Issue 05

Welcome to Issue 05 of The Meander – our first for 2013

Welcome to Issue 05 of The Meander – our first for 2013

"Plants and trees grow through floors, rainfall has slowly eaten through ceilings, and even wildlife returns." Kamiel and Martijn Blom rescue industrial fittings from forgotten places and give them new life.

"Plants and trees grow through floors, rainfall has slowly eaten through ceilings, and even wildlife returns." Kamiel and Martijn Blom rescue industrial fittings from forgotten places and give them new life.

The Meander's Nicholas Eckhardt exhibits work from his recent journey through India — travelling from the northern Ganges town of Rishikesh, south-east to one of the holiest cities of Hinduism, Banaras.

The Meander's Nicholas Eckhardt exhibits work from his recent journey through India — travelling from the northern Ganges town of Rishikesh, south-east to one of the holiest cities of Hinduism, Banaras.

 
Graphic design studio Project Projects has been around since 2004 and produces high-calibre work that is not only well thought out but also aesthetically pleasing. Co-founder Adam Michaels was kind enough to have a chat about their New York practice and the process behind their work.

Graphic design studio Project Projects has been around since 2004 and produces high-calibre work that is not only well thought out but also aesthetically pleasing. Co-founder Adam Michaels was kind enough to have a chat about their New York practice and the process behind their work.

We visit artist and musician Grant Gronewold, a.k.a. HTML Flowers, at his Melbourne home-studio. The day after his performance at Sugar Mountain festival as part of Brothers Hand Mirror, he discusses music, art, tattoos, zines, and living with a chronic illness.

We visit artist and musician Grant Gronewold, a.k.a. HTML Flowers, at his Melbourne home-studio. The day after his performance at Sugar Mountain festival as part of Brothers Hand Mirror, he discusses music, art, tattoos, zines, and living with a chronic illness.

The bestselling author, stylist and owner of Sydney's The Society inc. sent us a photo a day for a week. Here are Sibella Court's postcards from India, especially for The Meander.

The bestselling author, stylist and owner of Sydney's The Society inc. sent us a photo a day for a week. Here are Sibella Court's postcards from India, especially for The Meander.

 
While in Melbourne, we caught up with Joe Miranda from Hard Workers Club and checked out Magic Johnston, a new design and arts cultural complex in Collingwood. Housing up to 50 creatives as well as a gallery, a cafe and the Motto bookstore, Magic Johnston is one of the largest creative hubs in Australia.

While in Melbourne, we caught up with Joe Miranda from Hard Workers Club and checked out Magic Johnston, a new design and arts cultural complex in Collingwood. Housing up to 50 creatives as well as a gallery, a cafe and the Motto bookstore, Magic Johnston is one of the largest creative hubs in Australia.

"As a designer, creative and thinker you must stick to what you know and what you believe in." We talk to the man behind UK design studio Family.

"As a designer, creative and thinker you must stick to what you know and what you believe in." We talk to the man behind UK design studio Family.

We spent November in Portugal, dividing time between Lisbon and the beach towns of the Algarve.

We spent November in Portugal, dividing time between Lisbon and the beach towns of the Algarve.