Lee Broom unveils his MAESTRO collection with a film and a classic concert, staged in a highly stylised set which recalls a Kubrick-like symphony hall.
Functionality and playfulness, sober minimalism and a distinct ‘pop’ attitude. Cini Boeri – one of the few female voices and minds defining Italy’s post war architecture and design – has passed away in her beloved city, Milan. In her carrier she pioneered engineering, industrial design and architecture putting people’s intimate joy at the center.
Stools made from leftover grain from beer production processes and chairs from up-cycled ocean plastic. We have selected 7 circular furnitures on show at 3 Days of Design 2020, which finally went phygital after being postponed due to Covid 19.
Vibrant interlocked convivial chairs, duct-taped blankets and ceramic tableware moulded with a fabric imprint are among the projects by international emerging designers on show at Kvadrat’s KNIT! phygital exhibition.
Marni teamed up with Farfetch for Zooterico, a new astrology-inspired collection of recycled PVC furniture and home accessories handcrafted by Colombian artisans.
From dragon flies patterns to idle geometries of bliss. Swing along with style and check these 5 design hammocks.
On the borderline between art and design, Illan hanging lamp is made of laser wood sheets suspended by the force of gravity that react to the slightest movement of the air.
We selected 10 Italian outdoor furniture designs by Minotti, Flexform, B&B Italia, Pedrali and more bringing conviviality on patios and terraces.
Despite the pandemic, happy (Virtual) Pride! Companies, architects and designers suggest the business can do more in advocating for the LGBT+ community’s battles.
Would you take a nap hugging a polar bear or finding a comfy space between a white shark jaws? Probably YES if your cuddling mate is one of Porky Hefer’s creations!
Urban greenspaces are not that bug-friendly. With the ‘Insectology: Food For Buzz’ project Matilde Boelhouwer teamed up with engineers and biologist to devise artificial flowers allowing bees, bumblebees and other impollinators to thrive and literally make some buzz in town!
The Milan-based designer created a quirky warrior-panda bear dressed like a tribe’s head which supports WWF with an attitude.
Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.
A kids’ school project during lockdown inspired ecoLogicStudio to devise BioBombola, a pioneering algae garden inviting individuals, families and communities to cultivate a healthy domestic algae garden as a sustainable source of vegetable proteins.
Leading furniture companies, design districts and collectives are set to go on show at Fuorisalone Digital, the virtual event by Milanese Fuorisalone.it.
Today Instagram went pitch-black. Over a million people posted a black square in solidarity with protesters for racial equality following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
8 brilliant designs on show at the upcoming PLANT FEVER exhibition. From a digital interface that allows them to communicate with their owner to artichoke-chairs and pine needles rugs.
10 space dividers to create post-COVID-19 flexible office spaces from paper softwalls unfolding like accordions to hued glass panels creating see-through geometries of light and Lapland villages-inspired working pods.
FOUNTAIN OF HYGENE design competition: forget hand sanitizing pumps, discover disinfecting doorbells, air cleansing bubbles machines and spongy door handles dispensing hand-washing liquid.
Longing for some convivial time with friends? PLEX EAT by Christophe Gernigon is the elegant solution to safely dine out without renouncing the aesthetics.
Master of light, transparency and immateriality, Nanda Vigo was one of the most visionary postwar Italian architects and artists. Her creative journey began as a child fascinated by Giuseppe Terragni’s architecture and Flash Gordon comics. During her carrier she collaborated with some of the most influential avant-garde movements and creative minds such as the Zero Group, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Gio Ponti.
A pointed rocking chair and a Chaise lounge composed of interlacing planes. Thomas Musca and Duyi Han joined forces to cast lightweight beton brut furniture combining brutalist aesthetics with computer programming.
After a decade of design innovation at Milan Design Week and beyond, Ventura Projects ends operations due to the economic impact of COVID-19.
Enjoy a safely served plant-based menu in the ‘Serres Separées” dining units by Mediamatic’s restaurant on the Dutch capital riverfront terrace.
Thai design studios KAOI and THINKK translated Ettore Sottsass’ bold design into the playful EBBA chair which can be composed according the user’s personal taste.
Discover some of the most clever design solutions fighting COVID19… and check our design and architecture ongoing report!
Who wouldn’t love to have a pint at the pub with mates, dine out or join a friend’s dinner party? Inspired by summer inflatables, Soffio is the post-lockdown colorful and reusable face shield helping bars and restaurants to ‘stay afloat’.
With the ‘One step at a time’ communication campaign the City of Milan calls on architects and designers to find creative solutions to create social-distancing devices.
Metalworking, furniture making, textiles and embroidery, glassblowing, and ceramics have been part of Palestine’s cultural identity for centuries. Today, these crafts are being reimagined by designers presenting their works at ADORNO virtual exhibition ‘Here and there: a Palestinian Collection’. All resilient as Palestine itself which is used to lockdowns, check points and curfews, says curator Dima Srouji to Archipanic.
How do we encourage mass adoption of an unwanted necessity? Joe Ducet has designed a fashionable face shield that could be worn as a pair of glasses.