Simon de Pury talks about Design as Art. Looking beyond a piece of furniture as an item of complacency. I recently spoke with the SCMP’s Payal Uttam on this subject, and are in agreement - design is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance in the art world lead by artists like Ron Arad, Ai Wei Wei, Marc Newson.
Beautiful craggy type designed by Watson & Co. for Lagoon Hill.
[…] a label that stood out from everything else on the market no leaves, no barrels, no adorable animals or skinny women. The type is hand-drawn, inspired by New Zealand’s raucous typography and stark islands in open sea.