Issue No 7 — The New Reality


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The new links between disciplines and technologies being built by visionary designers, artists, scientists and architects are currently unveiling options for the

future of our primary needs: how we live, what we eat, how we dress. Signs whichif indeed they come to pass despite their occasional outlandishnessmay tomorrow be viewed as harbingers of a new age: The New Reality.

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Issue No 7 The New Reality

In our interview by Kimberly Bradley, architect David Chipperfield spoke with the luxury of far-sightedness, discussing architecture and its opportunities to cast influence. “Architects have no power, designers have no powerunless we leverage it. At one time architecture was far more connected to social advocacy... We’ve been working for investors and not society. That has to change”, believes Chipperfield. Canadian-British designer Philippe Malouin has devised an aesthetic that captures a new language of form. His studio is small, his working methods unconventionalthe office is closed every Friday without fail. And yet it works: Philippe is currently one of the most sought-after designers in the world. nomad visited him in his London studio. Designer Marije Vogelzang has chosen a remarkable path; as an ‘eating designer’, she experiments with food and incorporates personal and sociocultural experiences associated with food and eating into her work. We visited Marije's refreshing universe of ideas in Dordrecht. Our interview in Copenhagen with Liza Chong, CEO of INDEX, immersed us in a non-profit with a wonderfully straightforward description of its mission and image: “It’s all about design to improve life”.



Suzanne Lee: Revolutionary of the Fashion Industry — David Chipperfield: The Leverager — Designing the Living: Paris, Centre Pompidou — Christian Paul Kaegi: Qwstion is our Answer — Philippe Malouin: Studio Visit — Marije Vogelzang: Eating Designer — Iris Van Herpen:  “Shift Souls” Collection — Liza Chong: Design to Improve Life — Bellevue Di Monaco: Furnishing New Lives — One World Flag: A Project by Thomas Mandl — Cornwall: A Land’s End


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193 pages, offset-printed and perfect bound, full color on uncoated and coated paper. Printed in the Germany. Publication date: May 2019