Interview: Chen Chen & Kai Williams Talk Rockhounding, Mass Production & Functioning During A Pandemic

New York-based Chen Chen and Kai Williams met while attending the Pratt Institute, going onto found their eponymous studio in 2011. The collaborative operation invents new techniques and materials, often diverting ubiquitous industrial supplies to unexpected applications. As Chen Chen & Kai Williams, the pair create a wide range of products from handmade collectible works…

Interview: Adam DeMartino & Andrew Carter, Co-Founders Of Smallhold

Appearing at first glance like futuristic aquariums or contemporary art installations, mushroom growers Smallhold’s minifarms are transforming the supply chain, while offering customers a unique spectacle. Eerie blue lights, vivid and sculptural mushrooms in hues of coral, pink, and yellow come together to create a compelling effect. The mycelium fruiting blocks in which the mushrooms…

Interview: In The Studio With Artist & Designer Dom Sebastian

London based artist and designer Dom Sebastian graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2018, where he studied Textile Design. His graduate collection ‘Gel Futures’ distinctively explored experimental print design through silicones, thermoplastics and polyurethane systems, merged with photography and graphics. Sebastian has a background in creative direction and photography, having already worked with the likes…

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