We embrace the digital age in the next issue and visit Mozilla Japan’s office, designed by Nosigner, which uses the term ‘open source’ to define the space.
Clever marketing ploy for open-source software or a sign of what’s to come in the design world? Forging on, we enter the high-end retail realm, where we trace the digitally designed Dior stores to a series of graphic ‘codes’, before checking out some of the movers behind mobile architecture.
Recent graduates imagine future spaces
Shanghai’s first film museum in the spotlight; Spaceworkers preserves the past in Portugal; it’s all in the details for Louis Vuitton, Printemps, Harrods and Barneys; slick stores from Acne, Ciguë, Edward Belden and others; a make-your-own-ice-cream parlour; and much more
Get Up and Go: The movers behind the newest breed of mobile structures
Inner Space: Volumes within a volume from Jun Igarashi
Dream Weaver: Artist David Altmejd’s frenetic fantasies
Open Platform: Nosigner approaches Mozilla’s office as an open-source project
Digital Dior: A rare glimpse into Dior’s catalogue of inspirational spatial concepts
Hollowed Out: Trahan Architects carves a cavernous museum with the latest technology
Elmo: A tour through a Swedish tannery
Interstuhl: Designer Volker Eysing on the process behind VINTAGEis5
Update: The latest design-company news from B&B Italia, Moooi, e15 and others
Catalogue: Products for productivity: our roundup of the latest office furniture
Education Debate: What’s next for Dutch design schools?
Graduation Work: Fresh concepts from the new design generation
One Shot: Marketing case study: Flos’s architectural lighting catalogue
One Artist, One Material: The ice-cold canvases of Simon Beck
Design Art: Bethan Laura Wood’s meticulous marquetry
Books: A candid look at the design industry, courtesy of journalist Hanna Nova Beatrice