Disney. A Real Fairy Story

Words by Saskia van Stein

DAMNº 78

LET'S GET REAL

Let’s Get Real

Editor's Note


Long Reads

Food as Art, Comfort and Cultural Comment

By Chieri Higa

Art collective Comfort Ball have turned their irritation with all the cultural stereotyping they were experiencing as Asians in Europe into material for their art. But what started as a […]

BRANDING FASHION FAKE IS NOT ALWAYS (ANYMORE)

Words by Sara Kaufman

Fashion makes us happy – it’s an effect, an emotion, a story. Despite its ongoing negatives, Covid-19 will hopefully usher in change for the fashion industry – already teetering with […]

Falling In Love – Technology and the Human

By Sabine Himmelsbach, Ariane Koek, Angelique Spaninks

Emotions are core to human experience. Love them or hate them, they influence the directions our individual lives and society take. In the 21st century, technology really started engaging with […]

Research & Realities

THE R’s—REASEARCH AND REALITIES, Benjamin McMillan

BIO: Benjamin McMillan is a recent graduate of the graphic design department at ArtEZ Arnhem, the Netherlands. His current work investigates the intersection between machine-minds and design. PROJECT: Full Auto […]

Aesthetics of Exclusion

Gentrification and datafication come together in Beach Umbrella, one of the projects by design research group Aesthetics of Exclusion. Taking the project’s location in Seoul as an example, founder Sjoerd ter Borg explains how computer vision becomes a kind of fortune-teller.

What’s Going On?

The artist duo of Arvid&Marie are currently working on a research project called Forms of Hidden Intent and one of its central tenants is the question: how do we understand technologies whose appearance no longer communicates anything about their inner-worlds? Time to talk.

Productivity

TORE

For a new collaboration with Copenhagen-based architect and designer David Thulstrup, e15 introduces TORE, a family of side tables, which explore an essential yet monolithic design approach whilst highlighting the […]

BUIT

BUIT, the first collaboration between Mayice Studio and GANDIABLASCO, synthesises the company’s long history of textile innovation and outdoor furniture design in a concept that fuses the past and absolute […]

Maxi

“Maxi is a partition system designed for wide spaces. An essential and refined solution, capable of separating but not dividing, thus creating fluid spaces where light dominates.” Giuseppe Bavuso Maxi […]

The Shape of Water

Products are never autonomous. They always encounter other objects in the room. “If you can really distil the essence of an object and make it simple and beautiful, it can […]