Snuggle-up alcoves within endangered monsters’ hugs, bespoke thrones in a barn and ‘watercoloured’ furniture… 7 poetic designs debuting at Design Miami/ Basel 2018.
Nendo debuts at Design Basel 2018 with the poetic Watercolour collection: steel furniture were treated to look like they were cut our from a paper sheet with bleeding blue-hues.
In Basel world’s leading galleries teamed up with established and emerging designers to create poetic and surreal furniture. We pinned some of the most inspirational designs on show in the Swiss city.
Gold and silver are some of the most unsustainably recycled materials in the global electronic waste emergency. With the Ore Streams exhibition FormaFantasma looks into this challenge starting from an imaginary office design collection.
Fondazione Berengo presents the exhibition MEMPHIS – PLASTIC FIELD which highlights the irreverent spirit of the Memphis group by framing iconic designs within the sumptuous halls of a 16th century Venician palazzo.
Multi-casted Chess pieces-inspired tables, ‘slow design’ monolithic vessels and a tubular ‘cute’ chair shaped with those soft traits that make us coo over a baby. Archipanic picked 10 indie furnitures debuting at NYCxDESIGN 2018.
Is ‘true balance’ a design lie? New York’s designer Co-op Colony explores the tilting boundaries of the perfect equilibrium with the Balance-Unbalance exhibition.
Pastel hues of layered concrete and crystals of salt, quartz and silica inform the Chess-inspired furniture collection by Anna Karlin and Fernando Mastrangelo in New York.
A chair inviting to seat on an open palm and spider lamps with hand-shaped lampshades. Crosby Studios creates Ultraviolet and hands-full furniture inspired by the Radical Design movement.
Telescopic luminous globes, architectural zodiacs and philosophical rocking lamps. Archipanic selects 10 eclectic lighting designs shining in New York.
Papal robes from the Vatican and designs by Alexander McQueen, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and more… The Heavenly Bodies exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features a dialogue between fashion and masterworks of medieval art, architecture and crafts.
The playful chrome-plated geometries of the new Memphis school-inspired lamps by L.A. based Another Studio debut in New York.
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.
Japanese designer Hiroto Yoshizoe created a hanging constellation of moons: mirrored disks and cones reflect light re-creating a sidereal gravity-free and sparkling effect within the room.
Gymtastic bathrooms, electricity-free countryside jacuzzis and friendly mirrors for people with Alzheimer. 6 multi-functional bathroom designs at Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone.
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
Smart and modular FILAMENTO lighting design by Madrid-based Mayice Studio used a single piece of curving glass creating a filament of light.
During Milan Design Week cocktail Mecca Bar Basso showcased Gabriel Scott’s lighting designs tuning with Negroni Sbagliato’s colours and flavours.
Colorful hammocks, vibrantly woven seats and a design barnyard with responsibly handcrafted hen-shaped toys. Las Veredas collection by Marni pays tribute to Colombian crafts for a good cause.
ECAL has turned Spazio Orso 16, a 17th century Milanese palazzo, into a contemporary production site and retail shop inspired by a new vision of digital manufacturing.
On the 100th birth anniversary of Achille Castiglioni, FLOS launches special re-editions of quirky design icons Ventosa and Nasa and presents an exhibition tuning with the great Master’s motto “If you are not curious, forget it!”
A traditonal Jewish folk dance and the fascination for synchronized movement inspired Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges to design a poetic installation in collaboration with Wonderglass.
The “Altered states” installation by Snarkitecture for Caesarstone features a topographic and conceptual kitchen island surrounded by a white to grey arena.
What if our furniture could play music or if stores windows were able to talk? The sound-generating glass presented by Asahi Glass Company in Milan with a poetic installation by Motosuke Mandai expands the potentials of the material.
Archipanic meets Lebanese designer Nada Debs who created playful and human-based furniture collections meshing Middle East craftsmanship with her international imprint.
Mingardo new Iconic Handicrafts series of lighting, furniture and covering designs highlights a minimal and contemporary approach to interior design with an with an Art Deco feel.
Design lovers have too eat too. We picked 8 gourmet design experiences at Milan Design Week 2018. From Russian Avant-Garde inspired cocktail bars to a tribute to American diners, from edible future cities to a design journey into the joys of honey.
Concrete cake cake stands and candle holders. Gian Paolo Venier translates Iranian architecture into a tableware collection for UrbiEtOrbi.
Impetuous sofas, flamboyant carpets and afterparty melted disco-balls. Everybody rocks with the the Disco Gufram collection!
The debut of Ventura Future and the Vegan design challenge, a sky-mirroring courtyard and choreographies of light inspired by folk dance. 15 must-see exhibitions at Fuorisalone 2018.