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Mind-Blowing Art: Ezequiel Pini's Nature-Tech Creations
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Créateurs Design Association

Mind-Blowing Art: Ezequiel Pini's Nature-Tech Creations

Explore the boundless realms of digital artistry with Ezequiel Pini, the visionary creator behind the alias Six N. Five. In this captivating episode of MINDED, Pini offers a glimpse into his pioneering use of 3D technology as an expressive medium, blurring the lines between the virtual and the visceral. From his sunlit studio in Barcelona, the Argentine artist discusses his journey of crafting dreamlike, poetic compositions that fuse natural and synthetic elements. Pini delves into the philosophical underpinnings of his work, pondering the nature of reality and the interconnectedness of the tangible and intangible. "For me, even though I was using digital tools, it was a way to create something real," Pini reflects, describing his meditative process of world-building and imbuing his creations with a profound sense of presence. Beyond the creative aspects, Pini shares insights into the vital role of solitude in nurturing his artistic voice, the balance between elegance and substance in his designs, and his brand ethos emphasizing "consideration" and "moving through purpose and service." Whether you're a fellow creator, a lover of art and design, or someone seeking inspiration, this thought-provoking conversation with Ezequiel Pini promises to expand your perception of the possibilities that lie at the intersection of art and technology. #EzequielPini #SixNFive #DigitalArt #3DArt #CreativeProcess #ArtistInterview #MINDED
Inside Michèle Lamy's World: Fashion, Art, and Design Insights
42:53
Créateurs Design Association

Inside Michèle Lamy's World: Fashion, Art, and Design Insights

Join us for an inspiring episode of the MINDED podcast,, as we sit down with the iconic Michèle Lamy. Known for her boundless energy and profound influence on Rick Owens’ universe, Michèle shares her captivating journey through the worlds of fashion, design, and art. In this episode, Michèle reflects on a year of global design endeavors, discover the enchanting history of her Napoleon-era Parisian building, transformed from a long-abandoned Socialist Party headquarters into a creative haven. Michèle's storytelling is mesmerizing, offering a glimpse into her upbringing in Jura, her spontaneous approach to creativity, and the organic emergence of ideas. She reveals her philosophy: "We don't buy, we make," highlighting her commitment to artisanal craftsmanship and unique design. Amidst discussions on destiny, creativity, and hope for the future, Michèle also shares her recommendations, including the works of Etel Adnan, and suggests inviting Sheikha Al Mayassa from Qatar to the podcast. Don't miss this episode filled with inspiring insights, stories of resilience, and Michèle's unwavering optimism. Subscribe, like, and share to join us in celebrating the remarkable journey of Michèle Lamy! 00:00 Introduction and Setting 03:05 Energy and Charisma 06:19 The History of Michelle's House 09:41 Having Goals and Going with the Flow 13:57 Working with Artisans and Designers 21:48 The Philosophy of Making Things 24:15 The Personal Stories Behind Michelle's Work 25:13 The Influence of Jean Chamberlain 26:41 The Importance of Storytelling 27:35 Observing the Design World and Being Hopeful 28:31 The Excitement of Architecture and Future Plans 29:58 The Question That Has Never Been Asked 30:29 The Importance of Human Connections 31:56 Navigating Difficult Times and Uncertainty 34:16 Michelle's Hope for the Future 37:59 Book Recommendation: Etel Adnan 39:40 Movie Recommendation: Jean-Luc Godard 40:57 Guest Recommendation: Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani 41:50 Closing Remarks and Future Plans
The Fashion Forward World of Louis-Gabriel Nouchi
40:59
Créateurs Design Association

The Fashion Forward World of Louis-Gabriel Nouchi

Louis Gabriel Nouchi, founder of the brand LGN, discusses his creative process and the importance of being busy in the fashion industry. He explains how the fashion calendar is meticulously planned, with shows and collections scheduled months in advance. Nouchi also shares his inspiration from literature and how each collection is like a book, with a specific theme and angle. He emphasizes the importance of discipline and collaboration in the creative process. Nouchi also talks about the use of technology, such as AI, as a tool to streamline the design process. He discusses the importance of gender fluidity and size inclusivity in his collections, and how he aims to create clothing that is practical, resistant, and easy to wear. Nouchi believes in giving customers the freedom to interpret and express themselves through his designs. Louis Gabriel Nouchi discusses the meaning behind his brand and the importance of creating clothes that have utility and impact. He emphasizes the need for honesty in the fashion industry and the risks involved in being transparent about cost, sustainability, and other issues. Nouchi also talks about his obsession with creating garments that challenge stereotypes and redefine masculinity. He shares his influences, including Japanese literature and filmmakers, and the people who have shaped his career and personal life. Nouchi reflects on the legacy he wants to leave behind and the importance of staying true to oneself. 00:00 Introduction and Background 02:26 The Meticulously Planned Fashion Calendar 04:21 Inspiration from Literature: Each Collection is a Book 06:31 Discipline and Collaboration in the Creative Process 10:02 Embracing Gender Fluidity and Size Inclusivity 13:16 Practicality and Self-Expression in Design 25:08 Redefining Masculinity and Challenging Stereotypes 32:40 Surrounding Yourself with Supportive and Influential People 35:29 Staying True to Yourself and Your Values
Germane Barnes: Embracing Identity, Culture and Joy in Architectural Design
45:01
Créateurs Design Association

Germane Barnes: Embracing Identity, Culture and Joy in Architectural Design

In this episode, MINDED welcomes Germane Barnes, an architect known for his ability to simplify complex ideas and relate to his audience. Germane shares his journey of overcoming a speech impediment and discovering his passion for architecture. He discusses the influence of his family and upbringing on his work, as well as the importance of embracing joy and color in design. Germane also emphasizes the significance of listening to and involving the community in his projects, sharing examples of how he incorporates their stories and experiences into his designs. The conversation touches on the gentrification of neighborhoods like Wynwood in Miami and the need for artists and designers to advocate for themselves and the communities they work with. The conversation explores the themes of affordable housing, homelessness, and the intersection of architecture and social issues. Germane discusses the unaffordability of housing in Miami and the lack of accessible public amenities. He emphasizes the importance of affordable housing in providing people with discretionary income and the need for more inclusive public spaces. The conversation also touches on the activism and social consciousness of the younger generation in the field of architecture and design. Germane shares his influences, including his professors and his personal experiences with race and space. He highlights the significance of rituals and the power of architecture to create meaningful experiences. 00:00 Introduction and Germane's Journey 05:04 Embracing Joy and Color in Design 11:14 Involving the Community in Design Projects 26:37 The Unaffordability of Housing in Miami 27:33 The Importance of Affordable Housing and Accessible Public Amenities 30:15 The Militarization of Public Space 31:44 Understanding Homelessness 35:42 The Activism and Social Consciousness of the Younger Generation 43:36 The Influence of Personal Experiences with Race and Space 48:44 The Power of Rituals in Architecture and Design Experience the world of art, design, and culture through MINDED Podcast. Engage with groundbreaking artists, visionary designers, and cultural influencers, and delve into their creative processes. Expand your horizons, spark your imagination, and fuel your curiosity. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive insights into the world of design, where aesthetics meet functionality, and creativity knows no bounds. Be part of a community that appreciates the transformative power of design and celebrates the individuals behind it. JOIN THE CDA: https://www.createursdesignassoc.com/ 🎧 Listen/Watch Now: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@createurs_design_association Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/MINDEDpodcast Apple Podcasts: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minded/ MINDEDpodcast.com MORE EPISODES: https://www.mindedpodcast.com/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/mindedpodcast
A Journey Through São Paulo's Architectural Marvels | MINDED In The City (Teaser)
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