Snuggle-up alcoves within endangered monsters’ hugs, bespoke thrones in a barn and ‘watercoloured’ furniture… 7 poetic designs debuting at Design Miami/ Basel 2018.
Nendo debuts at Design Basel 2018 with the poetic Watercolour collection: steel furniture were treated to look like they were cut our from a paper sheet with bleeding blue-hues.
In Basel world’s leading galleries teamed up with established and emerging designers to create poetic and surreal furniture. We pinned some of the most inspirational designs on show in the Swiss city.
Gold and silver are some of the most unsustainably recycled materials in the global electronic waste emergency. With the Ore Streams exhibition FormaFantasma looks into this challenge starting from an imaginary office design collection.
Fondazione Berengo presents the exhibition MEMPHIS – PLASTIC FIELD which highlights the irreverent spirit of the Memphis group by framing iconic designs within the sumptuous halls of a 16th century Venician palazzo.
How can a restaurant be truly sustainable? The Zero Waste bistro at Wanted Design in Manhattan is made of recycled food packaging and composts all of its leftovers.
Multi-casted Chess pieces-inspired tables, ‘slow design’ monolithic vessels and a tubular ‘cute’ chair shaped with those soft traits that make us coo over a baby. Archipanic picked 10 indie furnitures debuting at NYCxDESIGN 2018.
Is ‘true balance’ a design lie? New York’s designer Co-op Colony explores the tilting boundaries of the perfect equilibrium with the Balance-Unbalance exhibition.
Pastel hues of layered concrete and crystals of salt, quartz and silica inform the Chess-inspired furniture collection by Anna Karlin and Fernando Mastrangelo in New York.
Camille Walala permanently reinvented the façade of a seven-storey historic building in Brooklyn with a Memphis-inspired mural for Wanted Design. The designer created also a interactive and playful installation composed of magnetic textiles.
Memphis-inspired murals, eclectic lighting designs and mesmerising installations. We pinned some of the best shots of New York Design Festival.
A chair inviting to seat on an open palm and spider lamps with hand-shaped lampshades. Crosby Studios creates Ultraviolet and hands-full furniture inspired by the Radical Design movement.
Telescopic luminous globes, architectural zodiacs and philosophical rocking lamps. Archipanic selects 10 eclectic lighting designs shining in New York.
Papal robes from the Vatican and designs by Alexander McQueen, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and more… The Heavenly Bodies exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features a dialogue between fashion and masterworks of medieval art, architecture and crafts.
The playful chrome-plated geometries of the new Memphis school-inspired lamps by L.A. based Another Studio debut in New York.
The creative power of renown and emerging female designers across the globe goes on show at the Egg Collective’s exhibition Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens.
Australian lighting design brand Articolo expands its collection with a set of wall, table and hanging lamps with an both opulent yet minimal feel.
Japanese designer Hiroto Yoshizoe created a hanging constellation of moons: mirrored disks and cones reflect light re-creating a sidereal gravity-free and sparkling effect within the room.
NYCxDESIGN 2018 – An inflatable pavilion in Times Square and a giant Sottsass-inspired mural in Brooklyn’s Industry City but also a contemporary take on Shakers’ furniture and Norwegian-American collaborations. The best of New York Design Festival is on Archipanic.
Snøhetta’s design for the new exhibition “Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed” features organically shaped benches and ceiling-mounted screen projections in order to enhance visitors’ experience regardless of their previous knowledge of the Norwegian artist.
Gymtastic bathrooms, electricity-free countryside jacuzzis and friendly mirrors for people with Alzheimer. 6 multi-functional bathroom designs at Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone.
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
Thank you Larry Harvey. Burning Man visionary father’s legacy dismantled pre-conceived notions in the creative world.
Wicker ballet dancers, dragon art-cars and giant psychedelic mushrooms. The No Spectators exhibition at the the Smithsonian American Art Museum brings back from the ashes some of the most stunning architectures and designs of the famed Burning Man festival.
Smart and modular FILAMENTO lighting design by Madrid-based Mayice Studio used a single piece of curving glass creating a filament of light.
Recycled stools re-shaped by random salt crystallization, animal-free paper and silk clothes which harm no butterfly. Vegan design is possible, says Israeli designer Erez Nevi Pana.
Blown glass martians, a multi-eyed mirror and troops of quirky creatures populate Lasvit’s latest collection which took over the halls and the stage of a Milanese theatre with a monster cabaret.
During Milan Design Week cocktail Mecca Bar Basso showcased Gabriel Scott’s lighting designs tuning with Negroni Sbagliato’s colours and flavours.
Colorful hammocks, vibrantly woven seats and a design barnyard with responsibly handcrafted hen-shaped toys. Las Veredas collection by Marni pays tribute to Colombian crafts for a good cause.
ECAL has turned Spazio Orso 16, a 17th century Milanese palazzo, into a contemporary production site and retail shop inspired by a new vision of digital manufacturing.