Switzerland wins the Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale with a pavilion focused on the average empty apartment while Great Britain gets an honorable mention for a Brexit-themed exhibition and with a hollowed out pavilion too. Is emptiness the key to create free spaces that can improve our lives?
The creative power of renown and emerging female designers across the globe goes on show at the Egg Collective’s exhibition Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens.
The blue interiors and pure geometrical forms of Monoloko Design’s Galaxy Bar and Bottle Shop aim to “release of the mind” according to Russian-Avantgarde ideals.
Surface magazine celebrates its 25 anniversary with David Rockwell and pays homage to an American icon we all have watched in movies: the Diner.
From Studio 54 to Berghain and Rem Koolhaas’ shape-shifting proposal for London Ministry of Sound II. The “Night Fever” exhibition at Vitra design Museum explores the history of nightclubs through interior design, architecture, new media and alternative lifestyles.
Contrast of materials, light-filled spaces and contemporary interiors. The Island Mirage villa by Marià Castelló Architecture blends with Formentera natural landscape.
Glowing walking wardrobes, bright smart-working spaces and ‘starry’ relaxing interiors. At IMM Cologne 2018, Lucie Koldova’s DAS HAUS installation explores contemporary lifestyles throughout light.
Norwegian firm Snøhetta revealed plans to build UNDER, Europe’s very first underwater restaurant which will offer a glimpse of the Northern Sea marine life.
Crafted micro-organisms, voyeuristic interiors and nebulous patterns… Archipanic picked 8 London galleries and showrooms presenting intriguing exhibitions at LDF 2017.
Manta rays, whale sharks and shells from the reefs inspired WOW Architects’ St. Regis Maldive Vummuli Resort which aims to raise awareness on sustainability and pays homage to local craftsmanship.
Renowned chef Albert Adrià and Pritzker Prize winners RCR Arquitectes inaugurate ENIGMA restaurant which will create ever changing menus inspired by mysterious interiors developed in collaboration with Neolith® by TheSize.
A butterfly pavilion, Airbnb headquarters and fancy hotels from the Maldives to Singapore. 2017 World of Interiors announces the finalists for this year awards.
Inspired by Nordic gourmet traditions, Snøhetta, Thorstein Schmidt and René Redzepi conceived the wooden interior design of BARR restaurant in the former home of world’s renown noma restaurant.
Tetsuya Matsumoto’s Cutting Edge Pharmacy in Japan reflects patients’ trust in advanced medicine with a welcoming and essential architecture and linear interiors.
Binh House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects brings tropical vegetation into Vietnamese urbanscape allowing breeze to whisper sustainably through a three generations-family building.
Pillow fights, CCTV hunting trophies and an unconventional English tea room. Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem welcomes both Palestinians and Israelis just a few metres away from the controverse border wall.
Nendo designed the cake-inspired interior design of a Tokyo icecream and chocolate shop with soft volumes providing a sense of softness.
Personalized thermal bubbles, suspended nets and a co-working office in the orchard. Carlo Ratti Associati completed a digitally responsive architecture for Fondazione Agnelli. The new hub in Turin embraces new ways of net-working by using bigdata and the internet of things.
Sculptural metal skin-cladded volumes and linked by a walk-through wooden porch compose the Modern Music Centre by Hérault Arnod architectes in Normandy.
From postwar never-realized urban visions to fancy sleeping pods. The history of Tokyo capsule hotels starts from the endangered Nakagin Capsule Tower photographed by Noritaka Minami.
Dimensione Domestica – At Fondazione Achille Castiglioni, a 1965 interior design project reveals one of the first steps toward nowadays more informal way to stay at home.
La Chance, Seletti, Artek and Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for St. Louis Crystal. We picked 4 innovative design patterns debuting at Maison Objet 2017.
Archipanic selected 5 comfortable ways to seat at Maison Objet 2017. From Pierre Charpin’s rainbow-ish modular seating to Petite Friture’s Modernist lounge… Please make yourself at home in France.
From Chicago to Rome, from Hong Kong to the Southern Pole. Check your travel plans and make sure to visit our top 10 architecture and design exhibitions coming up in 2017.
Studio MK27 designs the interiors of a Sao Paulo penthouse featuring a giant wooden shelving, Brazilian, Scandinavian and Italian furniture… and a panoramic view on the city.
Studio Farris Architects emptied a small barn and created an office space defined by a sculptural wooden structure.
Step aboard a unique floating home in Amsterdam that was created by transforming a concrete warship into a cosy alcove.
At London Design Festival 2015, Aria design-store presents Walala in Da House. Memphis-inpired designs and an 80s style installation by London emerging talents meet a proactive attitude that reacts to the city’s criticized way of pushing away its youngest creatives.
Vancouver brand MOLO is a modular paper-made design system that was born by Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen’s architectural explorations.