From Milan Design Week to Burning Man and the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. We rounded up this year’s best pavilions and installations.
Best of Dubai Design Week 2022: a pavilion made of upcycled fishing nets, an installation celebrating Iranian women’s endurance and persistence, and more.
SEE MONSTER by NEWSUBSTANCE studio in Weston-super-Mare, UK, opens to the public, triggering conversations about reuse, renewables, and the great British weather.
Inspired by Neolithic stone circles, the HENGE installation and gathering space “creates a space separate from the outside world.”
The AS IT IS – EQUILIBRIUM FLOWER exhibition features a field of delicate textile vessels highlighting the harmony between man-made and nature.
6.000 dangling lightbulbs glow in the ‘Pulse Topology’ interactive installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer for Superblue and BMW.
Truly Design Crew combines art, design and innovation with an anamorphic mural celebrating the plurality of perspectives and sustainability.
The ‘Circular Dimensions x Microscape’ installation and pavilion by Cristopher Cichocki is made from 25.000 feet of resonating PVC pipes.
‘Social Sacrifice’ highlights the tensions that emerge between collective action and individual freedom as well as how these change in the presence of external threats.
Coachella 2022: iridescent towers inspired by Roman architecture, a giant cocoon composed of iconic chairs, a pavilion made from PVC tubes and oversize tilted buoys bringing people together.
Craftsmanship, childhood memories and earthy tones. Nature and human-centred surface design strives at the post-Covid 19 Cersaie 2021, the world’s leading international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings.
Cersaie 2021: Polychromatic spheres, cylinders, cones, cubes and prisms blend together at the INFINITE MAJESTY installation by Masquespacio for Roca Tiles.
A landscape of upside-down blossoming lightings by Studio DRIFT and a dynamic forest by Sou Fujimoto mark the European debut of Superblue at Design Miami/ Basel 2021.
Can tomato plants and a server live in symbiosis? How much would you pay for a cloud? Would you use an influencer starter kit for your kids? We selected ten out-of-the-box graduation projects by Design Academy Eindhoven students on show at the MISSED YOU CALL exhibition in Milan.
With the exhibition IL VISO DEL MONDO at Milan Design Week, Richard Yasmine explores the power of the face and its importance as the greatest human organ of emotion.
Adam Nathaniel Furman has created ‘Proud Little Pyamid,’ a giant psychedelic installation in the heart of Kings Cross.
This year, many Saint Valentine’s Day lovers have been apart from each other due to Covid-19 restrictions. Adam Basanta’s kinetic installation A TRULY MAGIC MOMENT brings together video call technology and the dizziness of spinning together hand in hand.
Drawing on the origins of the Christmas tree tradition, Sam Jacob Studio has completed THE ELECTRIC NEMETON, an urban installation playing with geometry, colour and light.
Hand-crafted insects are trapped in the lightbulbs of The Curiosity Cloud chandelier by Austrian duo mischer’traxler who invite to reflect on the relationship between man and nature, the impact of human activity and the importance of biodiversity.
If you bumped into a very Instagram friendly installation inviting you to disconnect, would you be able to explore it or would you manage to resist from sharing it on social media? With the NO SIGNAL ZONE installation, Sara Ricciardi challenged the “To Selfie or Not To Selfie” dilemma.
Lee Broom unveils his MAESTRO collection with a film and a classic concert, staged in a highly stylised set which recalls a Kubrick-like symphony hall.
Visitors are invited to collaborate to breath life into the interactive UNITY installation by Marlene Huissoud at Coal Drops Yard in London.
With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Desert X AlUla 2020: 7 brilliant installations taking over an ancient oasis to bring together a plurality of voices from the past.
As you walk in the lobby of the Sanderson London hotel, Yinka Ilori’s colourful Christmas tree glows, framed by modernist architecture and eclectic interiors.
What if walls dividing communities and countries could playfully bring people together? The ‘porous’ WAL(L)Z installation by T Sakhi Architects at Dubai Design Week “represents the act of resilience in overcoming any obstacle and transforming it for constructive change.”
MASS Design Group and conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas have created ‘The Gun Violence Memorial Project’: four houses built of 700 glass bricks, each one representing the average number of lives lost due to gun violence each week in America.
Please Be Seated, Paul Cocksedge rippling communal bench for British Land echoes the rhythm of a London thriving neighbourhood.
Lee Broom creates KALEIDOSCOPIA, a deceiving optical chandelier composed of reflected optical illusions for London Design Festival 2019.
Robots on their way to intellective independence and weaved bamboo rings making the world a ‘lighter’ place… 7 installations pushing design boundaries at Victoria & Albert Museum!