'It's time to marry man and machine' is Faye Toogood's response to our Product and Form Survey. And she's right, of course. Whereas the new millenium began with many designers firmly focuses on artificial forms and synthetic materials, today we're seeing a marked shift of interest to all things natural, local and handmade. Products should be easy to understand.
The most inspiring projects bubbling on the fringes of the great indoors. We go from atelier to laboratory in search of the freshest thinking to spark your imagination.
The pick of the crop: a visual feast plucked from the finest that the worlds of art, fashion and design have to offer.
Interviews with an electrifying artist, Luca Nichetto's selected partner in design and a roving Dutchman that tackled Salone.
We explore some serious cuts taking place inside the Wieden+Kennedy headquarters and discuss the diversity within Thomas Poulsen's design direction.
A historic building material gets a contemporary upgrade to make it as light as a bird's feather.
Capable of seating 150 employees at one time, a super long desk by Clive Wilkinson gets a closer inspection.