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han sai por artist

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By Sheer Force of Will

Sculptor and artist Han Sai Por reflects on a career spanning more than three decades, and why nature is a subject that remains close to her heart.

Sigur Rós band

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Quiet in the Swell

After more than two decades in the business, Sigur Rós reflects on the changing landscape of music and why technology is something they’re eager to embrace.

Illustrator Jean Jullien

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A Visual Language

Fresh off his first sculpture exhibition in Belgium, French illustrator Jean Jullien chats with us about how he stays excited with the work he does.

Jamie Hayon state of play

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State of Play

Award-winning artist-designer Jaime Hayon gives us a glimpse into a life lived in pursuit of wonder.

cereal magazine beyond pretty

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Beyond Pretty

Rosa Park and Rich Stapleton, co-founders of Cereal magazine, on its mission, evolution and getting access to the leader of the free world.

Aesop skincare kyoto

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Under the Skin

We speak to the creatives behind Aesop as they share with us why fashion, music, yoga and ceramics has everything to do with beauty and skincare.

aesop path less taken

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Path Less Taken

The principals of Aesop on doing what they believe in, even when no one else does, as the only way worth living.

Nathan Williams of Kinfolk quiet is new loud

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Quiet is the New Loud

A canary in the coalmine of publishing, Kinfolk has bucked all trends. Its founder and editor-in-chief, Nathan Williams, shares the vision that transformed a homespun magazine with no advertising into a global phenomenon.

The New Curators penny martin the gentlewoman

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The New Curators

Four fearless magazine makers who champion authenticity, responsibility and bravery in their craft.

Designer Oki Sato

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A Higher Purpose

Founder of Nendo, Oki Sato, on why great ideas are best conceived from the simplicity of everyday life.

Cult Curator hans-ulrich obrist

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Cult Curator

Ranked No.5 on ArtReview’s latest Power 100 list, Hans-Ulrich Obrist has come to be seen as the model curator for the millennial era.

tom dixon designer

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Material Man

Tom Dixon, industrial designer and creative director of his eponymous brand, on the importance of naivete.

ute meta bauer, science of the arts

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Science Of The Arts

Ute Meta Bauer, founding director of the Centre for Contemporary Art on her lifelong investigations and observations of art communities and its power to unite nations.

Tyler Brûlé breaking good

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Breaking Good

Tyler Brûlé, editor-in-chief of Monocle, on spontaneous freedom in order to make good things happen.

the xx

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In Control

Oliver Sim, co-vocalist, bassist and founding member of The xx on putting together the pieces that matter.

a gentle rise hussein chalayan

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A Gentle Rise

Hussein Chalayan, on his latest collection, Rise, and the constant need for escape.

Hiroshi Sugimoto hermes Couleurs de l'Ombre

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Colours of Shadow

Hiroshi Sugimoto, on his polaroid inspired “Couleurs de l'Ombre” limited edition scarves for Hermès Éditeur.