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.
A super-thin cantilevered platform and glass staircases float in Hangzhou’s Apple store by Foster+Partners that was conceived as a transparent cube overlooking to the surrounding urbanscape.
Pop-corns, comfy seats and good-humour, Nordic cinema meets IKEA: get ready for flat-packed vendetta and odd furniture-mates.
Industrial designer Richard Sapper died at 83 on New Year’s eve. ArchiPanic remembers the work and visions of one of one masters of design.
From Prada flour to Tiffany yogurt. At Milan Expo, Peddy Mergui’s impossible posh packagings make people think on the relevance of marketing in food design.
Ikea spoofs Apple style to present 2015 on-paper catalogue. “Not a digital book, not a e-book… but a book-book!” says the company design-guru in the viral the ad campaign.
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus aren’t simply bigger: a dramatically thin design features innovative technologies like Powerful A8 Chip, Advanced Cameras and M8 Motion data processor as well as Apple Pay.