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’?
The blue interiors and pure geometrical forms of Monoloko Design’s Galaxy Bar and Bottle Shop aim to “release of the mind” according to Russian-Avantgarde ideals.
Archipanic meets Lebanese designer Nada Debs who created playful and human-based furniture collections meshing Middle East craftsmanship with her international imprint.
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.
Archipanic looks into the true colours of marketing starting from Ultra Violet, Pantone 2018 color of the year, Cadbury’s Royal Purple and Milka’s lilac but also Anish Kapoor’s blackest black and the pinkest pink.
Muralist Katrien Vanderlinden transformed an old and dull basket court in Belgium into a vibrant playground merging sport and street art.
Perrier-Jouët Fleurs des Rêves: Bompas and Parr created colour changing flours for an dreamy installation that blends the vernaculars of French decadence, chemistry and an ultra-exotic flower shop.
Monumental murals by artist Okuda San Miguel and altar-ramps brought new energy and vibrant colours to Kaos Temple, an abandoned church turned into a skate park in Northern Spain.
DHPH and Nightshop design duo present the P.O.V. family: a collection of products that change color as you walk around them.