Interview: Rizon Parein, Founder of Us By Night

We speak with the designer about the dynamic three-day event in Antwerp

Antwerp’s Us By Night proved to be just what it promised, and more. While there are plenty of creative conferences the world over, and countless inspiring speakers at each one, UBN is especially stimulating because it feels like a party. That’s thanks to a perfect storm of programming, young and lively attendees, a strong community focus, and the pragmatic after-hours timeframe. The city itself also …

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 …

Notes: Processing and Plotting with the Summit Community

Three days of post-election deep immersion

Like many of us, I began the day on Wednesday 9 November exhausted, angry and confused. It was an early morning because we hadn’t slept well and it was an early morning because Evan and I were catching a flight to Miami to get on the ship for Summit at Sea. We considered canceling, but decided to go. We boarded the NCL Escape—an apt name …