Best of Burning Man 2023: A 1,000 drone show dedicated to endangered animals, an (anti-tank) hedgehog shrine to honour Ukrainian heroes, and a feminine temple blooming with flowers…
Ukrainian collective Kurenivka honours and supports patriots at war with the Hedgehog Temple and Memorial site at Burning Man 2023.
Pamela Rosenkranz’s pink ‘Old Tree’ art installation stands out on NYC’s High Line, questioning our relationship with Nature across Manhattan’s architectural scape.
Fluo felted chairs, a stool workshop from Texas, and curvy unconventional furniture. The best of ICFF 2023 is on Archipanic.
Ghost limb furniture and yellow-coated plate steel totemic lamps. Seven highlights at Design Wanted Manhattan 2023.
During NYCxDESIGN a trip to the Javits Center is mandatory. This year, ICFF and DesignWanted present new sections and formats dedicated to American design, emerging talents, and more.
Urban beehives, a narration on contemporary symbolism, funky sculptures, and a tit-for-tat exhibition against plagiarism are among the 16 must-visit exhibitions of NYCxDesign 2023, New York’s celebration of design.
Canyon-like spaces surround visitors of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation in Manhattan.
Model-turned-designer Meyghan Hill empowered herself by picking up a welding torch after a breakup. Emiliana Gonzalez and Jessie Young of Studio Persona interweave their feminine minimalism with Uruguayan brutalism. At the same time, Another Human’s Leah Ring challenges traditional constructs of form, drawing inspiration from the Memphis Group and outer space. Discover the work and stories of 7 LA-based female designers making a difference in the City of Angels.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has inaugurated the new terminal of Kansas City International Airport, reimagining inclusivity and accessibility for all air travelers.
ADAT Studio is completing the Opera169 residential building in Manhattan, NYC. Geometrical lines and brick facades integrate with its surrounding green and inclusive neighbourhood.
Burning Man 2022 explores the transformative power of dreams with mesmerizing architecture and design. Am ‘empyrean temple, a grove of geometric trees, space cats, an afro-futuristic shrine and more.
With ‘The Last Ocean’ luminescent installation, Jen Lewin raises awareness of ocean pollution. She teamed up with Ocean Plastic Technologies to bring forward an innovative, circular, and poetic solution to recycle and reclaim ocean plastic.
The ‘Circular Dimensions x Microscape’ installation and pavilion by Cristopher Cichocki is made from 25.000 feet of resonating PVC pipes.
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.
Coachella 2022: iridescent towers inspired by Roman architecture, a giant cocoon composed of iconic chairs, a pavilion made from PVC tubes and oversize tilted buoys bringing people together.
Tables that dream of being lights, weird creatures from another planet, a glittering disco chair, and a clay celebration of African womanhood… We picked seven bold and surreal furniture designs in Miami.
With its carved organic body and brass branches embracing a luminous glass globe, Fernando Mastrangelo’s ‘September’ floor lamp delivers a ‘sort of’ optimistic message on the climate change issue. Because Nature will survive us and thrive again.
ICFF + Wanted Design Manhattan 2021: pendant lamps inspired by fireflies in the Mexican forest, an ergonomic seat doubling as a tool for posture exercises, ethical carpets combating illegal child labor and more…
Colony, the designers’ co-op, presents the ‘Join’ exhibition featuring new work from 12 independent American designers exploring the tactile meanings and emotional complexities of togetherness. A mother/son lighting design, two armchairs for slow conversation and shared meditation and a set of urns/vessels in honor of a beloved family member lost during the pandemic.
New York Design Week 2021: a collective showcase reflecting on the power of post-pandemic togetherness, a wall-light anchoring ourselves among the chaos and psychedelic furniture drawing from the natural and biological world.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up the best architecture installations and projects at Chicago Biennial 2021.
A shock-pink block party structure for communal gathering and an architectural-scale urban painting revive a vacant lot in Bell Park, Chicago.
Helmut Jahn, the Flash Gordon of architecture, brought a ‘glitzy’ and bombastic attitude to postmodernism, from Chicago to Berlin, Philadelphia, Bangkok and beyond.
Desert X 2021: a wishing-well addressing access to potable water in Africa, a crafted maze exploring the desert as a cross-cultural border space, and an architectural installation questioning relativity and time between terrestrial land and outer space are among the best landscape art installations on show.
Carnival 2021: Oscar Niemeyer’s Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro has been transformed into a Covid-Drome and works as a vaccine drive through, Venice empty streets offer locals a chance to reflect on ‘overtourism’ while New Orleans residents, orphan of the traditional Mardi Gras parade, have transformed their houses into floats.
As a reaction to the storm on the Capitol by Donald Trump’s supporters, Opposite Office designed a dystopian Capitol Castle architecture to convert the US presidential building to a fortress to protect democracy.
As Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, we look into Trump’s controversial legacy. Goodbye Donald!
With the UP IN SMOKE project, Ornamentum gallery presents the first high-end functional marjuana smoking collection created by contemporary studio artists from the jewelry, silversmithing and design world.
Due to COVID-19, DesignMiami2020 goes hybrid with virtual tours, an e-comerce platform and a programme of smart talks.