spacecraft 2: More Fleeting Architecture and Hideouts Published by Gestalten / $75 / 280 pages Pushing the limits of classical architecture and satisfying the changing spatial needs of modern life,… Continue reading A Trio Of Great Design Books