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Iris van Herpen bends perceptions of femininity with installations for Swarovski

Vienna – Biomorphism, a collection of installations conceptualized by the fashion designer, expresses the surrealism of femininity and broadens Swarovski’s art-and-lifestyle reach.

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Long ahead of her time, Eileen Fisher is now doing to homes what she did to clothes

Milan – With this Waste No More installation, Eileen Fisher and Sigh Ahl engage in a type of aesthetic activism that goes beyond the closet and into the living room.

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Tehran’s growing design community found a home in this new concept store

Tehran – Designed by architect Sina Momtaz, Comode is both a place to buy into and get involved in contemporary Iranian design culture.

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Loewe’s Milan exhibition unexpectedly took us to heaven in a handbasket

Milan – And now, for Jonathan Anderson’s latest trick: channeling a Mallorcan villa instead of crowded Via Montenapoleone during Milan Design Week.

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This new Italian concept store renders streetwear spatial

Brescia, Italy – Two Italian luxury retail forces commissioned Dimorestudio to design One-Off Woman as part of a new store concept in Lombardy.

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Tired of the open office? Try putting rooms within rooms, instead

From LA to London to Tallinn: working inside rooms within rooms is the go-to office approach.

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Forget clay: these delftware vases are made from human tissue

Eindhoven – Hongjie Yang's Semi-Human Delft Blue vases, made with human cells, were engineered with a process used for cancer research.

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These designers did theatre right – and managed to get our attention in Milan

Milan – Perplexed. Intrigued. Curious. At ease. Mentally rested. That's the order of feelings one experienced in Studiopepe's Les Arcanistes.

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Why did this Salone booth do so well with digital-savvy fair visitors?

Milan – It’s one thing to get visitors on your stand, but how do you keep them there long enough to deliver your message? USM and UNStudio figured it out.

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Worn out by lunchtime? This wellness-driven food court in Beijing knows that

Beijing – In aesthetics and menu, Green Option Food Court designed by Ramoprimo caters to wellness-savvy diners in pursuit of a relaxing experience.

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Here are our top product picks from Salone del Mobile 2019

Milan – From modular work furnishings that prioritise future tech to pleasing ways to stack chairs, here are our product highlights from this year’s Salone del Mobile.

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What’s with all the TV launches in Milan? Cord cutters, plummeting sales and Instagram

Milan – Streaming video killed the TV star – that is, the former star of the living room. In Milan, design houses partnered with electronic manufacturers to counter that.