Items, created or adapted into our intimate spaces,
inspire specific, multifaceted and sincere connections to us and our lives. The construction of these pieces and their manifestations of meaning are what concerns our foray into Design.
As astrology month ends and the festive season comes upon us, we seek to revisit the core of our exploration by looking for objects that can infuse our daily rituals with a greater sense of meaning. Like astrology, what are some simple practices that can nourish us by adding a sense of mystery, cohesion and magic to our everyday?
Plucked from the earth and shrouded in meaning, florals straddle the boundary of natural and fantastic as they communicate an array of emotions to another.
We speak to Iva Foschia, founder of IF Architecture, about the importance of context in her craft and the tenets of a good home.
We contemplate the grounding principle of good design, the relationships we cultivate with the objects we cherish, and the merits of eschewing introspection.
We explore Jeremy Lee's workspace -- a second home, a place where energy is transformed into action, where the desire to create burns.
We converse with Koichi Suzuno, co-founder of Torafu Architects, about his architectural philosophy and the blurring of creative boundaries.
Alana Wilson responds to the environment she exists within and the duality of object and experience.