Synthetic flowers allowing bumblebees to thrive, a water harvesting urban panel and a paper pulp 3D printer are among the sustainable designs on show at the Ventura Projects’ digital exhibition ‘Channelling Change: Inside A Designer’s Brain”.
HANDY by Matteo Zallio is a multipurpose tool allowing to safely handle everyday routines in public spaced. The project was born from the idea of open source, where people share ideas, tools, methodologies and building capacity.
After over 7 weeks of strict lockdown, Italy has flatten the curve and the government has started to lift some restrictions. Some of the major Italian design brands reopen factories with safety measures in place.
The high-tech visionary ‘Micrashell Suits’ offer a solution for the music and nightlife industries and the future of human interaction. Unique features include in-suit beverage and vape supply system, mounted-in speakers, smartphone integration, computer vision safety camera, privacy-driven voice communicator, and a breathable helmet with unobscured views.
Rainbow gradient splashes and geometrical misty glass surfaces contrast in BUZAO’s HALO design collection for Gallery All.
Dutch furniture company Moooi has released the video ‘Milano ci manchi’ – ‘Milan we miss you’ in English – as a tribute to the most important design events of the year which has been canceled due to Coronavirus.
The inaugural Virtual Design Festival organised by influential magazine Dezeen kicked off. The event was conceived as an innovative way to support the global design community hardly hit by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Flat packed, die cut, ergonomic and easy to assemble. These is are the some of the key features of the face shields that Apple, Nike, Foster+Partners and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology designed and put in production to help health and social care workers fighting COVID-19.
Architecture and design studios, platforms and institutions launched COVID-19 competitions and open source projects to develop solutions to save lives and tackle the pandemic.
Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, which will take place at www.virtualdesignfestival.com from April 15.
Fuorisalone 2020: in April and from 15 to 21 June the Milan Design Week diffused festival extend its influence digitally with ‘Fuorisalone TV’ and ‘Fuorisalone Meets’ virtual platforms as well as special e-fairs dedicated to Chinese and Japanese design.
Japanese PM and International Olympic Committee announced that Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been postponed “no later than summer 2021” due to coronavirus.
Milan Design Week – It’s official. The world’s leading furniture fair Salone del Mobile has been suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Antwerp-based Valerie Traan gallery presents the ALLTUBES furniture collection by design duo Muller Van Severen. The series comprises several cabinets, a bench and a chair, all made from repeated round aluminium tubes.
We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best objects on show at Collect2020, the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design.
A three-dimensional ceramic carpet, lichen-glazed vessels with a sustainable message and vaporous memories caught in glass. 6 exquisite objects on show at Collect 2020.
Milan vs Corona virus – Check our architecture & design blog from the city.
Japanese Designer Tokujin Yoshioka unveils new images of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch which is made from recycled aluminium originally used in the construction of prefabricated housing units in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.
Greenhouse 2020: a stool inspired by geological erosion, tilting wooden cabinets and sustainable benches made from corrugated roofing sheets.
Ropes and metal tubes compose the Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec which shape shifts according to its user. The designers launch also a wall hook named Tupla.
The ‘TABLE OF ELEMENTS’ pays homage to Mendeleev’s revolutionary discovery with sustainable collectible designs.
A ‘kebab’ lamp skewering ancient pots, birdcages and plumbing parts, architectural scultures paying tribute to Mendelev’s periodic table and a cabinet inspired by a collaboration between Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti… The best of NOMAD Saint Moritz 2020 is on Archipanic.
Archipanic explored NOMAD SaintMoritz2020, the world’s most exclusive design exhibition, exquisitely studded in the Swiss Alps.
Fornasetti presents creations revisiting the Milanese atelier’s origins, from its partnership with Gio Ponti to its love for engraving and decorative art.
Doshi Levien’s drawings, prototypes and successful designs hang up on the walls and vaults of a labyrinthine pavilion inviting visitors to walk through an abstract version of their studio.
Sofas go outdoors as benches while benches enter the living room as sofas, rope chairs adapt to those who use them while couches becomes sound absorbing furniture. 10 Nordic seats debuting in Stockholm.
Soft geometric shapes and mint, purple and deep red interiors thrive in Fredrik Paulsen’s DESIGN BAR at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
Stockholm2020: check our Pinterest board to discover some of the best furnitures and installations on show in the Nordic design capital…
While scientists, doctors, and nurses form the first line of defense, architects and designers can contribute to find solutions with design thinking.
China is facing a progressive isolation disrupting travel and business due to the Corona virus outbreak. Some of the country’s international events like DesignShanghai have being canceled, multinationals like Apple and Ikea shut the their stores, the stock exchange goes on a rollercoaster and major production plants stop, pausing whole supply chains on a global scale.