We sat down with Elena Salmistraro to talk about her projects at Milan Design Week, what the pandemic has taught us for good, women in design, and her positive attitude toward the future.
For the HYSTERIA exhibition, Alpha District in Milan invited a group of creatives to investigate women’s violence and sexuality and reinterpret sex toys.
Good news celebrating women in architecture: Venice Biennale awards Lina Bo Bardi, Kate Macintosh wins the Jane Drew Prize 2021 and more.
Functionality and playfulness, sober minimalism and a distinct ‘pop’ attitude. Cini Boeri – one of the few female voices and minds defining Italy’s post war architecture and design – has passed away in her beloved city, Milan. In her carrier she pioneered engineering, industrial design and architecture putting people’s intimate joy at the center.
Upcycled luminous creatures, delicately balanced wooden compositions and blown glass furniture with an architectural imprint… French craftswomen shine in Paris!
From pink seesaws allowing children and grown ups from both sides of the US-Mexico border to play together to multi-faith temples encouraging inter religious understanding and the Alpine forest in the stadium triggering reflection on Climate Change. The Best of 2019? Check how architects and designers can truly make a difference to shape minds and places for a better future!
Model-turned-designer Meyghan Hill empowered herself after a breakup by picking up a welding torch, Emiliana Gonzalez and Jessie Young of Studio Persona interweave their feminine minimalism with Uruguayan brutalism while 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.
At New York Design Week 7 women-powered exhibitions show how female designers can truly make a difference and lead innovation on an international stage. It was about time!
Office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett who contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA passed away on January 25.
Explore late Florence Knoll Bassett’s works marrying architecture with interior design in our dedicated Pinterest gallery.
Yvonne Farrell and Shelly McNamara, Odile Decq, Alison Brooks, Elisabeth Diller and more. At Venice Biennale 2018 female architects do not stay silent. We collected 8 women-empowering messages fighting gender inequality.
The creative power of renown and emerging female designers across the globe goes on show at the Egg Collective’s exhibition Designing Women II: Masters, Mavericks, Mavens.
Archipanic meets Lebanese designer Nada Debs who created playful and human-based furniture collections meshing Middle East craftsmanship with her international imprint.
Pole dancing robots at Las Vegas’ Sapphire gentlemen club shake their silicon booty to “attract women” and make reflect on digital voyeurism during CES 2018.
From climate change to women rights, from the refugees emergency to natural calamities but also Trump, Brexit and more. Check our 2017 round up featuring some of the most visionary projects responding to our times challenges.
Can design save the world? A circular economy-driven pavilion, loving robots and a project sand-mapping the planet: 10 brilliant exhibitions at Dutch Design Week 2017.
Eggs Collective’s empowering exhibition Designing Women brings together the work of 15 New York female designers and benefits Girl INC NYC charity project.
A selfie-proof vanity table and virtual reality rugs. With the Athena collection Olivia Lee explores women’s new rituals in the age of the Internet of Things.
Aljoud Lootah translates the intricate patterns of Emirati architectural heritage into TEBR porcelain collection of vases and tableware.
Omani-inspired cabinets functional praying consoles and skyscraper-looking tables. Archipanic previews 10 projects and designs by innovative women at Design Days Dubai 2017.
Beside flamboyant and bespoke exhibitions, Design Days Dubai presented the creative genius and smart entrepreneurship of women shaping Middle East Design.