I’m part of a panel debate on “communities, design, politics” with Liza Fior, Jeremy Till, Indy Johar, Tony Fretton and Francisco Sanin at the London Met. It’s part of the Academy series organised by the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and its curator Beatrice Galilée, who is also chairing the event.
In June I’m heading to Sofia for its third design week. I’m giving a talk about design and the everyday. Other speakers include Konstantin Grcic and Matali Crasset.
I chaired a talk with three up-and-coming Portuguese architecture practices at the Architecture Fundation in London.
As part of the first Internet Week in London I hosted the Brilliant Design Lecture.
I chaired the Pecha Kucha at Modus during the London Design Festival and delivered a short presentation on vibrators.
Arne Jacobsen’s gesamtkunstwerk is now 50 years old.
Icon, August 2010
I recently interviewed Issey Miyake in Paris. The piece is in the November issue of Icon, out now. I will publish the feature here in a while.
Glossy, sexy and desirable. The Valentine was the it-bag of its day.
Icon, February 2009
The French design studio 5.5 welcomed me to their Paris office on a sunny Sunday afternoon.
Icon, December 2008
Photo: Kourtney Roy
Gabriella and Mattias showed me around their bare Stockholm studio.
Icon, June 2009
Photo: Marcus Palmqvist