Frame #115 Mar/Apr 2017
The March/April issue of Frame explores how physical retail spaces can remain relevant in
an increasingly digital era. Enter the retail revolution.
Design Miami exhibitors get critical. Mark Laban replicates handicraft with computers. MIT
researchers pump up origami. Discover new directions in the world of products.
The Challenge - Design for Ageing
In the lead-up to each issue, Frame challenges emerging designers to answer a topical
question with a future-forward concept. Triggered by a UN report predicting that by 2050
people over 65 will outnumber those under 15, we asked five makers to design an item, tool
or service with our planet’s growing number of senior citizens in mind.
Piero Lissoni fuses freedom and discipline. Sabine Marcelis embeds herself in industry.
Haegue Yang redraws the limits of Venetian blinds. Nika Zupanc works it out. Meet the
people; get their perspectives.
OMA showcases its Miami event space. Fondazione Prada welcomes an experiential
foursome. Snarkitecture lets shoppers uncover Kith. Step inside the great indoors.
In an increasingly digital world, retailers must provide experiences that can’t be bought with
a click if they hope to optimize their physical stores.
Reports – Kitchens
Gaggenau’s origins become a gastronomical experience. Caesarstone produces an
experimental cookbook. Boffi customizes kitchens with the Piero Lissoni touch. Discover
what’s driving the business of design.