Interview Commissioned by Eye Magazine, London, July 2014 - In a time when print is under attack one might assume designer Irma Boom (b.1960) would be hurting, yet she is thriving as never before.
We see G. standing in the middle of the bus lane, in an immaculate pin striped suite, and a light blue shirt (no tie), without anything on him: no jacket, no bag, and by the looks of it, not even a wallet.
What happens when you ask the design curator of New York’s Moma and a San Diego based architect to talk about cities and violence?
A bodywarmer for piglets? Is this serious? It certainly is, and it is saving pig’s lives and farmer’s money. It is an odd and little known fact, that an animal as synonymous with thick skin as the pig often starts its life at risk of hypothermia.
Expanded-foam plastics could be a thing of the past thanks to mushroom insulation that is sustainable and safe.
In Amsterdam, affordable homes are scarce, while at the same time, empty office buildings are a dime a dozen. Architects Space&Matter and Blauwhoed developers spotted an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, and this spring they are launching Crowdbuilding, a platform for community driven redevelopment.