Material

Great artists from around the world have kindly opened their studio doors for this new issue of COS magazine. Inside their ateliers, they discuss how they deal with the particular qualities and quirks of the material for which they are best known. They all speak in a spirit of celebration, for this whole issue is devoted to the vast creative potential of the material world.

Material

Great artists from around the world have kindly opened their studio doors for this new issue of COS magazine. Inside their ateliers, they discuss how they deal with the particular qualities and quirks of the material for which they are best known. They all speak in a spirit of celebration, for this whole issue is devoted to the vast creative potential of the material world.

A close-up look at the material troves of the Kunstbetrieb, Basel’s art fabrication unit
The German titan of art Thomas Demand discusses his exacting specifications
From New York, a presentation of the new season’s COS collection for women
Monir Farmanfarmaian, the champion of modernist mirror, on her extraordinary career
Airy garments take the optimism of spring to new heights
The ace sculptor Michael Dean on what the internet has taught him
The season’s COS collection for men fuses modern technicality and timeless charm
The Dutch artist Amie Dicke sees the magic in found objects
A special limited edition collection celebrating 10 years of COS