Posts Categorized: Design

Interview With Janine

“Creative people need to develop a tolerance for risk. We don’t necessarily know where the next paycheck is coming from—or if it will come at all. Despite this, you need to keep working, keep pushing forward and following your creative path”, says Janine Vangool, editor of Uppercase Magazine in her interview with the  Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising’s…

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Just In Case

Just in Case on Nowness.com Last year, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek was commissioned by champagne maker Ruinart to construct a case for their distinctive bottle. In typical Piet Hein Eek fashion, he used salvaged wood to make each one, and then proceeded to create large, beautiful sculptural shapes with them, including a 6 meter wide arch…

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A Chateau of Her Own

Eleanor Ambos Interiors Trailer from Nomadique on Vimeo. Below, a longer trailer from Nowness…  “Everybody should live in a French chateau, or the local equivalent thereof” maintains interior designer Eleanor Ambos. The 86 year old German émigré has built an empire in New York, designing interiors and collecting, salvaging and restoring furniture in a very grand…

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The Magic Is In The Process

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh: The Magic Is in The Process from 99U on Vimeo. At a recent 99U Conference, Jane ni Dhulchaointigh, the charming, witty and inspirational inventor/founder of the product and company Sugru (the product itself described by a customer as the love child of Playdoh and Super Glue), tells her beguiling and uplifting story about her six…

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