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Introducing Second Home Holland Park

A light-filled oasis situated in west London, Second Home Holland Park, the second branch to launch in London following its Spitalfields site, is a workspace and photography studio for entrepreneurs, innovators and social enterprises. A former advisor to David Cameron and George Osborne, Second Home co-founder Rohan Silva is credited as the mind behind the…

This Photographer’s Exhibition Explores Cosmology, Catastrophe & Nudity

Cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism, catastrophe – these are some of the subjects that Düsseldorf-based photographer Thomas Ruff addresses in his practice, which for almost four decades has investigated the status of the image in contemporary culture. Open until 21 January 2018 at Whitechapel Gallery, Ruff’s exhibition, including images from 1979–2017, draws from the full range…

Interviews

Interview: John Pawson On His Illustrious Career & ‘Spe...

Celebrated architect and designer, John Pawson’s prolific practice spans homes, religious buildings, galleries and retail spaces all over the world, including the Nový Dvůr Monastery, a number of Calvin Klein stores, ballet sets, and London’s new Design Museum. His work distinctively “focuses on ways of approaching fundamental problems of space, proportion, light and materials.” Leading…

Chief Curator Andrew Bonacina On The Hepworth Wakefield’s Ne...

Andrew Bonacina was appointed Chief Curator of The Hepworth Wakefield in 2013, having previously served as curator at International Project Space in Birmingham and exhibitions organiser at Chisenhale Gallery; he has written on contemporary art for Frieze, Mousse, Phaidon and Taschen amongst others. Since his appointment at the Yorkshire-based museum, Bonacina has conceived a number…

 

Fashion & The Paradox Of Exposure

The science of managing a brand’s exposure is a complex task and one which requires perpetual review and revision. While in the majority of cases, certainly when reflecting on emerging fashion labels, gaining an audience is a herculean task, sustaining that audience is often even tougher. On the other end of the spectrum, rapid growth…

Interview: John Pawson On His Illustrious Career & ‘Spectrum’

Celebrated architect and designer, John Pawson’s prolific practice spans homes, religious buildings, galleries and retail spaces all over the world, including the Nový Dvůr Monastery, a number of Calvin Klein stores, ballet sets, and London’s new Design Museum. His work distinctively “focuses on ways of approaching fundamental problems of space, proportion, light and materials.” Leading…

Totokaelo Takes Over New York’s Germania Bank Building

Totokaelo, the luxury lifestyle store founded by Jill Wenger and acquired by Herschel Capital Corp in 2016, opened the doors to its new site last week, housed within the historic Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery, New York. The Seattle-based retailer has accrued a cult following for championing lesser-known talent alongside legends of the industry’s…

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