An efficacious self-taught Danish designer, Johannes Torpe is what some would describe as a jack of all trades.
Are we creating an environment in design where the next Issey Miyake might flourish? If young designers take one lesson from the practice of iconic Japanese designer Issey Miyake, it should be the importance of bringing innovation to life.
Client briefs driving you mad? Whether they’re abstract, detailed, or, as in the case of this project, non-existent – focusing on the client instead and designing to their needs is a recipe for success.
Are bricks and mortar retail spaces dead? Not according to the team behind London’s Dover Street Market.
What’s been missing in your hotel experience? Designing the new Sydney Ovolo Hotel, Hassell Architects applied lessons learned in designing workspaces to target the real needs of hotel guests.
Icelandic-Australian designer Sruli Recht has been arrested, fashioned a ring from his own skin and created a jacket from the skin of a stillborn lamb – but he doesn’t believe he’s intentionally controversial.