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.
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.
Raw bamboo canes tight with chords compose the SOBA flat-pack furniture by Stefan Diez who teamed with Japanese craftsmen.
A selfie-proof vanity table and virtual reality rugs. With the Athena collection Olivia Lee explores women’s new rituals in the age of the Internet of Things.
Carlo Ratti Associati presents SWISH, a kinetic prototype-stool that makes use of a digital fabrication technology for programmable wooden furniture.
Designers narrate Moooi’s extraordinary life through their projects debuting in Milan. Archipanic met Marcel Wanders, Maarten Baas, Luca Nichetto and more.
What if highly industrialized furniture harnessed functional ideas from the online design community? IKEA and Tom Dixon present DELAKTIG modular bed/sofa for nomadic millennials and are set to launch an open source design platform.
The CARTA collection by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban features tables, stools, chairs and chaise lounges made of paper tubes used to store architectural drawings and birch plywood frames.
Bespoke rugs, glossy table lamps and tilting vases. The Inspired in Barcelona: In and Out exhibition brings together the true avanguarde of Catalonia designscape.
Soft warriors: samurai armour-thrones, stitched metal chairs and baked furniture. Färg & Blanche solo exhibition in Milan showcases an out-of-the-box tailoring approach to design.
Ingot benches, golden swings and gambling games to win a week in the Cayman Islands. GOD exhibition by Atelier Biagetti explores our obsession for money.
Omani architecture becomes furniture in British designer Bethan Gray’s expanded collection made of maple wood, brass and mother pearl.
Aljoud Lootah translates the intricate patterns of Emirati architectural heritage into TEBR porcelain collection of vases and tableware.
At Design Shanghai 2017, big international companies showed off along with the status of the art of independent Chinese design. Archipanic selected 10 renown, up-and-coming brands, galleries and designers from Jamy Yang to Yuue, WUU and more.
Beijing based designer Frank Chou combines metal, wood and fabric to create neat designs for the fan chair and stool for work and home environment.
Mustafa Basaran creates ATRIA side table, an outdoor furniture made of metal with a minimal and linear design.
Omani-inspired cabinets functional praying consoles and skyscraper-looking tables. Archipanic previews 10 projects and designs by innovative women at Design Days Dubai 2017.
Janette Ewen’s Roaring Twenties design collection brings back the subtle glam-attitude of velvety Speakeasies and vintage fashion.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.
Artek presents a brand new range of furniture and accessories for the hallway designed by young Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken.
“Innovators at Heart” exhibition at Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair showcases Färg & Blanche’s Long Neck armchairs nesting visitors with a textile armour.
From post-war Japan to Mao China and post-independence India but also furniture icons and the challenges of contemporary Asian design. The Shifting Objectives exhibition at M+ Museum for Visual Culture looks into the continent’s history as well as its evolution from a design point of view.
DesignMiami/ 2016: a 3d-printed wooden pavilion, spiky foam chairs and a delicatessen theatre. Make sure not to miss these 7 exhibitions and installations on show in the so-called Magic City.
MMATERIAL new furniture collection by Fernando Mastrangelo combines pastel shaded design with minimalist geometries.
New York design studio Fort Standard paired traditional methods of production with innovative ways to create the new Quality of Materials collection.
A maze of interiors allows visitors to discover HAY 2016 collections including flatpacked sofas and outdoor furniture by the Bouroullec Brothers, a perforated plastic moulded chair by Scholten & Baijings as well as the new lightings of debuting brand wrong.london.
Blå Station celebrates 30 years of out-of-the-box furniture born from international collaborations at their Milan furniture store… Because “Design is a sustainable investment that needs to be tried and touched for real, not with just a remote click” said at Blå Station to ArchiPanic.
Zanotta presents new products and re-issued furniture by contemporary designers that re-work the projects of the Great Masters. From the re-edition of a forgotten concrete table by Piero Bottoni to a tribute to Carlo Mollino.
Are design malls and furniture stores a thing of the past? On the occasion of the launch of the new digital brand Qeeboo, ArchiPanic met founder Stefano Giovannoni, Nika Zupanc and Front to talk about new online business models.
David Rockwell combines blackened steel, walnut and leather to create VALET collection for Chinese brand Stellar Works: multifunctional furniture with streamlined designs to fit in metropolitan apartments, from Hong Kong to Milan.