Palm weaving techniques, traditional Middle East architecture and landscapes of shape-shifting dunes are re-interpreted in contemporary designs at Downtown Design 2019 in Dubai.
Emirati designer Aljoud Lootah launches MUDEEM, a collection of hand-crafted storage boxes inspired by the traditional ‘Mandoos’ chests. The series “keep pace with a changing world”.
Afghani crafts, a pavilion inspired by wind towers of the Gulf and a gateway exploding the patterns of light created by traditional gridded windows in Middle Eastern architecture. We rounded up some of the best installations and exhibitions at Dubai Design Week 2019.
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Pinterest – Happy Halloween! Skull chairs, ghostly lamps and ominous creatures… We picked terrifying and terrific furniture, accessories and lighting designs to haunt your home with style.
Discover more spooky design projects on Archipanic! The Monster Cabaret collection by Lasvit features blown glass martians, a multi-eyed mirror and troops of quirky creatures populate. Karim Chaya’s Look Back mirror-sculpture features a voyeur/skeleton holding a mirror and refers to the true admirer in each of us.
We selected 6 spooky chairs injecting the Halloween vibe into design. Brace for a haunted soul trapped in a transparent acrylic chair, a monstrous octopus armchair, a skull-shaped design and more…
A haunted soul trapped in a transparent acrylic chair and faint sheet draped gently over the memory of a seat. 6 spooky chairs celebrating Halloween!
Upcycled wastelands’ materials, moths’ bio-waste and furniture made by blowing plastic like glass with a responsible attitude… 7 out-of-the-box sustainable designs on show in Eindhoven.
We have dedicated a Pinterest board to the visionary and tongue in cheek lighting design of Ingo Maurer; the ‘Poet of Light’ passed away, aged 87.
The legacy and message of Ingo Maurer for future generations of designers is to be humble, controversial and ironic at the same time.
A diner made from waste materials and discarded design parts, kinetic light installations in a former church and lamps made from recycled plastic printed on textile by a robot arm. 15 highlights at Dutch Design Week 2019.
The very best of Dutch Design Week – DDW2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board… And check our report from the Eindhoven!
Barcelona-based designer Romina Gris has created collections of architectural SKYLINE ceramics allowing to play with colours and patterns.
The climate crisis is like an eruption about to devastate our future. From here, Fernando Mastrangelo has expanded his sculptural practice through MAGMA, a new mirror series inspired by volcanic formations… with an encouraging message.
Paolo Ulian’s PLISSE’ sink is the ultimate Antonio Lupi bathroom design combining water-jet technology with pleated textile aesthetics.
Snøhetta designs ‘The Best Weapon’, a public seating commissioned by the Nobel Peace Center encouraging conversation and social intimacy in the UN Headquarters Plaza.
Deceiving ceramic is the ultimate surface design trend. At Cersaie 2019, new technologies blend the material with unexpected looks raging from oxidized metals to Himalayan salt and Venetian silk.
The very best of Cersaie2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board… And check our report from Bologna!
Floating washbasins, stain-resistant concrete sets, super-thin radiators and moody furniture designs. 5 bathroom designs on show at Cersaie 2019.
Please Be Seated, Paul Cocksedge rippling communal bench for British Land echoes the rhythm of a London thriving neighbourhood.
Lee Broom creates KALEIDOSCOPIA, a deceiving optical chandelier composed of reflected optical illusions for London Design Festival 2019.
A bioknit pavilion, a global journey in collectable design and natural materials promoting circular economy. What to see at London Design Festival, LDF2019 leading trade destinations.
Explore galaxy-like formation of precious stones, discover micro-architectures for urban birds and insects and more. We have picked 7 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2019.
Colorful ‘brut vessels’ inspired by Le Corbusier’s architecture, ‘galactic’ tableware tuning with a David Bowie 80’s hit and dyed marble… At Maison & Objet Fall 2019, designers blended materials with colours in unexpected ways.
From shaving to wine tasting and getting ready for a date. Meda collection by Lorenzi Milano interprets a man’s private world with a set of bespoke utensils crafted from luxury materials.
At Nomad Venice 2019, international galleries translated the city’s history into golden chandeliers, acrylic docking and mirroring glass installations.
A chandelier creating garlands of summer tears and a sculptural console projecting Venice twilight splendor… Sam Orlando Miller has created a poetic furniture collection playing with reflected and artificial light.
An ancient dye plant painting the world indigo, spider silk engineering technology and the world’s first microbe-grown headset. Helsinki Design Week 2019 is all about a greener future!
Design Biennale Zürich 2019 explores the playful, multidisciplinary and cutting-edge imprint of design. Discover experimental game design, an immersive algorithmic music showcase and a sound installation interacting with the city, but also virtual reality, architecture and dance!
Lava and tempered glass tables creating awareness on rising sea levels and a shelf inspired by waves and ripples created as the water flows on the endangered coral sea floor. CYPRAEA reinterprets the luxurious nature of Mauritius through an innovative design collection with a sustainable message.
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.