The Nov/Dec issue of Frame analyses how design events are boosting their social relevance by forging stronger links between culture and commerce.
Kenya Hara reveals how future trade fairs can become more meaningful, while big-name design brands turn to a new breed of art director to pave the future. Meanwhile, Neri&Hu chronicles the journey towards bridging East and West, and OMA materializes the echo between jewellery and architecture.
Mathieu Lehanneur does moving things with marble. Ying Chang turns shipping damage into decoration. Eddie Olin revisits Rietveld in 3D print. Discover new directions in the world of products.
Rain Wu tells an edible story. Christophe Guberan’s shoe makes itself. Caroline Eriksson challenges Le Corbusier. Culture is nature for Hongjie Yang. Meet our curated selection of creatives.
SevilPeach humanizes the office in five steps. Liz West wants us to decompress with colour. To make is to design, says Max Lamb. Neri & Hu is on a mission to boost Chinese creativity. Get all this and even more perspectives on people.
OMA varies the tempo for Repossi. Patricia Urquiola creates an ode to Milan. Toiletpaper takes over Galeries Lafayette. Yota Kakuda makes cheese tarts float. Step inside the great indoors.
Frame Lab analyses how design events are boosting their social relevance by forging stronger links between culture and commerce. Kenya Hara reveals the secrets of House Vision 2’s success. Modefabriek, Bread&Butter and others share their curatorial strategies. Brands take the stage at fairs and launch into social media – while Driade, Cassina, Molteni and Hermès turn to a new breed of art director to woo audiences.
Bette’s fabric bath, Laufen’s Bespoke solutions, and other clean breaks that brands are making with the past. Discover what’s driving the business of design.