With its carved organic body and brass branches embracing a luminous glass globe, Fernando Mastrangelo’s ‘September’ floor lamp delivers a ‘sort of’ optimistic message on the climate change issue. Because Nature will survive us and thrive again.
ICFF + Wanted Design Manhattan 2021: pendant lamps inspired by fireflies in the Mexican forest, an ergonomic seat doubling as a tool for posture exercises, ethical carpets combating illegal child labor and more…
Colony, the designers’ co-op, presents the ‘Join’ exhibition featuring new work from 12 independent American designers exploring the tactile meanings and emotional complexities of togetherness. A mother/son lighting design, two armchairs for slow conversation and shared meditation and a set of urns/vessels in honor of a beloved family member lost during the pandemic.
New York Design Week 2021: a collective showcase reflecting on the power of post-pandemic togetherness, a wall-light anchoring ourselves among the chaos and psychedelic furniture drawing from the natural and biological world.
A Biosand cabinet, a tech-crafted ottoman with river tamarind leather-like fabric, ghaf tree lamps and desert cotton upholstery. With the Tanween 2021 program, Tashkeel platform for the UAE design scene presents the work of four emerging female designers who teamed up with local botanists, scientists, engineers and manufacturers to develop innovative materials and create bespoke furniture and lighting collections.
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At Dubai Design Week 2021, Ahmed El-Sharabassy has created the NATURE IN MOTION pavilion inspired by shapeshifting dune landscapes in the UAE. Made of sustainable and recyclable materials, the sinuous lightweight architecture provides multi-functional and multi-purpose public spaces and hosts an exhibition exploring compostable building materials and structures made of paper pulp.
Dubai Design Week 2021: a pavilion referring to the UAE moving desert, communal spaces inspired by traditional Emirati dance and more…
Edit Cult 2021: San Carlo Theatre, San Gennaro’s Museum, the Real Fabbrica di Capodimonte and some of Naples’ major cultural venues host exhibitions by Italian and international designers, all paying tribute to the vibrant spirit of the southern Italian city.
DAE Graduation Show 2021: from human-made clouds to musical tennis tables and trauma healing garments… 8 out-of-the-box projects by Design Academy Eindhoven graduates.
Archipanic explored Edit Napoli 2021, the third edition of the international fair focusing on creativity between industrial and collectible design. A lava alphabet, new oil rituals and porcelain toothbrushes vessels… Check what we liked the most at the Monumental Complex of San Domenico Maggiore.
Hyperion is an articulated wooden lighting design which looks like a giant, fictional insect hunting wildly in the night.
The Dutch Invertuals’ ‘Objects for a New Kind of Society’ exhibition at Dutch Design Week 2021 explores our relationship with objects and designers’ social role.
The winners of Dutch Design Awards 2021 mark a new impetus for the design world that thrives on change and cross-pollination and radiates hopeful optimism.
Material innovation, upcycled furniture and digital exoterism. Dutch Design Week 2021 looks into the future of our homes and cities, challenging contemporary social and environmental issues with a proactive and positive attitude.
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Smooth ceramic vortexes, soft cork-and-resin basins, waffle-like radiators and NYC-inspired taps with distinctive knurling improving grip and the experience of touch. Four tactile bathroom furniture designs debuting in Bologna.
Craftsmanship, childhood memories and earthy tones. Nature and human-centred surface design strives at the post-Covid 19 Cersaie 2021, the world’s leading international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings.
Stone and water. These are the only elements that makeup ANIMA LIQUIDA, the new freestanding sink signed by Giorgio Rava for Antoniolupi.
Iris Ceramica Group presents Hypertouch, a pioneering solution allowing you to control heating, ventilation, air conditioning, light, audio-video systems and windows by simply caressing a ceramic surface.
Cersaie 2021: Polychromatic spheres, cylinders, cones, cubes and prisms blend together at the INFINITE MAJESTY installation by Masquespacio for Roca Tiles.
Stefan Scholten, Birgitte Due Madsen and Studio Pepe present exquisite design projects challenging unsustainable marble and stone production processes.
With the ‘Forbidden Fruit’ installation at Design Miami/ Basel 2021, the eclectic artist and designer creates a still life setting reflecting on moral codes, prejudice and lust.
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A landscape of upside-down blossoming lightings by Studio DRIFT and a dynamic forest by Sou Fujimoto mark the European debut of Superblue at Design Miami/ Basel 2021.
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.
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.
Developed for Etage Project gallery, the holographic furniture collection debuts at the Alcova exhibition in Milan.
Let’s admit it; our smartphones often outsmart us. With the FANTASTIC SMARTPHONES exhibition, students at ECAL University have developed tongue-in-cheek devices, robots and interfaces able to hack our mobiles and make us reflect on how much we have become dependent on Tinder, Instagram, What’s Up or TicToc.
At ALCOVA, visitors can be teased or cuddled at ‘A Clockwork Orange’-inspired milk bar. As part of the ‘Herbarium’ project, the installation redefines contemporary interiors from iconic image culture.