The PIN-UP Interviewsis a compilation of over 50 of the most fascinating interviews fromPIN-UPmagazine since its first issue was published in October 2006. Serious, yet accessible, featuring the elegant and modern aestheticPIN-UP's readers have come to expect, there is no comparable source available for such a stunning array of contemporary design talent collected in one place. It is indispensable to all lovers of today's brightest architectural and design ideas.
The PIN-UP Interviewsis the first book produced byPIN-UP, the award-winning, New York-based, biannual architecture and design magazine. Cheekily dubbing itself the "Magazine for Architectural Entertainment,"PIN-UPfeatures interviews with architects, designers, and artists, and presents their work informally-as a fun assembly of ideas, stories, and conversations, all paired with cutting-edge photography and artwork. Both raw and glossy, this "cult design zine" (The New York Times) is a nimble mix of genres and themes, finding inspiration in the high and the low by casting a refreshingly playful eye on rare architectural gems, amazing interiors, smart design, and that fascinating area where those spheres connect with contemporary art.
Included inThe PIN-UP Interviewsare the architects David Adjaye, Shigeru Ban, Ricardo Bofill, David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid, Junya Ishigami, Rem Koolhaas, Peter Marino, Richard Meier, and Ettore Sottsass; artists Daniel Arsham, Cyprien Gaillard, Simon Fujiwara, Oscar Tuazon, Francesco Vezzoli, Boris Rebetez, Retna, Robert Wilson, and Andro Wekua; and designers Rafael de Cárdenas, Martino Gamper, Rick Owens, Hedi Slimane, Bethan Laura Wood, and Clemence Seilles.