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…

Chief Curator Andrew Bonacina On The Hepworth Wakefield’s New Show

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…

Interview: Aitor Throup, Artist, Designer & Creative Director

Versatile maker and designer, Aitor Throup’s multi-disciplinary studio traverses the fields of art, film and fashion, developing conceptual clothing under the label New Object Research, whilst concurrently collaborating across various industries. Premiered at Sadler’s Wells, Throup unveiled his latest collaboration with the eminent contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor earlier this month. Developing garments for McGregor’s Autobiography,…

Stella Paul: Celebrating Black Architecture

Phaidon’s Black: Architecture in Monochrome is a fascinating survey of the intensity, strength and mystique of the colour black in the constructed world. Holding a strong cultural and historical significance – whether signalling transgression or devotion, penury or luxury, introspection or extroversion – black is at the centre of both personal and social experience, making…

Interview: Jeremy Leslie, magCulture

magCulture Founder and Creative Director Jeremy Leslie is a steadfast believer in magazines being a uniquely relevant and dynamic media form, despite various challenges faced by the industry today. His business operates simultaneously as a studio, offering strategic and creative services, a journal, focussing on the future of editorial design, and a shop with a…

Interview: John Gionleka, Peckham Bazaar

John Gionleka originally relocated to London with plans of entering a Greek Orthodox seminary, which luckily for us never happened. Launching Peckham Bazaar in 2015, Gionleka serves delicious dishes inspired by his native Albania, its Balkan neighbours, as well as influences from further afield. Peckham Bazaar’s eclectic ethos, evident in its menu, extends to the…

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