Before attending London’s Royal College of Art (RCA), Anton Alvarez spent two years at a craft school in Sweden, mastering the techniques of traditional cabinetmaking. Yet it was only after the London- and Stockholm-based designer set aside those time-honored skills that he was able to start his career in earnest, inventing a new joinery method he calls “thread wrapping” for his RCA thesis—a project that made him a breakout design-world star and got his sculptural pieces into a London Design Museum show last fall, alongside works by Arik Levy and Maarten Baas. Continue reading
about meI am a freelance writer, editor, and curator living in New York City, and the co-founder of Sight Unseen, an online magazine that uncovers what’s new and next in design and the visual arts. I spent four years as senior editor at I.D. magazine, and I am currently a contributing editor for T magazine in the New York Times, as well as a design market editor for Bon Appetit. Here you'll find a selection of my work, filed under the categories above. Click here to contact me.
- Dramatically dyed acrylic vases, injecting nature into an otherwise industrial process sightunseen.com/2018/11/south-… https://t.co/2liul2FYUi 5 days ago
- The Hay @Sonos One drops today — see how we gave it the Sight Unseen treatment sightunseen.com/2018/11/hay-so… https://t.co/6Pv46viwTF 1 week ago
- 35 designers we loved at Dutch Design Week 2018 @dutchdesignweek sightunseen.com/2018/10/best-o… https://t.co/NAQ4p6hcpC 1 week ago
- Wall-to-wall carpeting inspired by architectural jewelry? Yep, you heard that right sightunseen.com/2018/10/archit… https://t.co/JchVD2lDcW 1 week ago
- You’ll never guess which European metropolis inspired Svenja Deininger’s latest body of work 🇮🇹… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 weeks ago