Stain glass windows and working stations as well as recreational and co-working spaces for Los Angeles creative community. The Ruby Streets venue rethinks the way of getting inspired together, with exquisite furniture and pastel coloured interiors.
10 space dividers to create post-COVID-19 flexible office spaces from paper softwalls unfolding like accordions to hued glass panels creating see-through geometries of light and Lapland villages-inspired working pods.
FOUNTAIN OF HYGENE design competition: forget hand sanitizing pumps, discover disinfecting doorbells, air cleansing bubbles machines and spongy door handles dispensing hand-washing liquid.
Longing for some convivial time with friends? PLEX EAT by Christophe Gernigon is the elegant solution to safely dine out without renouncing the aesthetics.
Master of light, transparency and immateriality, Nanda Vigo was one of the most visionary postwar Italian architects and artists. Her creative journey began as a child fascinated by Giuseppe Terragni’s architecture and Flash Gordon comics. During her carrier she collaborated with some of the most influential avant-garde movements and creative minds such as the Zero Group, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Gio Ponti.
A pointed rocking chair and a Chaise lounge composed of interlacing planes. Thomas Musca and Duyi Han joined forces to cast lightweight beton brut furniture combining brutalist aesthetics with computer programming.
After a decade of design innovation at Milan Design Week and beyond, Ventura Projects ends operations due to the economic impact of COVID-19.
Thai design studios KAOI and THINKK translated Ettore Sottsass’ bold design into the playful EBBA chair which can be composed according the user’s personal taste.
Discover some of the most clever design solutions fighting COVID19… and check our design and architecture ongoing report!
Who wouldn’t love to have a pint at the pub with mates, dine out or join a friend’s dinner party? Inspired by summer inflatables, Soffio is the post-lockdown colorful and reusable face shield helping bars and restaurants to ‘stay afloat’.
Metalworking, furniture making, textiles and embroidery, glassblowing, and ceramics have been part of Palestine’s cultural identity for centuries. Today, these crafts are being reimagined by designers presenting their works at ADORNO virtual exhibition ‘Here and there: a Palestinian Collection’. All resilient as Palestine itself which is used to lockdowns, check points and curfews, says curator Dima Srouji to Archipanic.
How do we encourage mass adoption of an unwanted necessity? Joe Ducet has designed a fashionable face shield that could be worn as a pair of glasses.
Synthetic flowers allowing bumblebees to thrive, a water harvesting urban panel and a paper pulp 3D printer are among the sustainable designs on show at the Ventura Projects’ digital exhibition ‘Channelling Change: Inside A Designer’s Brain”.
HANDY by Matteo Zallio is a multipurpose tool allowing to safely handle everyday routines in public spaced. The project was born from the idea of open source, where people share ideas, tools, methodologies and building capacity.
Rainbow gradient splashes and geometrical misty glass surfaces contrast in BUZAO’s HALO design collection for Gallery All.
WJ Design has designed the interiors of the natural light-filled Anshuka Western-style pastry store in Hangzhou blending with the Chinese city’s street-scape.
Dutch furniture company Moooi has released the video ‘Milano ci manchi’ – ‘Milan we miss you’ in English – as a tribute to the most important design events of the year which has been canceled due to Coronavirus.
The inaugural Virtual Design Festival organised by influential magazine Dezeen kicked off. The event was conceived as an innovative way to support the global design community hardly hit by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Life after COVID-19: from the rise of the ‘disinfection zone’ and the ‘smart working space’, to the boom of hype-free home gardening. Sergey Makhno predicts how our homes will change after the world’s quarantine.
Splashes of colour, custom furniture and and contemporary interiors reference the glorious past of the Felix Mertis building in the Dutch Capital.
A cosmic vibe with an underlying brutalist and underground fight-club aesthetic define the ultimate Dubai Warehouse Gym by VSHD Design.
Architecture and design studios, platforms and institutions launched COVID-19 competitions and open source projects to develop solutions to save lives and tackle the pandemic.
Fuorisalone 2020: in April and from 15 to 21 June the Milan Design Week diffused festival extend its influence digitally with ‘Fuorisalone TV’ and ‘Fuorisalone Meets’ virtual platforms as well as special e-fairs dedicated to Chinese and Japanese design.
Japanese PM and International Olympic Committee announced that Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been postponed “no later than summer 2021” due to coronavirus.
Milan Design Week – It’s official. The world’s leading furniture fair Salone del Mobile has been suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Antwerp-based Valerie Traan gallery presents the ALLTUBES furniture collection by design duo Muller Van Severen. The series comprises several cabinets, a bench and a chair, all made from repeated round aluminium tubes.
Material experimentation, glass, ceramic and four-handed creations are the growing craft trends of 2020, says to Archipanic COLLECT fair director Isobel Dennis.
We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best objects on show at Collect2020, the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design.
A three-dimensional ceramic carpet, lichen-glazed vessels with a sustainable message and vaporous memories caught in glass. 6 exquisite objects on show at Collect 2020.
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