Interview: Calty Design Research President Kevin Hunter on His Creative Process

"I always think we're not going to find our inspiration from looking at other cars. So, go out in the world and look at other things"

Automotive design often exists with one end-goal in mind: functionality. It’s about whether or not that vehicle will get you from point A to point B—without endangering, obstructing or upsetting a driver and passengers. But transitioning from a sketch to a moving vehicle involves many steps and teams of mechanics and designers. “I’m always looking at art, wondering how an artist created that; what did …

Together California’s Sustainable, Ziggy Stardust Collaboration

Working toward a more ethical fashion industry thanks to better practices and spreading awareness

It goes without saying: David Bowie meant a lot of things to countless people all over the world. For husband-and-wife design team Benedict Barrett and Lily Chehrazi of Together California, Bowie inspired an opportunity to encourage change—an opportunity to alter people’s consciousness and impact the way people approach fashion. In  collaboration with Sarah Andelman (formerly of Colette and founder of Just an Idea and member of American Express’ …

Miami Art Week 2018: Radical Sculptures

Six works that shine a light on the dynamic medium

To boil down today’s definition of sculpture, one is left with the word “representation.” Some of us immediately associate the medium with three-dimensional marble or metal mobiles while others jump to abstract pieces that tackle contemporary concepts, moods or ideologies (even if the subject matter is nothingness). During Miami Art Week, we saw several pieces that captivated through the ways they appeared different and activated various …