Design

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This furniture helped architects build a people and planet-friendly cafeteria in Cairo

Cairo – To imbue a cafeteria at the American University in Cairo with a modern spirit of conviviality, Style Design Architects looked to Pedrali's sustainable, contemporary …

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Want your work to appear at Salone del Mobile 2020? Apply to this competition

Frankfurt – The application period for the German Design Council's international ein&zwanzig lifestyle and interior design competition for young designers continues through 24 …

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Can Minecraft in AR transform spatial design?

Minecraft Earth's augmented reality technology has obvious applications in helping to visualize and adapt design plans in situ.

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Best of: Social design at Dutch Design Week 2019

Eindhoven – Installation and product design shown during the Eindhoven event addresses a variety of current social issues. 

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How digitizing the design process can help tackle overproduction

Eindhoven – Apparellel Existence, the Frame x Bolon Design Challenge-winning installation by Studio PMS, reveals how digitalization can lead to more sustainable and customizable …

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User empowerment is key to designing for future living, agree industry leaders

Eindhoven – During a Dutch Design Week talk, Winy Maas, Julian Ellerby, Johannes Torpe and Sebastiaan Sanders imagined life in 2040, with presentations from Studio Lonk and Soft …

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Best of: Waste and biomaterial innovation at Dutch Design Week 2019

Eindhoven – In Eindhoven, designers exhibit how the term ‘natural resources’ is being totally rethought, showing the potential for working with – and scaling – bio and waste …

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Two students of Paris’ ENSCI design a flexible furniture collection for the school

Paris – Winning a student-wide competition, younger designers Solène Jarroux and Jean-Christophe Devatine worked to develop chairs and tables with Maiori that now furnish the …

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Musings on flexibility, sustainability and mindfulness from Feria Hábitat Valencia

Valencia – We share highlights from Feria Hábitat Valencia, the Spanish trade fair for furniture, kitchens, lighting and decorative accessories.

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One year after publication, our book New Wave Clay has been reprinted

Melbourne – Bruce Rowe is one of the 55 ceramicists we feature in Tom Morris’ New Wave Clay. To celebrate the book’s second print, we share Rowe’s story.

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Meet the many colours of Mediterranean furniture maker Andreu World

Valencia – With the publication of Stories 4: Mediterraneanism in Color during NeoCon 2019, the Spanish furniture brand continues its revelatory cultural explorations through an …

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Best of: S/S 2020 sets from fashion month in NYC, London, Milan and Paris

During the recent shows, brands such as Balenciaga, Versace and Chanel commanded the attention of omnichannel audiences via fashion – and spatial – design.