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.
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.
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.
The Living Nature garden pavilion by Carlo Ratti for Salone del Mobile uses energy flow controls to allow spring, summer, autumn and winter to coexist under the same roof.
Design lovers have too eat too. We picked 8 gourmet design experiences at Milan Design Week 2018. From Russian Avant-Garde inspired cocktail bars to a tribute to American diners, from edible future cities to a design journey into the joys of honey.
Four seasons flourishing under the same roof, a glowing-city at Brera Botanic Orchard and a forest of lanterns under the castle. Nature conquers Milan Design Week 2018; discover green pavilions by Kengo Kuma, piuarch, Mario Cucinella, Carlo Ratti and more…
The debut of Ventura Future and the Vegan design challenge, a sky-mirroring courtyard and choreographies of light inspired by folk dance. 15 must-see exhibitions at Fuorisalone 2018.
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.
Carlo Ratti Associati reimagines Milan’s World Expo site as a theme park for science and technology featuring the world’s first neighborhood planned for self-driving cars.
Iridescent glass chairs, blossoming bubble tree-chandeliers and neon poetries in historical gardens. Don’t miss these 10 lighting installations at Milan Design Week.
At Caesarstone’s Stone Age Folk exhibition, African masks and bird-like furniture by Jaime Hayon animate the halls and the ballroom of a Milanese Napoleonic Palazzo.
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.
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.
Molecular sausages and hotdog armchairs but also edible Rubik cubes and origami pasta. Archipanic picks 7 projects for Milan Design Week foodies and their hungry friends.
Spider-web spinning robots and a #designporn installation, un-holy GOD interiors and Capitalism farewell party… 7 indie design shows at Fuorisalone 2017.
Spring kicks in with Milan Design Week just around the corner. We selected 7 blooming designs and installations by Nendo, Front, Piuarch and more on show at Fuorisalone 2017.
Sometimes online design platforms leave the screen. Because, beyond digital-driven technologies, “HUMAN touch is always at the centre” said AirBnb, eBay, ArchiProducts and Houzz to ArchiPanic.
Big figures come along with big questions-marks. Milan Design Week great success highlighted also with six emerging issues that will probably shape the future of design: from the Internet of Things to emerging Chinese design and the on-line retail revolution.
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”.
Get mesmerised in Milan! ArchiPanic picks 10 stunning installations on show at the world most important design week that hosts over 1.200 events, installations and exhibitions.
NOSIGNER™ designs “Amorphous” installation for Asahi Glass Company: thousands of suspended fragments highlight the cutting-edge features of smartphones’ ultimate high-tech glass.
Switch On exhibition in Milan shows how home appliances not only improved our lifestyle but forged our perception of technology.
With Milan design week about to kick in, we picked 10 quirky events that shine a light on the alternative side of Fuorisalone: from an occupied slaughterhouse turned into a creative hub to a funky design parade, but also hidden cloisters’ parties and dreaming high-tech furniture.
AIR island kitchen by LAGO is designed to literally engage hosts, cooks and guests around the table in order to enhance convivial relations.
DIMORE Studio plays with green, yellow and light pink nuances to design Aesop tiny historical “bottega” in Milan city centre.
With the Anno Tropico exhibition, Formafantasma invites people to look into the light design creative process at Peep-Hole independent art centre in Milan.
The status of the art of design goes on show again at Milan Design Week. Salone del Mobile.Milano presented the contents and events that will shake the city from the 12th of April.
From the 2nd of april, Milan will host XX1T, the 21st architecture and design triennial focused on the heritage of the past century and the upcoming challenges for the future.
Protagonists of Milan design scene share memories and pay tribute to late industrial-designer Richard Sapper.
Industrial designer Richard Sapper died at 83 on New Year’s eve. ArchiPanic remembers the work and visions of one of one masters of design.