Venice Glass Week 2023: ten serendipitous glassworks and exhibitions

The Floating Furnace @ Venice Design Week 2023 - Photo by Venice Design Week 2023.

A floating furnace under the Rialto bridge, detergent dispensers made from Murano glass, and a tribute to Bohemian masters… Check what we liked the most at Venice Glass Week 2023.

Burning Man 2023: 10 mesmerising design architecture projects with powerful messages

Temple of the Heart by Ela Madej and Reed Finlay @ Bruning Man 2023 - Photo via IG by @ranlarson, follow @2023temple.

Best of Burning Man 2023: A 1,000 drone show dedicated to endangered animals, an (anti-tank) hedgehog shrine to honour Ukrainian heroes, and a feminine temple blooming with flowers…

Marcus Byrne creates graffiti architectures with Artificial Intelligence

'When life imitates art' by Marcus Byrne - Image by Marcus Byrne.

Marcus Byrne’s graffiti architectures capture the beauty in the decay with the art project When life imitates art. Through AI, the Australia-based Irish graphic designer, digital artist, and visual storyteller celebrates the spray can as a democratic tool for freedom of expression.

Long Live The Christmas Tree! A winter wonder exhibition at Harewood House

Swallows and Damsons @ Long Live the Christmas Tree - Photo Credit Tom Arber.

Eleven ‘traditionally untraditional’ Christmas trees mesmerize the country house’s visitors in West Yorkshire, England. Long Live The Christmas Tree!

Design Miami 2022 explores contemporary design in search of a new ‘Golden Age’

Design Miami 2022 Fair Exterior - Photo by James Harris.

The Golden Age is the main theme of Design Miami 2022. We explored the fair and detected five trends: from ancient folklore revamp to phygital utopias.

Burning Man 2022: 10 architectures raising from the Nevada desert

Burning Man 2022, Paradisium by Dave Keane & Folly Builders - Photo via IG, follow @davekeane.

Burning Man 2022 explores the transformative power of dreams with mesmerizing architecture and design. Am ‘empyrean temple, a grove of geometric trees, space cats, an afro-futuristic shrine and more.

Jen Lewin’s Last Ocean interactive installation glows at Burning Man 2022

Burning Man 2022, The Last Ocean + Ursa Major by Jen Lewin - Photo by Matt Emmi, ©Jenlewin Studio.

With ‘The Last Ocean’ luminescent installation, Jen Lewin raises awareness of ocean pollution. She teamed up with Ocean Plastic Technologies to bring forward an innovative, circular, and poetic solution to recycle and reclaim ocean plastic.

Biennale Arte 2022: 10 national pavilions with great architecture and design

US Pavilion - Photo by Timothy Schenck, courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery, ©Simone Leigh.

Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.

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…