RISK Recreates His Venice Pavilion Work for “Beyond The Streets”

A graffiti master invokes groundbreaking West Los Angeles iconography

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick One of the finest moments of the “Beyond The Streets” exhibition is a tagged seating area at the end of the show. Featuring concrete, circular park seats, paint-covered walls along with alien turrets scattered around, it’s a writer’s paradise that brings the show back to its West Coast street art roots. It serves as a reminder (or introduction) to the casual, …

Best of CH 2017: Interviews

A year's worth of discussions with individuals who are imagining our future

Throughout the year, conversations with artists, designers, inventors and more help to fuel our editorial impulses. It is from dialogue that we gain insight and understanding. And, fortunately, we’ve had access to plenty of extraordinary minds this year. From jewelry designers to those imagining the future of automotive and ceramic, we’ve learned about the processes behind invention and innovation. Through songwriters and marijuana entrepreneurs, we’ve …

Parley + adidas Originals’ Eco-Friendly Sneakers

Made from upcycled plastic waste, shoes that put the power of change with the consumer

Always of the belief that the power of change is in our hands as consumers, Parley for the Oceans has teamed up with adidas Originals for the EQT Support ADV sneaker. Available in two shades of blue, the core of this collaboration is that they are made from recycled Parley Ocean Plastic which is crafted from upcycled plastic waste. This trash is collected on beaches …

Interview: Daniel Arsham on His Multi-Faceted Collaboration with adidas Originals

We talk to the artist about his first wearable work and the hurricane that changed his life

About two minutes into the first segment of Daniel Arsham’s trilogy, “Hourglass,” we see a brief shot of a TV screen showing the colorful swirl of a hurricane barreling toward Miami—an image that has been burned in to my head since seeing it first-hand in my own Miami home in 1992. Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida that August and was the most destructive storm in …

adidas Futurecraft 4D

High performance footwear with a midsole crafted through a process employing light and oxygen

There’s a process known as Digital Light Synthesis, invented by the California-based technology firm Carbon—and it’s unlike any other employed in accessories. Here, a pool of responsive, dynamic resin rests on an optical member (more or less a piece of glass) with proprietary technology in it that let’s oxygen through. The resin on top of that member won’t cure. Hundreds of microns above, light strikes …