As Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, we look into Trump’s controversial legacy. Goodbye Donald!
A whisky set taking drinkers to Mount Everest, a Greek vodka bottled like oil and an eclipse-and-star-studded gin and more… Cheers 2021!
From abstract psychedelia to socially conscious messages, and Retro Futurism. 99designs platform highlights 11 graphic design trends ‘grounded in the here and now’ that will be huge in 2021.
A synthesis of functionalism and technology, this is how Ernesto Gismondi embraced lighting design as both entrepreneur and designer.
Happy 2021! Robots Dynamics’ bots celebrate the New Year with a perfectly choreographed dance off party.
Splashes of colour in Amsterdam palazzos, queer culture aesthetics and brutalist gyms feature in our ‘2020 best interior design’ round up.
Frugal chairs by working-class migrants in the UAE and tumbling ‘carwash’ poufs, ‘Dimmable’ measuring tapes-like lamps and 3D printed brutalist chaise seaters. We rounded up 10 quirky furniture designs we liked the most in 2020!
From shipping containers turned into ICUs to to ‘silent’ architectural photo-essays, functional & safe furnitures and iconic techno clubs reopening as art spaces. We rounded up 10 Covid-19 related architecture and design stories of 2020.
Korean ceramic designer Minji Jung has designed X-Mas Treet, an exquisite set composed of stackable porcelain pieces that allow to enjoy the intimacy of Christmas.
Tom Dixon and Zaha Hadid candle holders, Ingo Maurer’s magical LED ‘flames’, a simple A4 paper sheet flickering design by Kazuhiro Yamanaka and Pelty candle-powered speaker. 5 out-of-the-box candle-designs humbly revealing hidden science and technology.
Drawing on the origins of the Christmas tree tradition, Sam Jacob Studio has completed THE ELECTRIC NEMETON, an urban installation playing with geometry, colour and light.
Hand-crafted insects are trapped in the lightbulbs of The Curiosity Cloud chandelier by Austrian duo mischer’traxler who invite to reflect on the relationship between man and nature, the impact of human activity and the importance of biodiversity.
Due to COVID-19, DesignMiami2020 goes hybrid with virtual tours, an e-comerce platform and a programme of smart talks.
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.
The best of DesignShanghai2020 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board… And do not forget to read our special report!
We will have to wait until September 2021 to finally enjoy Milan Design Week. Salone del Mobile.Milano postponed its 60th edition which, for the first time, will bring together Euroluce, Eurocucina and all the product categories, representing a special moment.
From 26 to 29 November, Design Shangai 2020 returns in a bigger location showcasing leading and emerging Chinese design as well as international furniture brands.
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.
DxBDW2020: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring the highlights on show at Dubai Design Week.
Messages of kindness and togetherness as well as graphic #TrumpOut spites. On Instagram and in American newspapers illustrators react to US 2020 elections results.
The city’s inaugural architectural festival, convertible benches and a palm tree textile design celebration. We have rounded up 10 highlights on show at Dubai Design Week 2020 kicking off on November 9.
Fumbling ‘carwash’ poufs, introspective mirrors and Ancient Roman-industrial archetypes… We have selected 7 concept furnitures by rising designers at Dutch Design Week 2020.
DDW2020: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design highlights on show in Eindhoven.
If you bumped into a very Instagram friendly installation inviting you to disconnect, would you be able to explore it or would you manage to resist from sharing it on social media? With the NO SIGNAL ZONE installation, Sara Ricciardi challenged the “To Selfie or Not To Selfie” dilemma.
Judgemental algorithms, living coffins and independent design rising from the rubbles. 10 highlights at Dutch Design Week 2020!
Farewell Enzo Mari. Prominent designer, philosopher, professor and “Giant” innovator died leaving a legacy in human-based design thinking.
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!
Fuorisalone fall edition: origami-like tables, armchairs experimenting with binary geometry, seats inspired by milking stools and a tribute to Beirut resilience.
MilanoDesignCity: we have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in town.
Covid-19 sanitizing light technology, ‘dimmable’ measuring tapes and luminous suspended mathematical grids… 6 lighting designs debuting at Milano Design City. Milan shining!