Updates

Stay informed with the latest news about workshops, events, publications and specific articles from Pro Materia’s different key projects.

A Summer of Fun at the Design Museum Gent

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June, 27 2018

The Flemish institution has a veritable buffet this season, with an offering that goes from Maarten Baas’ Hide and Seek retrospective to a new collection presentation titled Object Stories

Traveling to Tokyo with Patrick Roger

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June, 25 2018

The French sculptor is sharing his self-made cabinet of curiosities in Voyages Voyage(r), a retrospective exhibition now open at 21-21 Design Sight in the Japanese capital

Patrick Perrin – PAD

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June, 24 2018

The PAD, arts and design fair, boasts a uniquely French eclecticism. Founder, Patrick Perrin, lets us in on what motivated him to create this annual celebration of the decorative arts market 20 years ago.

Studio Wieki Somers

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June, 23 2018

For nearly 15 years, designers Wieki Somers and Dylan van den Berg have developed a body of work that is poetic, experimental, layered and timeless.

At Random: Oskar Zieta

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June, 22 2018

As part of our series on the artists and designers behind Spazio Nobile’s The Random Collection, we asked Zieta about his thoughts on collecting the unique

Material Tendencies: Jeanne Gang

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June, 21 2018

Shifting the focus of the Material Tendencies series, to take in the perspective of the architect, Architonic met up with Jeanne Gang, founder of the Chicago-based Studio Gang

Questioning Growth at the CID Grand-Hornu

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June, 20 2018

With an exhibition titled The Limits to Growth, the Belgian institution is displaying a group of citizen and designer initiatives that attest to an interest in more sustainable ways of living

A Thinking Hut in Venice

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June, 19 2018

Fondazione Prada’s Venetian outpost is hosting Machines à penser, an exhibition that links seclusion with intellectual production

At Random: Jeanine Cohen

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June, 18 2018

As part of our series on the artists and designers behind Spazio Nobile’s The Random Collection, we asked Cohen about her thoughts on collecting the unique

Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu in Bordeaux

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June, 15 2018

In southwestern France, the arc en rêve centre d’architecture is honouring the production of Hangzhou’s Amateur Architecture Studio with a major exhibition

In 2018, La Cambre Mode Says “LOL”

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June, 14 2018

For this year’s graduating show, the Brussels fashion school focused on presenting wardrobe that questions the body, nudity, sex… and the hilarity of it all.

Viktor&Rolf and Fashion&Art

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June, 13 2018

The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is serving looks, craft and perspective with an exhibition that celebrates one of the country’s most applauded names in fashion

David & Nicolas x Carine Gilson

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June, 10 2018

We caught up with David Moussalem & Nicolas Raffoul in Carine Gilson’s workshops, the Belgian designer for whom they have just created a flagship boutique.

Jochen Holz Passes the Torch

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June, 08 2018

With his new solo show, titled Superficies, the German artist tests the rich possibilities of the lampworking glass technique

Nendo’s Watercolour on Metal

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June, 07 2018

For Design Miami/Basel, the Japanese studio is releasing a metal furniture collection inspired by the look of watercolour paint on white paper

Smets, Le Roux and a Biospheric Bench

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June, 06 2018

For their most recent show at the Valerie Traan Gallery, Bas Smets and Eliane Le Roux have condensed time and biospheric processes into a piece of furniture