Crafted micro-organisms, voyeuristic interiors and nebulous patterns… Archipanic picked 8 London galleries and showrooms presenting intriguing exhibitions at LDF 2017.
MET Breuer in New York, Milan Triennale, London Design Festival and more… 7 tributes to Ettore Sottsass on his birth 100th anniversary.
Lee Broom celebrates 10 years of design with an all-black capsule collection and the ON REFLECTION installation at his London showroom which tricks visitors with an optical illusion.
From fluo reflections to eclectic stage designs and breathing chandeliers: 6 stunning exhibitions at Victoria & Albert Museum during London Design Festival 2017.
ENSCI students Marion Pinaffo and Raphaël Pluvinage design Papier Machine playful booklet which allows to create responsive electronic toys from “powered” paper,
Landscaped-inspired desk organizers, marble tech-accessories and emotional writing tools. 6 beautifully crafted and out-of-the-box stationery designs at Maison&Objet 2017.
Lunar landscapes, Italian pasta rituals and translucent tea time according by Tom Dixon… It’s time for being together with convivial tableware in Paris!
Paris Design Week 2017: a massive talent incubator, slow food dinner rituals and up cycling workshops but also a fungi light show, an olfactive installation and design urns. 12 not-to-be-missed events celebrating creativity in the French capital.
While barrier free urban spaces are still an issue, a team of entrepreneurial master students from Switzerland prototyped the Scewo wheelchair which can smoothly climb stairs to reach challenging if not impossible destinations so far.
The Refugee Nation Olympic flag, Brexit-related graphic designs and the Pussyhat worn by protesters in the USA following President Trump’s sexist comments. There are a lot of politics in the shortlisted projects competing for the 2017 Beazley Designs of the Year Award.
Dragons on wheels, nomadic houses and self-propelled dance clubs. At Burning Man festival, mutant vehicles transform the desert into a carnival of neons.
Make sure to add some architecture to your holidays and visit the hottest pavilions of Summer 2017. From the Burning Man to Astana World Expo but also the Serpentine Pavilion in London and Le Festival des Architectures Vives in Montpellier, France.
A pink tunnel, woven boats floating mid-air and a giant paper airplane. Art and architecture installations at 2017 Passages Insolites aim to make us reflect on how we relate with urban spaces.
Titled ROBOTS. WORK. OUR FUTURE, 2017 Vienna Biennale explores how robots, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and cutting-edge digital technologies will shape our lives, jobs and emotions.
Ron Arad’s Design Museum Holon building by is transformed into a musical instrument for an art and design exhibition examining the history and innovations merging sound and design.
Sou Fujimoto’s BOOKCHAIR design for Alias embeds a sinuous and extractable seat into a minimal bookshelf to highlight the relationship between a book and its reader.
TAKT PROJECT created a collection of design appliances made from a conductive material merging used electronic components and a transparent resin.
Swarovski Designers of the Future Award 2017: at Design Miami/ Basel emerging designers apply cutting-edge technologies to crystal.
Terrazzo tiles made from recycled Swarovski and Mars inspired furniture. Archipanic selected 8 design exhibitions at 2017 DesignMiami/ Basel.
Archipanic meets young CEO of Norwegian urban furniture company VESTRE who shares his mind on a responsible and sensible approach to design public spaces.
At 2017 Venice Art Biennale visitors can join the Green Light workshops to create lighting-designs with migrants, architects, designers and urban planners as an act of welcoming.
A Golden Tower on Canal Grande and a resurrected Murano glass furnace; a design dialogue between Ettore Sottsass and Carlo Scarpa. Archipanic selects 5 collateral events at 2017 Venice Art Biennale including Damien Hirst’s major exhibition inspired by a mythological shipwreck and giant hands supporting Venice endangered heritage.
NYCxDESIGN showcased the state of the art of New York independent design scene. We recap some of the best exhibitions and projects on show.
Music-responsive smart modules and floating reflective counterweights… At 2017 NYCXDESIGN, Archipanic picked up 6 lighting designs shining in New York.
Textiles made by rain, quilted graphic design and responsive wallpapers. We picked up 7 stunning design patterns in New York.
Back home after a long day? With Conduct wallpaper you could play some music and dim the lights with a simple gesture?
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, independent designers at COLONY react with an all-white exhibition exploring the full spectrum of lightness.
Greek mythology inspired lightings and arctic toned granular furniture. Archipanic picked 8 designers and studios on show at Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2017.
The Norway x New York workshop engaged American and Norwegian studios to team up and create designs that can be self-produced and distributed independently.
Eggs Collective’s empowering exhibition Designing Women brings together the work of 15 New York female designers and benefits Girl INC NYC charity project.