A dedicated space for the discussion and exploration of fashion, design, and ideological investigations.

Wolfgang Tillmans: Reflections

Wolfgang Tillmans: Reflections

Oct 08, 2020Ryan Burns

Tillmans became a leading contemporary photographer over the last three decades, compiling a vast range of abstractions, portraits, and landscapes; the German-born artist acknowledges that his photos reveal tender details...

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'RIOT!': Grafisch - Raf Simons

'RIOT!': Grafisch - Raf Simons

Sep 05, 2020Ryan Burns

Five years after the 1995 launch of his brand, and three years on from his first runway show in Paris, Raf Simons was 'fed up' and 'wanted to get out'...

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How Do You Imagine A Poet? - Ann Demeulemeester

How Do You Imagine A Poet? - Ann Demeulemeester

Aug 27, 2020Ryan Burns

Ann Demeulemeester, famed member of the Antwerp Six, has always used her collections and shows as opportunities to confuse the boundaries of gender through a refined vision of ‘neutral’ fashion....

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Variance and Beauty - Alberto Kalach

Variance and Beauty - Alberto Kalach

Aug 20, 2020Ricardo Diaque

The design landscape of Mexico often exposes the contrast between massively over-populated areas consumed by poverty, and adjacent areas of immense wealth and privilege. It is imperative that architects and...

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Democracy and Cubism - Issey Miyake

Democracy and Cubism - Issey Miyake

Aug 19, 2020Ryan Burns

Issey Miyake, the grandfather of modern Japanese fashion, is universally revered for his application of a sculptural slant to clothing design. Although cutting-edge construction is perhaps his most recognizable design...

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Light and Reconstruction - Jun Takahashi

Light and Reconstruction - Jun Takahashi

Aug 17, 2020Ryan Burns

Jun Takahashi’s visual narratives often merge photography, graphic design, and erroneous characters in order to create larger-than-life scenes–always abnormal and vibrant. ⁣ ⁣ The Tokyo designer regularly uses sculptures and...

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"Touch Me I'm Sick" - Takahiro Miyashita

Aug 13, 2020Ryan Burns

Number (N)ine’s SS/AW 03 collection, ‘Touch Me I’m Sick’, represented Takahiro Miyashita’s personal expression of mental health battles, using longing song lyrics and heavily distressed knits and denim emblematic of...

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