Summer 2019: 7 architecture and design experiences for your holidays

Summer 2019. Matthieu Lehanneur @ Design Parade, Villa Noailles - Photo by Felipe Ribon.

A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!

Gay urbanization: once upon a time a gay bar

Female security guard at SHE lesbian club in London SoHo - Photo by Chris Golberg Flickr CC.

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York that started the gay movement we looked into the LGBT urbanization process and how hate crime, far right populisms, real estate and dating apps threaten gay bars and rainbow districts that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.

WantedDesign 2019: 10 rising designers on show

WantedDesign 2019. Slash Objects' daybed - Photo by Slash Objects.

A mountainous ‘crumbling’ cabinet, an astro-mathematical lamp, a Caribbean architecture-inspired side table and a recycled rubber squishy daybed… Check our top picks at WantedDesign 2019.

Pas de Deux: designers co-op Colony celebrates the ongoing dance between design and art

PAS DE DEUX exhibition @ Colony Designers co-op, NYCxDESIGN 2019 - Photo by Colony

The white-washed warehouse spaces of the Colony design collective feature one-of-a-kind pieces by 14 of the top independent American designers who were tasked to collaborate with artists of their choosing for the ‘Pas de Deux’ exhibition.

‘Deeper than Text’ all-women exhibition aims “to redefine the visual message of creative professionals in design”

DEEPER THAN TEXT exhibition in New York by Female Design Council and 1stdibs - Photo by Design Council and 1stdibs.

19 international female designers present their latest works at the Deeper than Text exhibition in New York. On show a tiger-rug crafted from wool, velvety bright blue chairs, architectural furniture, and more.

NYCxDESIGN 2019, the survival guide to New York’s design festival

Fernando Mastrangelo's Tiny House in Time Square - Photo by Fernando Mastrangelo.

NYCxDESIGN 2019 kicked off! Discover what’s going on at ICFF, WantedDesign and Brooklyn Designs as well as some highlights in New York’s prominent design districts.

8 new museums and cultural architectures to look forward in 2019

Kistefos Museum by BIG - Image by Bjarke Ingels Group

From Herzog & de Meuron’s M+ in Hong Kong to Jean Nouvel’s desert rose-inspired Qatar National Museum but also Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s expandable art centre on New York’s Highline and Dessau Bauhaus museum celebrating the centenary anniversary of the iconic architecture movement. 8 cultural architectures worthy a trip in 2019!

THE ROAD AHEAD: 10 design innovation reimagining future mobility

The Road Ahead @ Cooper Hewitt. Persuasive Electric Vehicle, 2014 MIT Media Lab, City Science Group (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) - Photo: Scott Rudd Associates.

Self driving cars, internet of things, social media and sharing economy. How will the city of tomorrow look like? THE ROAD AHEAD exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum showcases visions ready to make a blast in the very next future.

NYCxDESIGN 2018: 12 must-see exhibitions in New York

Spirit of the City installation by United Visual Artists for A/D/O - Rendering by UVA.

NYCxDESIGN 2018 – An inflatable pavilion in Times Square and a giant Sottsass-inspired mural in Brooklyn’s Industry City but also a contemporary take on Shakers’ furniture and Norwegian-American collaborations. The best of New York Design Festival is on Archipanic.

At the Furnishing Utopia exhibition in NY contemporary designers reinterpret Shakers’ furniture

Furnishing Utopia @ Design Within Reach in NYC. Ladies & Gentlmen Studio work station - Courtesy of Ladies & Gentlemen.

A humble cabinet for contemporary creatives, a framed minimalist clock and multifunctional measuring tools. Ladies & Gentlemen reinterprets Shakers’ humble furniture for Furnishing Utopia design collective in NYC.