Grimshaw Architects’ expansion and renovation project for Duke University’s West Campus Union was designed starting from millennials’ lifestyle.
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.
A selfie-proof vanity table and virtual reality rugs. With the Athena collection Olivia Lee explores women’s new rituals in the age of the Internet of Things.
What if highly industrialized furniture harnessed functional ideas from the online design community? IKEA and Tom Dixon present DELAKTIG modular bed/sofa for nomadic millennials and are set to launch an open source design platform.
Solar sails and responsive lightings, luminous stairways to heaven and deconstructed table lamps. Italian design shines at Euroluce 2017.
How will the internet of things frame our future living space? ArchiPanic met influential innovators Carlo Ratti, Reto Wettach, Jessica Nebel and Alessandro Masserdotti who believe that hype-free human-centred technology can honestly improve our future.
ACE flatpacked upholstered seatings by Hans Hornemann for Normann Copenhagen are designed to meet the lifestyle of young metropolitan nomads.
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.
As design world seems to be projected into digital culture, students of Design Academy Eindhoven reflects on the importance of tactile experience with the TOUCH BASE, an exhibition you can digit with your bare fingers… and a petting zoo to actually caress instead of watching YouTube videos.
Is the Internet of Things “such stuff as dreams are made of”? ECAL students present When objects dream: an interactive and playful exhibition to make reflect on our relationship with designs that communicate with each other and even seem to retain a sort of conscience.
Young designer Jorge Penadés has designed a temporary seat for contemporary free spirits that can sit for a contemplative or resting pause before moving on.