Interview: Jona

The InAisce visionary on travel, texture and the nature of artistic collaboration

Invoking an anthropological spirit and aesthetic, New York-based designer Jona transcends the landscape of couture through his avant-garde label, InAisce. Imbued in signature hues of nuanced greys and arctic neutrals, InAisce aims to illustrate the ephemeral flux of nature and self in collections infused with a folkloric blend of tribal nomad and stoic sentinel. InAisce began as a men’s collection in 2009, emerging from Jona’s …

NYC Design Week 2011

Our top-ten preview of the U.S. design event of the year

Many try, but few succeed in creating the kind of citywide hum that an event like ICFF brings to NYC each May. We once saw the editor of one Los Angeles-based site navigate using a sheet of printer paper with scribbled notes on the many launches, openings, appointments and cocktail parties she planned to hit. With such an overwhelming agenda, we made this hit list …

Evoque

Range Rover's Design Director discusses their all-new, sustainable, city-focused car

Yesterday in Paris Range Rover launched the Evoque, a sporty, stylish and more sustainable SUV. Gerry McGovern, Design Director for the brand, used the word “relevant” to describe the primary design goal for the vehicle. The notion of creating a car for today’s tech-savvy and earth-conscious city-dweller originally transpired as the LRX concept vehicle, first shown in 2008. It was so well received that little …