Themed ‘Emotional States’, London Design Biennale 2018 focuses on the power of design to create, trigger and shape emotions. We selected 12 of the best installations on show including a kinetic architecture adapting to body movement, a rainbow structure celebrating LGBT right to equal love, nostalgia-infused wallpapers and a temporary shelter and objects designed by refugees.
In Ushuaia, Argentina, THE BIRRA brewery and hamburger store by hitzig militello arquitectos is inspired by traditional Argentinian grocery-warehouses.
A concrete pergola creating a pattern of light and shadow welcomes guests to a summer family house by Besonias Almeida Arquitectos. An open air courtyard and sober interiors are hidden by the Nature of Argentinian Northern coast.
Corrugated steel framing and climbing vegetation compose the soundproof and discreet building by Íris Cantante hosting the creative headquarters of Babasonicos rock band working studio in BuenosAires.
The Tostado Café Club by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos combines a volume made of wooden boxes, dark grey tiling and industrial furnitures to recal Buenos Aires traditional groceries.
Can a building be light, transparent and luminous but also provide privacy and offer a 180° panorama? Golf House by Luciano Kruk achieves that by overlapping concrete volumes with glass walls.
A leather elephant toy inspired Argentinian born designer Alfredo Häberli who created the DS-373 leather collection of couches and armchairs for de Sede.
With the Futopia Faena immersive exhibition Studio Job installs a roller disco at the Faena Art Center Buenos Aires to celebrate four years of collaboration.
X-GON collection by DEFERRARI+MODESTI for Mirage features hexagonal porcelain tiles that can be studded into each-other or combined in countless combinations.