Drawing Now! is a salon dedicated to the drawings of emerging artists. Gathered around 73 international galleries presenting 400 artists, the salon was held for 5 days at Temple Square in March 2015.
Archive for April, 2015
Outdated poetry supported on paper, the sensuality of remembrance for offset printing, a number of publishing houses are trying to conquer a new magazine readership, after having tested the limits of online blogs, the compulsory current that exhausts the capacities of the most avid fans. Among them the most well known are perhaps Schnock, Charles and Feuilleton.
Simple Scandinavian design is taken over by the happy forms ofthe Memphis group. The Italian movement re-enchants our interiors through 9 rooms edited by Kartelland paying tribute to the style of Ettore Sottsass.
As entrepreneur ship and mobility are highly valued, thoughtful apps are being developed to accompany this new economy of work. For example the app ‘Breather’ designed by American Julien Smith: writer, speaker and CEO of the eponymous start up that allows you to rent an area to work by the hour at any time of day.
Streetwear codes are becoming more and more publicized through means of fly posting. Alongside concert posters and political posts, high-end labels and urbanwear brands are making themselves known.
In order boost a brand, there’s nothing better than launching a few capsule products collaborating with other designers. The Japanese make-up brand Shu Uemura has chosen to partner with the jewelry designer Yazbukey http://yazbukey.com/the designer of the Parisian brand ‘sophisti-pop’ to create 4 fresh spring looks. Spread across 34 products that will be available world wide from May.
‘La Passarelle’ is a concept store/tea room that is part of the friendly new trend where boutiques feel like home. New to the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, Cécile and Sven have created several small universes for home, men, women and children around fresh eco-friendly brands. You can happily browse the selection Scandinavian pottery as well as T-Shirts by young designers and new designed table wear.
The tattoo is gradually evolving from its purely aesthetic function: in the wake of Duo Skin, a ‘connected’ tattoo used for controlling devices and recording data, comes the tattoo project DermalAbyss. The fruit of a collaboration between researchers at Harvard and MIT, it transforms skin into an interface that enables the reading of various health conditions.
In 2014, Rosie Assoulin was among the nominees for the prestigious Woolmark Prize that has previously been won by Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld. This honor marks the talent of the American designer who makes elegance a daily thing rather than something reserved for Sunday best.
The Onagawa railway Japanese prefecture of Miyagi, this place was destroyed in the devastating earthquake in 2011. The tsunami reached 15m in height and swept 1 km inland, destroyed the town centre and leaving 1,000 people missing with over 300 confirmed dead.