Switzerland wins the Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale with a pavilion focused on the average empty apartment while Great Britain gets an honorable mention for a Brexit-themed exhibition and with a hollowed out pavilion too. Is emptiness the key to create free spaces that can improve our lives?
The creative power of renown and emerging female designers across the globe goes on show at the Egg Collective’s exhibition Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens.
The blue interiors and pure geometrical forms of Monoloko Design’s Galaxy Bar and Bottle Shop aim to “release of the mind” according to Russian-Avantgarde ideals.
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.
Roll-tape patterns, Japanese ancient traditions and twisting pavilions. 8 great installations and surface designs at Cersaie 2017.
Crafted micro-organisms, voyeuristic interiors and nebulous patterns… Archipanic picked 8 London galleries and showrooms presenting intriguing exhibitions at LDF 2017.
Manta rays, whale sharks and shells from the reefs inspired WOW Architects’ St. Regis Maldive Vummuli Resort which aims to raise awareness on sustainability and pays homage to local craftsmanship.
Renowned chef Albert Adrià and Pritzker Prize winners RCR Arquitectes inaugurate ENIGMA restaurant which will create ever changing menus inspired by mysterious interiors developed in collaboration with Neolith® by TheSize.
A butterfly pavilion, Airbnb headquarters and fancy hotels from the Maldives to Singapore. 2017 World of Interiors announces the finalists for this year awards.
Jean Verville’s portrait-installations and living environments reflect their own inhabitants’ personalities with a sharp combination of colours, materials and volumes.
Inspired by Nordic gourmet traditions, Snøhetta, Thorstein Schmidt and René Redzepi conceived the wooden interior design of BARR restaurant in the former home of world’s renown noma restaurant.
Tetsuya Matsumoto’s Cutting Edge Pharmacy in Japan reflects patients’ trust in advanced medicine with a welcoming and essential architecture and linear interiors.
Pillow fights, CCTV hunting trophies and an unconventional English tea room. Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem welcomes both Palestinians and Israelis just a few metres away from the controverse border wall.
Nendo designed the cake-inspired interior design of a Tokyo icecream and chocolate shop with soft volumes providing a sense of softness.
In Ushuaia, Argentina, THE BIRRA brewery and hamburger store by hitzig militello arquitectos is inspired by traditional Argentinian grocery-warehouses.
Dimensione Domestica – At Fondazione Achille Castiglioni, a 1965 interior design project reveals one of the first steps toward nowadays more informal way to stay at home.
A steel corridor, mirrored walls and a pure pink room shine at Normann Copenhagen showroom in the Danish capital.
Hangzhou design store For D. Casa by Gruppo C14, invites guests to discover Italian and international design icons by walking through floating stairs and interiors inspired by rhythmical geometries.
Studio Waffles and LYCS Architecture design V+Lounge in Hangzhou taking inspiration by the poetic atmosphere above and below the water surface of West Lake.
X+Living designs the Zhonghuge wonderland bookstore to astonish readers’ with an infinite idea of culture thanks to mirrored ceilings, roller-coasters and pirate ships made of books and a pure white forest of filled shelves.
Fragments of Justice photo-essay by photographer and filmaker Luca Sironi portrays the austere architecture of empty Italian courthouses once the legislative performance and human drama leave space to a timeless silence.
Studio 106 designs Gone Mobile, a caravan-turned-office that brings architects’ workplace to New Zealand great outdoors and combines foldable stylish furnitures to essential, yet practical, interiors.
DIMORE Studio plays with green, yellow and light pink nuances to design Aesop tiny historical “bottega” in Milan city centre.
The Tostado Café Club by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos combines a volume made of wooden boxes, dark grey tiling and industrial furnitures to recal Buenos Aires traditional groceries.
Generations of architects fed on Comic-architecture (and viceversa). That’s why Federico Babina designed InterHeroes, imaginary interiors for Batman, Wonder-Woman, Ironman and more…
A forest of Gothic columns, the set of a horror movie, and even an elephant in the room. Sculptors and architects from around the world design art suites of the soon-to-be-melted Ice Hotel in Northern Sweden.
Studio C102 matches fitness experience with nightclub design and creates dark and moody interiors for underground 1Rebel gym in London.
Dean & DeLuca presents the surrealistic CHEESE installation by Charlap Hyman & Andre Herrero who paid homage to the history of the iconic foodstore in NYC.
Wonderwall studio designs Diesel new store in Manhattan merging “a fashion alternative to luxury” with industrial design to create a “house of denim” for all the brand’s fans.
Pergolas and patios with olive trees and bespoke interiors. Massimo Iosa Ghini’s “contemporary masseria” in Southern Italy pays homage to traditional architecture and Mediterranean countryside.