Adorno Editorial: Perspectives

Guest editors, artists, art historians, bloggers designers, etc. writing articles about pieces from the platform.

“Ceci N’est Pas…”:
Belgium at Virtual Design Destination 2020

“The collection started very intuitively from some pieces, which are made out of unconventional materials such as salt, eggshells, stone coal, or discarded marble. I like how these designers turn – at first sight – simple, commonplace materials into high-quality, exclusive products, and how they play with the conventions around value and whether something is…

“The Healing Collection”:
The Netherlands at Virtual Design Desintation 2020

“The common thread is that all of the designers selected are working with different materials in new and unexpected ways. Either through taking traditional processes and techniques and re-thinking the way that they work with those techniques or by completely inventing new materials and techniques in unexpected ways either through technology or by hand.” –…

“LIVING OBJECTS”:
Poland at Virtual Design Destination 2020

“The ‘New Reality’ for design means a juxtaposition of craft and technology, serial and individual, customised and mass-produced – all of those you can see in the selected items.” – Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka, curator of “LIVING OBJECTS” “LIVING OBJECTS” is part of the Virtual Design Destination presented by Adorno at London Design Festival, 12 – 20…

“Attunement”:
Iceland at Virtual Design Destination 2020

“…designers and artists have an important role to play, whether that is by adopting more sustainable ways of working, or speculating about and through technology, or creating critical futures to facilitate today’s decision making.” – Hlín Helga Guðlaugsdóttir & María Kristín Jónsdóttir, curators of the Icelandic collection, “Attunement” “Attunement” is part of the Virtual Design…