Frame is a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to the design of interiors and products. It offers a stunning, global selection of shops, hospitality venues, workplaces, exhibitions and residences on more than 224 pages. Well-written articles accompanied by a wealth of high-quality photographs, sketches and drawings make the magazine an indispensable source of inspiration for designers as well as for all those involved in other creative disciplines.
OBJECTS • HUMAN TISSUE as a material resource. Furniture’s RENTAL REVOLUTION. Upgrading the economy cabin. The future of FLAT-PACK. Discover new directions in the world of products.
Six N. Five visualizes a new horizon for FURNITURE DESIGN
Benjamin Hubert designs a first-class alternative for economy AIRCRAFT SEATING
Forget clay: these delftware vases are made from HUMAN TISSUE
Panter&Tourron’s FLAT-PACKED furniture is written in the future tense
Might you soon choose to rent the HALLWAY?
THE FUTURE OF SHOWS • In the lead-up to each issue, Frame challenges emerging designers to answer a topical question with a future-forward concept. That technology has drastically altered the design landscape is nothing new, but the immateriality associated with such developments begs the question: what’s next? When it comes to staging events, we’ve seen dancers frolic with drones, holographic catwalk shows for virtual fashion lines and sets that transform via light projections. With VR and AR on the rise, will the ‘stage’ as we know it cease to exist? Or will designers revolt and return to the physical? We asked five makers to think ahead.
Curtain Call • Miji Noh believes her EVENT-RELATED ARCHIVE will give shows the encore they deserve.
Believe the Hype • Ben Berwick’s ‘INSTANT EXHIBITION’ is like Fyre – without the fraud.
Strut Your Software • PMS suggests replacing elitist catwalk shows with a DIGITAL FASHION PLATFORM.
For ∞ Nights Only • Yuxi Liu and Jing Yu imagine a future show in which HUMANS COLLABORATE WITH AI to produce an evolving – and never-ending – performance.
Stage the World • Christian and Jade hope to foster freedom and tolerance with an ADAPTABLE AGORA.
POTRAITS • BALKRISHNA DOSHI has been human all along. RENNY RAMAKERS lacks routine. i29 widens its horizons. MARIAM KAMARA practises place-making in Africa. Meet the people. Get their perspectives.
‘Whatever we build, it must be human’ • Sustainability, adaptation and inclusivity are in BALKRISHNA DOSHI’s DNA.
Sweet Serendipity • From her curatorial work to what’s on her dinner plate, RENNY RAMAKERS knows how to thrive on the spontaneous side of life.
Site Specific • Nigerien architect MARIAM KAMARA believes architecture should respect and manifest the narrative of a place.
On the Rise • After finding their feet close to home, the Dutch designers behind i29 are starting to stretch their legs abroad.
Inter Slate • Appropriating the base materials of the built environment allows ZAC HACMON to mediate between the personal and the political.
WORKING CULTURE • On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, UNIFOR reiterates its position as more than just an office brand.
FRAME Awards 2019 • Interior design is not a second-rate profession; it’s an industry worth honouring. But Frame Awards 2019 was about more than presenting prizes. During the judging and ensuing ceremony in Amsterdam, a gathering of great minds – jurors and nominees alike – considered where spatial design is heading. How can today’s interiors represent the zeitgeist and point to the future? The winning projects offer some answers.
YES, PEOPLE • Winners of Frame Awards 2019 show that a fresh, human-centric breeze is...