ICFF 2024: Seven highlights at ‘The Crossroads’ exhibition dedicated to responsible American design

Alexis & Ginger at ICFF 2024 - Courtesy of ICFF

ICFF 2024: A design tool kit upcycling unwanted t-shirts, Meccano-like furniture, seats harnessing the sustainable culture of cork production, and more.

Under Present Conditions: New Sustainable Design Perspectives from New York

Under Present Conditions - Photo by Izzy Leung, courtesy of Friedman Benda Gallery.

Paul Cocksedge, Max Lamb, Estúdio Campana, Erez Nevi Pana, and other designers explore unconventional furniture-making techniques at Friedman Benda’s ‘Under Present Conditions’ exhibition.

The ‘Chromatic Stance’ exhibition is a vibrant design exploration of colour and form

Chromatic Stance - Photo by Tuleste Factory.

Tuleste Factory’s ‘Chromatic Stance’ exhibition in New York City guides visitors through colour-themed spaces with vibrant artwork and furniture design.

NYCxDESIGN 2024: 15 design highlights in New York City

Chromatic Stance exhibition - Photo by Tuleste Factory.

NYCxDESIGN 2024: New York gears up for a healthy design dose. The metropolis-wide creative festival takes over the city. Check out what we like the most!

Burning Man 2023: 10 mesmerising design architecture projects with powerful messages

Temple of the Heart by Ela Madej and Reed Finlay @ Bruning Man 2023 - Photo via IG by @ranlarson, follow @2023temple.

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…

NYCxDesign 2023: 16 must-visit exhibitions in New York City

EXIT Room 002 Dalmation Blue by Ceren Arslan - Courtesy of Tuleste Factory.

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.

7 LA-based female designers shaping the city’s creative scene

Portrait of Kenesha Sneed - Photo via IG by Cindy Hsu Zell, follow @tactilematter

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.

Burning Man 2022: 10 architectures raising from the Nevada desert

Burning Man 2022, Paradisium by Dave Keane & Folly Builders - Photo via IG, follow @davekeane.

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.

Jen Lewin’s Last Ocean interactive installation glows at Burning Man 2022

Burning Man 2022, The Last Ocean + Ursa Major by Jen Lewin - Photo by Matt Emmi, ©Jenlewin Studio.

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.

Biennale Arte 2022: 10 national pavilions with great architecture and design

US Pavilion - Photo by Timothy Schenck, courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery, ©Simone Leigh.

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.

7 quirky and surreal furniture designs debuting at Design Miami/ 2021

HALO sculpture by Bradley Bowers x The Future perfect Gallery - Photo by James Harris

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.

September floor lamp by Fernando Mastrangelo celebrates Nature in the Post-Antropocene

SEPTEMBER floor lamp by Fernando Mastrangelo - Photo: courtesy of Fernando Mastrangelo.

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.

NYCXDESIGN 2021: 10 furniture designs on show at ICFF + Wanted Design Manhattan

GIGI collection by Studio D'Armes and Verre D'Onge - Photo via IG by @icff_official.

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’s ‘Join’ exhibition in New York explores togetherness through design

JOIN exhibition @ Colony, NYCXDesign 2021 - Photo by David Mitchell.

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.