French illustrator Éva Le Roi has spent the past 10 years in Brussels, tracing the outlines of our urban spaces. Her open and artisanal drawing attracts not only architectural agencies – but also the curators of international festivals and TLmag’s very own sister gallery: Spazio Nobile gallery.
Gijs Bakker recently developed the MASieraad foundation that initiated Challenging Jewellery; a temporary Master’s at the Sandberg Instituut. TLmag caught up with Bakker to talk about the programme in the current changing field of design.
The vibrant colours of Bela Silva’s newest series give Spazio Nobile’s space a Spring awakening. Inspired by the artist’s recent trip to Mexico, the show celebrates Latin-American culture, its history and diverse craftsmanship in a cycle of drawings, ceramic works and a Codex Mexico.
Carol and Sarah Piron, both in their thirties, are at the head of Filles à Papa (FAP), a fashion label with an international reach that, over a decade, has made a place for itself on the ultra-competitive market. It was the ideal opportunity for us to meet these Liege-based sisters in their workshop/showroom, located in this Walloon province known for its industrial culture.
For its 16th edition, Collect is taking over a large number of rooms at Somerset House. Presenting a new environment to contextualise and curate modern craft, their selection of specialist glass galleries (a total of 9 galleries and over 50 glass artists) is their best yet.
Building bridges between past and present, cultures and design sensibilities: Lél is an artistic collective dedicated to preserving, reinterpreting and developing the ancient art of handcrafted stone inlay, pietra dura.