Young Danish studio SAGA Space Architects designed and even spent 100 days in Greenland for an extreme mission to test LUNARK, a lunar habitat showing how we can not only survive but thrive in space.
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.
Depwell Dodge, MIdnight Modern – photo essay by Tom Blachford.
Japanese designer Hiroto Yoshizoe created a hanging constellation of moons: mirrored disks and cones reflect light re-creating a sidereal gravity-free and sparkling effect within the room.
Jewelry-inspired chandeliers, lunar constellations, unconventional light-bulbs and more… 10 brilliant lighting designs shining at Milan Design Week.
Syzygy design collection by Os & Oos projects overlapping geometries that reproduce the astronomical light interactions between the sun, the moon and the Earth.
At Design Shanghai 2017, big international companies showed off along with the status of the art of independent Chinese design. Archipanic selected 10 renown, up-and-coming brands, galleries and designers from Jamy Yang to Yuue, WUU and more.
With the Nordic Light exhibition, Nordic Museum showcases the history of Scandinavian lamps while an installation by Note Design Studio recreates the glowing iridescence of Northern lights.
Maison Caran D’Ache and horological laboratory MB&F launch Astrograph bespoke sci-fi pen tuning the skills of Swiss master craftsmen.
Glowing globes on slatted metal sheets: Laurent pendant lamps by Lambert & Fils combine Art-Deco inspirations with contemporary geometries.
At Burning Man 2015, Desert Wizards of Mars present Black Rock Observatory, a mobile planetarium with a giant hand-made telescope for dreamers who wish to sneak a peak into outer space.
Visionnaire studio MAD Architects designed the Sheraton Moon Hotel rising on Nan Tai Lake in China to underline the link between human and nature.