Welcome to Vitra world

Its home features a ‘collage’ of buildings from some of the world’s great architects and hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors a year, while its Chairman Emeritus talks of a mission to use design to change the world for the better: at Swiss furniture company Vitra, ‘brand purpose’ is not just glib marketing speak. Patrick Burgoyne visits the Vitra Campus in Weil Am Rhein and talks to Chief Design Officer Eckart Maise about its creative process and the company’s longstanding marriage of culture and commerce

Liam Gillick on working with New Order for MIF 2017

New Order has taken over Stage 1 at Old Granada Studios in Manchester as part of this year’s Manchester International Festival. The band is performing a series of intimate gigs there which feature a 12-piece synth orchestra, and an elaborate light experience created by artist Liam Gillick. We talked to Gillick about creating a “concert machine” for the band.

The Humour issue

CR gets serious about being funny featuring
Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Lisa McGee,
Naresh Ramchandani, David Kolbusz, Roz Chast,
Emily Oberman, Asterix, Stephen Collins,
Dominic Wilcox and the DLR

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