editorial

editorial

THE YVES BÉHAR TOP 5


In the past decade, Béhar has become one of the most acclaimed and sought after names in contemporary design. He wields an award winning design proficiency that spans the gamut: furniture, fashion,graphics, packaging, environments, strategy… So we imagined he’s put some thought into the art of living well—that’s why we asked him to list 5 innovations he couldn’t live without.

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THE POETRY AND UTILITY OF TOM KUNDIG


Tom Kundig’s structures resemble haiku: brief in their economy, utilizing the minimum and most immediate of materials to invoke resonance; they have zen capabilities—they bend in the wind, glisten (and rust) in the rain, illuminate with the snow…

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FIVE PRESIDENTS AND A BOUT OF SOUFFLÉ


In 1966 The White House put out an open call for a Chef. Haller (indifferent to the excitement surrounding this) actually told his wife, ‘Well, if they want me, they can call me.” He actually did receive a call from Lady Bird Johnson, the nation’s First Lady at the time. And he did get excited when he was invited to tour the White House and its kitchens. On January 20 1966, Haller officially became the Executive Chef of the White House. He served under five presidents in a period spanning twenty-two years.

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