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!
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.
How can a restaurant be truly sustainable? The Zero Waste bistro at Wanted Design in Manhattan is made of recycled food packaging and composts all of its leftovers.
Camille Walala permanently reinvented the façade of a seven-storey historic building in Brooklyn with a Memphis-inspired mural for Wanted Design. The designer created also a interactive and playful installation composed of magnetic textiles.
Memphis-inspired murals, eclectic lighting designs and mesmerising installations. We pinned some of the best shots of New York Design Festival.
A chair inviting to seat on an open palm and spider lamps with hand-shaped lampshades. Crosby Studios creates Ultraviolet and hands-full furniture inspired by the Radical Design movement.
Telescopic luminous globes, architectural zodiacs and philosophical rocking lamps. Archipanic selects 10 eclectic lighting designs shining in New York.
Papal robes from the Vatican and designs by Alexander McQueen, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and more… The Heavenly Bodies exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features a dialogue between fashion and masterworks of medieval art, architecture and crafts.
Australian lighting design brand Articolo expands its collection with a set of wall, table and hanging lamps with an both opulent yet minimal feel.
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.
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.
NYCxDESIGN showcased the state of the art of New York independent design scene. We recap some of the best exhibitions and projects on show.
Music-responsive smart modules and floating reflective counterweights… At 2017 NYCXDESIGN, Archipanic picked up 6 lighting designs shining in New York.
Textiles made by rain, quilted graphic design and responsive wallpapers. We picked up 7 stunning design patterns in New York.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, independent designers at COLONY react with an all-white exhibition exploring the full spectrum of lightness.
Greek mythology inspired lightings and arctic toned granular furniture. Archipanic picked 8 designers and studios on show at Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2017.
The Norway x New York workshop engaged American and Norwegian studios to team up and create designs that can be self-produced and distributed independently.
Eggs Collective’s empowering exhibition Designing Women brings together the work of 15 New York female designers and benefits Girl INC NYC charity project.
Snøhetta officially opens a 2.5 acres pedestrian plaza at Times Square. The most visited destination in the US welcoming over 45 million people each year, has been redesigned according to the needs and expectations of both New Yorkers and tourists.
At DesignMiami/, New York City gallery Friedman Benda previewed 2017 solo exhibitions with Asymmetrical Symmetry: two parallel design settings juxtaposing frenzy mood with sober style, non-traditional materials with natural ingredients.
Macro Sea presents the Newlab co-working venue in a Brooklyn neglected shipbuilding facility. The project will host new-tech innovators tuning with 1970s’ techno-optimism and modernism.
Hate crime, real estate and internet threaten gay bars and rainbow flagged districts. We looked into the gay urbanization process and the disappearance of iconic LGBT venues that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.
New York based brand APPARATUS extends its new series to reflect a modern approach to classic forms and functions.
MMATERIAL new furniture collection by Fernando Mastrangelo combines pastel shaded design with minimalist geometries.
New York design studio Fort Standard paired traditional methods of production with innovative ways to create the new Quality of Materials collection.
Glowing globes on slatted metal sheets: Laurent pendant lamps by Lambert & Fils combine Art-Deco inspirations with contemporary geometries.
Next to where the Twin Towers once stood, the World Trade Center transportation hub by Santiago Calatrava partially opens to the public revealing the Oculus, an elliptical winged pavilion evoking a bird released from a child’s hands.
Replicas of Palmira Arch that was nearly destroyed by ISIS in Syria will be 3D-printed in London and New York as symbols of defiance against acts of terrorism and thanks to a broader conservation program by the Institute of Digital Archaeology.
Mark Foster Gage adds contemporary gargoyles and gothic designs to Manhattan tower and criticizes New York soul-less skyscrapers made in glass and steel.
Dean & DeLuca presents the surrealistic CHEESE installation by Charlap Hyman & Andre Herrero who paid homage to the history of the iconic foodstore in NYC.