We believe design has the power to change the world. With Kazam! we share stories about people, projects, and ideas that are shaping a better tomorrow.
Through centering Black culture, Kamal Bell is reconceiving food systems, inspiring Black youth to farm, and shepherding the future of food justice.This link opens the post, "Agricultural Regeneration"
An Eames of Your Own
Few designs have the longevity of Eames furniture, but buying vintage can be mystifying; our in-house expert explains what to look for—and what to avoid.This link opens the post, "An Eames of Your Own"
Sketch to Table
At Oakland, California’s Snail Bar, chef Andres Giraldo Florez’s ever-evolving menu starts with just two ingredients: graphite on paper.This link opens the post, "Sketch to Table"
Design Q&A: Industrial Facility
In designs ranging from chairs to a toilet brush, Industrial Facility forgoes a signature aesthetic in favor of long-term relationships and rigorous inquiry.This link opens the post, "Design Q&A: Industrial Facility"
Bill Stout’s legacy rests on his passion for books about architecture. In this condensed oral history, he shares his story.This link opens the post, "Shelf Life"
Design Q&A: David Zilber
From the acclaimed menus of Noma to the labs of Chr. Hansen, David Zilber devotes his genius to revolutionizing food, billions of microbes at a time.This link opens the post, "Design Q&A: David Zilber"
An Architectural Foundation
These little-known architectural designs by Charles Eames in St. Louis during the Great Depression reveal the seeds of his design ethos.This link opens the post, "An Architectural Foundation"
Circling the Brain
Artist Jim Stoten takes us on an odyssey through his creative process with a detour into his subconscious.This link opens the post, "Circling the Brain"
The Iterative States of America
In a political era defined by dysfunction, can design play a role in engaging voters—and even help them believe in democracy again?This link opens the post, "The Iterative States of America"