Issue 1

F/W 2006/07

PIN–UP’s inaugural issue. Number 1. Launched on October 31, 2006. Designed by Geoff Han and Dylan Fracareta, set entirely in Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman. Layout and content set the tone for every issue following. Only 500 were printed.

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Issue 1

F/W 2006/07



PIN–UP flies to Berlin to get up close and personal with one of Germany’s most prolific young architects
Text by Henry Urbach
Video Stills by Julika Rudelius


The young artist invites PIN–UP to his studio and explains why architecture is always on his mind
Interview by Felix Burrichter
Artwork by Daniel Arsham


PIN–UP gets up to speed with architecture’s most beloved diva
Interview by Kenny Schachter
Illustrations by Fabio Morelli


PIN–UP combs through the couturier’s 5-story townhouse to learn more about his furniture collection
Interview by Stephen Todd
Photography by Assaf Shoshan
Art Direction by Concept + Image


The architect of Romania’s People’s Palace lets down her iron guard for PIN–UP
Interview by Aric Chen
Photography by Camil Dumitrescu

An exclusive look at Clip, Stamp, Fold, an exhibition featuring the radical architecture of little magazines. Six New York architects channel the iconic looks of some of the 20th century’s most influential and lovable architects, while Dirk van den Heuvel discusses the quirky outfits of Alison and Peter Smithson — two architects who used clothes to fashion there professional identity. Dylan Fracareta and Paul Mpagi Sepuya investigate the plausibility of seven international towers as signifiers of pride and prowess. PIN–UP GIRL #1, recent Columbia Architecture School Graduate and founding principal of Tricky Ink, Mitch McEwen. A close examination of the clever, romantic play of construction elements in Willem Marinus Dudok’s architecture in Hilversum. And a collection of essays in which Beatriz Colomina tells the tale of Le Corbusier’s intrusion on Eileen Gray’s home on the French Riviera, Pierre-Alexandre de Looz reviews the “sublime lessons of an enchanted past” that might be learnt from 18th-century French furniture, Joel Sanders investigates the adaptive gender codes implicit in current trends in architecture, Timothy Moore looks into the state of affairs of the architectural intern, and Ben Widdicombe gives a rundown on the architecture of New York’s best gossip infrastructures.