Depwell Dodge, MIdnight Modern – photo essay by Tom Blachford.
Modernism Week 2019 takes over Palm Springs with a focus on interior design. Join guided tours in iconic private homes generally close to the public, 1960’s psychedelic-themed parties, an architectural theatre play, a mid-century modern film festival and a vintage trailer show.
Office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett who contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA passed away on January 25.
Explore late Florence Knoll Bassett’s works marrying architecture with interior design in our dedicated Pinterest gallery.
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!
Anthropomorphic hairy chaises, fantastical beaded chairs and fungi, and hand-layered liquid clay accretion vases. The Haas Brothers: Ferngully exhibition brings an in-wonderland flora and fauna to Miami.
If Trump won’t be able to build the US-Mexico border wall after the midterm elections, you can still build it in your own living room thanks to the new Lego-style kit by Keep and Bear.
3D-modeled galactic temples, anti-consumerist architectures made of shopping trolleys and blooming aircrafts. Burning Man 2018, the most surreal event of the planet, reflects on how new technology effect our lives.
Themed ‘Emotional States’, London Design Biennale 2018 focuses on the power of design to create, trigger and shape emotions. We selected 12 of the best installations on show including a kinetic architecture adapting to body movement, a rainbow structure celebrating LGBT right to equal love, nostalgia-infused wallpapers and a temporary shelter and objects designed by refugees.
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…
Telescopic luminous globes, architectural zodiacs and philosophical rocking lamps. Archipanic selects 10 eclectic lighting designs shining in New York.
The playful chrome-plated geometries of the new Memphis school-inspired lamps by L.A. based Another Studio debut in New York.
With Project TrumpNoMore Finnish NGO Melting Ice is raising half a million dollars to demonstrate that climate change exists in a monumental way: carving the US President’s face into an arctic iceberg.
Wicker ballet dancers, dragon art-cars and giant psychedelic mushrooms. The No Spectators exhibition at the the Smithsonian American Art Museum brings back from the ashes some of the most stunning architectures and designs of the famed Burning Man festival.
Surface magazine celebrates its 25 anniversary with David Rockwell and pays homage to an American icon we all have watched in movies: the Diner.
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.
Neal Aronowitz designed a gravity defying sculptural and functional furniture collection made of Concrete Canvas innovative material obtained from solidified concrete cloths on a roll.
Whether Trump’s dream to erect a US-Mexico border wall comes true or not, should the built prototypes rising near San Diego be protected as an architectural proof of the spirit of the times?
Luminous sculptures made of drones, Carsten Höller’s double club for Prada and a 45 clowns posing in a sunset-gradient hued room. Miami Art and Design Week 2017 takes over the city, starting from Arata Isozaki’s Bass Museum and ICA Miami’s new home.
Cutting edge robotic printing, Shaker furniture, Space Age and Desert Modernism. DesignMiami/ 2017 is bigger in size… and less flamboyant. Did the fair sober up from last year’s extravaganza?
567 printers create kaleidoscopic backgrounds in OK GO’s OBSESSION music video which was shot in one take and performed to the camera with 1 millimeter accuracy.
Celestial fields, a magical and responsive desert tree and high-voltage Tesla beams. After sunset, Burning Man 2017 shines across the desert.
Cadillacs rising from the desert, kinetic wheels from hell and gravity defying shrines but also a temple doomed to burn down raising awareness on environmental issues… Welcome to Burning Man 2017!
At Burning Man 2017, Eleanor Cranke invites ‘burners’ to walk through and interact with the Celestial Fields installation: over 600 individually programmed rods rise directly from Nevada Black Rock desert.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
Dragons on wheels, nomadic houses and self-propelled dance clubs. At Burning Man festival, mutant vehicles transform the desert into a carnival of neons.
Anmahian Winton Architects’ Gemma astronomical observatory aims to link natural and man-made landscapes with Zinc clad volumes.
Grimshaw Architects’ expansion and renovation project for Duke University’s West Campus Union was designed starting from millennials’ lifestyle.
From Blade Runner to Game of Thrones, but also Mulholland Drive, North by Northwest and The Big Lebowsky. Archipanic celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Anniversary featuring 12 iconic movies filmed or inspired by the American Architect’s masterpieces.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.