Design

/

Love it or hate it, here’s why Virgil Abloh thinks his collaboration with Vitra is urgent

Weil am Rhein – Virgil Abloh’s key question behind his Vitra spin-off collaboration? ‘What is the future if designers aren’t brave enough to tackle new territory?’

/

This ‘monument to sitting’ will have you totally rethinking your sofa

Catania, Italy – Tasmania, a piece designed by Leopold Banchini for DiSé's Domestic Monuments collection, re-envisions the act of sitting.

/

The Taiwan International Student Design Competition calls for entries and empathy

Taichung, Taiwan – The twelfth installment of the most competitive design competition in the world for young creatives, the TISDC is welcoming designers to register their …

/

How do you adapt a Swedish vampire story for the theatre stage?

Istanbul – Architect Alper Derinboğaz turned the theatre stage into a moving landscape, thanks to Oblique Land, a structure with 19 mobile modules.

/

Can you use colour as a material in an immersive installation? Here's how

Sendai, Japan – What a chroma queen: artist, architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux makes colour her only material.

/

Visit an infinite flower field made of lights, courtesy of Snarkitecture

New York City – Snarkitecture teamed up with automaker Lexus to create Sway, a site-specific installation during this New York Design Week.

/

This interactive installation is messing with New Yorkers’ minds — and their walls

New York City – Studio INI created a kinetic installation at Brooklyn’s A/D/O that evokes the fluidity of human movement and interaction in urban environments. 

/

What is that tiny house doing in the middle of Times Square?

New York City – At this year's New York Design Week, Fernando Mastrangelo wants users to experience the future of design in real life.

/

When that LED bling, that can only mean one thing for Drake's concert stage

Los Angeles – Drake’s latest tour shows how technology is not only making live performance more engaging, but also more equitable. 

/

The secret ingredient to this moving Design China Beijing installation? Imagination

Beijing – In building an installation for a Chinese company, Joy Season Studio turned a cultural symbol into a spatial experience and focused on emotion instead of corporate language.

/

Here are our highlights from this year’s New York Design Week

New York City – This year, a new crop of small showcases in New York is giving major fairs a run for their money.

/

Studio Robert Stadler brings Paris' iconic bistro chairs into the 21st century

Paris – Studio Robert Stadler safeguards a noteworthy element of Parisian bistro culture for modern day by reviving the design of the City of Light's unmissable rattan chairs.