ECAL Yearbook

Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne showcases its talented grads

During last week’s Swiss Design Days, Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne—more commonly ECAL—debuted “ECAL Diplomes 2012,” a conceptual yearbook showcasing student thesis work from the past academic year. With sections devoted to everything from photography to industrial design, the book offers a comprehensive look at the school’s top-notch talent. While every program has its highlights, commercial collaborations between students in the university’s Luxury Industry program …

Stolen Moments

Our interview with photographer Ruvan Wijesooriya on following LCD Soundsystem for seven years

Best known for capturing snippets of NYC nightlife and portraits of art-world celebrities, New York photographer Ruvan Wijesooriya also served as the official photographer for music label DFA. While shooting for them Wijesooriya worked closely with its co-founder, James Murphy—perhaps better known as the founding member of LCD Soundsystem. For seven years, Wijesooriya followed the band around the globe, documenting tours, parties and get-togethers in …