Classic geometries and minimal contemporary aesthetics blend in Richard Yasmine’s ‘Flowing Fragments’ design collection made from upcycled sedimentary and basaltic stones.
Tom Dixon visited Milan as a hologram to launch the BURST and HYDRO collections across two iconic architectures in town by Ignazio Gardella and Oscar Niemeyer.
Made from bamboo, washi paper and translucent silk, the Hyouri collection pays tribute to traditional Kyoto lanterns and comprises designs that “seem to swallow parts of themselves.”
Milano Design City 2021: the world’s design capital hosts a phygital week with product launches, installations, archi-walks, virtual talks, and exhibitions.
Furniture giant IKEA has announced a departure into a rough new area: designer dogwear. The Hund Couture features a new range of designer couture outfits for dogs, made from the iconic blue FRAKTA bags.
A cornucopia for times of scarcity, glass forms shaped by the Tasman Sea tides and Algae-bioplastic tableware. 6 conscious Australian designs at Melbourne Design Week 2021.
The legacy of objects across generations, urban innovation for entirely self-sufficient future cities and collaborative crafts are among the highlights of Melbourne Design Week 2021.
Italian designer Tobia Zambotti has filled an iceberg-shaped sofa with face masks collected from the streets to raise awareness of the pollution we created because of Covid-19.
Craft trends – Despite the pandemic, a growing interest in craft foreshadows a brighter phase for both galleries and creatives.
Collect 2021: at the 17th edition of the only gallery-presented art and crafts fair, many are the pieces inspired by budding plants, blooming flowers and thriving reefs. It’s about time to leave the winter behind. Check the pieces we liked the most.
Gardenhouse 2021: a daybed for daydreaming and a phygital fireplace… We selected 7 design projects by rising talents on show at Stockholm Furniture Fair.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding-up somewhat we liked the most in Stockholm Design Week and at the virtual Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.
This year, many Saint Valentine’s Day lovers have been apart from each other due to Covid-19 restrictions. Adam Basanta’s kinetic installation A TRULY MAGIC MOMENT brings together video call technology and the dizziness of spinning together hand in hand.
The pandemic has turned our lives upside-down. At the all-virtual Consumer Electronic Show, innovators presented smart gadgets and robots, helping us contain the COVID-19 spread and adjust to the new normal.
CES 2021 went all-digital, featuring more than 1900 exhibitors representing the entire tech spectrum from automotive to 5G, smart cities and beyond. From rollable smartphones to self-driving race-cars… But the real protagonist was Covid-tech.
A whisky set taking drinkers to Mount Everest, a Greek vodka bottled like oil and an eclipse-and-star-studded gin and more… Cheers 2021!
We have created a Pinterest board rounding-up some of the greatest innovations and gadgets on show at the all-virtual CES2021.
From abstract psychedelia to socially conscious messages, and Retro Futurism. 99designs platform highlights 11 graphic design trends ‘grounded in the here and now’ that will be huge in 2021.
We rounded up the architecture and design calendar of 2021 including major events, fairs and exhibitions from Dubai to Milan and Shanghai.
A synthesis of functionalism and technology, this is how Ernesto Gismondi embraced lighting design as both entrepreneur and designer.
Happy 2021! Robots Dynamics’ bots celebrate the New Year with a perfectly choreographed dance off party.
Splashes of colour in Amsterdam palazzos, queer culture aesthetics and brutalist gyms feature in our ‘2020 best interior design’ round up.
Frugal chairs by working-class migrants in the UAE and tumbling ‘carwash’ poufs, ‘Dimmable’ measuring tapes-like lamps and 3D printed brutalist chaise seaters. We rounded up 10 quirky furniture designs we liked the most in 2020!
From shipping containers turned into ICUs to to ‘silent’ architectural photo-essays, functional & safe furnitures and iconic techno clubs reopening as art spaces. We rounded up 10 Covid-19 related architecture and design stories of 2020.
Korean ceramic designer Minji Jung has designed X-Mas Treet, an exquisite set composed of stackable porcelain pieces that allow to enjoy the intimacy of Christmas.
Tom Dixon and Zaha Hadid candle holders, Ingo Maurer’s magical LED ‘flames’, a simple A4 paper sheet flickering design by Kazuhiro Yamanaka and Pelty candle-powered speaker. 5 out-of-the-box candle-designs humbly revealing hidden science and technology.
With the UP IN SMOKE project, Ornamentum gallery presents the first high-end functional marjuana smoking collection created by contemporary studio artists from the jewelry, silversmithing and design world.
DesignMiami/ 2020: from Shakers objects to Black Live Matters-inspired works, but also Native Indian textiles, the new generation of immigrant American designers and dinosaurs’ skeletons. Aric Chen curates DesignMiami/ Podium, the fair’s major phygital exhibition.
We will have to wait until September 2021 to finally enjoy Milan Design Week. Salone del Mobile.Milano postponed its 60th edition which, for the first time, will bring together Euroluce, Eurocucina and all the product categories, representing a special moment.