An austere and fictitious border fence, a snow globe-turned into monument and an architectural sphere rolling down the alley… Check our favourite installations on show at PASSAGES INSOLITES 2019, Quebec City’s serendipitous urban art trail.
“Unexpectedly, from my experience, the strongest street art lovers are generally older people who find a new way to live their city evaluating its aesthetics and social potentials, while younger generations harness art from Social Media,” says to Archipanic Italian street artist Peeta.
BIG and FREAKS freearchitects have inaugurated MÉCA, a new art-filled public space and innovative urban room overlooking Bordeaux’ waterfront.
Nature and architecture meet at the seashore in the semi-submerged sinuous architecture of UCCA Dune Art Museum by OPEN Studio.
At 3 Days of Design 2019 Nordic workplaces become flexible, design crafts are ‘not-necessarily’ functional, chairs protect the ocean while art injects irreverence into design.
The white-washed warehouse spaces of the Colony design collective feature one-of-a-kind pieces by 14 of the top independent American designers who were tasked to collaborate with artists of their choosing for the ‘Pas de Deux’ exhibition.
From Ghana to Taiwan, Denmark, US and more. At Venice Art Biennale 2019 – the Olympics of Art – many national pavilions have a strong architectural imprint. Check the ones we liked the most.
The best of VeniceBiennale2019 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board featuring architecture and design-related exhibitions and installations on show at Arsenale, Giardini and across the city.
Golden Lion-awarded Lithuanian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2019 has transformed a post-industrial military architecture into an artificial beach revealing our frivolous inertia in front of the climate change emergency in a honest non-preachy way.
The first Ghana Pavilion in Venice features artists across three generations capturing the culture and the diasporas of the nation. British-Ghanan Architect David Adjaye has created an elliptically shaped pavilion imbued with the country’s colours and textures.
A library of exile in Venice Jewish Ghetto and a supermarket where to shop Hillary Clinton’s emails but also Fornasetti’s dreamlike installation at Fondaco Tedeschi and Dante’s Inferno, Russian style! We selected 6 architecture and design-related exhibitions inaugurating at Venice Art Week 2019.
Christoph Büchel brings to Venice BARCA NOSTRA, the shipping vessel that sank on April 18, 2015 with over 800 migrants imprisoned in its cargo.
Red, yellow and blue and geometrical volumes define Brani & Desi’s Breakfast with Mondriam concept-apartment paying homage to the iconic 20th century artist.
Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.
Immigration, Native Indians’ heritage, cultural exchange and climate change inspired architecural artworks on show at the second edition of Desert X 2019.
LE FEMMES DE DELFT series by Meisterwerke brings together Vermeer, tattoo and iconic Dutch ceramic design.
Miami2018 – The best of Miami art and design week is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board… And do not forget to read our special report!
Miami 2018: ArtBasel and DesignMiami/ but also The Haas Brothers’ hallucinogenic creatures at the Bass Museum and the free-to-all Faena Festival aiming to unite rather then divide. If you are in town blend in with the creative vibe!
The AZULIK Art Center by Roth features sustainable biomorphic concrete volumes and floating bridges which seem to naturally grow from the Mexican wilderness.
The new Jameel Arts Centre by Serie Architects is a cultural hub featuring a white cluster of galleries, 7 desert gardens and an open-air sculpture park overlooking Dubai creek.
Kandinsky, Malevich and El Lissitzky inspired interior designer Angelina Askeri to create a handcrafted and pastel-hued collection of Russian Avantgarde-inspired rugs.
A former chocolate factory promoting photography, a glass industrial plant redeveloped for open air festivals, summer pool parties and concerts and a brewery turned into a design center. 7 must-visit creative epicenters at the helm of Moscow’s Post industrial Renaissance.
PARADISO Ibiza Art Hotel features pastel-hued art rooms, a free ‘transparent’ suite for art residences and a street-art gallery.
Snøhetta’s design for the new exhibition “Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed” features organically shaped benches and ceiling-mounted screen projections in order to enhance visitors’ experience regardless of their previous knowledge of the Norwegian artist.
With Project TrumpNoMore Finnish NGO Melting Ice is raising half a million dollars to demonstrate that climate change exists in a monumental way: carving the US President’s face into an arctic iceberg.
Wicker ballet dancers, dragon art-cars and giant psychedelic mushrooms. The No Spectators exhibition at the the Smithsonian American Art Museum brings back from the ashes some of the most stunning architectures and designs of the famed Burning Man festival.
The Open Sky installation by Phillip K. Smith III for COS transforms the overhead square of sky of Palazzo Isimbardi’s courtyard into a grounded, physical ring of reflected sky.
Luminous sculptures made of drones, Carsten Höller’s double club for Prada and a 45 clowns posing in a sunset-gradient hued room. Miami Art and Design Week 2017 takes over the city, starting from Arata Isozaki’s Bass Museum and ICA Miami’s new home.
Louvre Abu Dhabi by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel mesmerises guests with a huge dome creating a “rain of light” over a floating village of galleries which explores humanity through art.
Muralist Katrien Vanderlinden transformed an old and dull basket court in Belgium into a vibrant playground merging sport and street art.