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Artist Jim Campbell's LED Matrix and Low-Resolution Video Works
How do you perceive the world around you? Your senses provide information for you to process, and in perfect conditions it’s a pretty easy task. But often you are in a situation in which you may only have a split second, where it’s too bright or too...
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Brendan Ravenhill
LA-based designer Brendan Ravenhill is known for creating sparsely designed, stripped-down yet stunning objects. From chandeliers with multiple thin arms to understated layered chairs to the now-iconic nail-and-wood bottle opener, Ravenhill’s style...
CULTURE
The Best Reductionist Albums of 2017 (So Far)
"Minimalist music" has its own largely rigid definition in modern classical music (a genre that Steve Reich, Philip Glass and La Monte Young have contributed to), but we want to highlight how contemporary artists are taking these compositional techniques...
DESIGN
The Natural Simplicity of Cork
Few materials are as versatile as cork. The pliable, lightweight, eco-friendly material is much more than a bottle stopper, lending itself as an accent or main medium in decorative and furniture fabrications. Because of this flexibility, cork is booming...
DESIGN
What is Reductionism?
“Reductionism is about taking away excess in design,” says Gerry McGovern, Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, and the Range Rover Velar, the brand’s newest vehicle, delivers on that maxim. From its debut at the London Design Museum to our first...