The Albers Foundation at NYC’s The NOMA

Up close on unique art pieces from the twentieth-century modernism pioneers

When one’s mind wanders to places where art lingers, beyond museums and galleries, homes become the next natural conclusion. Initially, it’s possible to imagine historic or even forgotten pieces in small Parisian attics, or American masters hiding in someone’s garage Down South. But with The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation‘s partnership with future NYC residence The NOMA, unique works from both Anni and Josef are …

rOtring 800+ Mechanical Pencil and Stylus

A slick combination creative tool, housed in iconic cold metal

Founded amidst the Bauhuas design school era in 1928, Germany’s rOtring is known for precision-made writing devices and creative tools, designed and built with the highest sense of form and function. To bring the brand into the modern era, rOtring has officially re-launched their UK and US presence with the unveiling of the 800+, a combined mechanical pencil and stylus. We’re been using a sample …

Nowness In Residence: Rolf Sachs

The designer shows his holiday home and natural bob run in the restored Swiss Olympic Stadium

For their first venture in a new series exploring the intimate side of a designer’s life, Nowness takes a look at the alpine-obsessed artist Rolf Sachs and his Olympic Stadium-turned-holiday home in St. Moritz. The dynamic London-based designer spent much of his youth in Switzerland, and since shifting his focus from investment banking decades ago, has continued to create works that are as astounding as …