Design Biennale Zürich 2019 explores the playful, multidisciplinary and cutting-edge imprint of design. Discover experimental game design, an immersive algorithmic music showcase and a sound installation interacting with the city, but also virtual reality, architecture and dance!
Pavilion Le Corbusier in Zürich has reopened after an extensive renovation that brought to life the architect’s final masterpiece. Conceived as ‘a synthesis of the arts’, the building combines art, architecture and life – with colors, iconic furniture and modernist interiors harmoniously blending with the surrounding garden.
In Zürich there is more than it ‘pleases’ the eye! Discover masterpieces by Le Corbusier and Calatrava, a sufers’ bar overlooking the rail tracks but also a container-garden, an unexpected wine fountain and a mesmerizing stain glass by Chagall.
The very best of DesignMiami/ Basel 2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board…And do not forget to check our report!
Quilted fabrics exploring the complexity of migration, handcrafted bioplastic vessels and nun-shaped lamps. 6 inspiring design series on show at Nomad St Moritz 2019.
Switzerland wins the Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale with a pavilion focused on the average empty apartment while Great Britain gets an honorable mention for a Brexit-themed exhibition and with a hollowed out pavilion too. Is emptiness the key to create free spaces that can improve our lives?
Disfunctional homes, Swiss-Mexican collaborations and ephemeral public installations surrounded by greenery. Mexico Design Week 2017 boosted the country’s thriving design vibe in the wake of deadly earthquakes.
Terrazzo tiles made from recycled Swarovski and Mars inspired furniture. Archipanic selected 8 design exhibitions at 2017 DesignMiami/ Basel.
From Terminator to smart floor sweepers but also 3D printers for bridges and responsive fashion designs. Shall we trust robots? Vitra Design Museum looks into our complex relationship with intelligent machines that could either save our lives or steal our job.
Maison Caran D’Ache and horological laboratory MB&F launch Astrograph bespoke sci-fi pen tuning the skills of Swiss master craftsmen.
Is the Internet of Things “such stuff as dreams are made of”? ECAL students present When objects dream: an interactive and playful exhibition to make reflect on our relationship with designs that communicate with each other and even seem to retain a sort of conscience.
A leather elephant toy inspired Argentinian born designer Alfredo Häberli who created the DS-373 leather collection of couches and armchairs for de Sede.
Vitra presents the White Collection: seats and tables by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Ron Arad and Jasper Morrison add extra light to gardens, terraces and living rooms.
German architect Alex T Schulz took inspiration by the evolution of life and created mesmerizing objects that reflect and resemble primordial beings.
The Whale Bone project: ECAL student flies to Reykjavik combine “primitive” and contemporary design in Iceland.