Now that space tourism seems increasingly feasible, colonising Mars no longer sounds so much like science fiction. With their ambitious, multidisciplinary and collaborative artistic project, Brits Ella Good and Nicki Kent delve into what a human home would be like on the red planet, and they question how we live on Earth.
We discover the studio of architect Teresa Sapey and designer Francesca Heathcote. A year ago, the two of them embarked on a professional collaboration that goes beyond their mother-daughter relationship.
It smells like London in spring, but it’s autumn and we’re in Madrid. In the Prosperidad district, to be precise. In this little square, if you follow the trail, you will see four shops with black and white striped awnings, some interiors painted in a bluish green that also recalls England and suddenly boxes, drawers, crowns, scissors, loops… signs that there has been a party here. And it’s the same every morning.
Slow, that’s the idea, not only when choosing between the greengrocer and the hypermarket, but also in cooking, fashion, tourism, trade, exercise, sex and even in cities that claim to be in favour of this trend. But what does this philosophy, whose logo is an orange snail, really consist of?
Her architecture seeks to help the most disadvantaged by recovering local building methods and combining them with the use of drones and FRAME technology.
The designer Candela Cort is preparing for a busy start to the Autumn this September, publishing La Fábrica, a book of her most important works, and opening an exhibition at the Galería Minim in Madrid in November. This exhibition will show her most emblematic works, hanging, shade and nylon headdresses, plastic landscapes and others made with negatives… her active creativity spanning almost 30 years.