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, spontaneous and close to nature.
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.
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.
Italian design duo and co-curators of TLmag’s next print edition, Formafantasma, re-evaluate our relationship with trees and poses a series of essential questions about design and sustainability in their latest exhibition ‘Cambio’.
What truths do maps truly convey about our place in the world? Continuing her methodological focus on sustainability and temporality, the newest series of works by British-Taiwanese artist Rain Wu allows us to re-imagine our relationship with these cultural artefacts.
Whether it’s by using scutched flax fibres to create a rug or 65 litres of crude oil to create a a stone-like table, Pauline Esparon’s process is dedicated to transforming the unrefined materials that surround us to highlight the qualities that we’ve taken for granted.