Masataka Hosoo, innovator and president of HOSOO, a Kyoto-based traditional kimono textile maker, is bringing Nishijin-ori weaving techniques and textiles to the forefront of the design and fashion scenes worldwide. TLmag sat down with him to talk about HOSOO Studies: an ongoing R&D project that aims to create a modern perspective surrounding the relationship between human beings and textiles since ancient times.
TLmag contributor Lara Chapman takes us through the monochromatic images of Polish photographer Joanna Piotrowska, whose uneasy visuals and refusal to create easily digestible images ask us to embrace the discomfort of uncertainty.
From the nearly 18,000 objects in its collection, Hasselt Fashion Museum selected 170 items of clothing for their latest exhibition. Applying the principles of object-oriented research, the museum navigates through various codes to crack their language: form, fabric, vanitas, identity, and stories.
Romane Sarfati, CEO of Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique, sits down with TLmag to share her vision for the centuries-old cultural institution and the future of porcelain.
Commemorating 13 years since Noa Eshkol’s passing, TLmag revisits Gunia Nowik’s personal journey to Eshkol’s historic home in Holon (Israel) which was – and still is – the center of collaborative study for the Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation (EWMN) and Eshkol’s dance repertoire.
Until February 2021, Belgian museum CID au Grand-Hornu presents ‘Plant Fever’: a traveling exhibition that looks at the development of phyto-centered (or plant-originated) design.