|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 power –unless we leverage it. Atone 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 unconventional –the 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 inDordrecht.
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".