Link About It: This Week’s Picks

News from CES 2020, the longterm effects of visiting museums, a new Tom Sachs film and more from the internet this week

Toyota’s City of the Future at the Base of Mount Fuji Announced at CES 2020, Toyota has an ambitious plan for a newly redeveloped 175-acre site at the foot of Japan’s Mount Fuji. Ground will officially break next year on Woven City, a Bjarke Ingels Group-designed prototype town meant for piloting mobility services, in-home and public technologies, and connected innovations. Autonomous vehicles will be the …

The Changing Faces of Bowie Print

The many ch-ch-changes of the legendary musician's persona embodied in a collaborative print designed exclusively for the V&A exhibition

Dedicated Bowie fans will have to wait another month to immerse themselves in one of the most extensive retrospectives on his career to date, but lovers of both the Thin White Duke and high quality design can now pre-order a limited-edition print created specifically for the Victoria & Albert Museum exhibition, “David Bowie is.” Conceived by Mark Blamire —the mastermind behind the iconic Trainspotting poster …

Out of The Woods

RCA students camp out in Terrence Conran's backyard to produce 12 chairs featured at the V&A.

by Monica Khemsurov While wood will always be a well-respected classic in the furniture world, these days it seems like we’re constantly hearing about yet another designer making yet another new chair out of walnut or oak. But the news that 15 of them have spent a week camping in Terence Conran’s backyard while producing 12 chairs they’ve just installed in the V&A’s storied British …