Sergio Sebastiàn has created a 24 metre high Christmas tree made of crystal and metal geometries towering over a blustling motorways in Madrid. The landmark installation juxtaposes the city’s moving flows of light with BauHaus and Expressionism.
They float in Rio and hang upside-down in Paris… Check our Pinterest board dedicated to eccentric and unconventional Christmas trees around the world.
As you walk in the lobby of the Sanderson London hotel, Yinka Ilori’s colourful Christmas tree glows, framed by modernist architecture and eclectic interiors.
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.
A cafe where to smell and taste pure blue-ness, an urban blue ‘lightscape’ installation raising awareness on climate change and a Russian Suprematism-inspired monochromatic bar in Moscow… 7 Classic Blue atypical projects going beyond the Pantone® hype!
It all started from the agave, the base ingredient of tequila, and a trip to Mexico – then it took a lot of computer work and welding. That’s how the agave-inspired limited-edition set by Julian Mayor and Maestro DOBEL® tequila was born.
6 fashion empowered designs in Miami: FENDI architectural installation, Sasha Bikoff’s furniture collection inspired by Gianni and Donatella Versace’s fascination with the city, Crosby Studios’ ‘upcycled’ Balenciaga sofa and more…
Champagne Perrier Jouët renews the dialogue between nature, champagne and design with Andrea Mancuso’s ‘Metamorphosis’ installation at DesignMiami/ 2019. The designer explores the metamorphoses of nature and the way the Maison transforms grapes into champagne using over 200 years of savoir-faire.
Sinking furniture reminding of Venice challenging tasks and iceberg-like pottery going beyond the natural-artificial dichotomy… 10 aquatic exhibitions at DesignMiami/ 2019.
Miami2019 – Art, design and architecture intertwine in the Magic City. We have created a Pinterest board with some of the best events, exhibitions and installations… Check our ongoing report as well!
The first hype-free carbon negative vodka, a tequila supporting Mexican endangered communities and the Amalfi coast panorama, distilled into premium flavoured gin! We picked 7 design bottles combining conviviality with style!
Molecules, ‘Magodi’ hairstyles and heroic grandmas inspired South African designers launching African-pop furnitures in Miami.
Palm weaving techniques, traditional Middle East architecture and landscapes of shape-shifting dunes are re-interpreted in contemporary designs at Downtown Design 2019 in Dubai.
Emirati designer Aljoud Lootah launches MUDEEM, a collection of hand-crafted storage boxes inspired by the traditional ‘Mandoos’ chests. The series “keep pace with a changing world”.
Afghani crafts, a pavilion inspired by wind towers of the Gulf and a gateway exploding the patterns of light created by traditional gridded windows in Middle Eastern architecture. We rounded up some of the best installations and exhibitions at Dubai Design Week 2019.
The very best of DubaiDesignWeek2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board… And check our ongoing report!
THE CAPITAL COLLECTION of mirrors by Fernando Mastrangelo references Dubai as an architectural oasis that has emerged from a sand-covered landscape.
Pinterest – Happy Halloween! Skull chairs, ghostly lamps and ominous creatures… We picked terrifying and terrific furniture, accessories and lighting designs to haunt your home with style.
Discover more spooky design projects on Archipanic! The Monster Cabaret collection by Lasvit features blown glass martians, a multi-eyed mirror and troops of quirky creatures populate. Karim Chaya’s Look Back mirror-sculpture features a voyeur/skeleton holding a mirror and refers to the true admirer in each of us.
We selected 6 spooky chairs injecting the Halloween vibe into design. Brace for a haunted soul trapped in a transparent acrylic chair, a monstrous octopus armchair, a skull-shaped design and more…
A haunted soul trapped in a transparent acrylic chair and faint sheet draped gently over the memory of a seat. 6 spooky chairs celebrating Halloween!
Upcycled wastelands’ materials, moths’ bio-waste and furniture made by blowing plastic like glass with a responsible attitude… 7 out-of-the-box sustainable designs on show in Eindhoven.
From satellite graveyards to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ‘GEO-DESIGN: Junk’ exhibition explores global junk networks of discarded things and the new realities and potentialities of waste.
De StraatMakers collaborative installation, Atelier NL has invited Eindhoven’s residents to collect soil samples in their favourite urban places “to reflect on the unique characteristics of the very place we call home”.
We have dedicated a Pinterest board to the visionary and tongue in cheek lighting design of Ingo Maurer; the ‘Poet of Light’ passed away, aged 87.
The legacy and message of Ingo Maurer for future generations of designers is to be humble, controversial and ironic at the same time.
A diner made from waste materials and discarded design parts, kinetic light installations in a former church and lamps made from recycled plastic printed on textile by a robot arm. 15 highlights at Dutch Design Week 2019.
The very best of Dutch Design Week – DDW2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board… And check our report from the Eindhoven!
Maxim Kashin has created a purple suprematist interior design highlighting the superiority of colour over the form and the pure geometry of space.
The climate crisis is like an eruption about to devastate our future. From here, Fernando Mastrangelo has expanded his sculptural practice through MAGMA, a new mirror series inspired by volcanic formations… with an encouraging message.
Paolo Ulian’s PLISSE’ sink is the ultimate Antonio Lupi bathroom design combining water-jet technology with pleated textile aesthetics.
Deceiving ceramic is the ultimate surface design trend. At Cersaie 2019, new technologies blend the material with unexpected looks raging from oxidized metals to Himalayan salt and Venetian silk.