What the moon believes

The moon believes the sun reciprocates her love believes she is more than just a vehicle for his reflection to cast his light toward another body. … The moon believes her craters inhabitable wills water to trickle in her crevices she stacks delicate mooncakes on trays and waits for visitors who rarely come. She wants…

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Goodnight, alright?

I remember scolding you, a professor of literature, when you said, “Books don’t change the world.” “Books are platforms for ideas, ideas change the world.” I was baffled I had to explain this to you, of all people. Now I’m wishing I could write the book, the one I was sure would change the world.…

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The Power of Packaging

When did you last earmark a page or plunge nose-deep into a magazine to inhale the heady scent of freshly printed ink? In the age of Snapchat and clickbait, these moments are few and far between. But independent magazines have created a trend for a new kind of optimized content: print products where the medium is just as important as the message.

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Don’t Miss: “Dior and I”

Under the empathetic lens of Dior and I director Frédéric Tcheng, the elite and occasionally ostentatious world of high fashion comes secondary to the documentary’s universally compelling tale: that of a leader with a creative vision, a legacy to uphold, and a loyal and skillful team backing him.

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Hospital Rooms

When London-based curator Niamh White and artist Tim A Shaw visited a close friend in an English psychiatric ward, they were immediately struck by the unit’s sterility. As visually oriented people, they felt the austere interiors might not be conducive to a quick recovery, particularly for patients with creative or artistic inclinations.

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Mini Living: a promotional editorial

Disegno Magazine worked with Mini to write a story on the design installation Mini Living: Do Disturb, which was shown at the design fair Salone Del Mobile in Milan this year. Mini worked together with the Japanese architecture studio ON Design and the engineering firm Arup to create an alternative design of cohabitation in a limited space.

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The keepers of the books

Stowed in banana boxes or safeguarded in freezers: As ISIS ransacks libraries in Iraq, Camilla Sterne looks back on the lengths people have gone to preserve the world’s valuable archives. Final project for Magazine Journalism Masters at City University London.

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More is More

Wataru Tominaga’s clothing designs are brazen. They have a sense of childlike abandon — the sort of outlandish shapes a youngster might concoct when set loose with a handful of markers and a giant notepad.

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