Fundamental Berlin’s Not-So-Ordinary Frames

Playing with shapes and patterned grids to bring glamour to even small passport photos

“The inspiration was fishnet tights!” Steve Molloy, co-founder of The Fundamental Group, tells CH about the brand’s unique grid frames. “It was about how sometimes a thing becomes more interesting when it has been slightly obscured. Sort of like a real-life Instagram filter. It’s that simple really.” The Berlin-based architecture studio translates their design skills and passion for mathematics on a much smaller scale with …

Gorman + Camille Walala Collaboration

The prolific British artist teams up with the Australian label for a playful and colorful clothing range

Talented East London-based artist (and CH favorite) Camille Walala has just teamed up with another brand, for yet another colorful and spirited collaboration. This time, Walala has joined forces with Australian clothing label, Gorman—founded in 1999 and best known for its playful patterns and bold silhouettes—for an extensive apparel and accessories range. The two entities share a passion for bright colorways, pop-inspired patterns and geometric …

Marion Bataille’s “Numero”

A three-dimensional approach to counting in an alluring pop-up book of integers

Part entertaining pop-up book for young numerophiles, part creative dissection of numbers’ visually symbolic values, Marion Bataille’s forthcoming book “Numero” breaks down the world’s most basic integers with each turn of the page. A New York Times best-selling author and illustrator for Paris’ Pompidou Museum, Bataille’s three-dimensional approach to counting reveals numbers in an architectural form, and is printed on thick cardstock to ensure curious …