From Ghana to Taiwan, Denmark, US and more. At Venice Art Biennale 2019 – the Olympics of Art – many national pavilions have a strong architectural imprint. Check the ones we liked the most.
The best of VeniceBiennale2019 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board featuring architecture and design-related exhibitions and installations on show at Arsenale, Giardini and across the city.
Milan and Rome’s early 20th century style, bespoke details and blossoming greenery infuse an exquisite vibe into Rockwell Group’s restaurant, hotel lobby and panoramic roof bar at Moxi Times Square in New York.
Who said that cement has to be heavy? The first light concrete furniture collection by new brand CIMENTO® debuts in Milan withing the architectural BLUE PASSAGE pavilion.
Iconic scientists such as Newton and Kepler, astronomy and the laws of physics are behind the new collection by Nemo lighting.
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.
Artemide launches LA LINEA, a modular and flexible ‘thread of light’ designed by BIG which allows to “interact with the environment in new and unpredicatable ways,” says Bjarke Ingels.
böjte-bottari has created the BLURRED ROOMS exhibition for Paola C to showcase new collections by Neri and Hu, Jaime Hayon and (a+b) dominoni, quaquaro.
Monochromatic lava interiors and verdant alcoves frame Tom Dixon’s latest collections at The Manzoni, the British designer’s permanent restaurant and showroom.
Ferruccio Laviani has designed Foscarini brand-new showroom which showcases a ‘motherly’ table lamp/vase, a half-Art Deco/half-Memphis architectural light-sculpture and a tubular metal floor lamp inviting to be moved around the room.
In a hidden basement in the heart of Brera district, Artefatto Design Studio showcases a cloud-like curvaceous sofa, side tables with marble details emulating the veins of a leaf and timeless furniture designs. Are you willing to go deeper?
Rossana Orlandi’s ‘Guiltless Plastic’ project, Google smart installation exploring the psychology of design, a new creative district hosting the very first Republic of Design and more… The very best of Fuorisalone 2019 is on Archipanic!
Salone del Mobile 2019, the gargantuan furniture fair of the world’s most influential design event is the one the started it all. On show truly top-notch products ranging from lighting design to furniture for the workspace of tomorrow and sustainable food-related innovations by the next generation of designers.
Are you ready for a furniture rollecoaster? Our Milan Design Week Guide for Dummies offers practical info and tips to explore the world’s leading design event.
Italian designer master Alessandro Mendini passed away aged 87. We pay tribute to his outstanding legacy with a gallery of some of his most iconic projects.
Acclaimed Italian designer, architect and philosopher Alessandro Mendini has passed away aged 87 leaving behind an extraordinary legacy of work spanning from architecture, industrial design and illustration.
As a teaser of a Milan design week major exhibition, WonderGlass presents MELT, a furniture and table top collection by Nendo exploring the molten liquid nature of glass.
On the centenary anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni, La Triennale di Milano invites to venture into the design and architecture-charged synapsis of the Italian Maestro showcasing some of his most iconic designs, theories and values through a path of 20 clusters.
Italian design studio 41zero42 created biscuit-shaped ceramic tiles which can be composed like a recipe and a collection bringing home the solitary peace and the colours of Autumn sea-landscapes on Sunday mornings.
A mountain lake soundscape bringing communities together, a sensible village embracing beech-tree forests, a tuffaceous village springing from abandoned quarries and a star-inspired theatre by a Sicilian sculptor-shepherd. We selected 4 poetic architectures and landscape projects on show at the Arcipelago Italia exhibition.
Venice Biennale 2018 – While the Robin Hood Gardens in London are being demolished, 4 other Brutalist buildings screaming for justice show that even concrete giants have ha chance to redeem.
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…
Colorful hammocks, vibrantly woven seats and a design barnyard with responsibly handcrafted hen-shaped toys. Las Veredas collection by Marni pays tribute to Colombian crafts for a good cause.
On the 100th birth anniversary of Achille Castiglioni, FLOS launches special re-editions of quirky design icons Ventosa and Nasa and presents an exhibition tuning with the great Master’s motto “If you are not curious, forget it!”
Mingardo new Iconic Handicrafts series of lighting, furniture and covering designs highlights a minimal and contemporary approach to interior design with an with an Art Deco feel.
Concrete cake cake stands and candle holders. Gian Paolo Venier translates Iranian architecture into a tableware collection for UrbiEtOrbi.
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.
The Giardino Botanico collection by Artefatto Design Studio for Secolo XXI pays homage to the pure and simple elegance of Nature.
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.
The best of Cersaie 2018 is on Archipanic. Read our report of the first design fair of the year and flickr through our dedicated Pinterest Board.