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.
Design Biennale Zürich 2019 explores the playful, multidisciplinary and cutting-edge imprint of design. Discover experimental game design, an immersive algorithmic music showcase and a sound installation interacting with the city, but also virtual reality, architecture and dance!
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
ECAL has turned Spazio Orso 16, a 17th century Milanese palazzo, into a contemporary production site and retail shop inspired by a new vision of digital manufacturing.
Molecular sausages and hotdog armchairs but also edible Rubik cubes and origami pasta. Archipanic picks 7 projects for Milan Design Week foodies and their hungry friends.
Is the Internet of Things “such stuff as dreams are made of”? ECAL students present When objects dream: an interactive and playful exhibition to make reflect on our relationship with designs that communicate with each other and even seem to retain a sort of conscience.
With Milan design week about to kick in, we picked 10 quirky events that shine a light on the alternative side of Fuorisalone: from an occupied slaughterhouse turned into a creative hub to a funky design parade, but also hidden cloisters’ parties and dreaming high-tech furniture.
The Whale Bone project: ECAL student flies to Reykjavik combine “primitive” and contemporary design in Iceland.