Hala Tawil Creates Uneasy Beauty

Hala Tawil Creates Uneasy Beauty

When one calls oneself HLOW (which literally means “sweet” in Tunisian Arabic with the same double meaning as in English: of cuteness and of sugary stuff) and one meets a talented designer who creates a whole collection around the notion of sweetness and...
Envisions: Hitting a Cornerstone

Envisions: Hitting a Cornerstone

In a previous post about the 2016 Dutch Design Week and especially its core event, the design academy graduation show, I was very intrigued/impressed by a student’s universe, Emma Wessel‘s, who was at the time displaying her textile creations and the look book putting...
Marcus Engman, Head of Design at Ikea

Marcus Engman, Head of Design at Ikea

We had the incredible opportunity to meet Marcus Engman, the head of design at Ikea for the launch of its collection Ypperlig, a collaboration between the Swedish giant Ikea and the promising Danish editor Hay. Our first question was about the name of the collection. ...
Michael Schoner, the Minimal Maximalist

Michael Schoner, the Minimal Maximalist

We have come across Michael Schoner’s work last year, when he released his Crest & Trough bench. We were tremendously attracted to this neo-Memphis yet very personal and witty universe. Humour is everywhere in his joyful and well thought work. We at hlow...