Nov 23, 2022
by STIRworld Nov 23, 2022
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – the Polish designer highlights her favourite bits from her latest read, Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion.
Nov 16, 2022
by Zohra Khan Nov 16, 2022
Speaking with STIR, the French experimentalist discusses the premise of his book, Architecture for Disquiet Bodies – "an archipelago of ideas, tests and experiences."
Nov 15, 2022
by STIRworld Nov 15, 2022
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – the Lebanese interior architect and product designer is reading 4 books for his Masters in Art Criticism and Curation.
Nov 02, 2022
by STIRworld Nov 02, 2022
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Italian architect Mario Cucinella reveals his favourite bits from his recent read, Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar.
Oct 17, 2022
by STIRworld Oct 17, 2022
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – American architect Bryan Young, founder of Young Projects, is perusing Circe by Madeline Miller.
Oct 03, 2022
by Rahul Kumar Oct 03, 2022
STIR interviews Yang Liu, an illustrator who highlights the distinctions between cultures, genders, and demographics around the world through simple yet hard-hitting pictograms
Sep 21, 2022
by Rahul Kumar Sep 21, 2022
Illustrative Chronicles: Investigating Eya Mordyakova's fairytale-inspired illustration approach as it appears in children's books, and discovering what drives her as an artist.
Sep 12, 2022
by STIRworld Sep 12, 2022
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Lebanese product and interior designer Carlo Massoud indulges in the modern classic, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
Jul 31, 2022
by Rahul Kumar Jul 31, 2022
Exploring book as an art object, in contrast with book as a medium of documentation: in conversation with Anshika Varma, founder of Offset Projects, New Delhi, India.
Jul 06, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jul 06, 2022
Conceived by OONN Metaworks and U.LAB, the Graphic bookstore in Seoul has a tiered, windowless form dressed in textured, ivory-coloured ceramic, as a home for graphic novels.
May 28, 2022
by Shraddha Nair May 28, 2022
Singapore-based artist, writer and researcher, Shubigi Rao, brings discussions of information, control of data and other pressing issues to the forefront at Venice Art Biennale 2022.
May 27, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja May 27, 2022
A graphic novel with near monochrome illustrations, The Planet After Geoengineering is a compendium of remedial environmental care that professes palliative care for the planet.
May 19, 2022
by Salvatore Peluso May 19, 2022
An exhibition and reconstruction of an interior at the Triennale Milano, and a monographic book published by Skira reveal three hidden aspects of the Italian design maestro.
May 04, 2022
by STIRworld May 04, 2022
Excerpts from Vladimir Belogolovsky’s new book, Imagine Buildings Floating Like Clouds, which juxtaposes 101 distinct visions of leading creatives.
Sep 29, 2021
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 29, 2021
Don Norman in his book The Design of Everyday Things blames the lack of user-friendly design of everyday things for the human inabilities to perform the everyday task with an ease.
Sep 15, 2021
by STIRworld Sep 15, 2021
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Indian artist Alex Davis tells us his experience of reading Vitamin D3: Today's Best in Contemporary Drawing by Phaidon editors.
Jun 01, 2021
by STIRworld Jun 01, 2021
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Montreal-based Prof. David Theodore indulges in the rather timeless A History of Architecture by Sir Banister Fletcher.
May 21, 2020
by STIRworld May 21, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – new media artist Maja Petric seeks to understand the complex meanings of love in Margaret Atwood’s True Stories.
May 20, 2020
by STIRworld May 20, 2020
American artist, sculptor and photographer Lauren Henkin is currently engrossed in Art Can Help, a collection of inspiring essays by photographer Robert Adams.
May 04, 2020
by Jincy Iype May 04, 2020
The American-Canadian writer-activist Jane Jacobs is known for her substantial penmanship devoted to cities, people, and community-driven urban design.
Apr 21, 2020
by STIRworld Apr 21, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives - Indian graphic and typeface designer Shiva N. is reading Homo Americanus: Collected Works by Raymond Pettibon.
Apr 13, 2020
by STIRworld Apr 13, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Artist Asim Waqif traverses the dystopian adventures of English writer Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel, ‘The Wanting Seed’.
Apr 09, 2020
by Sourabh Gupta Apr 09, 2020
Sourabh Gupta, the principal architect of studio archohm and design dean of The Design Village institute, recommends books to browse and reflect on during COVID-19 lockdown.
Apr 08, 2020
by STIRworld Apr 08, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Architect Mariana Schmidt of MNMA Studio ponders on the future of Brazil reading Hans Ulrich Obrist’s Entrevistas Brasileiras.
Apr 06, 2020
by STIRworld Apr 06, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives - French architect Pauline Kerzerho is immersed in ‘Guns, Germs and Steel’, a much relevant quarantine read, by Jared Diamond.
Mar 31, 2020
by STIRworld Mar 31, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – the Indian graffiti artist delves into Vermillion Sands, a collection of new wave science fiction short stories by J. G. Ballard.
Mar 27, 2020
by STIRworld Mar 27, 2020
Here are 10 architecture and design books to read to evoke imagination as the coronavirus pandemic has forced social distancing, isolation and work from home scenarios.
Mar 21, 2020
by STIRworld Mar 21, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Spanish architect Pia Mendaro is reading Greek Myths by Robert Graves while in quarantine due to Coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 19, 2020
by STIRworld Mar 19, 2020
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – the Italian designer re-visits The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda, relating it with our reactions to Coronavirus.
Mar 05, 2020
by Jincy Iype Mar 05, 2020
The Chinese architectural firm converts a former, abandoned church into an abode for poetry, housing 1000 books in various languages in its metallic, revamped interiors.
Nov 27, 2019
by Julius Wiedemann Nov 27, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book - a complete account of the first 50 years of the British architecture firm Foster + Partners, and a celebration of their built and unbuilt works.
Oct 19, 2019
by Rahul Kumar Oct 19, 2019
STIR visits Kathmandu studio of the artist for an exclusive and first-time ever demo-interview.
Oct 10, 2019
by Julius Wiedemann Oct 10, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book by Jens Müller, which is packed with design, and depicts the importance of the visual culture associated with the city of Berlin.
Sep 19, 2019
by STIRworld Sep 19, 2019
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – architect Takaharu Tezuka is fascinated by John Ruskin's The Stones of Venice, edited and abridged by J.G. Links.
Sep 13, 2019
by Julius Wiedemann Sep 13, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book to observe Hey Studio’s works, challenging design notions and the importance of colour in the perception of the world around us.
Sep 06, 2019
by STIRworld Sep 06, 2019
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives – Kelly Hoppen is currently engrossed in Becoming by Michelle Obama.
Aug 21, 2019
by Julius Wiedemann Aug 21, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book to revisit the idea of drawing, questioning its origin and re-establishing its significance to communicate thoughts.
Jul 19, 2019
by STIRworld Jul 19, 2019
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives - Paul Cocksedge is currently engrossed in ‘The Future of Humanity' by Michio Kaku.
Jun 27, 2019
by Julius Wiedemann Jun 27, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book and reflects on the idea of context in content, the detail in pairing one with the other and the essence of a complete message.
Jun 26, 2019
by STIRworld Jun 26, 2019
STIR looks into the reading habits of leading creatives - Paul Mathieu is currently engrossed in ‘Tadao Ando: Château La Coste’ by Philip Jodidio.
Jun 25, 2019
by Durganand Balsavar Jun 25, 2019
A four-decade repertoire melded into a monograph by eminent architect Brinda Somaya is reviewed by Prof. Durganand Balsavar.
Jun 03, 2019
by Apurva Bose Dutta Jun 03, 2019
The Library in the Museum of Finnish Architecture, OMAH Architecture Library in Jakarta and Helsinki Central Library illustrate the paradigm shift in library design today.