MacGuffin No. 4 - The Sink
Issue No 4 delves into the alluring lives of the sink, the object that speaks volumes about who we are and how we live. Featuring mesmerizing inox sinks, sinks for genever drinkers, pathologists and butchers, ‘kommunalka’ sinks, sitcom sinks, and bottomless sinkholes into which everything disappears.
The biannual design and crafts magazine featuring remarkable stories about ordinary things returns with its fourth instalment – this time dedicated to the sink. An object that speaks volumes about who we are and how we live, the sink’s many alluring manifestations are featured here in a variety of ways. Some surprising sink typologies make an appearance, from inox sinks to kommunalka sinks, plus specialised sinks for pathologists, babies, and more. Inside, a short story by prize-winning author Kira Wuck, a series of photos of stainless steel sinks by Scheltens & Abbenes, writings about kitchenettes, and an intriguing photo essay about Suriname Jungle Sinks by Viviane Sassen.