Matters Journal is a new weekly digital and biannual print publication connecting socially responsible people with businesses and brands who are doing good. Using storytelling to share interdisciplinary stories from the worlds of arts, design, technology, health, food and the environment, we love their approach to exploring the interconnected nature of our world and how we impact it through our daily lives.
Matters Journal Print Issue #1 is set to ship in February 2018 and we’re excited to delve into far-ranging topics including urban agriculture, future living, synthetic meat, ethical fashion and the applications of virtual reality technology in hospitals. We’re eager to see the full print issues after reading (and re-reading) our copy of Mini Matters!
Matters Journal are currently offering a pre-sale option for Issue #1 shipping in February 2018, a 12 month subscription of the journal (Issues #1 (Feb) and #2 (Aug), as well as gift options for one or both issues. It’s the perfect gift for the socially conscientious person in your life (or for yourself!). Head over to the Matters Journal website for further details.
Main image: Mini Matters, courtesy Matters Journal.
When: Pre-sale available now - Issue #1 shipping February!
How much: Matters Journal Issue #1 (presale): $14.00 (plus postage) – 12 month subscriptions and digital gift cards also available!
Critic, curator, editor and provocateur Mimi Zeiger has written three books on tiny houses. Now, she turns to utopia: how do speculative fictions and futurisms drive architecture? Her hometown of Los Angeles is a case in point, a depository of radical dreams, be it Afro-Futurism or a promise of downtown walkability
Carine Thévenau documents and examines deserted playground relics of the Japanese 1980s financial boom (and bust). The abandoned structures create a visual silence, allowing room for curiosity and critical thought. This interval, referred to as “Ma” in Japanese philosophy, is defined as a space between, or a pause that enables space for emotion, thought and life to pass through it
Emerging technologies, data collection and the fraught relationship between apps that improve our lives yet increasingly encroach on our right to privacy. Our New York-based correspondent Janie Green talks to architect and co-designer of the GoogleUrbanism project, Nicolay Boyadjiev, about the potential for negotiating an alternative future