7 must-see temporary architectures on show at Fuorisalone 2018

Altered States Ice Kitchen Island - Image by Alex Lukey.

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.

Alejandro Aravena’s O lighting design collection grants safe darkness respecting the nocturnal habits of plants and animals living in parks

Light+Building 2018 - "O" by ELEMENTAL for Artemide - Photo: courtesy of Artemide.

Artemide’s O lighting design collection by studio ELEMENTAL aims to reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment. Darkness and disappearance will be the contribution of “O” to nature and public spaces.

Carlo Ratti’s responsive workspace for Fondazione Agnelli tunes new working habits with the internet of things

Fondazione Agnelli by Carlo Ratti Associati - Photo by Beppe Giardino.

Personalized thermal bubbles, suspended nets and a co-working office in the orchard. Carlo Ratti Associati completed a digitally responsive architecture for Fondazione Agnelli. The new hub in Turin embraces new ways of net-working by using bigdata and the internet of things.

Euroluce 2017: 10 Italian lighting designs and a reflection on Millennials’ domestic space

Fontana Arte - Setareh by Francesco Librizzi.

Solar sails and responsive lightings, luminous stairways to heaven and deconstructed table lamps. Italian design shines at Euroluce 2017.

10 design installations at London Design Biennale reflect on ‘Utopia by Design’

London Design Biennale - UK installation. Photo by Ed Reeves - Courtesy of London Design Biennale.

Inaugural London Design Biennale goes on show during London Design Festival and focuses on “Utopia by Design”. From the United Kingdom to Europe but also Turkey, India, Chile and South Africa.

Zanotta 2016 collection includes a one-legged concrete table and sofas with overlapping bands

Zanotta 2016 - Photo by Zanotta SPA.

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.

Credenza: Spazio Pontaccio presents Patricia Urquiola’s church inspired designs

Credenza collection by Patricia Urquiola and Federico Pepe for Spazio Pontaccio

Patricia Urquiola and Federico Pepe created a collection cabinets and room-dividers for Spazio Pontaccio taking inspiration from churches stained glass starting from the Italian word “credenza” that means both “faith / belief” and “cabinet”.