Claude Grant

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The American Way

New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.<p><b>It’s been said that contemporary American design isn’t highly regarded in international circles. You are the first American to be tapped to create the annual conceptual installation "Das</b> …

How the lines between streetwear and the runway are blurring

When it was announced at the tail end of last year that burgeoning streetwear brand Stüssy would mark its 35th anniversary with a collaboration with Comme des Garçons’ seminal Dover Street Market, the irony would not have been lost on Shawn Stüssy. It was a partnership that seemingly reflected the …

The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception

Our yearning to discern deception so that we can protect ourselves from abuse, is ancient and almost primal — a marketable commodity for mystics and media manipulators alike. In one of the best explorations of the subject, Sam Harris defined lying as “both a failure of understanding and an …

"A Shock to the System": Connie Butler on Mona Hatoum's Red-Hot Minimalism

<i>Mona Hatoum has returned to the scene of her solo museum debut with a large-scale retrospective at the Centre Pompidou, which helped to launch her</i> …

Agathe Snow on How 9/11 Shaped Her Career, and Why She Left Downtown New York Behind

The artist <b>Agathe Snow</b> came of age as a core member of the rough-and-tumble 1990s New York scene that gave us <b>Ryan McGinley</b>, <b>Dan Colen</b>, and her late …

How William S. Burroughs's Destructive Life and Literature Fueled His Visceral Paintings

In 1955, five years after shooting his common-law wife <b>Joan Vollmer</b> in the head in a disastrous, drunken attempt at a William Tell act and four years …

Five Masterpieces of Parisian Avant-Garde Photography You Should Know

<i>In the years before World War II, Paris served as the unquestioned capital of the international avant-garde, attracting French artists and eager</i> …

A Peek At The Unassuming Brothels Of Singapore

Big red numbers hint at what’s behind the cheery facades of Geylang’s red light district.<p>While working on a long-term project called “Singapore,” a photographic love letter to his native country, photographer Nguan stumbled upon the neighborhood of Geylang, home to a busy red light district. The …

Finally, A Real Floating Lightbulb

Simon Morris makes floating objects. He has created everything from sneakers to speakers that hover magically above the ground, using magnets. But his ultimate dream was to create a floating light source without using batteries. Now, with Flyte, he’s turned his wish into reality.<p>Harnessing the …

Light Bulbs

A Body in Motion: The NikeLab x sacai Collection

The fruits of NikeLab’s collaborative spirit are blooming just as winter thaws into spring with a explorative fashion x performance collection from …

Shoes

A Water-Saving Faucet That Creates a Beautiful Swirling Stream of Water

The Swirl faucet features a system of turbines that causes water to come out in a swirling lattice consisting of many jets of water. In addition to …

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Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days …

Life in Timbuktu: how the ancient city of gold is slowly turning to dust

Hamoudi “Jagger” Baby has slit jugulars for 30 years. As he squats on a sand dune, waiting for the next job, he seems oblivious to the animated scrum behind the thorn tree. Ten metres away, a dozen teenagers are wrestling an animal to the ground.<p>The 45-year-old slaughterer wears a blood-splattered …

4 Young Designers To Watch

Designer Ilona Gaynor once planned a Hollywood-worthy heist at five Los Angeles banks, combining fact, fiction, and suspense to create art focused on exposing the judicial system’s absurdities. Now she’s exploring that same theme of “disrupting the law” during a six-month residency at London’s …

Design

The Trailer For Tim Burton’s New Film Isn’t Even A Little Bit Goth

Tim Burton’s career in recent years has gone from “fond of Johnny Depp as an occasional screen presence, kinda goth” to “this guy literally only makes goth junk food films starring Johnny Depp.” While he weened himself off of his pale muse in his (still super goth) <i>Frankenweenie</i>, it’s been over a …

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Kitchen of the Week: A Shape-Shifting Studio Apartment in London

When a young, single Londoner set out to buy an apartment in the center of the city, she discovered she had two options: She could afford to buy a …

The great British fashion invasion: how UK designers are taking on the world

The big French luxury fashion conglomerates have been making unprecedented investment in young UK designers lately, and no wonder – the current crop of British talent is some of the most forward-looking anywhere in the world<p>Starting at the stately headquarters of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, it is …