Best of 2022: check our favourite design launches of the year

Draga & Auriel's GOLIA dining table + coffee tables - Courtesy of Draga & Auriel

From Japanese calligraphy-informed furniture to lighting designs inspired by brutalist places of worship. We rounded up our favourite design launches of 2022.

Twelve flower-shaped chairs blooming with design

BLOOM easy armchair by Kenneth Cobonpue - Courtesy of Kenneth Cobonpue.

Archipanic’s new design contributor Antonella Galimberti collects 12 flower-shaped chairs and design stories to celebrate spring with comfy alcoves, vibrant petals and crafted bouquets.

Stockholm 2021: 7 design launches in the Swedish capital

'BAM! by Axel Boman' by Massproduction - Courtesy of Massproduction.

Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.

2019 Best Design: sinking Venetian furniture, rippling benches and tech-crafted chairs

Acqua Alta series by Virgil Abloh @ DYSFUNCTIONAL exhibtion - Image by Carpenters Workshop Gallery.

2019 Best Design. A chair made from 100 % recycled plastic from fishing nets in the Arctic, a floor-to-ceiling luminous belt and violently psychedelic benches are among our favourite furniture designs of the year.

Lay back and relax in Milan: 10 exquisite sofas to dream for

Gregor sofa by Vincent Van Dusyen for Molteni

Interstellar Colombian crafts, smooth pebbles for Japanese gardens and a Milanese metro station inspired some of these 10 exquisite sofas launched at Milan Design Week 2019.

7 inclusive genderless designs advocating for freedom of expression

Genderless design - Q genderless tech-voice - courtesy of Virtue.

The first genderless voice technology and retail space but also a gender-free furniture and pioneering beauty brands… Archipanic explores the ‘neutral’ leading trend going beyond stereotypes.

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections debut at Shanghai and Milan design weeks

Stellar Works' 2019 collection - Photo by Stellar Works

Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.

10 Chinese design brands debuting brand-new collections at Design Shanghai 2019

Paper clip-inspired chairs by 8 Hour Design - Photo by 8 Hour Design

At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.