by matt northam
JOSEPHINE BAKER | 1927
Clothes are displayed on precariously balanced tables at this Tokyo boutique designed by Tokujin Yoshioka for fashion label Issey Miyake. Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka wanted to play on the idea of shopping in laboratories, so he designed the Issey Miyake Reality Lab with a clinically themed interior divided into blue and green coloured zones. Railings are hidden behind bold coloured aluminium panels so only the garments hanging below are visible.
Architecture firm Caruso St John has completed a £45 million renovation of London’s Tate Britain art gallery, which includes a spiral staircase descending to new underground classrooms.
Roy Lichtenstein, Night Seascape, n.d., felt, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Woodward Foundation
Stanley William Hayter (1901 - 1988) / Cinq Personnages 1946