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Dream team

Wallpaper*: A crack design squad tackle wish-list commissions at Benchmark… Benchmark Legacy Project for LDF As we arrive at Benchmark Furniture’s Berkshire HQ, we interrupt a breakaway meeting, called to discuss the issue of a troublesome hinge – part of an elegant design for a portable lectern drawn up by Raw Edges (aka Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay) forIwona … Continue reading Dream team

Getting to the point with Martin Creed

Hole & Corner: An unedited conversation with the Turner Prize-winning artist… A faithful, verbatim reproduction of the artist's telephone conversation with editor Mark Hooper – with every ‘um’, ‘ah’, stutter and repetition included. Proof that commitment to absolute truth is nonsensical, that freedom is overrated… or something else entirely? You decide: happy reading! Hi, Hi? … Continue reading Getting to the point with Martin Creed

‘Me and the general public have always had quite a dodgy relationship’ – Judy Blame, the ‘stylist’s stylist’, on punk’s baroque period…

032c: Jeweller, and stylist before “stylist” became a job title, Judy Blame was interviewed in 032c Issue #6: When Attitude Becomes Form, published in Winter 2003/4. Born in 1960, he was at the center of the British underground since the days of safety pins and Malcolm McLaren stalking the streets. He collaborated with interlocutors spanning … Continue reading ‘Me and the general public have always had quite a dodgy relationship’ – Judy Blame, the ‘stylist’s stylist’, on punk’s baroque period…

Marcel Schreur, the man who came back from the edge of dementia…

The Times: You can’t recover from the illness, so how was Marcel Schreur able to overcome his nightmarish experience of its symptoms? Marcel Schreur is, by his own admission, a ‘medical phenomenon’. Uniquely, the 55-year-old Dutch-born, London-based artist is in recovery from a condition that presented as vascular dementia, a usually irreversible condition, which he … Continue reading Marcel Schreur, the man who came back from the edge of dementia…