‘’Those who really know what design is know how to make choices and, how to make bold choices.’’ Matteo Pirola wrote resolutely in Lake Como Design Fair’s catalog to welcome visitors this weekend to its second edition and sparked curiosity to its focus: questions concerning the notion of color within the practice of design and architecture.
Tanguy van Quickenborne took over the Van Den Weghe natural stone company in Zulte nine years ago. Ever since the company carved its way to the top of the interior and architecture world. Quite literally, he shook up the somewhat sleepy family firm to get to a kick start.
Jörg Bräuer created Monoliths, a unique work containing different 100-year-old cedar and oak wooden slabs with philosophical citations engraved. This, together with much of his other work, is on show at Spazio Nobile from January until March 2020. TLmag talked to him about his practice and the upcoming show.
In the run-up to the Textiles Revealed exhibition in New York, organised by Belgium is Design as part of the New York Textile Month, we spoke at length with Lidewij Edelkoort, Dutch observer of trends and author of 2014’s “Anti-Fashion Manifesto”, a plea for a return to a more ethical, sustainable and supportive fashion industry.
Highlighting both emerging and internationally known design practitioners, this fair provides a unique insight to Nordic design.
TLmagazine spoke to Alexander von Vegesack and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss about this unique institute for design, architecture, and nature.
Time & Style hosts the first European exhibition of furniture designer Kengo Kuma; a unique individual who reinterprets the Japanese lifestyle to create.