PINWU design team has spent four years of extensive research on Yuhang’s traditions to create a contemporary design set according to ancient Chinese craftsmanship.
From Iran to Greece… And New York. Siba Sahabi’s explores ancient crafts techniques with the Between Rivers collection of laquered felt vases.
Aljoud Lootah abstracts geometrical patterns to create Double Square minimal furniture design collection.
Replicas of Palmira Arch that was nearly destroyed by ISIS in Syria will be 3D-printed in London and New York as symbols of defiance against acts of terrorism and thanks to a broader conservation program by the Institute of Digital Archaeology.
With Tsumiki, Kengo Kuma and Ryuichi Sakamoto launch an interactive Japanese Lego game that allows kids to express their architectural skills.
Yaroof installation by Aljoud Lootah pays homage to traditional fishing techniques and Arabesque patterns in front of Dubai contemporary skyline.
Renovated split courtyard houses by TAO combine public and private spaces according to Beijing traditional neighbourhoods.
Make that studio designed Pètra, a reinterpretation of an ancient Moorish jug with the smooth shape of the pebbles found in the bottom of a Sicilian river.
Bahrain Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 is a poetic interpretation of the country’s agrarian heritage and features blooming gardens nested in white concrete alcoves, an ancient artifacts’ exhibiton and a video installation.
Designers and makers from Ireland and international influencers presented collections meshing craft and heritage to update on the ultimate Irish design trends.
Canada’s national exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale explores how Inuit communities in Nunavut, the newest, largest and most northerly territory, challenged the viability of an universalizing modernity.
Foster+Partners designs UAE pavilion at Milan Expo in 2015 combining ancient planning principles with Masdar City’s sustainable masterplan in Abu Dhabi.
German architect Alex T Schulz took inspiration by the evolution of life and created mesmerizing objects that reflect and resemble primordial beings.
DHPH and Nightshop design duo present the P.O.V. family: a collection of products that change color as you walk around them.
The Whale Bone project: ECAL student flies to Reykjavik combine “primitive” and contemporary design in Iceland.