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.

Coral reefs are dying, luckly Living Coral is the colour of the year!

Living Coral: PANTONE Colour of the Year 2019. ©Pantone.

Pantone crowned Living Coral as the colour of the year for its life-affirming, vibrant and optimistic vibe. A positive attitude clashing with the dying and discoloring coral reefs. Indeed, it is easier to find the hue on Donald Tump’s face during his climate change-denying rallies than underwater. Shall we call it ‘coral washing’?

Asif Khan’s super-black pavilion frames glimpses from outer space at PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018

Asif Khan's super black pavilion @ PyeongChang Olympics 2018 - Photo: © Luke Hayes

Outer space might sneak a peek on planet Earth, through Asif Khan’s super-dark Vantablack pavilion at PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. The “darkest building on earth” features also a hydrophobic water installation recalling cities viewed from other planets.