August 2015

The Handmade Issue

With a limited edition cover by Aldo Bakker

Rijks Studio's Digital Innovation think tank

We host a discussion on digital innovation to celebrate the Rijksmuseum's groundbreaking virtual venture

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is scheduled to reopen its doors in April 2013 following an ambitious 10-year renovation programme. In the build up to its relaunch, the art museum launched Rijks Studio last week - a groundbreaking new digital collection of 125,000 objects from the museum's collection, accessible to all for free. And to celebrate its unveiling, the museum teamed up with Wallpaper* to host a discussion on digital innovation.

Moderated by Wallpaper* editor-in-chief Tony Chambers, the Digital Innovation Think Tank tackled a range of pertinent, digitally-focused issues, including the democratisation of art in virtual realms and the boundary between reproduction and plagiarism.

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