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Good Taste Meets Bad Taste: Amit Baruch

Sometimes a fashion designer, other times a trend forecaster or a contemporary artist. Amit Baruch’s actions resemble minute surprises that suddenly colors the tediousness of daily life. Cheap perfume, political figures, and toilet paper... She reshapes everything that is passé and boring, and each of her works bears a trace of candidness, mischief and humor. Though she’s still in the green days of her career, we’re sure that we’ll be hearing more of her in the following years. ...

I Saw You in a Spring Evening!

COS, a brand that draws inspiration from art and architecture, and design office Studio Swine joined forces for Salone del Mobile. The result was the interactive New Spring installation that appeals to different senses. ...

Floor Plans of Favourite TV Series

For all the TV series that you watch fanatically, we’re sure you’d be able to tell everything from where they keep the toilet paper to how many restrooms the second floor has. However here are some floor plans for further clarification.…

David & Nicolas

We think that it’s time to meet the Beirut designers David and Nicolas, who are under the spotlight of anyone with an aesthetic eye with their timeless designs in a retro-futuristic attitude, and their undivided attention to detail and coherence. You are both from Beirut, Lebanon. What was it like growing up for you in…

Welcome, No Need to Take Your Shoes Off

Before we begin, if there is anyone who is likely to refuse visiting David Hockney’s home, raise your hand; or better yet, close the page. Nowness has done another job that makes one want to quit their jobs and spend the rest of their lives visiting other people’s homes, such as Melissa North & Tchaik…

The 3rd Istanbul Biennial Are We Human

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial “ARE WE HUMAN? : The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 200 years, 200,000 years” opens it’s doors to visitors on October 22. The participators include designers, architects, artists, historians, archeologists, choreographers, and scientists from 50 countries and will…

Defne Koz

Design, aesthetics, innovation… A life that is hand in hand with innovation and design between İstanbul, Milan and Chicago. Defne Koz is here, with an approach influenced by Ettore Sottsass, continuously curious and never repetitive.. What are the latest developments and areas in the design world that have grabbed your attention lately? I think it’s…

The Moonwatch

With it’s legendary design that ensures stability in space, OMEGA Speedmaster became an essential for astronauts and space exploration institutions since about half a century. OMEGA Speedmaster’s space compatible design that has been under the spotlight since 1962 has an interesting history behind it’s space ventures. Walter “Wally” Schirra and Leroy Gordon “Gordo” Cooper were…

Aplying Sensibility to Design

There is a push and pull between reality and fiction in this issue. With a point of the camera, reality is somewhat altered into fiction by the talented photographers we have featured. Musicians have spoken words of rhyme and rhythm that fictionized everyday life. Artists we’ve spoken to opened our minds up to creations beyond…