Meet Tom Kundig
“I often work with elemental materials such as steel, concrete, wood and glass in their raw states,” says Tom Kundig, Principal / Owner / Founder of bi-coastal US design firm, Olson Kundig.
Thomas has always been attracted to “everything that resembles living creatures or what is considered oddity.
“I pick up old obsessions of architecture and try to read them through the lens of the new technologies we have today".
“It began as an effort to capture the way light affects space; to try and keep it or hold it still before it vanished.”
“To put it in musical terms, my approach is more like a music producer than a sound engineer. The main goal is a great jam session with the people I work with: design teams, artists, architects and other creatives.”
“It’s been a bit like the spiral path of an object being pulled into a black hole, each step bringing me closer to what I do now,” says London-based artist and designer, Moritz Waldemeyer.
“I’m in transition and I love it. I’m a maker. Perhaps one day I will call myself an architect. We’ll see,” says Niccolo Casas, Principal and Founder of Niccolo Casas Architecture and Lecturer at Rhode Island School of Design.
“Curiosity with all the digital tools is what makes me who I am,” says Architectural Designer and Visual Artist, Chantal Matar.
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“Garments are the closest thing to the skin, which makes them the perfect interface,” says Dutch Miami-based FashionTech designer, roboticist and innovator, Anouk Wipprecht.
“We broke every rule,” jokes co-founder and Principal of Synecdoche, Lisa Sauve.
"Heat's lazy. It wants to find the path of least resistance," says Technoform's National Sales Manager, Antony Hopper.