Pin-Up return with another issue full of amazing stuff. We're always left wondering though, how much extra does their print run cost by chopping the corners off the magazines?
"What is RADICAL OPTIMISM!? A state of mind or a survival tactic? It feels like end of certainty — in media, politics, climate, and world order in general. But what is this the beginning of? These are the questioned asked (and some of them answered) in PIN–UP’s 31st edition.
Featuring: GAETANO PESCE The 82-year-old maker is still full of surprises Interview by Emmanuel Olunkwa Portraits by Caroline Tompkins
EUGENE TSSUI Bay Area polymath and the importance of retaining a childlike innocence Interview by Nolan Boomer Portraits by Damien Maloney
MABEL O. WILSON The scholar, designer, and curator commands our attention Interview by Emmanuel Olunkwa Portraits by Jeremy Liebman
MAX VON WERZ The German-raised architect leaves his mark in Mexico City Interview by Suleman Anaya Portraits by Rosie Marks
ALSO IN THE ISSUE: A love story with MDF Italia in a Milanese parking lot, photographed by Francesco Nazardo; The return of rattan, by Camille Okhio; Bolade Banjo visits the late Charles Jencks’s Cosmic House in London; The Pejman Foundation in Tehran by Ahmadreza Schricker; A 1940s costume party with Alex Black and Maharam; Emilio Ambasz Institute director Carson Chan on his new role at MoMA; BoND Architects make their gallery debut; Peter Märkli’s architectural adventure Down Under; Victor Barragántrades fashion for design; painted cabinets by FreelingWaters; The forgotten world of Meta Memphis; and the thing about the interrobang.
PLUS: Keywords with curator Aric Chen, designer Sam Stewart, and architect Oana Stănescu.
AND: Toxic Positivy! A view on Big Tech’s architectural vision for the future"