Downtown Design 2023: ten female-empowered projects in Dubai

Ávila by Nella Figueroa - Photo courtesy of Downtown Design 2023.

At the Downtown Design 2023 fai in Dubai, we have been positively impressed by the strong presence of female designers, curators and creatives. Check some of the projects we liked the most.

Dubai Design Week 2023: ten must-visit exhibitions and installations

Shaking Sanctuary by nngg Studio - Courtesy of Dubai Design Week 2023.

Dubai Design Week 2023 is about interweaving… cultures, textiles, palm trees, technology and sustainability. Check what we liked the most.

Best of DesignMiami Paris 2023: ten highlights on show in the French capital

Samuel Ross at Design Miami Paris 2023 - Photo by James Harris, courtesy of James Harris for DesignMiami.

Through October 22, DesignMiami Paris 2023 takes over the sumptuous interiors of the historic Hôtel de Maisons. Check what we liked the most.

Edit Napoli 2023: eleven slow design projects in Naples

EDIT Napoli 2023 - Installations at the Archivio di Stato in Naples - Photo by Eller Studio, courtesy of EDIT Napoli.

Edit Napoli 2023: Pompeii-inspired wallpapers, colanders derived from lost pasta, volcanic lava stone materials, and more.

Collect 2022: 7 crafts and design projects celebrating the UN Year of Glass

Tim Rawlinson x London Glassblowing - Courtesy of Collect.

UN Year of Glass: mysterious constellations, ancient African crafts and dichroic transparencies shine at Collect 2022.

Collect 2022: Somerset House unveils the status of the art of crafts and design

Thrown Form by Dan Kelly x 155A Gallery - Photo Jake Curtis, styling Laura Fulmine, coutesy of Collect 2022.

Sustainability, glass celebration, unconventional textiles, post-pandemic memories and optimism are the key trends to look out for at Collect 2022.

Design Miami 2021 dodges hypes exploring the ‘Human Kind’ theme

Design Miami 2021 Exterior - Photo by James Harris.

Design Miami 2021 focuses on human-based projects. From ceramic vessels reinterpreting the African diaspora to ‘floral’ cabinets exploring ideas of ephemerality, decay, and more.

Dutch Design Week 2021 responds to humanity’s bulimia for irresponsible growth

Dutch Design Week 2021. Jet and Pieke Bergmans at Kazerne - Photo by Ruud Balk.

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.

Fuorisalone 2021: 20 top destinations at Milan Design Week

Design Variations @ Milan Design Week 2021 - Courtesy of Mosca Partners.

Finally, Milan Design Week is back! Supersized beach cabins, a courtyard filled with orchids and a pavilion made from sustainable chairs. Fuorisalone 2021 unveils former military barracks and forgotten bakery factories and unlocks new destinations in the unexplored west side of the city.

September 2021: Architecture & Design calendar

Supersalone - Render by Andrea Caputo.

September 2021: from Milan to Chicago, from Seoul to London, Beijing and Paris. We round up 15 international fairs, festivals and biennials in this super creative month.

Edit Napoli 2020: glocal, transparent and heart-made crafts and design

EDIT Napoli 2020 - Sala del Capitolo ©Serena Eller Vainicher

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!

London Design Festival 2020: 7 phygital highlights on show

London Design Festival 2020, graphic design by Studio Pentagram - Courtest of LDF.

A Victorian greenhouse with a warning climate change message, dogs’ architecture, biophilic design and architectural soundscapes explorations. London Design Festival 2020 goes ‘phygital’, focusing on the city’s resilient imprint.

Downtown Design 2019: 7 exhibitions and furniture designs inspired by Middle Eastern heritage

Downtown Design 2019. 'Sarab' colection by Jawaher Alkhayyal - Photo by Jawaher Alkhayyal.

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.

Dubai Design Week 2019: 7 highlights on show in the UAE creative capital

Dubai Design Week 2019 - Photo vias IG via @mydubai

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.

Independent fair EDIT Napoli premieres celebrating the rise of the designer-maker

EDIT Napoli. Complesso di San Domenico Maggiore - Photo by ©Lea Anouchinsky.

Set in a Dominican convent and church in the earth of Naples, the first editiion of EDIT Napoli brings together the city’s unique vibrant imprint and its international role of Mediterranean capital of culture to celebrate the new generation of independent designers.