Independent fair EDIT Napoli premieres celebrating the rise of the designer-maker

EDIT Napoli. Complesso di San Domenico Maggiore - Photo by ©Lea Anouchinsky.

Set in a Dominican convent and church in the earth of Naples, the first editiion of EDIT Napoli brings together the city’s unique vibrant imprint and its international role of Mediterranean capital of culture to celebrate the new generation of independent designers.

WantedDesign 2019: 10 rising designers on show

WantedDesign 2019. Slash Objects' daybed - Photo by Slash Objects.

A mountainous ‘crumbling’ cabinet, an astro-mathematical lamp, a Caribbean architecture-inspired side table and a recycled rubber squishy daybed… Check our top picks at WantedDesign 2019.

Pas de Deux: designers co-op Colony celebrates the ongoing dance between design and art

PAS DE DEUX exhibition @ Colony Designers co-op, NYCxDESIGN 2019 - Photo by Colony

The white-washed warehouse spaces of the Colony design collective feature one-of-a-kind pieces by 14 of the top independent American designers who were tasked to collaborate with artists of their choosing for the ‘Pas de Deux’ exhibition.

‘Deeper than Text’ all-women exhibition aims “to redefine the visual message of creative professionals in design”

DEEPER THAN TEXT exhibition in New York by Female Design Council and 1stdibs - Photo by Design Council and 1stdibs.

19 international female designers present their latest works at the Deeper than Text exhibition in New York. On show a tiger-rug crafted from wool, velvety bright blue chairs, architectural furniture, and more.

Ukrainian design is the ultimate – and probably the most hype-free – creative frontier

Sergey Makhno Architects at Salone del Mobile.Milano - Photo by Sergey Makhno Architects

Ukrainian design blooms blending the country’s wilderness, ancient craftsmanship and mysterious folklore. In Milan, Sergey Makhno Architects, Victoriya Yakusha and emerging talents from Kiev showcase ‘earthy’ collections connecting past, present and future.

Lay back and relax in Milan: 10 exquisite sofas to dream for

Gregor sofa by Vincent Van Dusyen for Molteni

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.

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections debut at Shanghai and Milan design weeks

Stellar Works' 2019 collection - Photo by Stellar Works

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’.

10 Chinese design brands debuting brand-new collections at Design Shanghai 2019

Paper clip-inspired chairs by 8 Hour Design - Photo by 8 Hour Design

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.

Design Shanghai 2019 highlights the strong links between Eastern and Western design

Design Shanghai 2019. Gervasoni stand - Photo via IG, follow @gervasoni1882.

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…

Collect 2019: 4 trends at the London international art fair for modern craft and design

COLLECT 2019. Umberto Dattola's 'Invisible Cities' Cabinet made of plywood, natural wood, gold leaf - courtesy of Collect

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.