Dubai Design Week 2022: ten sustainable exhibitions and installations under the Burj Khalifa

Dubai Design Week 2022. Suhail installation by Reem Al Bustani - Courtesy of Dubai Design Week 2022.

Best of Dubai Design Week 2022: a pavilion made of upcycled fishing nets, an installation celebrating Iranian women’s endurance and persistence, and more.

Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show 2022

Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show 2022. For Greener Pastures by Gereon Wahle - Photo by ©Nicole Marnati.

Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show 2022: a smelting machine melting metal more sustainably, a tool to build open conversational spaces in families dealing with dementia, and a project rebalancing the colonial history of La Reunion. We selected ten design projects at the world’s most influential exhibition dedicated to the next generation of designers.

Dutch Design Week 2022: seven must-see exhibitions in Eindhoven

Dutch Design Week 2022. RetroFuture exhibiton @ Evoluon - VRPO, photo by ©about.today.

Microbial vending machines, solar pavilions, intentional low-resolution furniture, and more. Dutch Design Week 2022 is in full swing. We selected seven must-visit destinations, bringing forward a positive attitude for the future.

Virgil Abloh, Jayme Hayon and more rethink the ladder at Galerie kreo’s ‘Step by Step’ design exhibition

Galerie kreo's 'Step by Step' - © Alexandra de Cossette, courtesy of Galerie kreo.

Galerie kreo tasked international designers to reinvent the humble and functional ladder, probably one of the least-cared-about objects of contemporary design.

Paris Design Week 2022: 7 design debuts under the Tour Eiffel

MOIRÉ collection by Élitis - Photo by Élitis.

Contemporary classicism, Middle Eastern memories, and Nature’s organic shapes are the key trends of Paris Design Week 2022. Check what we liked the most.

CERSAIE 2022: seven ceramic surface design collections on show in Bologna

PIGMENTI by LEA Ceramiche - Image by LEA Ceramiche.

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.

‘R for Repair’ at the V&A in London explores the sentimental values of broken objects

R FOR REPAIR @ Victoria & Albert Museum - Image by Zuketa Film Production. Courtesy of London Design Festival 2022.

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.

Jen Lewin’s Last Ocean interactive installation glows at Burning Man 2022

Burning Man 2022, The Last Ocean + Ursa Major by Jen Lewin - Photo by Matt Emmi, ©Jenlewin Studio.

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.

I am melting: 10 quirky design pieces tuning with this summer’s most popular phrase

Broken Things by Silvia Marin - Photo by Livia Marin.

“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.

10 alternative design straws to raise your glass with a sustainable attitude

Glass straws of the Artesano Hot & Cold Beverages collection - Courtesy of Villeroy & Boch.

Summertime, cocktail time. Our indefatigable contributor Antonella Galimberti has selected ten sustainable design straws made from blades of grass, pasta and borosilicate glass. Enjoy!

NOMAD Capri 2022: 7 design highlights on the famed Italian island

NOMAD Capri 2022 - Courtesy of NOMAD Circle.

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.

10 design projects inspired by the fascinating world of the construction site

Trotter by Rogier Marters x Magis - Courtesy of Magis.

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.

3 Days of Design 2022: 7 furniture designs debuting in Copenhagen

SUI chair by Raw Edges x +Halle - Photo by +Halle.

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 explores the myth of ‘The Golden Age’ for a better and resilient future

Friedman Benda at Design Miami Basel 2022 - Photo © James Harris.

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.

Best of Alcova 2022: 8 exhibitions at the Milanese independent design platform

Alcova 2022 - Photo by Mattia Parodi.

Alcova 2022: onyx portals, inflatable furniture and magmatic parallelisms. Archipanic’s editor-in-chief Enrico Zilli selected eight innovative design projects on show.