Best of CH 2016: Interviews

Talking with some of the most interesting figures, established and emerging, in design and culture

As a journalist, one immediately knows when an interview is going well. There is an understanding, or even connection, between the subject and an interviewer. One’s goal is never to land a quote that makes a point, but to have a substantial dialogue that yields new ideas and truths. Being at the cross of lifestyle and design, our publication allows us to have dialogues with …

Artist Alexa Meade at FORM Arcosanti

Painting optical illusions on the human body, using the Arizona desert as backdrop

The words “live painting” invoke a couple of different images for me: a graffiti artist in the middle of the night, or even Bob Ross talking to the camera and patiently explaining a new technique. Alexa Meade, however, has made the term entirely her own. She’s ditched the easel and brought the brush to human skin, transforming breathing, moving bodies into a dimension between 2D …