Ernst Gamperl creates large-scale wooden vessels, expertly crafting the material to reveal and express natural details and textures. In this careful and considered process, knots, bulges, splits, indentations, and scars are elevated, shown to be integral parts of the material’s history and lifespan.
Brian Rochefort’s sculptural ceramics are fraught with unexpected surface tension, resulting in cups, vessels and wall pieces that reveal vibrant colours, fissures, density and textures that at times seem to ooze off the surface.
Stefano Boeri believes in building high-density skyscrapers for trees inhabited by humans, which are aimed at improving quality of life by inviting nature into the city. If he had his way, our planet would be populated by entire sustainable, self-sufficient and smart forest cities.
Atelier Ace announces Ace Hotel Brooklyn, which brings together artists, narratives, and materials that speak to both the building site and the city. Opening summer 2021, the hotel showcases a textile and fibre art program with local artists.
Vera Vermeersch’s practice exists at the intersection of art and craft, formed around a colourful and intuitive process of transposing landscape and image into textile forms. TLmag speaks with the artist about her process and inspirations.
Created by Rianna Kounou and Nina Knaudt, Berlin-based luxury fashion brand Rianna + Nina is well known for its colourful, carefree, and vibrant printed pieces. For their latest collection, the duo have collaborated with painter and ceramicist Bela Silva and Brussels-based gallery Spazio Nobile.