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?’
2LG studio’s fresh twist on the iconic LGBT+ rainbow flag dresses ercol’s iconic seat “to champion love, freedom, joy and ultimately, the belief that everyone has a right to be themselves.”
The new London Brutalist Edition by Skyline Chess transforms the Barbican Towers, the Alexandra Road Estate and One Kemble Street into architectural chess pieces.
Trump’s wall and the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) splitting the Korean peninsula in two… These border walls are just the tip of a global iceberg. Archipanic explores protectionist and divisive constructions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
London Holocaust Memorial will feature 23 tall bronze fins rising next to the House of Parliament leading to a submerged space where visitors can explore and intimately reflect on antisemitism, extremism, Islamophobia, racism, homophobia and other forms of hatred and prejudice in society today.
Brexit? “The UK always has and always will be a creative force on the international arena.” Archipanic speaks with designjunction managing director Deborah Spencer. The London Design Festival’s major hotspot ‘occupies’ Kings Cross with KXCQ, a.k.a. Kings Cross Creative Quarter.
British designer Lee Broom has completely transformed his London store into a surreal space featuring his latest Optical lighting designs.
Inaugural London Design Biennale goes on show during London Design Festival and focuses on “Utopia by Design”. From the United Kingdom to Europe but also Turkey, India, Chile and South Africa.
Time flowing, liquid marble, metallic waves and robotic-weaving. Four fluid installations take over Victoria & Albert Museum.
Brexodus and concerns, disillusion and the urgent need of a pragmatic get-together. Few months after the Brexit vote, we look into how British architecture and design industries are responding to the referendum results… Starting from London Design festival.
With 260 towers under construction and a £175 million garden bridge, what is the future of London and Londoners? ArchiPanic collected opinions and concerns of some of the protagonists of the city’s transformation.
Inspired by the architectural ingredients of King’s Cross, London brand Cubitts presents a collection of handcrafted glasses made in coal, concrete, rust and copper.
Artist Lucy Sparrow provokes neo-puritan laws with Madame Roxy’s Erotic Emporium: an entirely hand-stitched and felt made sex shop in London Soho.
MULTIPLEX pop-up store: Tom Dixon and Wallpaper* rethink and foresee the retail of tomorrow at Old Sefridges Hotel in Oxford Street, London.