The Material Matters 2023 fair in London celebrates sustainability through material innovation. From lighting designs made from upcycled eyeglasses lenses to peace-driven Russian furniture in recycled plastic and more.
London Design Festival 2023: a sound-responsive blade of light in Saint Paul Cathedral, sustainable materials on the South Bank, a peaceful garden/playroom by Lego®, and more.
Best of Burning Man 2023: A 1,000 drone show dedicated to endangered animals, an (anti-tank) hedgehog shrine to honour Ukrainian heroes, and a feminine temple blooming with flowers…
Archipanic’s crazy design contributor Antonella Galimberti has selected twelve unexpected pieces by Ettore Sottsass, Gio Ponti, Fabio Novembre, Ugo La Pietra, Piero Fornasetti, and more – all spicing up the house with an eclectic erotic style.
Deceiving installations, lab-grown food, AI-generated conversations. Jerusalem Design Week 2023 explores the bright and dark side of contemporary design. Where is the truth?
From Richard Neutra’s mid-century modern Kauffman House in Palm Springs to purposely wrong proportions, fake pools and oversized lipsticks. In Barbie set design, there’s much more beyond pink.
NOMAD Capri 2023: Murano blown-glass floors climbing the walls, vibrant bulbous creatures, Mediterranean-inspired turquoise design, and more.
AI-powered chairs, Space Age dining rooms and consoles from upcycled oil barrels. DesignMiami/ Basel 2023 blends past, present and future.
Our design contributor Antonella Galimberti has always been quite a fun and cheeky creature herself. In Milan, she has collected twelve creatures bubbling with happiness, colour, and design.
3 Days of Design 2023 celebrates the Danish festival’s 10th anniversary focusing on the design community teaming up to create a better living environment for future generations.
Fluo felted chairs, a stool workshop from Texas, and curvy unconventional furniture. The best of ICFF 2023 is on Archipanic.
Ghost limb furniture and yellow-coated plate steel totemic lamps. Seven highlights at Design Wanted Manhattan 2023.
During NYCxDESIGN a trip to the Javits Center is mandatory. This year, ICFF and DesignWanted present new sections and formats dedicated to American design, emerging talents, and more.
Urban beehives, a narration on contemporary symbolism, funky sculptures, and a tit-for-tat exhibition against plagiarism are among the 16 must-visit exhibitions of NYCxDesign 2023, New York’s celebration of design.
FAKE is a tongue-in-cheek nightstand/seat playing with contemporary designers’ dilemmas: Fame or sobriety? Artsy or functional purist? Ubiquitousness of discreetness?
The playful Pic-a-stic lamp by Ingo Maurer GMbH continues the poetic and playful design language of the late brand’s founder Ingo Maurer.
The exhibition GIANFRANCO FRATTINI: IERI OGGI DOMANI narrates the work of the legendary architect who collaborated with some of the most visionary entrepreneurs, creatives, and companies in post-war Italy, and contributed to shaping the Italian Design Movement.
A total blue Venetian chandelier, ‘desacralized’ cascades of light, luminous balances interweaving nature with technology, and more. Five unconventional chandeliers reimagining The Great Classic with contemporary values.
Knitty lounge chair resembles a giant ship knot or an oversized ball of yarn every cat would dream of, but it is a beacon of comfiness.
Nendo and Daniel Arsham are quite a disruptive couple, literally. Check what they have been up to in Milan at the Break to Make exhibition.
From the Vespa to the Arco Lamp. Triennale Milano celebrates its 100th anniversary with the new permanent exhibition ‘Italian Design Museum’ curated by Marco Sammicheli.
At the Istituto dei Ciechi in Milan, WonderGlass collective exhibition Abrakadabra stages installations created by Paul Cocksedge, Tom Dixon, Elisa Ossino, Elena Salmistraro, and more.
Good design can make a difference, spark creativity, and teach a job. The Design for Communities project by NGO LiveinSlums and Giacomo Moor involved kids and locals in creating furniture for a school in one of Kenya’s largest slums. The initiative is on show at Assab One in Milan.
The ’Beyond the Surface’ installation by OMA Studio for SolidNature invited visitors to a subterranean journey and a secret garden in the heart of Milan.
Cascades of light, Japanese temples, and Christian symbolism inspire furniture designs by Rick Owen, Faina, Studiopepe, and more at the ‘Desacralized’ exhibition in Milan.
Architectural cakes, ‘silent’ furniture designs, mist-inspired perfumes, shape-shifting fashion, and textile crafts. Five Ukrainian creatives share an exceptional vision for the future at the CONTINUUM exhibition in Milan.
Milan Design Week enters the famed San Vittore prison, where inmates who joined a circular design workshop crafted upcycled furniture and tableware and presented it at the ‘Without Invitation’ behind-bars exhibition.
At Salone del Mobile, Preciosa Lighting invites visitors to experience the Crystal Beat installation featuring a grid of hand-blown crystal tubes glowing along with music.
Time-challenging glassware collections, deep-blue-tinged antiques found in flea markets, and a Renaissance Milanese villa are the ingredients of Fferrone’s ultramarine banquet and installation capturing the essence of ‘Neo-Grannysm.’
A giant cloud chandelier, a signature-like lamp, a Wassily Kandinsky-inspired fashionable hat turned into a light, a glowing grid pulsing with music, and more. Sixteen out-of-the-box lighting designs at Euroluce 2023.