2019 Best Architecture. Zaha Hadid Architects’ giant starfish-shaped airport in Beijing and Thomas Heatherwick’s architectural sculpture in New York, but also a former locomotive hangar turned into an indoor urban plaza and an inclusive LGBT Center in L.A. are among our favourite architectures of the year.
Snøhetta designs ‘The Best Weapon’, a public seating commissioned by the Nobel Peace Center encouraging conversation and social intimacy in the UN Headquarters Plaza.
A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!
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 TriBeCa showroom features pastel-hued wall treatments and airy interiors framing Egg Collective’s new furniture collection as well as the ‘Material Matters’ design exhibition.
A mountainous ‘crumbling’ cabinet, an astro-mathematical lamp, a Caribbean architecture-inspired side table and a recycled rubber squishy daybed… Check our top picks at WantedDesign 2019.
“If a tree and a chandelier had a baby… it would look something like Chime” says to Archipanic the founder of lighting design brand Stickbulb which unveiled an architectural chandelier at ICFF in New York.
The white-washed warehouse spaces of the Colony design collective feature one-of-a-kind pieces by 14 of the top independent American designers who were tasked to collaborate with artists of their choosing for the ‘Pas de Deux’ exhibition.
19 international female designers present their latest works at the Deeper than Text exhibition in New York. On show a tiger-rug crafted from wool, velvety bright blue chairs, architectural furniture, and more.
Where to find a verdant and peaceful oasis in New York? In Time Square! Fernando Mastrangelo’s sensory immersive TINY HOUSE disconnects you from New York’s hustle and bustle.
At New York Design Week 7 women-powered exhibitions show how female designers can truly make a difference and lead innovation on an international stage. It was about time!
The best of New York Design Week 2019 is on Arcipanic. Explore our Pinterest board dedicated to NYCxDESIGN 2019 and check our report.
NYCxDESIGN 2019 kicked off! Discover what’s going on at ICFF, WantedDesign and Brooklyn Designs as well as some highlights in New York’s prominent design districts.
Milan and Rome’s early 20th century style, bespoke details and blossoming greenery infuse an exquisite vibe into Rockwell Group’s restaurant, hotel lobby and panoramic roof bar at Moxi Times Square in New York.
Manhattan visionary development Hudson Yards has inaugurated VESSEL, the 1 mile-high steel beehive offering unexpected glimpses of New York.
From Herzog & de Meuron’s M+ in Hong Kong to Jean Nouvel’s desert rose-inspired Qatar National Museum but also Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s expandable art centre on New York’s Highline and Dessau Bauhaus museum celebrating the centenary anniversary of the iconic architecture movement. 8 cultural architectures worthy a trip in 2019!
Self driving cars, internet of things, social media and sharing economy. How will the city of tomorrow look like? THE ROAD AHEAD exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum showcases visions ready to make a blast in the very next future.
How can a restaurant be truly sustainable? The Zero Waste bistro at Wanted Design in Manhattan is made of recycled food packaging and composts all of its leftovers.
Camille Walala permanently reinvented the façade of a seven-storey historic building in Brooklyn with a Memphis-inspired mural for Wanted Design. The designer created also a interactive and playful installation composed of magnetic textiles.
Memphis-inspired murals, eclectic lighting designs and mesmerising installations. We pinned some of the best shots of New York Design Festival.
A chair inviting to seat on an open palm and spider lamps with hand-shaped lampshades. Crosby Studios creates Ultraviolet and hands-full furniture inspired by the Radical Design movement.
Telescopic luminous globes, architectural zodiacs and philosophical rocking lamps. Archipanic selects 10 eclectic lighting designs shining in New York.
Papal robes from the Vatican and designs by Alexander McQueen, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent and more… The Heavenly Bodies exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art features a dialogue between fashion and masterworks of medieval art, architecture and crafts.
Australian lighting design brand Articolo expands its collection with a set of wall, table and hanging lamps with an both opulent yet minimal feel.
NYCxDESIGN 2018 – An inflatable pavilion in Times Square and a giant Sottsass-inspired mural in Brooklyn’s Industry City but also a contemporary take on Shakers’ furniture and Norwegian-American collaborations. The best of New York Design Festival is on Archipanic.
A humble cabinet for contemporary creatives, a framed minimalist clock and multifunctional measuring tools. Ladies & Gentlemen reinterprets Shakers’ humble furniture for Furnishing Utopia design collective in NYC.
NYCxDESIGN showcased the state of the art of New York independent design scene. We recap some of the best exhibitions and projects on show.
Music-responsive smart modules and floating reflective counterweights… At 2017 NYCXDESIGN, Archipanic picked up 6 lighting designs shining in New York.
Textiles made by rain, quilted graphic design and responsive wallpapers. We picked up 7 stunning design patterns in New York.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, independent designers at COLONY react with an all-white exhibition exploring the full spectrum of lightness.