Milan Design Week 2016: Interview with Sou Fujimoto

Collaborating with COS, the architect created the immersive “Forest of Light” installation

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto (perhaps best-known for his Serpentine Gallery Pavilion) joined forces with Swedish fashion retailer COS for Salone de Mobile during this year’s Milan Design Week 2016. The result is quite spectacular. The installation “Forest of Light” is a fascinating and immersive exploration of light and perspective. In a completely dark space, towering cones of light seem to respond magically to the presence …

COS + Snarkitecture’s LA Pop-Up Shop

A temporary retail experience, inspired by the AW15 collection, plays with reflections and tones

by Ariel Katz Last night in Downtown Los Angeles, COS launched their latest pop-up, created in collaboration with Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen of experimental Brooklyn-based design studio Snarkitecture and housed inside Scandinavian concept store Austere. It’s a feast for the eyes (and the second collaboration between the two)—a two-story exploration of form, tone, reflection and silhouettes. Together, they’ve designed and built a considered and …

Donald Judd: Prints

The colorful new exhibition in the artist’s beautifully preserved Soho home also features bright, metal furniture

Among the major brand stores and lavish boutiques of Soho, NYC is the quiet, unique oasis and historic gem that is 101 Spring Street. Donald Judd’s five-story home and studio has been carefully preserved as a “permanent installation” for the artist, who lived with art and furniture that was placed in very specific places throughout the building. He often emphasized the significance of the space …