Modernism Week 2019: 12 not-to-be-missed events and exhibitions in Palm Springs

Edris House - Photo by Jake Holt, courtesy of Modernism Week.

Modernism Week 2019 takes over Palm Springs with a focus on interior design. Join guided tours in iconic private homes generally close to the public, 1960’s psychedelic-themed parties, an architectural theatre play, a mid-century modern film festival and a vintage trailer show.

JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten inspires kids to learn independently

Taiwan Montessori desaturated kindergarten - Photo by JJ Studio.

Kids areas are often super colourful, but “the world of children is simple, and anything can be a playground at any time” and everywhere, beside bold colours. That’s why JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten is designed to allow pupils of a Montessori pre-school in Taiwan to promote their imagination and learn independently.

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors: 10 great projects on show

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors - 'Interloop' by Studio Chris Fox - Photo by Josh Raymond. Image: courtesy of World Architecture Festival.

An Art-Deco carriage on the Orient Express a molecular pharmacy, a LEGO house and upside-down interlooping escalators… 10 of the best projects at 2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors.

Design House: 24 studios turn an abandoned house in Mexico City into an interior design experimental space

Grupo de Diseñadores @ Design House - Photo by Design Week Mexico.

At Design Week Mexico 2018, the Design house exhibition invited some of the country’s most cutting-edge studios to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor, natural and urban for a more intimate and human-based interior design.

Emptiness reigns at Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Svizzera 240: Home Tour. Photo by Christian Beutler/KEYSTONE - Courtesy of the Switxerland Pavilion.

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?

Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens: Egg Collective celebrates female designers’ creativity

Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens - Photo by Hannah Whitaker, courtesy of Egg Collective.

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.