Forget angels, lights, and garlands. Archipanic’s design contributor Antonella Galimberti selected irreverent Christmas decorations to add fun to the house or under the Christmas tree.
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: 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.
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.
SABI creates a furniture family informed by the ink-black swift strokes of Japanese calligraphy. “Each piece possesses its own expressional character,” the studio founder Sabina Blasiotti told Archipanic.
The Dalmore and Kengo Kuma create an architectural ‘floating’ sculpture for the Luminary Series of limited-edition luxury whiskies.
Galerie kreo tasked international designers to reinvent the humble and functional ladder, probably one of the least-cared-about objects of contemporary design.
A floating chair inspired by childhood memories and tables made from discarded sheet metal. Eight ‘fair’ and ‘slow’ designs at Edit Napoli 2022.
Hovering lamps, suspended tables, and fluctuating beds. We selected six furniture designs that seem to float in mid-air with style.
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.
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.