Rem Koolhaas

Historic Dada art barn in Lake District up for sale

Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in the Lake District of Northern England is up for sale after again failing to regain funding from Arts Council England …

Art

Architects and Designers Reinterpret a Prada Classic: Nylon

“The world will be saved by intelligence and the humanity of generous people, and possibly love,” Miuccia Prada told reporters after her men’s fall/winter 2018 show, held in a Milan warehouse on Sunday. “But of course the aesthetic helps.” As ever, the designer remained focused on the state of …

Herzog & de Meuron

Harvard University to offer free online architecture course

Students and architecture enthusiasts from Australia and around the world will soon be able to study architecture at Harvard University for free.<p>The …

Learning

Behind the set: Prada A/W 2018 menswear | Wallpaper*

Prada eschewed its usual showspace location at the brand’s Milan HQ, for a more industrially-inclined warehouse space on Viale Ortles. Guests entered a show space stacked floor to ceiling with wooden crates and lined with a corrugated metal catwalk. The ‘Prada Warehouse’ - conceived by frequent …

Avant-garde

Rafael de Cárdenas’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i></i><i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

Books

Prada's architectural aspirations

The Milanese mega-brand teamed up with four architects for its Autumn/Winter 2018 collection. Here's the blueprint of the thing<p>Miuccia Prada, known …

Herzog & de Meuron

IKEA collaboration with tom dixon vows to revolutionise the sofa

<b>swedish furniture giant IKEA has announced its second collaboration with industrial designer tom dixon and this time it promises to revolutionise the</b> …

Furniture

Milan: 10 key collections from the autumn/winter 2018 shows

From Prada’s backpack inspired black nylon, to Basquiat’s thrown together style at Missoni and a liberal spread of leopard print at Versace, our menswear editor picks the best of Milan

Ermenegildo Zegna

Four distinguished designers reinvent Prada’s Black Nylon trademark

Prada has teamed up with four distinguished designers and architects for its A/W 2018 collection to help shift the brand’s focus “to the industrial …

Herzog & de Meuron

The Sydney Design Festival issues a call to action

David Gianotten, one of the nine firm partners behind OMA, the Netherlands-based architecture firm founded by Pritzker-prize winning architect Rem …

Fashion (Australia)

Prada Invites: who are the 4 guest designers showing at Prada menswear Fall/Winter 2018-2019?

Prada presented its Fall/Winter 2018-2019 menswear collection on Sunday, in a new warehouse show space on Viale Ortles near the Fondazione Prada. The …

Furniture

prada made our nylon dreams come true

Miuccia revived the house codes for the future and declared her deep love for the thermoplastic fantastic fabric.<p>“We are living through strange times in which we do not know quite where we are going,” Miuccia Prada explained backstage. “Of course, it can be scary, of course worrying, but it’s …

Herzog & de Meuron

new york receives BE TIME, a mobile meditation studio

<b>the people of new york city will be receiving its first-ever unique mobile meditation studio this month.</b> BE TIME, ceo and founder, carla hammond, an …

Avant-garde

Prada Goes Dystopian for Fall 2018 Menswear

<i>To view the full Prada Fall 2018 Menswear and Pre-Fall 2018 Womenswear collections, click here.</i><p>If three’s a trend then dystopic musings on artificial …

Herzog & de Meuron

digital displays dominate the nissan xmotion SUV concept

the design includes seven digital screen portions including 'digital room mirror' in the ceiling.The post digital displays dominate the nissan …

Trucks

prada invites koolhaas, grcic, the bouroullecs + herzog & de meuron to design menswear

the result is four radically different approaches that investigate the poetic, practical, technical, and aesthetic aspects of black nylon.The post …

Herzog & de Meuron

What You Need To Know About Prada's New Collection

"I LOVE black nylon, I can’t have enough of it. So we did it.” So said Mrs Prada of her newest collection, a hyper-chic vision of utilitarianism …

Herzog & de Meuron

Milan Men’s Fashion Week: The Looks at Prada

Staging the show at the “Prada warehouse” on the outskirts of Milan, Mrs Prada debuted shirts and shorts made of the material; coats, hats, gloves …

For Men

hero pussies and sausage pugs -it's #dressupyourpetday!

<b>blink and you might have missed it, have an obsession with furry felines or cute canines and it will have already been the highlight of 2018 – it’s</b> …

Pets

Prada A/W 2018

<b>Scene setting:</b> Prada is a label known for a consistency of attitude – it is a label we trust. So when the invite to its A/W 2018 show featured a different address from the usual venue of the brand’s HQ, we were curious. The staging is the preface to whatever is about to be shown. Here, guests …

Herzog & de Meuron

Prada's Milan menswear show is all about nylon on an industrial scale

It wasn’t quite a greatest hits but Miuccia Prada’s fans would recognise the much-loved prints, lipsticks and cagoules<p>Prada’s Instagram tagline reads “thinking fashion since 1913” and there’s little doubt that Miuccia Prada is still responsible for many of fashion’s big ideas. This means every …

Herzog & de Meuron

Ms. Fendi and Ms. Prada and All Their Baggage

MILAN — Founded here in 1913 as a luggage purveyor to the local carriage trade, Fratelli Prada probably would not have become a synonym for Italian fashion had the male scion, uninterested in the business, not passed it on to his daughter, Luisa, who in turn eventually handed the baton to a …

Herzog & de Meuron

Joe Alwyn Attends Prada Men’s Fall 2018 Show

Four unique items created by celebrated architects were revealed on the Prada runway, as some of them attended the show, together with Joe Alwyn.<p><b>PUT</b> …

Fashion

Prada Goes ’90s Retro With Fall 2018 Collection in Milan

Miuccia Prada took a trip down memory lane with her fall ’18 show on Sunday night at Milan Men’s Fashion Week.<p>After all, when the decade that defined …

Fashion

One Year Ago Prada Had Never Shown a Nylon Bag on the Runway, Now It’s a Mainstay of Its Fall 2018 Men’s Collection

Nineties activewear is all the rage, so it only makes sense that for its Fall 2018 menswear and Pre-Fall 2018 womenswear show, Prada would harken back to its ’90s glory days as the world’s top maker of nylon products.<p>Before the women’s Spring 2018 show last September, the brand famous for its Vela …

Nylon

Prada Fall 2018 Menswear Collection

The big bang that began Miuccia Prada’s propulsion of her family firm from heritage brand to definer of the cutting edge was her introduction in 1984 of a line of bags, purses, and backpacks in black, industrial-quality “Pocone” nylon—a refinement of a material only previously used in the luxury …

Avant-garde

The Indifferent City - e-flux Architecture - e-flux

1<p>In general, this essay draws on the superimposition of François Laruelle on the thought of Rem Koolhaas and urbanism made by Jeremy Lecomte, “The …

Avant-garde

LCDZ / COCCO Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project was developed for a woman, young, audacious and independent, we approach the subject of the …

Architecture

Architectural Association redundancies go ahead despite high-profile protests

Redundancies in the Architectural Association's publications and exhibitions departments have gone ahead, despite protests from luminaries such as …

Avant-garde

Prada to Show Men’s Fall 2018 Collection in New Location

For the first time, the fashion house has invited four celebrated creative minds — Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Konstantin Grcic, Herzog and de Meuron …

Herzog & de Meuron