JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten inspires kids to learn independently

Taiwan Montessori desaturated kindergarten - Photo by JJ Studio.

Kids areas are often super colourful, but “the world of children is simple, and anything can be a playground at any time” and everywhere, beside bold colours. That’s why JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten is designed to allow pupils of a Montessori pre-school in Taiwan to promote their imagination and learn independently.

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors: 10 great projects on show

2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors - 'Interloop' by Studio Chris Fox - Photo by Josh Raymond. Image: courtesy of World Architecture Festival.

An Art-Deco carriage on the Orient Express a molecular pharmacy, a LEGO house and upside-down interlooping escalators… 10 of the best projects at 2018 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors.

Design House: 24 studios turn an abandoned house in Mexico City into an interior design experimental space

Grupo de Diseñadores @ Design House - Photo by Design Week Mexico.

At Design Week Mexico 2018, the Design house exhibition invited some of the country’s most cutting-edge studios to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor, natural and urban for a more intimate and human-based interior design.

A whale of a good design: 7 sustainable projects protecting the seven seas

An up-cycled jumping whale, shark-shaped alcoves and high-tech sustainable fishing nets saving dolphins’ lives. 7 marine-inspired design projects delivering responsible messages and supporting environmental issues.

Emptiness reigns at Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Svizzera 240: Home Tour. Photo by Christian Beutler/KEYSTONE - Courtesy of the Switxerland Pavilion.

Switzerland wins the Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale with a pavilion focused on the average empty apartment while Great Britain gets an honorable mention for a Brexit-themed exhibition and with a hollowed out pavilion too. Is emptiness the key to create free spaces that can improve our lives?