At Vitra, nomad visited Chief Design Officer Eckart Maise and Head Research & Trend Scouting Raphael Gielgen and gained inspiring insights into Vitra’s vision for the office of the future. In Berlin nomad met Johannes Kleske and mused over why digital transformation is primarily a transformation of ourselves. Photographer Matthias Ziegler’s visit to a Chanel haute couture show unlocked a completely different perspective, exploring the exclusive artistry created by hand-craftsmanship. nomad dropped in on Barber & Osgerby in London to capture Britain’s currently most successful designers at work and in its Travel section, nomad journeyed to Nepal, while Michael Obert in his essay describes why he believes travelling is the best of all possible lifestyles.
Nomad is a magazine for design and society. It views design as a process of shaping the future and as a catalyst for social developments and individual lifestyles. Nomad magazine seeks to change the perspective of design from its status as something extraordinary to a more run-of-the-mill concept, as this gives rise to natural appreciation. Alongside a focus on the end result of the design process and the designers themselves, other aspects are explored through which the effects and future potential of design culture for individuals and society as a whole are investigated within the framework of a broader understanding of design. In this way, Nomad seeks to take new stances. Nomad offers views on a wide range of standpoints: personal and economic, cultural and global. This means that Nomad covers a wide range of subjects, in which design, social and lifestyle issues are inspirationally juxtaposed with questions on designing the future. Nomad is a magazine for new design culture, business affairs and contemporary lifestyle.