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.

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.

Archipanic’s design tour of 5vie 2022: fine crafts and contemporary Babel towers

Geoge Geara @ 5vie 2022 - Courtesy of George Geara.

A stone’s throw from Piazza del Duomo, the 5Vie design district features dozens of events and exhibitions tuning with the main theme ‘Prototyping Utopias’ inspired by the visionary approach of the iconic Archizoom collective. Check our design route to visit the best of it.

Milan Design Week 2022: 25 must-visit exhibitions and destinations

Masterly 2022 - Image by Studio ZAZI.

Lighting designs inspired by Brutalist churches and temples, a virtuous Babel tower, volcanic rock lightings, anamorphic murales and a design gin garden. The best of Milan Design Week 2022 is on Archipanic.

NYCxDESIGN 2022: 12 must-visit design exhibitions in New York City

Industry City Design Festival - Courtesy of NYCxDESIGN 2022

Best of NYXxDESIGN 2022 celebrates New York City’s creative community with a peaceful oasis in the heart of Times Square, flower design exhibitions, indie-design group shows and more.

Venice 2022: 12 must-see exhibitions cross-pollinating art, architecture and design

Homo Faber Event 2022, 12 Stone Garden - Photo by Alessandra Chemollo, ©MichelangeloFoundation.

Venice 2022: Forma Fantasma’s capsule exhibitions at La Biennale di Venezia, Homo Faber’s ode to craftsmanship, Galleria Nilufar’s design exhibition, Studio Drift’s mesmerising flying drones, the opening of the magnificent Procuratie Vecchie restored by David Chipperfield Architects and more…

Russia-Ukraine war: architecture and design news

Russia-Ukrain war, bombed playground in Kyiv - Photo by the SAY NOT TO WAR image collection.

Archipanic stands for Ukraine. Here we collect architecture and design news related to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. “The mission of architecture and design is to create spaces where people can share a better future. War is just the opposite of it; it destroys both the physical space and its purpose.” Enrico Zilli, Archipanic Editor in Chief.

Dutch Design Week 2021 responds to humanity’s bulimia for irresponsible growth

Dutch Design Week 2021. Jet and Pieke Bergmans at Kazerne - Photo by Ruud Balk.

Material innovation, upcycled furniture and digital exoterism. Dutch Design Week 2021 looks into the future of our homes and cities, challenging contemporary social and environmental issues with a proactive and positive attitude.

Design Miami/Basel 2021 rethinks the relationship between humans, nature and human nature

Joseph Walsh Studio @ Design Miami/ Basel 2021 - Photo by James Harris

Design Miami/Basel 2021: Space Age-inspired parametric sofas, blackhole mirrors between the parallel universe and the antiverse and a constellation of lighting designs blooming in mid-air. We round up 12 must-see best exhibitions on show.

3 Days Of Design 2021 focuses on well-being through design

ISLET dining tabe by Maria Bruun x Fredericia - Via IG, styling by @henrietteschou⁠, photography by @v.neumann via @yellowsstudio⁠.

Textile ‘rural graffiti’ inspired by flocks of sheep, the beauty of imperfect objects with a past and psychologically supportive mirrors. 3 Days Of Design 2021 took over Copenhagen, exploring how the objects we live with can help us to feel better.

Melbourne Design Week 2021 invites to ‘design the world you want’

Crafts by Damon Moon and Liam Fleming # the PRELIMINARY STRUCTURES exhibition - Photo via IG @preliminarystructures photo by Thomas Lentini.

The legacy of objects across generations, urban innovation for entirely self-sufficient future cities and collaborative crafts are among the highlights of Melbourne Design Week 2021.

Greenhouse 2021: 7 students’ furniture designs on show in Stockholm

CUMULONIMBUS by Julia Hager Jutterstrom - Courtesy of Julia Hager Jutterstrom.

Gardenhouse 2021: a daybed for daydreaming and a phygital fireplace… We selected 7 design projects by rising talents on show at Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Stockholm 2021: 7 design launches in the Swedish capital

'BAM! by Axel Boman' by Massproduction - Courtesy of Massproduction.

Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.

2021 architecture and design calendar and events guide

Expo 2021 Dubai - Construction site of the central dome

We rounded up the architecture and design calendar of 2021 including major events, fairs and exhibitions from Dubai to Milan and Shanghai.

2020 Best Architecture: 12 great stories from Dubai to the Arctic

Asif Khan's ethereal portals for Expo 2020 Dubai - Photo by Helene Binet, courtesy of Asif Khan design studio.

2020 Best Architecture: an Arctic whale watching facility, a pitched-roof garden house in Beverly Hills and a sustainable micro-library in Indonesia are among our favourite architectures of the year.

2020 round up: best 10 COVID-19 related architecture and design stories

10 COVID-19 related architecture and design stories of 22020. CURA by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati - Photo by Max Tomasinelli

From shipping containers turned into ICUs to to ‘silent’ architectural photo-essays, functional & safe furnitures and iconic techno clubs reopening as art spaces. We rounded up 10 Covid-19 related architecture and design stories of 2020.

Dubai Design Week 2020: 10 highlights on show under the Burj Khalifa

Dubai Design Week 2019 - Photo vias IG via @mydubai

The city’s inaugural architectural festival, convertible benches and a palm tree textile design celebration. We have rounded up 10 highlights on show at Dubai Design Week 2020 kicking off on November 9.

Dutch Design Week 2020: 10 virtual exhibitions on show

RISING FROM THE RUBBLES virtual exhibition by Movimento club -Image by Dao Archviz.

Judgemental algorithms, living coffins and independent design rising from the rubbles. 10 highlights at Dutch Design Week 2020!

Milano Design City: 8 highlights on show

Milano Design City. ANTOLOGY installation by Ferruccio Laviani @ Lea Ceramiche showroom - Courtesy Lea Ceramiche, ph. by Alessandro Nassiri.

Orphan of its major design week, Milan shows its reinvigorated resilience with Milano Design City, a 2 weeks programme of virtual and physical events, product design launches, exhibitions, talks and showrooms openings. Until October 10.

Vienna Design Week 2020: 7 highlights on show

Vandasye, DESIGN EVERYDAY - Photo by Maria Noisternig, Kollektiv Fischka, Vienna Design Week.

Souvenirs of loneliness, biophilic designs, gender sensitive projects and furniture designed for leaning. A city full of design is the main theme of Vienna Design Week 2020 which goes on show with a both physical and virtual program of exhibitions and product launches.