Thomas Zanon-Larcher on show

Thomas Zanon-Larcher’s photographs recall the work of Claude Chabrol and Ingmar Bergman – they are dramas that examine existential anxieties. In his first solo exhibition at the Wapping Project Bankside, the artist explores the space between film, drama and reality. Here we see images of women living ordinary lives, testing the boundaries of fear, transgression, escape and pursuit in contemporary society. Zanon-Larcher’s photographs scrape away at ordinary fears, commonplace... Read More

Designer talk: Luc Donckerwolke

‘I must say I didn’t expect it. I made a move from Seat to Volkswagen just a year ago and I was thinking of staying when I got the call in July. I had to tell my wife we are not going to be buying curtains for our new house in Berlin,’ Luc Donckerwolke tells me as we settle down for coffee at his new offices in Crewe. The call in question came from Bentley, asking Luc to replace Dirk van Braeckel and head up the main design studio in the UK. The Belgium designer continues... Read More

Julian Thomson on the Jaguar F-Type

These are images of the upcoming F-Type, a contemporary take on arguably Jaguar’s most notable car, the E-Type. This convertible sports car is a meticulously executed product that successfully avoids making retro references to its predecessor. I caught up a little while ago with director of advanced design, Julian Thomson, who explained the design thinking: ‘We study Jaguar design through our heritage, we look at the background of what’s out there and we look at... Read More