Stories on Design: Empty and Abandoned Buildings, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Empty & Abandoned Buildings.

I've always had a profound fascination with empty buildings and abandoned spaces. It's difficult to look at these sorts of images without a whole bunch of mixed feelings rising to the surface - a sense of wonder, confusion, awe,...
Stonescape by Kengo Kuma & Associates | Yellowtrace

Stonescape & Naturescape by Kengo Kuma & Associates.

In 2013, Japanese architects Kengo Kuma & Associates created two striking installation using combinations of natural elements — stone, plants, water, bamboo and gravel — to create dreamlike interpretation of a Japanese garden....
Embrace Melancholy by Nel Verbeke | Yellowtrace

Nel Verbeke Invites us to Embrace Melancholy.

Nowadays it’s as if constant happiness is what we should aspire to. This leaves no room for other, more reflective states of being and melancholy. And yet, in times gone by, these feelings were accepted in our daily lives as natural...
Venice Biennale 2015 Highlights | Yellowtrace

Highlights From the 56th Venice Art Biennale 2015.

The Venice Biennale has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Ever since its foundation in 1895, it has been in the avant-garde, promoting new artistic trends and organising international...
Aerometer & Personal Air Purifier by Fabian Zeijler | Yellowtrace

Aerometer & Personal Air Purifier by Fabian Zeijler.

Fabian Zeijler is a young, ambitious designer who recently graduated from the highly acclaimed Design Academy Eindhoven. During his studies, Fabian established himself as a designer focused on the balance between the three following...
Extraordinary Creative Direction & Set Design by Anna Burns | Yellowtrace

Extraordinary Creative Direction & Set Design by Anna Burns.

London-based Anna Burns crosses the boundaries of installation art, set design, art direction, and everything in between. With a personal motto "put the right thing in the wrong place", Anna has an innate ability to twist the everyday...
Landscapes of Possibility Made from Maps & Books by Ji Zhou | Yellowtrace

Landscapes of Possibility Made from Maps & Books by Ji Zhou.

Beijing-based artist Ji Zhou's latest photographic works titled 'Civilized Landscape' treat the object as a vehicle for visual representation and interpretation, whereby maps and books become landscapes of possibility. Zhou collects maps,...