SEE MONSTER by NEWSUBSTANCE studio in Weston-super-Mare, UK, opens to the public, triggering conversations about reuse, renewables, and the great British weather.
Inspired by Neolithic stone circles, the HENGE installation and gathering space “creates a space separate from the outside world.”
Materiality, movement, gravity, and colour swivel at SolidNature and Sabine Marcelis’ interactive installation for London Design Festival.
Kaleidoscopic experiences, brutalist swiveling seats, urban stone circles and more… London Design Festival 2022 celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Heatherwick Studio and the British National Trust unveiled a pyramidal kinetic glasshouse that literally unfolds to reveal an immense space full of sub-tropical vegetation paying tribute to the ancient trading Silk Route.
Divine Inspiration is the first lighting release for Lee Broom in four years, showcasing a series of new ethereal lighting pieces in a range of materials, including a limited-edition collection in white plaster, which is hand crafted by the designer himself.
Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.
Craft Scotland: sustainable seaweed textiles, sculptural vessels inspired by the Scottish landscape and porcelain animals inspired by myths and children’s stories.
Robert George debuts at Collect Art Fair with Simmer Down, four sculptural vessels respectfully crafted from saw felled Sycamore and storm felled Oak.
UN Year of Glass: mysterious constellations, ancient African crafts and dichroic transparencies shine at Collect 2022.
Sustainability, glass celebration, unconventional textiles, post-pandemic memories and optimism are the key trends to look out for at Collect 2022.
Samuel Ross’ new furniture collections blend European and Western African references to explore Black culture’s wounds and hopes, from the African diaspora to contemporary struggles.
“Like a wooden conical musical instrument,” the UK Pavilion by Es Devlin at Expo 2020 Dubai displays AI-generated poems submitted by visitors.
Adam Nathaniel Furman has created ‘Proud Little Pyamid,’ a giant psychedelic installation in the heart of Kings Cross.
Curated by Es Devlin, London Design Biennale 2021 takes over Somerset House with 38 exhibitions from six continents and a ‘forest for change’ in the historic building’s courtyard.
London studio Unscene Architecture presents ‘The Garden of Privatized Delights’ exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice. The exhibition explores the rapid rise of privately-owned public space, offering an inspiring alternative vision that urges both sectors to work together to create better-designed spaces for all.
Craft trends – Despite the pandemic, a growing interest in craft foreshadows a brighter phase for both galleries and creatives.
Collect 2021: at the 17th edition of the only gallery-presented art and crafts fair, many are the pieces inspired by budding plants, blooming flowers and thriving reefs. It’s about time to leave the winter behind. Check the pieces we liked the most.
Paul Cocksedge ‘slumped’ tables, Tom Dixon glassblower geometric barware and Thomas Heatherwick’s verdant table forests are among the 8 British furniture designs we liked the most debuting in London.
LDF2020: We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best design launches, exhibitions and installations on show in London.
Visitors are invited to collaborate to breath life into the interactive UNITY installation by Marlene Huissoud at Coal Drops Yard in London.
By 2050 mangos and pineapples are likely to ripe in orchards across the UK, say scientists. THE HOTHOUSE conservatory by Studio Weave highlights the reality of Climate Change and rising temperature.
With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Disposed in a spiral formation symbolizing their decline, the 100 elephants Charlotte Mary Pack has crafted in a 24 hours-long performance raise awareness and challenge the public’s opinion on ivory.
FOUNTAIN OF HYGENE design competition: forget hand sanitizing pumps, discover disinfecting doorbells, air cleansing bubbles machines and spongy door handles dispensing hand-washing liquid.
Material experimentation, glass, ceramic and four-handed creations are the growing craft trends of 2020, says to Archipanic COLLECT fair director Isobel Dennis.
We have created a Pinterest gallery featuring some of the best objects on show at Collect2020, the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design.
A three-dimensional ceramic carpet, lichen-glazed vessels with a sustainable message and vaporous memories caught in glass. 6 exquisite objects on show at Collect 2020.
As you walk in the lobby of the Sanderson London hotel, Yinka Ilori’s colourful Christmas tree glows, framed by modernist architecture and eclectic interiors.
Please Be Seated, Paul Cocksedge rippling communal bench for British Land echoes the rhythm of a London thriving neighbourhood.