A sky in a room, contemporary terrazzo-style tiles, and Moroccan inspirations… Check what we liked the most at Cersaie 2022, the leading international fair for ceramic design in Bologna, Italy.
The R for Repair exhibition shines a timely spotlight on consumerism by showing how cherished but broken objects can be given both new meaning and a fresh lease of life with a bit of ingenuity.
NOOM and volunteers weaving camouflage nets during the first months of the Russian invasion craft the Gropius Chair Military Edition.
Materiality, movement, gravity, and colour swivel at SolidNature and Sabine Marcelis’ interactive installation for London Design Festival.
With ‘The Last Ocean’ luminescent installation, Jen Lewin raises awareness of ocean pollution. She teamed up with Ocean Plastic Technologies to bring forward an innovative, circular, and poetic solution to recycle and reclaim ocean plastic.
X MUSE, the first blended barley luxury vodka from Scotland, presents an immersive tasting experience by Formafantasma.
“When I began working on this post, it was so hot I couldn’t concentrate. Wouldn’t it be easier to focus on air conditioners? Yes, but I hate simple things.” Confesses our design contributor Antonella Galimberti who has selected ten quirky designs inspired by what we all might have said or thought at least once in the past weeks: I am melting.
Summertime, cocktail time. Our indefatigable contributor Antonella Galimberti has selected ten sustainable design straws made from blades of grass, pasta and borosilicate glass. Enjoy!
The best of NOMAD Capri 2022 is on Archipanic. Vibrant fabrics dance with the breeze, biophilic ceramic totems and resin-based furniture recall infinite shades of its sea.
Our volcanic contributor Antonella Galimberti has always been fascinated by construction sites. She selected ten eclectic and unexpected furniture and lighting designs inspired by bulldozers, wheelbarrows, scaffolding and more.
For the launch of Netflix’s LBGT+ movie The Invisible Thread, DUDE agency has created HOM, an ironic campaign and a temporary design store for families with same-gender parents.
3 Days of Design 2022: Denmark’s furniture and lighting festival returns with a positive attitude, theme and incitement: ‘Remember to play!’ We have selected seven designs on display.
Design Miami/ Basel 2022: FAINA Gallery presents the STEPPING ON UKRAINIAN SOIL exhibition, “reinterpreting the country’s heritage and crafts through contemporary design,” says Ukrainian-born gallery founder Victoria Yakusha.
The AS IT IS – EQUILIBRIUM FLOWER exhibition features a field of delicate textile vessels highlighting the harmony between man-made and nature.
With ‘Little Monsters Scary Beasts,’ Nadja Zerunian presents design and craft projects supporting artisans from Serbia, Albania, Hungary and Romania.
6.000 dangling lightbulbs glow in the ‘Pulse Topology’ interactive installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer for Superblue and BMW.
Ukrainian ancient crafts, Louis Carrol’s in-wonderland quirky furniture and Gio Ponti’s ode to colour. Design Miami/ Basel 2022 looks back to look forward. The Golden Age, reimagined.
Alcova 2022: onyx portals, inflatable furniture and magmatic parallelisms. Archipanic’s editor-in-chief Enrico Zilli selected eight innovative design projects on show.
The WOVEN WHISPERS exhibition by Richard Yasmine is a praise of craftsmanship and a proclamation to preserve nearly extinct crafts while exploring the relationship between the East and the West.
Divine Inspiration is the first lighting release for Lee Broom in four years, showcasing a series of new ethereal lighting pieces in a range of materials, including a limited-edition collection in white plaster, which is hand crafted by the designer himself.
With the ‘Magmatic Parallelism’ collection, David Pompa balances metal and volcanic rock to create exquisite suspended lighting designs.
A stone’s throw from Piazza del Duomo, the 5Vie design district features dozens of events and exhibitions tuning with the main theme ‘Prototyping Utopias’ inspired by the visionary approach of the iconic Archizoom collective. Check our design route to visit the best of it.
Tortona Rocks 2022: discover an interactive musical lighting design show, anamorphic street art and rising talents from Germany and Slovenia.
Lighting designs inspired by Brutalist churches and temples, a virtuous Babel tower, volcanic rock lightings, anamorphic murales and a design gin garden. The best of Milan Design Week 2022 is on Archipanic.
Crafted wall orchids, exquisite textiles and a rug with patterns inspired by butterfly wings. At the Florilegio exhibition, the historical spaces of a Milanese flower shop dialogue with contemporary pieces by Italian designer Cristina Celestino.
Are you ready for a furniture rollecoaster? Our Milan Design Week Guide for Dummies offers practical info and tips to explore the world’s leading design event.
Collectible 2022: playful pink creatures from outer space, sofas that seem to be grown from cell mutations and quirky chairs made of discarded cupboards and paper.
ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan 2022: from therapeutic glassware to Brutalist poetic furniture and shelves hanging on a thread.
Architectural benches, multi-dimensional mirrors, modular stools and pop rugs. Mana Sazegara presents two brand-new design collections playing with geometry and colour.
Scenographer Francesca Montinaro designs the set of Eurovision 2022. Inspired by the Italian sun, the stage features a kinetic sun, pyrotechnics light shows, waterfalls and a lush garden plateau inspired by Italian gardens.