The Conversation Show unveils the dynamics of design collaboration

The Conversation show. Hall of Broken Mirrors, Snarkitecture in collab with Gufram. Image Credit - Elad Sarig.

From Snarkitecture’s hall of broken mirrors to mischer’traxler’s interactive pendulum by that glows and leans towards visitors… ‘The Conversation Show’ exhibition features site-specific installations exploring how design collectives work together.

NYCxDESIGN 2019, the survival guide to New York’s design festival

Fernando Mastrangelo's Tiny House in Time Square - Photo by Fernando Mastrangelo.

NYCxDESIGN 2019 kicked off! Discover what’s going on at ICFF, WantedDesign and Brooklyn Designs as well as some highlights in New York’s prominent design districts.

Will the world end while we be chatting about suntan and summer holidays? Think about it at the Lithuanian Pavilion in Venice

Lithuanian Pavilion - Photo by Andrea Avezzu - Courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia.

Golden Lion-awarded Lithuanian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2019 has transformed a post-industrial military architecture into an artificial beach revealing our frivolous inertia in front of the climate change emergency in a honest non-preachy way.

Design Indaba competition 2019 invites to vote for South Africa’s fittest design

Design Indaba competition 2019: photo from Colour field exhibition @ Southern Guild - © Southernguild.

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.

ecoLogicStudio’s bio-digital sculptures explore future forms of spatial intelligence at Centre Pompidou

ecoLogicStudio’s bio-digital sculptures at Centre Pompidou - H.O.R.T.U.S. XL Astaxanthin.g by ecoLogicStudio - Photo ©NAARO.

A bulbous 3D-printed bio-architecture powered by bacteria’s photosynthesis and an algorithmically designed spatial scaffolding revealing the alien beauty of spiders’ crafts. ecoLogicStudio’s bio-digital sculptures merge Nature’s architectural imprint with synthetic technologies.

THE ROAD AHEAD: 10 design innovation reimagining future mobility

The Road Ahead @ Cooper Hewitt. Persuasive Electric Vehicle, 2014 MIT Media Lab, City Science Group (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) - Photo: Scott Rudd Associates.

Self driving cars, internet of things, social media and sharing economy. How will the city of tomorrow look like? THE ROAD AHEAD exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum showcases visions ready to make a blast in the very next future.

Dubai Design Week 2018

Dubai Design Week 2018 - Photo by Jalal Abuthina.

Interactive VR installations, a global grad show focusing on Artificial Intelligence and a parametric design installation exploring the emotional states of autism. Dubai Design Week 2018 bridges tradition and cutting edge technologies highlighting the most creative scene of the Middle East.

Robot Love: exploring our most intimate relationship with intelligent machines

Robot Love - Photo by Tommy Kohlbrugge.

A brain-scanned symphony of a kiss, a romantic FaceTime kinetic sculpture, VR sex toys and a AI cheating female-bots gone wild. Can we trust loving robots? Can they trust us? The Robot Love exhibition explores love in the era of intelligent machines.

A CASTIGLIONI: Milan Triennale maps the creative genius of Achille Castiglioni with a major exhibition

A CASTIGLIONI exhibition @ La Triennale of Milan - Photo by Gianluca Di Ioia, © La Triennale di Milano.

On the centenary anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni, La Triennale di Milano invites to venture into the design and architecture-charged synapsis of the Italian Maestro showcasing some of his most iconic designs, theories and values through a path of 20 clusters.

10 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2018

Hilos Invisibles @ Aram Gallery - Photo by Emma Archer.

Uruguay’s cutting-edge design scene, a mind-powered airship and an exploration of how bigdata can help us to design better cities… 10 must-see design exhibitions at London Design Festival 2018.

Ore Streams: Formafantasma explores design solutions tackling the electronic waste global issue

Ore Streams cublcle - Photo by Formafantasma.

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.

IN STATU QUO: Israel Pavilion’s exhibition at Venice Biennale 2018 unravels the Geopolitics of Holy Spaces

In statu quo: structures of negotiation: Israel Pavilion @ Venice Biennale 2018 - Photo by Italo Rondinella courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia.

The busy timetable of functions of the many Christian communities sharing the Holy Sepulchre, visionary and never-realized masterplans for the Western Wall Plaza and the unique routines of a site switching from mosque to Jewish worshipping venue within 24 hours. The In Statu Quo exhibition at Israel Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 shows the fragile system of co-existence of 5 iconic holy sites.

The City is Everywhere: Kosovo Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 shows how private homes became a substitute for the city under Milošević

Kosovo Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 - Photo by @tait_fritz via IG.

What if school was in your aunt’s flat, your favourite restaurant in a neighbour’s living room and the hospital at the end of the corridor? Under Milošević’s regime, Albanians’ public spaces in Kosovo were in people’s homes. The exhibition The City is Everywhere at Venice Biennale 2018 explores how private and public overlapped in the ‘90s.

NYCxDESIGN 2018: 12 must-see exhibitions in New York

Spirit of the City installation by United Visual Artists for A/D/O - Rendering by UVA.

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.

No Spectators: Burning Man’s art and architecture shine in Washington DC

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" @ SAAM. Photo by Ron Blunt.

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.

Night Fever – Designing Club Culture 1960-Today: Vitra design Museum explores the relationship between club culture and design

"Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 – Today" © Vitra Design Museum, photo: Mark Niedermann.

From Studio 54 to Berghain and Rem Koolhaas’ shape-shifting proposal for London Ministry of Sound II. The “Night Fever” exhibition at Vitra design Museum explores the history of nightclubs through interior design, architecture, new media and alternative lifestyles.

8 London galleries and showrooms at LDF2017

Dermopoliesis by Matteo Cibic @ Seeds London - Photo by Damian Griffiths.

Crafted micro-organisms, voyeuristic interiors and nebulous patterns… Archipanic picked 8 London galleries and showrooms presenting intriguing exhibitions at LDF 2017.

2017 Beazley Designs of the Year: 8 politically charged projects reacting to social issues and emergencies

2017 Beazley Design of The year. Yara Said, Refugee Nation - Photo by Francisco de Deus.

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.

Robots. Work. Our Future: 2017 Vienna Biennale showcases multidisciplinary visions for a humane digital tomorrow

2017 Vienna Biennale - © Aleksandra Domanović, Things to Come, 2014; UV flatbed print on polyester foil. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Leighton, Berlin

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.