The neglected stars of Norwegian design

Jun 25, 2013

The neglected stars of Norwegian design

by Tomoko Otake

What do you think of as a typical example of Scandinavian design? The massively copied 1950s bentwood chair series “Seven Chairs” by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen? The vividly colored Unikko poppy patterns by the Finnish textile company Marimekko? Or the ready-to-assemble furniture available at ...

D'Orazio: Digital photos kill beauty

Apr 3, 2013

D'Orazio: Digital photos kill beauty

by Sebastian Smith

Sante D’Orazio, a photographer at the heart of the supermodel era, believes the switch to digital cameras means greater detail than ever before, but the loss of something more important: beauty. “The sense of emotion is gone. It creates a detachment from the subject. ...