Rendez-Vous

Re-imagining Urban Living: MINI LIVING Urban Cabins

Re-imagining Urban Living: MINI LIVING Urban Cabins

Let's have a look at how the 15m2 MINI LIVING Urban Cabin was tailored and translated by local architects to fit cultures in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Beijing. We'll also have a look at the next phase of the program, which will actualize all of these concepts by creating a functional co-living building complex in Shanghai this spring.

Homo Faber - The Best of European Craftsmanship to the backdrop of the Canals of Venice

Homo Faber - The Best of European Craftsmanship to the backdrop of the Canals of Venice

From exhibitions on the history and evolution of craftsmanship in design to a working lab showcasing the process of art restoration in a myriad of different mediums, workshops with master artisans from British bookbinders to French couturiers showcasing their craft and a final exhibition showcasing ‘the best’ of Europe in craftsmanship in design. After hours of discovery, I picked out some highlight from the Venice based event about European Craftsmanship in Design.

kinder MODERN presents 'Before & Be After: Growing Up Design with Lucas Maassen & Sons'

kinder MODERN presents 'Before & Be After: Growing Up Design with Lucas Maassen & Sons'

Eindhoven-based Lucas Maassen & Sons and New York based Lora Appleton have been collaborating from the very beginning, launching kinder MODERN's inaugural collection together in 2013. Fast forward to 2018 and the two, or five rather, have come together once again for their most recent collaborative exhibition and collection Before & Be After: Growing Up Design with Lucas Maassen & Sons.

Bower x The Arrivals

Bower x The Arrivals

The Future Perfect has long been a champion of some of the most innovative contemporary designers and artists coveted by interior designers and collectors in the US and around the world. Leah Ring pays a visit to chat with founder David Alhadeff

Rendez-Vous chez Block Shop

Rendez-Vous chez Block Shop

Starting with producing a handful of block printed scarf designs in 2010, Block Shop has grown into a hugely popular design studio producing wearables and home goods featuring their signature geometric designs, as well as offering workshops for those wanting to learn the block printing process first hand. Read below to learn more about the formation and evolution of Block Shop from my chat with co-founder Hopie Stockman. 

Rendez-Vous chez Carly Jo Morgan

Rendez-Vous chez Carly Jo Morgan

I connected with Carly and was lucky enough to pay a visit to her studio and learn a bit more about her process. A truly inspirational creative force, it was exciting to hear about about Carly's vision and her evolution as an artist.

Villa Noailles Design Parade Hyères and Toulon 2017

Villa Noailles Design Parade Hyères and Toulon 2017

Villa Noailles Design Parade is an annual event which consists of two contests for up and coming talent in the realm of design, held between two adjacent seaside cities in the South of France, as well as a series of installations around each city for guests to discover. 

Have a look at what I discovered from each contest and the winners! 

say hi to_ Presents 'Natural Elements Meet Lustrous Futurism' Exhibition with Atelier Meraki

say hi to_ Presents 'Natural Elements Meet Lustrous Futurism' Exhibition with Atelier Meraki

I am very excited to announce that Atelier Meraki, an amazing cultural institution here in Paris supporting emerging creators, has invited me to curate say hi to_'s first exhibition to celebrate their 2nd anniversary.

May 24th - 28th. Atelier Meraki, Paris, France.

The Community

The Community

There are few things I love more than discovering new projects and spaces around Paris started by other young creatives. So when I received an e-mail from Aapo Nikkanen, a Finnish artist living in Paris, inviting me to visit a new exhibition space to discover their creative intiative 'The Community: Offline' - I was very curious to check it out.

POPCORE

POPCORE

Our particular favourite time of year has to be when the experimental, boundary pushing, forward thinking Dutch design community hold their annual design week and show us what they have been working on the past year. 

The creators of POPCORE introduce us to their forward thinking initiative which showcases the new generation of Dutch Design!