The late Pritzker Prize architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha mostly worked in São Paulo, but his austere raw concrete buildings influenced contemporary architecture in South America and beyond.
Helmut Jahn, the Flash Gordon of architecture, brought a ‘glitzy’ and bombastic attitude to postmodernism, from Chicago to Berlin, Philadelphia, Bangkok and beyond.
A synthesis of functionalism and technology, this is how Ernesto Gismondi embraced lighting design as both entrepreneur and designer.
Farewell Enzo Mari. Prominent designer, philosopher, professor and “Giant” innovator died leaving a legacy in human-based design thinking.
Functionality and playfulness, sober minimalism and a distinct ‘pop’ attitude. Cini Boeri – one of the few female voices and minds defining Italy’s post war architecture and design – has passed away in her beloved city, Milan. In her carrier she pioneered engineering, industrial design and architecture putting people’s intimate joy at the center.
Bulgarian artist Christo has wrapped iconic monuments and islands, dotted valleys with pink and yellow umbrellas and built floating large installations with a mission: creating new ways of seeing familiar landscapes.
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.
“In the globalized world, we architects are only asked to amaze. My advice to younger generations is not to distance from your roots.” Said late architect and urbanist Vittorio Gregotti known for important projects in Milan and across the world.
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.
From Paris to Hong Kong, Boston and Doha… Explore the stunning sharp and modernist architecture by the late Ieoh Ming Pei in our dedicated Pinterest gallery.
Pritzker Prize winner I M Pei, whose portfolio included the Louvre Pyramid and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th century.
Italian designer master Alessandro Mendini passed away aged 87. We pay tribute to his outstanding legacy with a gallery of some of his most iconic projects.
Acclaimed Italian designer, architect and philosopher Alessandro Mendini has passed away aged 87 leaving behind an extraordinary legacy of work spanning from architecture, industrial design and illustration.
Office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett who contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA passed away on January 25.
Explore late Florence Knoll Bassett’s works marrying architecture with interior design in our dedicated Pinterest gallery.
Thank you Larry Harvey. Burning Man visionary father’s legacy dismantled pre-conceived notions in the creative world.
Architecture world moarns Zaha Hadid, one of the greatest female architects whose iconic and fluid signature shaped visionary projects.
Industrial designer Richard Sapper died at 83 on New Year’s eve. ArchiPanic remembers the work and visions of one of one masters of design.