TLmag caught up with collector and interior designer Chahan Minassian to talk about how he invokes personal, lived-in qualities into his impeccable designs as well as his project, which unites Old Masters with modern works within the medieval setting of Venice’s Abbazia di San Gregorio.
Drawing on tinkering techniques and her own hand-made textile artworks, British multidisciplinary artist Faye Toogood has materialised a vibrant, three-dimensional rug collection in collaboration with Italian rug manufacturer cc-tapis.
TLmag speaks to French visual artist Adrien Vesovi who, after a serious skiing accident in 2004, adopted a repetitive artistic process that still leaves room for surprise – creating what he likes to call “wanted accidents”.
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.
Winner of the 2018 Fondation Bettencourt Schueller prize “pour l’intelligence de la main – Talents d’exception”, Julien Vermeulen and his Maison are one of the few feather artisans still practicing in France. Here, Julien shares with us his artistic vision and future hopes for his craft.
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.