March, 2005

Previewing Cedric Price

For every building that gets built, countless others fail to get to site, abandoned for thousands of prosaic reasons. That means hard drives full of drawings describing in intimate detail how to construct things that will never get built. Archives of millions of terabytes form virtual parallel versions of the present. Much of the time, […]

The Mardas Touch

For a week or so the Milan Furniture Fair is the focus of the design world. Products are launched, designers reputations are forged, and journalists drink in the hope of seeing something new. I’ve never been – I start feeling strange at design expos. I’m the same flicking through a design magazine, or browsing the […]