Studio Visit: Brendan Ravenhill

Reductionist objects with maximum impact from this LA-based designer

Presented by the New Range Rover Velar

LA-based designer Brendan Ravenhill is known for creating sparsely designed, stripped-down yet stunning objects. From chandeliers with multiple thin arms to understated layered chairs to the now-iconic nail-and-wood bottle opener, Ravenhill’s style is one that pushes contemporary form out from the cold and into the light. In an industry which oftentimes values opulence and an aesthetic of excess, Ravenhill pays a huge amount of attention …

What is Reductionism?

Inspired by the New Range Rover Velar, we dig in to the less-is-more philosophy

Presented by the New Range Rover Velar

“Reductionism is about taking away excess in design,” says Gerry McGovern, Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, and the Range Rover Velar, the brand’s newest vehicle, delivers on that maxim. From its debut at the London Design Museum to our first hands-on drive up Norway’s coast, we’ve seen and admired that bold call to action come to life. Today we’re proud to announce our partnership with …

The New Range Rover Velar is Already in a Design Museum

Refined yet sinister, the latest member of the auto family makes its debut

Today Land Rover unveiled their all new vehicle, the Range Rover Velar, at the London Design Museum. While that sounds straightforward enough, it’s especially noteworthy that we’re talking about the global unveil of a new mid-sized luxury SUV—at a design museum, not a car show. Fittingly, it’s a just-relocated, renovated museum in Kensington designed by British architect John Pawson under the patronage of Sir Terence …