Germany Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 features a black wall which unfolds as visitors walk in. The Unbuilding Walls exhibition responds to current debates on protectionism and explores the effects of division and the process of healing as a dynamic spatial phenomenon. On show how Berlin’s former border zone was transformed into culturally vibrant spaces and how people deal with ‘infamous’ border walls across the globe.
5 recurring keywords at Venice Biennale 2018. National pavilions respond to to the FREESPACE main theme with visionary masterplans for Jerusalem Western Wall, a Trump defying US-Mexico border, the millennials’ occupation of Budapest’s Liberty bridge and more…
Broadband Internet connection through light waves, urban lighting designs allowing Nature to recharge its batteries and Internet of Lighting technology nested in brutalist secret gardens… The best of Light+Building 2018 is on Archipanic.
Nocturnal furniture for teenagers and adjustable chandeliers. At IMM Cologne 2018, the Pure Talent exhibition showcases up-and-coming designers exploring the interaction between furnitures and their owners.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
Raw bamboo canes tight with chords compose the SOBA flat-pack furniture by Stefan Diez who teamed with Japanese craftsmen.
Sailing, wheelchair racing, taekwondo and para-cycling. At Rio 2016 Olympics design technology and data analytics contribute to improve athletes performances.
World Architecture Festival shortlisted 343 projects in 58 countries for the 2016 Award that will be unveiled in Berlin in this November.
Germany, Austria and Finland pavilions at 2016 Venice Biennale showcase solutions to humanly face the European refugee emergency with a positive and pragmatical attitude.
Which are the fronts that architects can tackle in order to improve people’s life? We examine eight fronts and key topics explored by must-see exhibitions at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
From Iran to Greece… And New York. Siba Sahabi’s explores ancient crafts techniques with the Between Rivers collection of laquered felt vases.
From Italy to France, Germany, Holland and Sweden. The Kitchen on the Run project aims to bring refugees and Europeans together around a table: a nomad container created by design students to make #EuropeABetterPlate.
Thonet launches Thonet All seasons, a collection of tubular outdoor chairs originally designed by Bauhaus art school teachers Mart Stam, Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Carina Deuschl designed XTEND, a superlight portable bathtub that unfolds into a practical design… and folds back flat, for nomads on the go.
Urban colours and minimal style. Metropolitan Improvement collection by Dante Goods and Bads plays with industrial design made of aluminium, leather and cotton fabrics.
With Critical Souvenirs from Guatemala, design student Jonas Hasselmann took a critical look on how a country is represented through touristic gadgets.
WHITEvoid interactive art and design studio set an installation featuring 8.000 glowing balloons that will trace the former Berlin wall to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its fall.
Algaemy by Blond&Bieber is the biodynamic and colour-changing collection that investigates the potential of micro algae in textile printing for fashion and design.
Flow Design studio created minimal hook-less magnetic hangers to change wardrobe habits in retail design stores.
Flowing colour transitions, dynamic forms and subtle monochrome shades: UNI/VERSE – Woven Poetry, the curtain collection by Kinnasand reflects the ethereal nuances of northern skies.
With Creation of a strange Symphony, young designer Philipp Weber presented a synestetic design project that mixes design and music with a performance of a glassblower using a new and unusual tool.