Cityscapes

Discussing the future of urbanization in the second edition of a biannual publication

What is a world-class city? This is the question that leads the second issue of the new urban-focused magazine Cityscapes, published by the University of Cape Town’s African Centre for Cities. The center’s director and consulting editor of the magazine, Edgar Pieterse, features prominently in Gary Hustwit’s recent documentary Urbanized which explores city design and planning, as well as the fate of the Olympic city …

21

Two decades of Kwintessens magazine covers on display in a poster exhibition

On display through 15 April 2012, the exhibition “21&#8212: 21 Years of Cultural Posters” celebrates the more intriguing covers of the quarterly Flemish design magazine Kwintessens since it started in 1992. Almost every issue reflects the vision of a different graphic designer, leading Kwintessens to collaborate with more than 70 Flemish designers in its 20 years of publication. So, what is the meaning behind the …