Michael Capo

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Michael Capo, appraiser’s appraiser, finder of strange gems, and founder of Capo Auction, a Long Island-based auction house.

Charles Curkin, Michael Capo, PIN-UP

Kengo Kuma

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Kengo Kuma, the architect who found the beauty in using local materials.

architecture, Kengo Kuma, PIN-UP

Ben Aranda and Chris Lasch

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past, this time: Ben Aranda and Chris Lasch, a team of architects with a passion for pigeons and quasi-crystalline forms.
“Design is not about novelty. To make something new you have to tap into something fundamental. Take for example Johannes Kepler; he had a deep fascination with quasi-crystalline structures….

architecture, Ben Aranda and Chris Lasch, design, PIN-UP

Hans Kollhoff

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Hans Kollhoff, who may well be Berlin’s most conservative architect.

Carson Chan, Hans Kollhoff, PIN-UP

ROLU

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Matt Olson from the Minneapolis-based design and landscape architecture firm ROLU.

Matt Olson, PIN-UP, ROLU

Delfina Delettrez

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Delfina Delettrez, jewelry designer with a twist.

Delfina Delletrez, Horacio Silva, PIN-UP

Isay Weinfeld

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Isay Weinfeld, one of the most prolific architects working in Brazil today.

Felix Burrichter, Isay Weinfeld, PIN-UP

Paulo Mendes Da Rocha

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Paulo Mendes Da Rocha, the great Brazilian modernists, Pritzker Prize winner, and most of all, a living architectural icon.

Felix Burrichter, Paulo Mendes Da Rocha, PIN-UP

Martino Gamper

“There are a lot of connections between food and design. In both disciplines you have a given amount of ingredients, and in both cases there aren’t really any new ingredients coming into the world…”

Felix Burrichter, Martino Gamper, PIN-UP

Clemence Seilles

“Agglomeration is the key. I collect wood, various metals, minerals, representations of nature, and fake or recomposed fragments of nature developed by the industry for an urban world…”

Clemence Seilles, Felix Burrichter, PIN-UP