Weekly Round-Up: 11th March 2016

Weekly Round-Up: 11th March 2016

Posted 11 March 2016 by Nirvana CPH

Welcome to the Nirvana weekly news round-up; a selection of the week’s most important and exciting stories, brought to you every Friday, from across the worlds of fashion, luxury retail, design and advertising – in short, all those elements that influence our world of Creative Production.


Legendary designer Paul Smith on drugs, David Bowie and earning his stripes (ES Magazine)

“This is Smith’s great legacy — making high fashion amenable to the common man, injecting colour and pattern and verve into their monochrome wardrobe. He introduced suiting to those who didn’t wear suits and pleasing, streamlined casualwear to stuffier dressers.” (Continue reading…)



BioLogic, a Shape-Changing Fabric That Vents When You Sweat (Bloomberg)

“Yao says the bioLogic team is testing waterproof glues and other materials to make the fabric more durable, with an eye for it to be used at the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020.” (Continue reading…)



MIT Media Lab’s Journal of Design and Science Is a Radical New Kind of Publication (Wired)

“Ito describes the process as “peer-to-peer” review. The goal, he says, is for ideas presented in the journal to morph and evolve and become interconnected over time.” (Continue reading…)



Watch the trailer for new film Graphic Means (Creative Review)

“The film, which is directed and produced by Levit and expected to be released in early 2017, features interviews with several leading figures from graphic design including Ellen Lupton, Malcolm Garrett, Tobias Frere-Jones, Ken Garland and Adrian Shaughnessy.” (Continue reading…)



The minimalism myth – why simplified graphic design isn’t “easy” (It’s Nice That)

“When at its most accomplished, simplified graphic design is so well considered and so well balanced, that it gives the impression that it was created with little effort. It just works.” (Continue reading…)