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.
At Dutch Design Week, Baars & Bloemhoff presents the TIME IS NOW exhibition: 4 thematic trend worlds showcase the brand’s new flat packed furniture and materials together with design, fashion and art.
Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts present UFO-like performances which visualise real-time space waste connecting earth with the layer of junk orbiting the planet.
A Japanese exquisite tea set, soft green hues, subtle patterns and bespoke furniture. The TIME FOR TEA installation brings together crafts and design from across the globe, one sip at a time.
At London Design Festival, Kellenberger–White has designed Alphabet chairs, a playful set of multicoloured and typographic seats inspired by Bauhaus design as well as Bruno Munari’s series ‘Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair’.
London Design Festival teamed up with Waugh Thistleton Architects, to create MULTIPLY, a sustainable installation encouraging visitors to re-think the way homes and cities are designed and built.
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.
The Greeks have a quite disobedient temperament! Studio INI’s kinetic installation at London Design Biennale 2018 morphs around the bodies of visitors passing through it and challenges the very static understanding of architecture. What if buildings could shape themselves around us? Disobey to prove it right!
Sasha Shtanuk crowfunds for THE BLANKET, a 100 sqm ‘sea’ constantly changing it’s silhouette by the power of wind and “taking different surreal forms- waves, mountains or some giant fantastic sculptures”.
Bjarke Ingels and Jacob Lange of studio BIG launched a crowdfunding campaign to build THE ORB, a huge reflective sphere raising in Black Rock City, the iconic temporary city rising from its ashes every year for the Burning Man festival.
With Project TrumpNoMore Finnish NGO Melting Ice is raising half a million dollars to demonstrate that climate change exists in a monumental way: carving the US President’s face into an arctic iceberg.
MAD Architects unveils Fifth Ring, an immersive art installation for AUDI and INTERNI magazine and developed in collaboration with Artemide.
A traditonal Jewish folk dance and the fascination for synchronized movement inspired Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges to design a poetic installation in collaboration with Wonderglass.
The Open Sky installation by Phillip K. Smith III for COS transforms the overhead square of sky of Palazzo Isimbardi’s courtyard into a grounded, physical ring of reflected sky.
Stefano Boeri goes to Mars, Arup’s 3D-prints homes while INTERNI Magazine explores millennials’ nomadic lifestyles. Milan Design Week has never been so architectural. We selected 7 must-see temporary architectures on show at Fuorisalone.
panGenerator’s Hash2Hash ephemeral installation turns selfies into gravel to enhance our compulsory attitude to create images even if, eventually, everything saved will be lost and we’ll all turn into ashes.
Lasvit’s handblown glassware and lighting elements create glowing patterns composing a contemporary Christmas Tree at The Upper House hotel in Hong Kong. The design will be auctioned off to raise money for charity.
MAD Architects’ WONDERLAND pavilion brings Alice’s White Rabbit in a Beijing’s historic neighbourhood for the joy of kids.
Celestial fields, a magical and responsive desert tree and high-voltage Tesla beams. After sunset, Burning Man 2017 shines across the desert.
Cadillacs rising from the desert, kinetic wheels from hell and gravity defying shrines but also a temple doomed to burn down raising awareness on environmental issues… Welcome to Burning Man 2017!
At Burning Man 2017, Eleanor Cranke invites ‘burners’ to walk through and interact with the Celestial Fields installation: over 600 individually programmed rods rise directly from Nevada Black Rock desert.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
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.
Jean Verville’s portrait-installations and living environments reflect their own inhabitants’ personalities with a sharp combination of colours, materials and volumes.
An abandoned glass furnace on Murano island near Venice shines a light on a secretive craftsmanship in THE UNPLAYED NOTES FACTORY by Loris Gréaud.
Quebec design duo Larose Guyon teams with craftsmen to create an interactive sculpture which refers to the visionary mechanical wonders of XIX century cinema.
An interstellar crash, a psychedelic jungle and an unconventional factory soundscape. With the Fantasy Access Code exhibition, Alcantara invited 6 international artists and designers to set imaginary installations in the Prince’s Apartment at Milan Palazzo Reale, now open to the public.
Omani-inspired cabinets functional praying consoles and skyscraper-looking tables. Archipanic previews 10 projects and designs by innovative women at Design Days Dubai 2017.
From candlelight tradition to urban dance floors with a cement mixer disco-ball: Lyon festival of lights “Fête des Lumières” featured a glimmering installation by Benedetto Bufalino.