The momentous ninth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers took place this week on June 2 at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
Imagine a future where man-made machines can no longer be used because of environmental reasons. Lately, it doesn’t feel too much like science fiction. What… Read More »Kajsa Melchior Employs Erosion as a Guide for Expressive Design Methods
In January 2018, Vanessa Yuan and Joris Vanbriel debuted ecoBirdy at Maison & Objet in Paris. It was one of the most talked-about launches—a collection of colorful, kid-sized furniture made from recycled plastic toys.
This year, Poliform debuted its latest sofa, Westside, designed by Jean-Marie Massaud. The modular, multifunctional system allows for a fully customizable living room configuration—ready for… Read More »Jean-Marie Massaud Sees the Home as an Architectural Landscape
Early this year, Victoria Yakusha debuted a new ZTISTA coffee table and chair made of a curious combination of materials—recycled metal, cellulose, wood chips, and… Read More »Victoria Yakusha Designs Sustainable, Living Objects with the Knowledge of Tradition
Organic is an aesthetic understatement for the Brazilian furniture designer Gustavo Neves. Growing up in the municipality of Jaú in São Paolo, Neves takes cues… Read More »An Ode to Nature by Designer Gustavo Neves
Usually, Chris Schanck’s Detroit studio is busy with activity—dreaming up, prototyping, and finishing otherworldly furniture pieces that are created almost entirely from self-invented processes like… Read More »Chris Schanck’s Days are Quiet but Productive
It started with a cowrie shell—a symbol of abundance. The French-Beninese designer Catherine Sarr’s subsequent Almasika Fine Jewelry line is a contemporary twist on a… Read More »Almasika’s Catherine Sarr on Jewelry as a Marker of Memory