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Alok Nandi: The Future of Design is Now

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May, 13 2020

Creative director, speaker, consultant, teacher and author – this multi-faceted designer and theorist gives TLmag his vision on the past and future of design and the profession of the designer in relation to the COVID-19 crisis.

Silvano Magnone: Taking Time

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May, 12 2020

Using wet plate collodion photographic processes from the mid-19th century, Silvano Magnone’s images take over an hour to develop. As a result, his intimate portraiture gives shape and feeling to suspended time.

Maja Heuer: A Love Letter to Glass

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May, 11 2020

The Glass Factory founder Maja Heuer reflects on her motivations for establishing the Glass Factory and the need for new approaches to the business of glass.

Bas Smets: Towards a New Generation of Landscape Architects

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May, 08 2020

Archaeology is a pertinent source of knowledge on ancient cultures – its enquiry deeply embedded in the past. Brussels-based landscape architect Bas Smets switches this timeline around as he looks towards designing what he calls ‘the archaeology of the future’.

Natutama: Life Beyond the Amazon Rainforest

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May, 05 2020

This poetic monochromatic photo series by Brazilian-American photographer Eliseu Cavalcante documents his 2500 mile journey down the length of the Amazon River – capturing the life of the people who live on its shores.

Mediamatic: Rethinking Intimacy

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May, 01 2020

Mediamatic is inspired by the government regulations in the wake of COVID-19 and presents ‘Serres Separée’, which prompts a new design for dining together. 

Carine Boxy: Soft as the Moon, Rough as the Earth

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April, 28 2020

Deep in the middle of the Flemish fields, Belgian designer Carine Boxy creates large interior landscapes of sheepskin that drape over floors, walls and furniture. Her beautiful workplace breathes her aesthetics: rough,

Floris Wubben Breaks the Mould

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April, 27 2020

With his ‘Pressed’ objects, innovative Dutch ceramicist Floris Wubben continues to push the limits of his materials by using a self-developed extrusion machine to explore their characteristics and their behaviour when being moulded.

Dreamstones, Amy Hilton

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April, 24 2020

‘Quelle pierrerie, le ciel fluide !’ Stephan Mallarmé, « Conflit » dans Divagations, 1897 Roger Caillois perceived the “art of nature” not as an anthropomorphic…

Alexandre Chary: Organic and Dynamic

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April, 23 2020

Designer Alexandre Chary is currently spending time between France and China, all the while exploring new approaches in his practice. He collaborates with various design groups, artists, and craftsmen from both sides of the world.

Jörg Bräuer’s ‘Insel der Zeit’

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April, 23 2020

Jörg Bräuer pursues his poetic and aesthetic quest, focusing on landscapes, architecture and still lifes with a pictorial quality that exposes the finer details with great depth and contrast, revealing the restrained beauty that inhabits the unknown world around us.

Cromarbo: Open-Book Marble

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April, 20 2020

For four generations, the Croonenberghs family has shared their passion for marble with architects, designers and lovers of fine materials and stories through their family business. Now, Isabelle Croonenberghs and her brother Bruno are orchestrating the future of Cromarbo,

Luigi Pericle ‘On Stage’

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April, 17 2020

As part of the #StayHome campaign, Ascona-based Archivio Luigi Pericle is proposing a series of encounters devoted to the life and work of Swiss artist Luigi Pericle.

Efforts of Togetherness

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April, 17 2020

Despite events being cancelled or postponed on a worldwide scale, and the precarious situation that many cultural institutions and designers have landed in because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also seen a new urgency develop to create new ways of retaining solidarity and connection.

Åsa Jungnelius: Rethinking Relations

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April, 16 2020

TLmagazine speaks to visual artist Åsa Jungnelius in light of the uncomfortable circumstances caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Especially now, her methodology and materialization sparks interesting perspectives and discussions.

Fabian von Spreckelsen, Iron and Rust

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April, 15 2020

German artist Fabian von Spreckelsen artisanal approach to sculpture guides him to create unique and bespoke pieces for Spazio Nobile with a singular identity, using Corten steel and eroded metal.