Alcova 2022: onyx portals, inflatable furniture and magmatic parallelisms. Archipanic’s editor-in-chief Enrico Zilli selected eight innovative design projects on show.
The AERODREAM exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz showcases the inflatable work of architects, artists and designers who found alternatives to postwar rationalism ‘within a bubble.’ From the pop icon ‘Blow’ chair to Buckminster Fuller’s ‘Biosphere’ and the inflatable concert hall by Arata Isozaki and Anish Kapoor.
Who wouldn’t love to have a pint at the pub with mates, dine out or join a friend’s dinner party? Inspired by summer inflatables, Soffio is the post-lockdown colorful and reusable face shield helping bars and restaurants to ‘stay afloat’.
Dedalum new ‘luminarium’ by Architects of Air is inspired by Greek mythology, Roman architecture and somewhere between a womb and a cathedral.
A decapitated swan float poking fun of Instagram influencers, patterned inflatable pools and air-filled bouncy furniture for the living room, the garden or the poolside.
Adrien Rovero’s SHORE installation featured 120 modules, called Dolos ready to be sat on, played with, and tossed in the air to bring people together.
MAD Architects’ WONDERLAND pavilion brings Alice’s White Rabbit in a Beijing’s historic neighbourhood for the joy of kids.
MET Breuer in New York, Milan Triennale, London Design Festival and more… 7 tributes to Ettore Sottsass on his birth 100th anniversary.
Make sure to add some architecture to your holidays and visit the hottest pavilions of Summer 2017. From the Burning Man to Astana World Expo but also the Serpentine Pavilion in London and Le Festival des Architectures Vives in Montpellier, France.
Young designer Tehila Guy took inspiration from flat pack furniture to create Anda, a transparent and inflatable armchair with a wooden structure that can be easily assembled and carried along.