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The Bloom plant pot is inspired by traditional metal mailboxes. Photo by Damian Libert, courtesy By Making

Marlon Darbeau — design that blooms

Issue 141 (September/October 2016) | 0 comments
By Making, founded by Trinidadian designer Marlon Darbeau, combines traditional and innovative forms to make furniture and household objects for contemporary lifestyles

Circa No Future No. 8 (2014). Photography by Nadia Huggins

Nadia Huggins: after the leap

Issue 134 (July/August 2015) | 0 comments
Through her photographs of young boys playing in and around the sea, Vincentian Nadia Huggins captures moments of daring and transformation, and explores “the present moment.” Melanie Archer introduces a portfolio of images

The earthship after nine days of work. Photograph by Melanie Archer

The earthship has landed

Issue 93 (September/October 2008) | 0 comments
Melanie Archer finds that one man’s trash can become another man’s castle, as she travels to Jamaica to work on an eco-friendly house

Filmmaker Juan Francisco Pardo. Photograph by Miquel Galofré

Juan Francisco Pardo: Stories for the eye

Issue 122 (July/August 2013) | 0 comments
Filmmaker Juan Francisco Pardo tackles tough topics in nuanced style. Melanie Archer discovers where his passion for visual storytelling comes from