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Wallace Chan: In Pursuit of Universal Beauty

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
May, 13 2022

For TLmag34: Precious – A Geology of Being, Y-Jean Mun Delsalle interviewed jewellery designer and artist, Wallace Chan, about how he got started in jewellery and how keeps inspired to continue innovating new techniques and designs.

Beirut: The Eras of Design

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May, 10 2022

An exhibition that shines a light Lebanon’s design history as well as its contemporary creative scene, offers an exciting opportunity to better understand this complex country and its layered history.

Harriet Hellman: Ceramic Seascapes

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May, 05 2022

For our A/W 2021 issue: All is Landscape, I had the pleasure of interviewing ceramic artist, Harriet Hellman, whose raw, elemental sculptural ceramic objects hold stories of time past and present.

Art Brussels 2022

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April, 30 2022

After a 2-year hiatus, Art Brussels is back with a dynamic program that includes 156 international and national galleries featuring work by established and emerging artists.

Interview with Stefano Boeri and Jean Blanchaert

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April, 27 2022

As their exhibition, Next of Europe, part of the 2022 Venice edition of Homo Faber was getting underway, Stefano Boeri and Jean Blanchaert spoke with TLmag about their vision on craft and the importance of supporting master artisans around the world.

Wallace Chan: TOTEMS

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
April, 20 2022

TLmag spoke to artist and jewellery designer, Wallace Chan, ahead of his new exhibition, TOTEMS, which opened in Venice on April 20th.

Homo Faber 2022

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April, 19 2022

The second edition of Homo Faber opened its doors on April 10 in Venice. This 3-week event highlights the importance of craft and craftsmanship through a series of exhibitions, events, and studio visits with master artisans.

Weaving with Nature

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April, 15 2022

For TLmag35, Brussels-based journalist Sarah Schug, wrote about two designers who are pursuing innovative techniques in weaving using natural materials like pine needles & roots

Lionel Estève: Jolie Pluie

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April, 11 2022

TLmag spoke to Lionel Estève about his current exhibition, “Jolie Pluie,” on view at Grzegorzki Shows in Berlin, his ongoing fascination with rain, and why challenging situations often lead to the best results.

Vuokko Nurmesniemi: A Finnish Pioneer

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April, 08 2022

For TLmag35, Finnish journalist Jutta Ylä Mononen, wrote about the fascinating story of textile designer, artist and entrepreneur Vuokko Nurmesniemi and her ground-breaking print designs that changed the face of fashion.

PAD Paris: Preview

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April, 05 2022

On April 5th, PAD Paris opens its doors for 5 days of modern and contemporary decorative arts, design, and craft. TLmag previews some of highlights to expect at this esteemed fair.

Bela Silva & Vera Vermeersch: Tree of Life

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April, 01 2022

In their duo-exhibition, “Tree of Life”, artists Bela Silva and Vera Vermeersch offer an homage to Italy, its landscape, culture and history through a series of ceramics and tapestries. On view at Spazio Nobile Gallery through May 15,

Sustainable Colour

TL Magazine_True Living of Art & Design
March, 29 2022

From onion skins to bio-waste, an exhibition in Helsinki spotlights the growing movement of using natural dyes on a small and large scale.

Pierre Charpin: Avec le dessin

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March, 24 2022

The Hotel des Arts in Toulon presents a comprehensive survey of drawings by French designer, Pierre Charpin. Defined by bold color and sensuous forms and shapes, the exhibition offers an intimate look at this captivating and creative universe.

The Origins and Legacy of Biosphere 2

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March, 21 2022

For TLmag36: All Is Landscape, guest editor, Bas Smets, invited author and activist, Kathelin Gray, to write about her experience and connections to the Biosphere 2, an experimental and ambitious project about the earth and climate change.

Francis Kéré: Places of Community

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March, 16 2022

Francis Kéré was named the 2022 Pritzker Prize winner, a much deserved recognition for this talented architect. For our S/S 2018 issue: TLmag29: Africas, design journalist Norman Kietzmann wrote a piece about Kéré Architecture.

Mariana Popescu: Disrupting the Construction Industry

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March, 11 2022

For TLmag35, Vera Sacchetti wrote about the innovative vision of architect, Mariana Popescu, who is pushing forward the possibilities of creating lightweight architectural structures using limited concrete and 3D industrial printing technologies.

A State of Matter: Modern and Contemporary Glass Sculpture

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March, 09 2022

As part of the United Nations ‘Year of Glass 2022’ initiative, the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK, presents an exploratory exhibition about glassmaking in all its states of matter. Exhibition curator,

To Search, Find and Retain

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March, 03 2022

Anders Herwald Ruhwald on what drew him to the work of Swedish modernist ceramicist, Carl-Harry Stålhane, and how his current exhibition, “Ruhwald vs. Stålhane”, explores this relationship through clay and glazing.

Kenya Hara: A Better View

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March, 01 2022

In the Spring of 2020, at the height of global lockdowns, Marc Fuestel interviewed Kenya Hara about one of his new projects: High Resolution Tour. With it’s subtle images and thoughtful,

Pernille Braun – Contemporary Glass

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February, 24 2022

For Copenhagen-based contemporary artist Pernille Braun, the process of glass making and the material itself, hold a sense of wonder and freedom that allows her to create her distinctive sculptures. She presents a selection of new work at Puls Gallery through March 12,

Cian Dayrit – Fabric & Needlework

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February, 22 2022

Equal parts artist and activist, Cian Dayrit sat down with TLmag to explain why his art – usually in the form of embroidered textiles – fights against all forms of oppression across the globe and becomes a place of hope where social justice can survive and thrive.

The Roaring Twenties

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February, 17 2022

Studio Wieki Somers (Wieki Somers and Dylan van den Berg) were invited to curate the design section of The Roaring Twenties, an exhibition which explores parallel themes between the 1920s and 2020s in Design,

Rebeca Méndez – Learning From the Birds

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February, 15 2022

Through an engaging body of work that includes murals, video, research and design, Rebeca Méndez, faces up to climate emergency and shows us how the migration of a bird connects deeply to the health of the environment.