Are you ready to explore a Finnish submarine environment of a Magritte-inspired setting over the clouds? VR experiences and interactive 3D Models of over 200 exclusive European collectibles are on show at THE NEW REALITY digital group exhibition by ADORNO gallery. We have selected 6 brilliant designs from our favourite country-specific showcases.
Unfinished projects by students in lockdown and a collaborative exhibition highlighting the power of togetherness. We selected 5 COVID-19 related design exhibitions on show in London.
LDF2020: We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in London.
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.
By 2050 mangos and pineapples are likely to ripe in orchards across the UK, say scientists. THE HOTHOUSE conservatory by Studio Weave highlights the reality of Climate Change and rising temperature.
A Victorian greenhouse with a warning climate change message, dogs’ architecture, biophilic design and architectural soundscapes explorations. London Design Festival 2020 goes ‘phygital’, focusing on the city’s resilient imprint.
For the INVISIBLE CITIES lockdown project, Camille Benoit and Mariana Gella have created fictional paper architectures at home.
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!”
Material experimentation, glass, ceramic and four-handed creations are the growing craft trends of 2020, says to Archipanic COLLECT fair director Isobel Dennis.
We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best objects on show at Collect2020, the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design.
A three-dimensional ceramic carpet, lichen-glazed vessels with a sustainable message and vaporous memories caught in glass. 6 exquisite objects on show at Collect 2020.
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.
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!
A bioknit pavilion, a global journey in collectable design and natural materials promoting circular economy. What to see at London Design Festival, LDF2019 leading trade destinations.
Explore galaxy-like formation of precious stones, discover micro-architectures for urban birds and insects and more. We have picked 7 must-see exhibitions at London Design Festival 2019.
From Tom Dixon’s multi sensory explorations to Lara Bohinc lunar showcase and urban interventions by Paul Cocksedge, Camille Walala and more. We have picked 8 designers’ installations at LDF2019.
London 2019 – We selected some of the best exhibitions and on show at London Design Festival – LDF2019. From Victoria & Albert installations by Sam Baron, Kengo Kuma and must see exhibitions across the city. Check our round ups including some of the best designers’ projects and product launches.
From a distance, the Potemkin Theatre looks like a colorful abstract home… “But there is more than it meets the eye,” explain at Maich Swift Architects.
AfroditiKrassa Design Studio went deliberately dark for the hype-free Gordon Ramsay’s LUCKY CAT Asian restaurant in London which does not aim to be ‘shouty’. ‘How many times do you visit a place because it looks great in a picture but disappoints in real life?’
Serpentine Pavilion 2019: a hill made of rocks informed by the natural world appears to emerge from the lawn of Kensington Gardens in London.
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York that started the gay movement we looked into the LGBT urbanization process and how hate crime, far right populisms, real estate and dating apps threaten gay bars and rainbow districts that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.
The new London Brutalist Edition by Skyline Chess transforms the Barbican Towers, the Alexandra Road Estate and One Kemble Street into architectural chess pieces.
Haunted hotels, sci-fi interiors and erotic milk bars. London Design Museum celebrates the work of Stanley Kubrick. The exhibition explores the director’s unique command of the whole creative process of film making.
In a hidden basement in the heart of Brera district, Artefatto Design Studio showcases a cloud-like curvaceous sofa, side tables with marble details emulating the veins of a leaf and timeless furniture designs. Are you willing to go deeper?
Low quality fakes sold online, the need for more crafts-related courses and Brexit. At the Collect fair in London, we interviewed the Crafts Council’s Executive Director Rosy Greenlees about the opportunities, challenges and risks of one of the UK’s most dynamic sectors.
The best of Collect2019 is on Pinterest. Explore our dedicated board… And do not forget to read our special report!
Charlotte Kidger developed an innovative solution using waste stream from CNC fabrication to create the ‘Industrial craft’ design collection.