Industrial Design

Inside Ini Archibong’s House

Inside Ini Archibong’s House

When I’m being creative I want to stay as untethered to Earth as possible,” said Ini Archibong, the American artist living in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where he spends mornings appreciating dramatic mountain views. “I like to keep my head in the clouds.” Born in...
Filippa Wollbeck Designed this Coffee Set for the Now

Filippa Wollbeck Designed this Coffee Set for the Now

“Coming out of lockdown, I saw London filling up with litter as people flooded out eating, drinking, and throwing their disposable cups on the streets. At the same time I saw the local cleaning man sitting on the pavement with a real cup and thermos having a joyful...
Shooting with the Latest from Flashpoint at Adorama

Shooting with the Latest from Flashpoint at Adorama

Technology that makes it easy to focus on the art. That’s the guiding mission behind Flashpoint, the Adorama exclusive lighting brand, according to Solomon Leifer, senior brand manager at Flashpoint. Founded in New York City in 1991, Flashpoint’s first release was its...
DANIEL EMMA on Designing Objects People Love

DANIEL EMMA on Designing Objects People Love

Daniel To and Emma Aiston have been partners in work and life for 18 years. Today they work from home in their back garden studio in South Australia. “It’s far enough from our main home to make it feel as though we are going to ‘work’ but close enough to enjoy all of...
Soft-Geometry on the Beauty of Light

Soft-Geometry on the Beauty of Light

Utharaa L. Zacharias and Palaash Chaudhary met in New Delhi when they were studying product design at the National Institute of Fashion Technology. “We were rarely in the same circles, but at a desperate moment with a term paper, Palaash approached me for help, and we...
Gufram Declares That ‘THE END’ is Here

Gufram Declares That ‘THE END’ is Here

Welcome to the end of the road. THE END BLACK from Gufram laughs in the face of endings as the most recent edition of the ironic epitaph created in 2014 by Italian artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. THE END was designed to establish the “end” of the...
Inside the 2K1M Fai Collection

Inside the 2K1M Fai Collection

Naji Mourani spends his days sketching outside on his Toronto terrace, papers and samples spread out all around him. For him it’s a place where he can be alone and get creative. “It’s nothing fancy, but it’s bright and cheerful and it gets me focused,” he says. As an...
Dave Mucci and the Art of Custom Motorcycle-Building

Dave Mucci and the Art of Custom Motorcycle-Building

Pre-COVID, we had ridden close to 2,000 rugged miles through Vietnam, from dense cities, choked on crazed scooter riders, to pastoral rice fields sprinkled with farm animals. Our group—which included custom motorcycle builder Dave Mucci—spent two weeks hurling a fleet...

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