Design Miami/ Basel 2022 explores the myth of ‘The Golden Age’ for a better and resilient future

Friedman Benda at Design Miami Basel 2022 - Photo © James Harris.

Ukrainian ancient crafts, Louis Carrol’s in-wonderland quirky furniture and Gio Ponti’s ode to colour. Design Miami/ Basel 2022 looks back to look forward. The Golden Age, reimagined.

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…

Collect 2022: 7 crafts and design projects celebrating the UN Year of Glass

Tim Rawlinson x London Glassblowing - Courtesy of Collect.

UN Year of Glass: mysterious constellations, ancient African crafts and dichroic transparencies shine at Collect 2022.

Collect 2022: Somerset House unveils the status of the art of crafts and design

Thrown Form by Dan Kelly x 155A Gallery - Photo Jake Curtis, styling Laura Fulmine, coutesy of Collect 2022.

Sustainability, glass celebration, unconventional textiles, post-pandemic memories and optimism are the key trends to look out for at Collect 2022.

Design Miami/Basel 2021 rethinks the relationship between humans, nature and human nature

Joseph Walsh Studio @ Design Miami/ Basel 2021 - Photo by James Harris

Design Miami/Basel 2021: Space Age-inspired parametric sofas, blackhole mirrors between the parallel universe and the antiverse and a constellation of lighting designs blooming in mid-air. We round up 12 must-see best exhibitions on show.

Elena Salmistraro: “Milan is back. This year I felt excited as if it was my first design week”

AXO IN FABULA by Elerna Salmistraro X Cappellini - Courtesy of Cappellini.

We sat down with Elena Salmistraro to talk about her projects at Milan Design Week, what the pandemic has taught us for good, women in design, and her positive attitude toward the future.

A flame for research: 10 candleholders to fight cancer

A FLAME FOR RESEARCH - Photo by Matteo Imbriani.

Hope, togetherness, grief and remembrance are the intimate feelings that inspired international designers such as Jaime Hayon, Federica Biasi, Luca Nichetto and Marcel Wanders to create ten candleholders for the A FLAME OF RESEARCH project by Mingardo. The unique pieces will be auctioned to support cancer research.

Melbourne Design Week 2021 invites to ‘design the world you want’

Crafts by Damon Moon and Liam Fleming # the PRELIMINARY STRUCTURES exhibition - Photo via IG @preliminarystructures photo by Thomas Lentini.

The legacy of objects across generations, urban innovation for entirely self-sufficient future cities and collaborative crafts are among the highlights of Melbourne Design Week 2021.

Spring is in the air at Collect 2021. And so is the will to restart after a these trouble times

COLLECT 2021 - Hostler Burrows - Eva Zathraeus - Indigo Platelett Cluster, 2020 - Courtesy of Collect.

Collect 2021: at the 17th edition of the only gallery-presented art and crafts fair, many are the pieces inspired by budding plants, blooming flowers and thriving reefs. It’s about time to leave the winter behind. Check the pieces we liked the most.

DesignMiami/ 2020 asks what does America mean through the lens of design and crafts

DesignMiami 2020 - DesignMiami Podium - Photo by Kris 2Tamburello.

DesignMiami/ 2020: from Shakers objects to Black Live Matters-inspired works, but also Native Indian textiles, the new generation of immigrant American designers and dinosaurs’ skeletons. Aric Chen curates DesignMiami/ Podium, the fair’s major phygital exhibition.

Dubai 2020: 5 beautiful design stories from Dubai Design Week

Dubai 2020. Frugal chairs by UAE working class migrants collected by Christopher Benton.

Dubai 2020: frugal seats by working-class migrants in the UAE, butterflies-inspired rugs empowering Afghani women and creative tools for kids who suffered during the Syrian war.

Edit Napoli 2020: glocal, transparent and heart-made crafts and design

EDIT Napoli 2020 - Sala del Capitolo ©Serena Eller Vainicher

From upcycled mozzarella boxes to rare discarded marbles creating new sculptural poetries. There is a lot of care, masterly hand-work and exquisite design-thinking at Edit Napoli 2020. Check what we like the most!

Vienna Design Week 2020: 7 highlights on show

Vandasye, DESIGN EVERYDAY - Photo by Maria Noisternig, Kollektiv Fischka, Vienna Design Week.

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.

Can creativity save animals’ lives? Archipanic-curated virtual exhibition features projects looking after endangered species

Porky Hefer's ENDANGERED, Orangutan and Porky - Courtesy of Southern Guild and SFA Advisory - Photo Antonia Steyn.

Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.