Why Furniture is “Survivalist Art”: Dozie Kanu x Rimowa in Milan

Furniture designer Dozie Kanu’s exhibition at Milan’s Spazio Maiocchi, in collaboration with Rimowa, showcased a range of marble “anti-suitcases”, instruments of creative flight rendered heavy, helpless, good only for the inert. There’s a subterfuge at work, Kanu tells Thom Bettridge. It’s a survival strategy for art.
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VIRGIL ABLOH: “Duchamp is my Lawyer”

From his fortress of irony, designer Virgil Abloh is set on turning fashion into the industrial arm of the art world. For 032c Issue 32, Abloh explains how streetwear is not just a fad, but a logic inspired by Dada and destined to dominate the digital age.
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FRANK OCEAN: The Artist is Absent

For 032c Issue 33 “BERLIN KIDZ,” Coverstar Frank Ocean traveled to New Jersey’s Main Street with photographer Petra Collins and 032c's Mel Ottenberg, while Guardian’s Alex Needham payed homage to Ocean’s enigmatic lyrics in his essay “The Artist is Absent.” The epic story is online now.
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Cashmere Globalism: Revisiting EMPORIO ARMANI MAGAZINE 30 Years Later

In 1988, the year Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” was released and one year before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Giorgio Armani launched Emporio Armani Magazine. Leafing through its catalogue, a certain kind of aura still wafts from its pages, a pre-9/11 innocence wrapped in cashmere. After a 20-year hiatus, Armani rebooted the magazine last fall.
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Gucci x 032c at Bar Tausend

Last Friday, we celebrated our annual GUCCI x 032c Party with DJ sets by Clara 3000, Lawrence Lee, and Brat Star at “Bar 1000,” a tunnel-shaped club tucked away under the railway tracks of the Berlin-Friedrichstraße train station. Click through our gallery to see what happened on the night.
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How Do I Feel More? A Weekend With JORDAN WOLFSON

This winter, artist JORDAN WOLFSON opened up his psyche – and his upstate country home – for 032c. In conversation with executive editor Thom Bettridge for 032c Issue 33 Winter 2017/18, Wolfson discussed the Faustian bargains he made at Bikram yoga class and the virtual reality film that sent a wave of horror through the culture industry.
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WE ARE HIRING!

032c is growing! We are currently accepting applications for multiple exciting positions in our Berlin office.
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“WHAT WE BELIEVE” LOOKBOOK for Pitti Uomo

For the 93rd edition of the Florentine fashion fair Pitti Uomo, we were invited to present our debut menswear collection in the gilded halls of the Renaissance Palazzo Medici Riccardi. The presentation was created as a built manifestation of “What We Believe,” a series of declarations of life in the convergence age. The full lookbook is now online.
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A Runway Recap of WHAT WE BELIEVE: 032c at Pitti Uomo

For the 93rd edition of the Florentine fashion fair Pitti Uomo, 032c was invited to present our debut menswear collection in the gilded halls of the Renaissance Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Here, we take you on a tour of the “What We Believe.” presentation, held on January 11th, 2018 for Pitti Uomo 93.
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032c FRANKFURT AM MAIN Shop

Last Thursday, 032c traveled to Frankfurt am Main on the occasion of the 032c FFM Shop hosted by Karina Rosen with music by Ignaz. See the pictures from the night here!
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The Montana Plains with Architect FRANK BARKOW

Architect Frank Barkow’s ranch retreat in Montana is a sprawling testament to the mindset of Big Sky Country. After a contemplative horse trek on the Montana Plains, Barkow tells us why outlaw country is filled with more than just prairie fantasies.
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032c Presents: BEST OF 2017

As 2017 winds down, let us leave you with the TOP 10 most popular stories published this year. From skate anarchy to teen fandom and fire selfies to hazy drones, this list is a journey on the road of our reader's fantasies, paved by the clicks they leave behind.
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TORBJØRN RØDLAND: How Powerful is a Face?

“How powerful is a face?” photographer Torbjørn Rødland asks when pressed about his newest book, The Model. Though comprised of pictures rather than poetry, his compilation very much mirrors Orpheus’s futile journey towards his immortality.
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Ascent of Bordertown: ALEX GARTENFELD on Revamping ICA MIAMI

Miami’s pastel Art Deco presence in the global imagination has been punctuated by the glittering glass of office towers and the concrete wash of reclaimed post-industrial spaces. Joining the ranks is the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, which recently opened the door to its permanent home in the Design District.
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STILE DUCATI: The Anatomy of a Speed Aesthetic

Surface-lust is very much the subject of Stile Ducati, a 240-page ode to the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer. With detailed photographs of 19 of the company’s iconic bikes, the book gently combs through a shiny and curved topology of polished and lacquered metal.
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The Lost Psychedelic PAPER ARCHITECTS of the Soviet Union

Paper Architecture was practiced by a group of young architects during the 1980s Soviet Union who designed lavish buildings meant for a fantastical world that only existed on paper. Learn more about these architectural insurgents who showed that a sketch could be a powerful weapon against the corrupt state.
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Sunrise Over Stussy with OG JULES GAYTON

Recently, the International Stussy Tribe descended upon Bali's Potato Head Beach Club and continued its spirit of bridging friendship and arts. The two-day soirée consisted of art-making classes and surf and skate sessions. Arthur Bray shares his Bali travel report with 032c here.
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Sex and Nothingness: SIBERIAN MODERNISM in the Great Eurasian Steppe

Although Stain established Novokuznetsk, the title-location of Nikolay Bakharev’s monograph, established the city as a coal-mining and industrial center, Bakharev asserts that its inhabitants retain the a-historical quality of nomads. “Nothing changes in their world,” the photographer once said about his subjects in a 1991 interview, “No matter how many years pass by, things never change.
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