Interview: Artist and Set Designer Gary Card

Ahead of Us by Night, the multi-disciplinary artist and set designer tells us about the chaos of creation

Multidisciplinary artist and set designer Gary Card boasts a long list of clients and collaborators—from Nike to Kenzo, the Sanderson Hotel, Dazed magazine, to emerging artists and fashion designers. His bright, bold work is often a multi-layered psychedelic trip. Further enhancing the experience, Card converts his imaginings into 3D sculptures. He even crafted his own collection of toys, called Breakfast Boys, with Unbox Industries. His …

Max Normal: Good Old Fashion Loving

For London Design Festival 2014, designers like Tom Dixon and Industrial Facility made playlists for #SuperStimuli

Design studio Industrial Facility, who works closely with brands like Muji and Herman Miller, prefer old school simplicity and anonymity to designer stardom. For their mixtape, founders Sam Hecht and Kim Colin selected a disc’s worth of songs from Detroit “anti-rock” band Destroy All Monsters (which included contemporary artist Mike Kelley as a member, who Colin later worked with for his piece “Educational Complex”). DAM …

Dusty Springfield & Burt Bacharach: A House Is Not A Home

For London Design Festival 2014, designers like Tom Dixon and Industrial Facility made playlists for #SuperStimuli

Many people don’t know that before Die Antwoord, there was Max Normal. “Good Old Fashion Loving” is one of the more toned-down tracks from the experimental hip-hop South African four-piece, giving off some Nujabes vibes. This tune was selected by furniture designer Faye Toogood, who’s been a regular collaborator with Opening Ceremony and other fashion brands like Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen. She’s got a …