JKMM Architects metaphorically bring snow to the desert. The Finland Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai highlights the country’s commitment to sustainability and its deep connection with nature.
Are you ready to explore a Finnish submarine environment of a Magritte-inspired setting over the clouds? VR experiences and interactive 3D Models of over 200 exclusive European collectibles are on show at THE NEW REALITY digital group exhibition by ADORNO gallery. We have selected 6 brilliant designs from our favourite country-specific showcases.
Ropes and metal tubes compose the Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec which shape shifts according to its user. The designers launch also a wall hook named Tupla.
Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…
Our ArchiNorci Pinterest board features some of the best contemporary architecture across Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.
A pavilion made of 3d-printed knots, game design and a circular-shower recycling water to grow plants… The best of Vienna Design Week 2019 is on Archpanic.
An ancient dye plant painting the world indigo, spider silk engineering technology and the world’s first microbe-grown headset. Helsinki Design Week 2019 is all about a greener future!
Originally designed for Stockholm’s Nationalmuseum Artek’s Atelier chair is a versatile wooden seat paying homage to Nordic design, and ready to fit in public spaces, homes and offices.
Iittala’s new ‘family’ of plates, bowls and glassware by Jasper Morrison loose the formality of a table setting and helps to create a more homely and relaxed atmosphere.
How can a restaurant be truly sustainable? The Zero Waste bistro at Wanted Design in Manhattan is made of recycled food packaging and composts all of its leftovers.
With Project TrumpNoMore Finnish NGO Melting Ice is raising half a million dollars to demonstrate that climate change exists in a monumental way: carving the US President’s face into an arctic iceberg.
Trump’s wall and the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) splitting the Korean peninsula in two… These border walls are just the tip of a global iceberg. Archipanic explores protectionist and divisive constructions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.
Artek presents a brand new range of furniture and accessories for the hallway designed by young Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken.
Marimekko presents new design collections bring spring into homes with geometric hydrangeas and urban-inspired geometries.
Germany, Austria and Finland pavilions at 2016 Venice Biennale showcase solutions to humanly face the European refugee emergency with a positive and pragmatical attitude.
Which are the fronts that architects can tackle in order to improve people’s life? We examine eight fronts and key topics explored by must-see exhibitions at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
Landskating: 9 great stories of concrete ramps from Tokyo to Paris… What happens when architects and skaters team up to make cities friendlier?
Minimal and simple home collection by Iittala with fashion designer Issey Miyake highlights Japan and Finland increasingly similar aesthetics.
Baked upholstered mirrors, chemically oxidated sculptures, and poured bowls with fluid patterns. Emerging Scandinavian designers showcase their alchemic attitude at Maison&Objet’s exhibition TALENTS À LA CARTE.
Winning proposal by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes for Guggenheim Helsinki competition features a hub of darkly cladded pavilions.
Artek launches Kaari Collection by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec. A minimal design in wood and steel enhances the linear silouhette of tables, desks and shelves.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation unveiled the six shortlisted concept designs for Helsinki Guggenheim museum.
Inspired by the wildlife inhabiting Finnish forests, Sanna Annukka designed for Marimekko a collection with jazzy and quirky graphics for tableware, fabrics and home accessories.
The exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice shows how modern Scandinavian architecture became an essential component of foreign aid to East Africa in the period 1960–80, and how the ideals of the Nordic welfare system found expression in a number of construction projects.
45° Lamp by Tuomas Auvinen for MUUTO exploits un-used corner spaces with a unconventional yet functional style.
Aalto University School of Arts presented the work of some of the most promising students with the “Norther” exhibition.