Note Design Studio’s FORMATION installation showcases the potential of Tarkett’s ultimate vinyl material

FORMATION installation by Note Design Studio for Tarket @ Milan Design Week 2019

Note Design Studio has filled the hall of a historic Milanese building with round ended poles and geometrical shapes. Titled FORMATION, the exhibition explores the creative possibilities of iQ Surface, Tarkett’s new vynil collection which can be continuously recycled.

Foscarini brand-new showroom in Milan showcases the company’s ultimate lighting designs

Foscarini brand-new showroom in Milan - Photo: courtesy of by Foscarini.

Ferruccio Laviani has designed Foscarini brand-new showroom which showcases a ‘motherly’ table lamp/vase, a half-Art Deco/half-Memphis architectural light-sculpture and a tubular metal floor lamp inviting to be moved around the room.

8 food design projects and exhibitions teasing the palate at Milan Design Week 2019

'No place like home' - Photo by Marco Varoli. Courtesy of 28 Posti restaurant.

An ode to the moka, ice cream inspired 3D-printed beach furniture and more… Check these 8 food design projects at Fuorisalone 2019; starting from the power of the next generation of designers tackling environmental issues with technology and creativity.

Fuorisalone 2019: Milan’s top 25 exhibitions, installations and events

Repubblica del Design debuts at Fuorisalone 2019 - Photo via IG, follow @bovisadesigndistrict.

Rossana Orlandi’s ‘Guiltless Plastic’ project, Google smart installation exploring the psychology of design, a new creative district hosting the very first Republic of Design and more… The very best of Fuorisalone 2019 is on Archipanic!

Salone del Mobile 2019: the survival guide to explore Milan furniture fair like a Pro

Salone del Mobile 2018 - Photo by Giorgio Saporiti, courtesy of Salone delMobile.Milano

Salone del Mobile 2019, the gargantuan furniture fair of the world’s most influential design event is the one the started it all. On show truly top-notch products ranging from lighting design to furniture for the workspace of tomorrow and sustainable food-related innovations by the next generation of designers.

ISH 2019: 10 innovative designs making a difference in the bathroom and beyond

ISH 2019. EQUAL collection by Claudio Bellini for VitrA - Photo by VitrA.

A Buahaus-looking tap, a polyurethane bouncy wash sink and ’90’s HiFi—inspired shower button mixers. 10 innovative bathroom designs debuting at ISH 2019.

Sophie Thomas’ Broken Ocean glassware series turns ocean plastic waste into bespoke crafts

Broken Ocean by Sophie Thomas and Louis Thompson - Photo by Ester Segerra.

The ‘Broken Ocean’ glassware series by Sophie Thomas and Louis Thompson captures the ominous and chaotic beauty of entangled ghost nets being pulled out from the deep ocean. The duo has worked with hand blown glass, waste glass fragments and found ocean plastic from Hawaii and other beaches around the world.

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections debut at Shanghai and Milan design weeks

Stellar Works' 2019 collection - Photo by Stellar Works

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.

10 Chinese design brands debuting brand-new collections at Design Shanghai 2019

Paper clip-inspired chairs by 8 Hour Design - Photo by 8 Hour Design

At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.

Design Shanghai 2019 highlights the strong links between Eastern and Western design

Design Shanghai 2019. Gervasoni stand - Photo via IG, follow @gervasoni1882.

Chinese and international creatives met at Design Shanghai 2019. On show electroplated stainless steel benches, inside-out upholstered seats, furniture tuning with the new rituals of Millennials and more…

“Brexit is among the main challenges of the thriving crafts sector” says Rosy Greenlees, Executive Director of the UK’s Crafts Council

Crafts Council's Executive director Rosy Greenlees on Brexit and the UK crafts sector’s tasks. Pictured: 'Node' by Claire Linder - Exhibited by Collection Atelier D'art De France, Collect 2019, photo by Sophie Mutevelian.

Low quality fakes sold online, the need for more crafts-related courses and Brexit. At the Collect fair in London, we interviewed the Crafts Council’s Executive Director Rosy Greenlees about the opportunities, challenges and risks of one of the UK’s most dynamic sectors.

Collect 2019: 4 trends at the London international art fair for modern craft and design

COLLECT 2019. Umberto Dattola's 'Invisible Cities' Cabinet made of plywood, natural wood, gold leaf - courtesy of Collect

Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.

Design Indaba competition 2019 invites to vote for South Africa’s fittest design

Design Indaba competition 2019: photo from Colour field exhibition @ Southern Guild - © Southernguild.

Design Indaba competition 2019: a topsy-turvy blue love-seat, African and Bauhaus-inspired furniture and bridal colorful dresses and are among the 10 selected projects competing for South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object at Cape Town’s design week.

Nomad St Moritz 2019: 6 brilliant design installations plunged into the Swiss Alps

Carsten Holler's 'mushroom carpet' for Massimo de Carlo' @ Nomad St Moritz 2019.

Quilted fabrics exploring the complexity of migration, handcrafted bioplastic vessels and nun-shaped lamps. 6 inspiring design series on show at Nomad St Moritz 2019.