Downtown Design 2019: 7 exhibitions and furniture designs inspired by Middle Eastern heritage

Downtown Design 2019. 'Sarab' colection by Jawaher Alkhayyal - Photo by Jawaher Alkhayyal.

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.

Dubai Design Week 2019: 7 highlights on show in the UAE creative capital

Dubai Design Week 2019 - Photo vias IG via @mydubai

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.

Pinterest: discover the best Halloween furniture design!

Pinterest - Halloween Design.

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.

Don’t panic, explore the Pinterest board!

Lasvit Monster Cabaret - Baas
MONSTERS CABARET, Lasvit – Maarten Baas and his evil creatures.

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.

“Look Back” by Karim Chaya – Courtesy of House of Today.

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…




Dutch Design Week 2019: 15 exhibitions and installations on show

STILLLEVEN by Rocco Verdult - Photo by ©Britt Roelse

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.

LDF2019 leading trade destinations: the best of designunction, 100% Design, London Design Fair and Focus/19

LDF2019 leading trade destinations. Coal Drops Yard @ Kings Cross Design District - Photo via IG by @designjunction

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.

7 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2019

7 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2019. CROSSOVER by Adorno - Photo by Tommy Frost

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.

Maison Objet Fall 2019: 6 indie designs blending colours and materials in Paris

Baltica tableware by Hadaki

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.

Nomad Venice 2019 pays tribute to the city’s glass heritage and traditional artisanship

Athr Gallery at Nomad Venice 2019 - Photo by Filippo Bamberghi

At Nomad Venice 2019, international galleries translated the city’s history into golden chandeliers, acrylic docking and mirroring glass installations.

Design Biennale Zürich 2019: are you ready to PLAY with design?

Design Biennale Zürich 2019. 'Fragments of sound' by Toru Wada.

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!

CYPRAEA celebrates Mauritius’ fragile soul through responsible design

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.

Moon landing 50th anniversary: 8 moon-inspired designs and architectures

Museum of The Moon - Les Tombees de Les Nuit Festival, Rennes France

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.