8 innovative designs and technologies at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

Winter Olympics 2018 - Opening ceremony with drones show - Photo by @Pyeongchang_2018

A demountable roofless stadium (at -25° blankets are provided), a legion of over 1.200 drones creating a floating light-show and a pavilion absorbing light for you to look into the deep darkness of the universe. Winter Olympics 2018 kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Check the most innovative designs, architectures and technologies on show.

TAKT Project respectfully and digitally empowers Japanese lacquer crafts for KISHU+

TAKT Project for KISHU+ - Photo by Masayuki Hayashi

Ancient Japanese lacquering techniques meet 3D Printing and rippling computer effects. TAKT Project merges centenary traditions with cutting edge technologies for design lacquerware brand KISHU+. Not a replacement, but a way to preserve and update, respectfully.

Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off 2018: 8 textile designs by Tom Dixon, Inga Sempé, Dimore Studio and more

PROGETTO TESSUTI by Dimore Studio - Photo by Dimore Studio.

Hand-knotted bi-dimensional universes, women-empowering knitted stools and hand-woven sacred geometries. In Paris, 8 textile designs celebrated the art of weaving.

Imm Cologne 2018: emerging talents present human-powered furniture at Pure Talents exhibition

PURE TALENTS @ IMM Cologne - Varjo by Umberto Garcia.

Nocturnal furniture for teenagers and adjustable chandeliers. At IMM Cologne 2018, the Pure Talent exhibition showcases up-and-coming designers exploring the interaction between furnitures and their owners.

CES 2018: 7 cutting-edge human-based designs debuting at Las Vegas high-tech show

CES 2018. Exterior view OF BYTON'S autonomous SUV - Photo by Byton.

CES 2018: from human-responsive self-driving SUVs to headphones made from seized illegal guns and a toy helping kids to cope through cancer treatments. 7 responsible designs looking after and healthily interacting with their owners.

10 architecture and design exhibitions worthy a trip in 2018

Discotheque Flash Back, Borgo San Dalmazzo, ca. 1972. Interior Design/ Studio65. Photo/ © Paolo Mussat Sartor

From Venice and Istanbul Biennials to Tokyo, New York and London. Make sure to explore 2018 best exhibitions and events cross-pollinating architecture and design with fashion, art, digital technologies and more.

Miami Art and Design Week 2017: the best collateral events and exhibitions

Miami Art and Design Week 2017. Ugo Rondinone's exhibition "good evening beautiful blue" - Photo by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist and The Bass.

Luminous sculptures made of drones, Carsten Höller’s double club for Prada and a 45 clowns posing in a sunset-gradient hued room. Miami Art and Design Week 2017 takes over the city, starting from Arata Isozaki’s Bass Museum and ICA Miami’s new home.

12 must-see exhibitions and installations at DesignMiami/ 2017

DesignMiami/ 2017: FENDI - Photo by James Harris

Cutting edge robotic printing, Shaker furniture, Space Age and Desert Modernism. DesignMiami/ 2017 is bigger in size… and less flamboyant. Did the fair sober up from last year’s extravaganza?