COS + Snarkitecture’s Huge Marble Run in Seoul

Suspended from the ceiling of Seoul’s Gana Art Gallery is COS and Snarkitecture’s latest collaboration: a huge, lilac-colored marble run. The installation (titled “Loop”) has four tracks on which every five seconds, a glass marble is released and travels the run—only to be dropped into a pile of marbles in another room. Snarkitecture co-founder Daniel Arsham says, “While we wanted the design to be playful, …

Interview: Daniel Arsham on His Multi-Faceted Collaboration with adidas Originals

We talk to the artist about his first wearable work and the hurricane that changed his life

About two minutes into the first segment of Daniel Arsham’s trilogy, “Hourglass,” we see a brief shot of a TV screen showing the colorful swirl of a hurricane barreling toward Miami—an image that has been burned in to my head since seeing it first-hand in my own Miami home in 1992. Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida that August and was the most destructive storm in …

Milan Design Week 2017: Highlights

Eight stand-out experiences and presentations happening right now

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Milan Design Week is happening now, and continuing through 9 April with events scattered all over the city. While the Fuorisalone offerings might overwhelm with options, rest easy knowing you can turn into almost any space for a well designed display. There’s something for everyone, too—museum shows, retail pop-ups, industrial showcases, cocktail parties, etc.—but the following eight were our favorite showings …