Scenographer Francesca Montinaro designs the set of Eurovision 2022. Inspired by the Italian sun, the stage features a kinetic sun, pyrotechnics light shows, waterfalls and a lush garden plateau inspired by Italian gardens.
Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.
‘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.
After an extensive five-year restoration carried out by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, the iconic building of the Procuratie Vecchie in Saint Mark’s Square opens up again to the city after 500 years.
At the iconic Giovanni Nicelli airport, on the occasion of the Venice Art Biennale, Milan-based Nilufar Gallery brings together works by great masters with contemporary artists and designers.
Venice 2022: Forma Fantasma’s capsule exhibitions at La Biennale di Venezia, Homo Faber’s ode to craftsmanship, Galleria Nilufar’s design exhibition, Studio Drift’s mesmerising flying drones, the opening of the magnificent Procuratie Vecchie restored by David Chipperfield Architects and more…
Living Divani Gallery presents SOLILOQUI: MILANO, an exhibition by artist Gianluca Vassallo capturing the city’s dynamic urbanscape and featuring Living Divani’s FROG chairs as a pivotal narrative point of connection between people.
Until May 1, Homo Faber 2022 takes over the Island of San Giorgio with 15 exhibitions pushing the boundaries of craftsmanship while focusing on the importance of international and cross-generational collaboration.
After two years of absence, Salone del Mobile.Milano 2022 will be back to its full pre-Covid capacity featuring over 2.000 exhibitors. Russians and Ukrainians won’t make it to Milan due to the war, maybe Chinese too because of the pandemic.
Milan Design Week and Salone del Mobile 2022 have been rescheduled to June. The postponement “will ensure a strong presence of foreign exhibitors and professionals,” said organizers.
Italian brand Ethimo launches the ACE furniture collection for outdoor sports, named after the winning serve in tennis.
Edit Cult 2021: San Carlo Theatre, San Gennaro’s Museum, the Real Fabbrica di Capodimonte and some of Naples’ major cultural venues host exhibitions by Italian and international designers, all paying tribute to the vibrant spirit of the southern Italian city.
Archipanic explored Edit Napoli 2021, the third edition of the international fair focusing on creativity between industrial and collectible design. A lava alphabet, new oil rituals and porcelain toothbrushes vessels… Check what we liked the most at the Monumental Complex of San Domenico Maggiore.
Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai features three boat hulls as the structure’s roof, a multimedia facade made with two million recycled plastic bottles and a natural climate mitigation system that substitutes air conditioning.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up what we liked the most at CERSAIE2021.
We sat down with Elena Salmistraro to talk about her projects at Milan Design Week, what the pandemic has taught us for good, women in design, and her positive attitude toward the future.
Hope, togetherness, grief and remembrance are the intimate feelings that inspired international designers such as Jaime Hayon, Federica Biasi, Luca Nichetto and Marcel Wanders to create ten candleholders for the A FLAME OF RESEARCH project by Mingardo. The unique pieces will be auctioned to support cancer research.
Finally, Milan Design Week is back! Supersized beach cabins, a courtyard filled with orchids and a pavilion made from sustainable chairs. Fuorisalone 2021 unveils former military barracks and forgotten bakery factories and unlocks new destinations in the unexplored west side of the city.
Are you ready for a furniture rollecoaster? Our Milan Design Week Guide for Dummies offers practical info and tips to explore the world’s leading design event.
A welcoming green space, pink alcoves and a blue pool-hued zone for underwater-like dinners. Masquespacio’s interiors for the new BUN restaurant in Turin invite for a chromatic burger experience.
Great news from Milan this week. On September 5-10, Salone del Mobile. Milano will be back with Supersalone, an innovative edition and format taking over the city’s fair and La Triennale design museum.
MCA – Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP, World’s Advanced Saving Project, teamed up to develop and create the TECLA eco-sustainable housing model.
Archipanic talks with FORO Studio, the architecture firm behind Alpha District, Milan’s ultimate and larger design neighbourhood.
AMDL Circle rethinks Hogwarts, the Azkaban Prison, and other imaginary buildings in the Harry Potter saga with archetypical architectures.
After a turbulent week of discussions, Federlegno announced that the 59th Salone del Mobile will go ahead with a curated edition.
Artemide launches FUNIVIA, a scalable and flexible lighting design inspired by cable cars. Energy runs through cables that can be arranged both vertically and horizontally, crisscrossing each others. Light sources hang from the cables allowing to create infinite lighting solutions going far beyond the limits dictated by the rigidity of systems.
Cappellini unveils its 2021 furniture designs within the AMOR FATI dreamlike display by Elena Salmistraro.
Salone del Mobile hangs ‘in the balance’ as Italian furniture companies – including the big ones – withdraw from the fair, now postponed to September due to Covid-19, over concerns foreign exhibitors and buyers won’t come to Milan.
Italian designer Tobia Zambotti has filled an iceberg-shaped sofa with face masks collected from the streets to raise awareness of the pollution we created because of Covid-19.
Carnival 2021: Oscar Niemeyer’s Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro has been transformed into a Covid-Drome and works as a vaccine drive through, Venice empty streets offer locals a chance to reflect on ‘overtourism’ while New Orleans residents, orphan of the traditional Mardi Gras parade, have transformed their houses into floats.