With the UNDER/STANDING structure, Studio Dror’s translates the winemaking process into a geometrical CorTen architecture according to Buckminster Fuller’s beliefs.
The Burj Khalifa as a huge sundial arm, a pavilion made from up cycled bed springs and Casablanca creative vibe. Dubai Design Week 2017 showcases the creativity of Middle East and beyond!
Virtual reality for chickens, robot-bugs and pollution responsive costumes but also cloud-makers deviating excessive UV radiation. ROBOTANICA exhibition showcases provocative projects exploring the entanglement of technology with natural ecosystems.
Ikea cat-friendly designs, architectural cocoons and an interactive app engaging owners with their home alone furry friends…
Can design save the world? A circular economy-driven pavilion, loving robots and a project sand-mapping the planet: 10 brilliant exhibitions at Dutch Design Week 2017.
Semi-liquid pastel-coloured stone, porous lava-rock vessels and responsible radiators. 6 emerging Mexican designers mesh traditional crafts with urban style.
Disfunctional homes, Swiss-Mexican collaborations and ephemeral public installations surrounded by greenery. Mexico Design Week 2017 boosted the country’s thriving design vibe in the wake of deadly earthquakes.
“Cake architect” Dinara Kasko celebrates the launch of Ruby brand-new type of chocolate with a dynamic landscape of pink and berry-flavoured pyramids.
Hidemi Nishida’s Fragile chairs installation features seats emerging from Lake Poroto’s rippling surface in Hokkaido, Japan. The installation pays homage to the Ainu local tribe and blends traditional everyday landscapes with wider and silent natural outdoor environments.
Roll-tape patterns, Japanese ancient traditions and twisting pavilions. 8 great installations and surface designs at Cersaie 2017.
Hard-hitting posters, flashing pharmacy signs, and iconic pill packaging… Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? exhibition at Wellcome Collection showcases the evolution of health-related graphic design.
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.