VDF teams up with Milanese design platform Alcova to present a programme of interviews with eight international studios whose work could guide us into a better post-pandemic future.
Michaele Simmering and Johannes Pauwen of Kalon Studios discuss how the company's "non-standard" approach has proven resilient to Covid-19 and explain how sustainability plays a part in its Rugosa collection in this interview for VDF's collaboration with Alcova. More
The creative director and co-founder of Qwstion, Christian Kaegi, sheds light on why the sustainable Swiss brand is infiltrating the production chains of major companies in this interview for VDF x Alcova. More
In an interview published here as part of VDF x Alcova, German siblings Merle and Till Richter of Sammlung Walter spoke about how they see their fashion and furniture pieces less like products and more like experiments in the "art of fabrication". More
The founders of Japanese creative studio Spread reveal how they use colour as the primary medium in their work and explain how their Life Stripe project seeks to find pattern in the everyday in this interview as part of our VDF x Alcova collaboration. More
Independent design brand From Lighting's founders Cesare Bizzotto and Tobias Nitsche discuss how the coronavirus pandemic could change lighting design in this interview as part of VDF's collaboration with Alcova. More
The founders of Belgium's Studio Plastique explain how their research-based projects and material investigations aim to position design as "a tool for a world that is in transition" in this interview as part of our VDF x Alcova collaboration.