Bucatini Candle Holder

Curiosity is at the heart of (a.o.t), a Copenhagen-based conceptual design studio run by Kathrine Barbro Bendixen and Mathias Kruse Jørgensen. For their Primi collection, the duo explored the history and versatility of aluminum through handcrafted objects, including the striking Bucatini Candle Holder. Sculptural and winding, the holder’s material is bent and shaped into an otherworldly form. Available in green, red, beige and silver, the …

Bristol Studio’s Sophisticated Combination of Basketball, Japanese Design and Nostalgia

We speak with co-founders Luke Tadashi and MAASAI Ephriam about childhood memories, style and meditation

Founded by Luke Tadashi, with MAASAI Ephriam, Jake Fenster and Rashaad Dixon, LA-based studio and lifestyle brand Bristol Studio appeared on the scene in 2015 and hasn’t showed signs of slowing. Inspired by basketball but imbued with Japanese design and drenched in nostalgia, Bristol Studio garments are conceptual but practical, contemporary but classic. There’s a certain charm and authenticity to each design, as they are …

Interview: A Vision of “Earth 2100” from ATRA Studios

The Mexican-Swedish firm on designing for the future

Design as a practice and designers themselves center on solving a problem, but at this year’s DesignMiami/ we saw fully fledged visions of the future—from a metallic bed by Tom Dixon to Grand Seiko‘s rumination on the flow of time through nature. With the unprecedented pace at which we are traveling as a society, the future continues to serve as a source of inspiration. One of …