Issue No 4 — Circular


The fourth issue of nomad explores the future-critical topic of sustainability. What parameters are changing the course of our environment? Where does the global creative community apply its levers to negotiate this issue?

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Issue No 4 Circular

The fourth edition of nomad is dedicated to various perspectives centred on the subject of sustainability. Among others, we talk to the Irish artist John Gerrard, whose works deal with the diminishing biodiversity of our planet. We introduce Bert van Son, the founder of fashion company MUD Jeans, whose business philosophy is rooted in the principles of the circular economy, and discuss his vision of a world without waste. Sarah Dorkenwald’s essay addresses speculative design and the conflict between our consumer behaviour, capitalistic value system and eco-awareness.



Sarah Dorkenwald: Next Nature Hermès Maison: Charlotte Macaux Perelman & Alexis Fabry Jochen Zeitz: Planet. People. Profit. — Mud Jeans: The Power of Circular Economy — Sarah Dorkenwald: What if You Could Redesign Everything? — Nils Bader: Sustainable Economy and China 2.0 — Sustainable Products: A Selection — John Gerrard: On the Driving Force of Modernity — Georg Diez: The NewAn Essay — Edelaar Mosayebi Inderbitzin: Staging Nature — Lin Sebastian Kayser: Journey Into the Future of 3D Printing — The Lovelace Hotel Munich — Spots Japan — 35° 41‘ 22.155“ N 139° 41‘ 30.143“ E


Additional Information
180 pages, offset-printed and perfect bound, full color on uncoated and coated paper. Printed in Germany. Publication date: November 2017