Interstellar Colombian crafts, smooth pebbles for Japanese gardens and a Milanese metro station inspired some of these 10 exquisite sofas launched at Milan Design Week 2019.
Artemide launches LA LINEA, a modular and flexible ‘thread of light’ designed by BIG which allows to “interact with the environment in new and unpredicatable ways,” says Bjarke Ingels.
Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH – GTV 2019 collections were designed by Micheal Anastassiades, Gam Fratesi storagemilano and more.
böjte-bottari has created the BLURRED ROOMS exhibition for Paola C to showcase new collections by Neri and Hu, Jaime Hayon and (a+b) dominoni, quaquaro.
Rapt Studio has created an interactive installations triggering reflection and conversation between visitors through theatrical pods and a lighting design setting.
A lighting design inspired by divas’ vintage hats a gradient wallpaper and matte porcelain vases and tableware. The STILL LIFE design exhibition invites to switch to tranquillity mode.
Note Design Studio has filled the hall of a historic Milanese building with round ended poles and geometrical shapes. Titled FORMATION, the exhibition explores the creative possibilities of iQ Surface, Tarkett’s new vynil collection which can be continuously recycled.
Ferruccio Laviani has designed Foscarini brand-new showroom which showcases a ‘motherly’ table lamp/vase, a half-Art Deco/half-Memphis architectural light-sculpture and a tubular metal floor lamp inviting to be moved around the room.
Singing chandeliers and ‘walking on clouds’ rugs. Moooi’s 2019 exhibition in Milan unveils few new products within a smaller location. This year, the company is set to introduce new collections at other design events across the globe.
An ode to the moka, ice cream inspired 3D-printed beach furniture and more… Check these 8 food design projects at Fuorisalone 2019; starting from the power of the next generation of designers tackling environmental issues with technology and creativity.
Jorge Penadés has converted left over extruded aluminium profiles into a colourful collection of vases called PISCIS for BD Barcelona Design.
Rossana Orlandi’s ‘Guiltless Plastic’ project, Google smart installation exploring the psychology of design, a new creative district hosting the very first Republic of Design and more… The very best of Fuorisalone 2019 is on Archipanic!
Salone del Mobile 2019, the gargantuan furniture fair of the world’s most influential design event is the one the started it all. On show truly top-notch products ranging from lighting design to furniture for the workspace of tomorrow and sustainable food-related innovations by the next generation of designers.
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Are you ready for a furniture rollecoaster? Our Milan Design Week Guide for Dummies offers practical info and tips to explore the world’s leading design event.
The first genderless voice technology and retail space but also a gender-free furniture and pioneering beauty brands… Archipanic explores the ‘neutral’ leading trend going beyond stereotypes.
A Buahaus-looking tap, a polyurethane bouncy wash sink and ’90’s HiFi—inspired shower button mixers. 10 innovative bathroom designs debuting at ISH 2019.
The ‘Broken Ocean’ glassware series by Sophie Thomas and Louis Thompson captures the ominous and chaotic beauty of entangled ghost nets being pulled out from the deep ocean. The duo has worked with hand blown glass, waste glass fragments and found ocean plastic from Hawaii and other beaches around the world.
Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.
At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.
Vibrant colours interweave with fluid geometries within Zaha Hadid Design’s RE/Form pixelated carpets and installation at Design Shanghai.
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Null and Hot iridescent furniture design collections by Buzao are made from electroplated stainless steel and iridescent blue tinted glass.
Chinese and international creatives met at Design Shanghai 2019. On show electroplated stainless steel benches, inside-out upholstered seats, furniture tuning with the new rituals of Millennials and more…
Graphic designers respond to 99designs’ call to reinterpret famed logos with a Bauhaus makeover. Rounded typography, bold shapes and primary colours take over Apple, Netflix, Adidas, Starbucks and more…
Low quality fakes sold online, the need for more crafts-related courses and Brexit. At the Collect fair in London, we interviewed the Crafts Council’s Executive Director Rosy Greenlees about the opportunities, challenges and risks of one of the UK’s most dynamic sectors.
Folk musical instruments-inspired designs and custom-designed furniture feature in Ya Vsesvit’s monochrome co-working space in the Ukrainian capital. The workspace for young creatives hosts also an architectural studio, a lecture hall and a design gallery.
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Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.
Design Indaba competition 2019: a topsy-turvy blue love-seat, African and Bauhaus-inspired furniture and bridal colorful dresses and are among the 10 selected projects competing for South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object at Cape Town’s design week.