We rounded up the architecture and design calendar of 2021 including major events, fairs and exhibitions from Dubai to Milan and Shanghai.
Top 8 urban stories of 2020: Stockholm’s underground art trail, transparent Tokyo public toilets and a sport campus hidden under a green hilly landscape in China.
Splashes of colour in Amsterdam palazzos, queer culture aesthetics and brutalist gyms feature in our ‘2020 best interior design’ round up.
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.
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.
From 26 to 29 November, Design Shangai 2020 returns in a bigger location showcasing leading and emerging Chinese design as well as international furniture brands.
Messages of kindness and togetherness as well as graphic #TrumpOut spites. On Instagram and in American newspapers illustrators react to US 2020 elections results.
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.
Judgemental algorithms, living coffins and independent design rising from the rubbles. 10 highlights at Dutch Design Week 2020!
MilanoDesignCity: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in town.
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.
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.
LDF2020: We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in London.
A Victorian greenhouse with a warning climate change message, dogs’ architecture, biophilic design and architectural soundscapes explorations. London Design Festival 2020 goes ‘phygital’, focusing on the city’s resilient imprint.
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.
Milan vs Corona virus – Check our architecture & design blog from the city.
We are at IMMCologne2020. Check our Pinterest board to discover the best of the first influential furniture fair of the year…
10 museums inaugurating in 2020: from Tadao Ando’s Pinault Collection in Paris to Foster+Partners’ museum in China but also Grimshaw Architects’ pavilon at Dubai Expo, Frank O. Gehry’s expansion of Philadelphia Museum of Art and more…
2019 Best Design. A chair made from 100 % recycled plastic from fishing nets in the Arctic, a floor-to-ceiling luminous belt and violently psychedelic benches are among our favourite furniture designs of the year.
2019 Best Architecture. Zaha Hadid Architects’ giant starfish-shaped airport in Beijing and Thomas Heatherwick’s architectural sculpture in New York, but also a former locomotive hangar turned into an indoor urban plaza and an inclusive LGBT Center in L.A. are among our favourite architectures of the year.
From pink seesaws allowing children and grown ups from both sides of the US-Mexico border to play together to multi-faith temples encouraging inter religious understanding and the Alpine forest in the stadium triggering reflection on Climate Change. The Best of 2019? Check how architects and designers can truly make a difference to shape minds and places for a better future!
A cafe where to smell and taste pure blue-ness, an urban blue ‘lightscape’ installation raising awareness on climate change and a Russian Suprematism-inspired monochromatic bar in Moscow… 7 Classic Blue atypical projects going beyond the Pantone® hype!
A tribute to Lina Bo Bardi at Art Basel Miami, crafted pink beasts in the city’s design district and a brand new museum dedicated to the urban imprint of graffiti culture. 12 not-to-be.-missed fairs, exhibitions and installations at Miami Art Week 2019.
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.
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.
Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…
Floating washbasins, stain-resistant concrete sets, super-thin radiators and moody furniture designs. 5 bathroom designs on show at Cersaie 2019.
Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019 focuses on social justice, equality, and civic activism. From a memorial to gun violence victims to a Bauhaus vision for race and gender equality and an architectural forensic examination of the controversial death of an Afro-American barber killed by Chicago police.
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.
A giant digitally-designed stool at Musée des Archives Nationales, Sou Fujimoto’s nature-driven architecture, emerging international talents in Vertbois rising creative neighborhood and more… 10 must-see exhibitions at Paris Design Week 2019.