Interview: Tereza Ruller of The Rodina

We discuss boundlessness and experimentation in graphic design ahead of the fourth annual Us By Night

Comprised of Tereza and Vit Ruller, The Rodina operates as a design studio but produces art and experiential work that defies expectation. By employing techniques used in performance art, and surrounding themes of play and subversion, their work explores the virtual and physical worlds. Inventive, oftentimes odd and always inspiring, The Rodina challenges and encourages audiences. As such, they’re the ideal speakers for the fourth …

Traktor’s Multifunctional Magnetic Wood Blocks

A hand-carved cube for helping with organization

The simplest design items can lead to organizational clarity at home or in the office. That’s exactly what Jan Van Look, founder of Antwerp-based design studio Kabinet Van Look, is offering with his TRAKTOR magnetized wood cubes, funding on Kickstarter now. These hand-carved blocks have a magnetic core, strong enough to grasp everything from large kitchen knives to heavy dog leashes. Further, they come in …

Richard Deacon’s “SOME TIME” at Middelheim Museum

The Belgium city's open-air art space hosts a striking sculpture show

Antwerp’s Middelheim Museum is a surprise that’s worth a trip to the Belgian city. The unique open-air sculpture museum—where nature and art establish a constant peculiar dialogue—is a 27-hectare institution that’s home to sculptures of several relevant artists of the past century. The current exhibition, British artist Richard Deacon’s “SOME TIME” is a striking, fascinating show made up of some 31 artworks. Internationally renowned, Deacon …