About TLmag

Founded in 2009 by Brussels-based creative consultancy Pro Materia (Lise Coirier), TLmag has been co-published since 2013 with Paris-based publishing house Bookstorming (Marc Sautereau). TLmag (True Living of Art & Design) is at the forefront of craft-led and material-oriented art, architecture, culture, design, fashion, photography, hospitality and urbanism. Published in both French and English, biannual issues are distributed internationally

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Dutch Architecture

TLmag

18.04.2017

For decades a test bed for bold, experimental projects, the Netherlands continues to function as an architecturally compelling landscape – both in terms of design practice and consumption.

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Julie Richoz: Refined Experimentation

TLmag

24.11.2016

Allaying the presence of spring-steel in a delicately laced structure, the Thalie bowl for Artecnica echoes earlier speculative works like Armand: a series of paper cut-out cylinders that cover spectrum colour vibrations. Both are just a sampling of

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Architect Designers Modern: Italian Icons

TLmag

10.11.2016

A mixture of poetry and know-how, technical expertise and feeling, research and instinct. The skills transferred from pen to paper, ending in the hands of a skilled craftsman who will mould the next icon. That is what as known as timeless and

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Casa Mollino: European Design Stories

TLmag

03.11.2016

Prague-based Okolo magazine and gallery founder Adam Štěch recently interviewed Casa Mollino co-curator Fulvio Ferrari for Štěch’s European Design Stories publication, released during Milan Design Week 2016. They spoke about the Turin-based

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Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen: Setting Parameters

TLmag

27.10.2016

Architects Kersten Geers and David Van Severen’s architecture is a negotiation between theory and practice. During the interview, they shared the thinking behind two of their recent projects: the RTS Campus radio and television building in

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Architecture for the Present: Peter Zumthor

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30.09.2016

Sound is ephemeral. It reminds the listener that it is fleeting as it fades away at a rate distinct from those of the other senses. Echoes, however soft or lasting they are, are seemingly literary reminders of that which just occurred. The echo

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Christian Wassmann: Cosmic Modernist

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23.09.2016

Christian Wassmann’s New York studio is something of a cabinet of curiosities. On one wall hang site models oriented in the direction of true north. Other models fill various corners and surfaces throughout the SoHo loft. Sketches, renderings and

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Alfredo Häberli: The Spheres of Life

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15.09.2016

Close to Lake Zurich, surrounded by mountains, Alfredo Häberli and I took the scenic route as we explored his designs. We looked at a recent project completed for BMW through a specific lens: the endless loops and routes that connect us to the

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Olgiati’s Purity

TLmag

01.09.2016

Valerio Olgiati’s architecture is all about purity. It embodies a purity of form, of material, of light and of aesthetic experience. The structures that he and his atelier design are striking. For students of architecture, they are textbook

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