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“Oïphorie: atelier oï” at Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

The Museum fur Gestaltung Zurich is hosting an exhibition of works by Swiss design agency atelier oi to mark the opening of a refurbished main building on Ausstellungsstrasse. The show titled “Oiphorie” is open through September 30, 2018.The installation

Shortlist Announced for Dulwich Pavilion 2019

Dulwich Picture Gallery and the London Festival of Architecture have shortlisted six architectural firms from 150 entries to develop proposals for the second “Dulwich Pavilion” — a temporary, outdoor visitor welcome and public events space within the hi

Bob Greenberg “Selects” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, is hosting an exhibition of work curated by Bob Greenberg, founder of the international design innovation company R/GA. The show will run through September 9.The current exhibition is the 16th installa

‘The Subtle Beauty of Bronze’ at Maison Gerard, New York

Maison Gerard is hosting new works by Jaimal Odedra and Aline Hazarian at its New York venue in the exhibition “The Subtle Beauty of Bronze,” which runs through the end of the summer.“We are so excited to share the unique processes of these incredible t

A Peek into R & Company’s Collection for Design Miami/Basel 2018

R & Company is participating in Design Miami/Basel 2018 with the gallery’s booth being curated by leading French designer Pierre Yovanovitch who has transformed the space into a visionary installation of historical and contemporary design.The immersive

The Elegant Home Sale at Bonhams Los Angeles

Bonhams at its Los Angeles venue will offer a spectrum of diverse furniture, silver, decorative, and fine arts from over 600 lots from the 17th through 21st centuries on June 25 and 26.Highlights will include Jean Puiforcat Art Deco silver flatware, a Richar

World’s First 3D-concrete Printing Housing Project in Eindhoven

The city of Eindhoven will start the realization of the first of five planned 3D-printed concrete houses this year. The municipality of Eindhoven, Eindhoven University of Technology, contractor Van Wijnen, real estate manager Vesteda, materials company Saint

Galerie Philippe Gravier at Design Basel 2018

Galerie Philippe Gravier is presenting brilliant works by Rudy Ricciotti, Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma, RDAI, and Claude Parent at Design Basel 2018.Galerie Philippe Gravier has introduced two concepts — “Maisons d’Edition,” between art and architecture,

Architecture & Design: A Course Cycle with Words and Arts at MK2, Paris

The Industrial Revolution brought about many changes in the way we produce an object.Today, architecture has become all about reinventing a city, not building it. The 20th century began its mad rush for great and sustainable inventions. Art historian and jour

Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery at Design Basel 2018

Dansk Mobelkunst Gallery is presenting a set of major pieces from the golden age of Nordic design including works by Alvar Aalto, Grete Jalk, Finn Juhl, Hans J. Wegner, and other renowned designers at Design Basel 2018.“20th century Nordic design possesses

Hostler Burrows at Design Basel 2018

Hostler Burrows is introducing an integration of twentieth-century and contemporary Nordic and international design with a focus on studio ceramics for Design Basel 2018.The gallery is featuring Jasmine Anoschkin’s fantasy animals that are strikingly fresh

London Design Festival to Return in September 2018

London Design Festival is all set to return for its 16th edition this year, celebrating 10 years at the V&A as the official festival hub, with an impressive series of unmissable projects across the city from September 15 to 23, 2018.London Design Festiva

‘Daniel Rybakken – Daylight and Objects’ at Design Museum

This June, the Design Museum, Helsinki, launches an exhibition of new works by young and already well-known light designer Daniel Rybakken. The exhibition is titled “Daniel Rybakken – Daylight and Objects” and is on view from June 8 through August 26. I

Zaha Hadid Architects Wins Russian Black Sea City Masterplan Competition

Zaha Hadid Architects won the competition for the Admiral Serebryakov Embankment masterplan in the city of Novorossiysk on Russia’s Black Sea coast. Connecting Russia with the Mediterranean, Atlantic Ocean,

ammann//gallery at Design Miami/Basel 2018

ammann//gallery is participating for the 13th time at Design Miami/Basel. This year the gallery will focus specially on craftsmanship, with exhibits ranging from abstract furniture pieces to elegant design objects. On display will be works by Ad Hoc, Ron Arad

Ron Arad’s “Fishes & Crows, 1985-1994” at Friedman Benda, New York

At its New York venue, Friedman Benda will host a survey of the pioneering early work of Ron Arad in the exhibition titled “Fishes & Crows” examining the critical period of his career between 1985 and 1994, and presents rarely seen works from thi

Netherlands Building World’s First 3D-Printed and Habitable Houses

Dutch developers have a new project at hand — Project Milestone, and it will cut costs and environmental damage offering the perfect solution to the shortage of bricklayers.The Dutch city of Eindhoven is on its way to become the first-of-its-kind city with

Carl Hansen & Søn Launches “Preludia Series” by Brad Ascalon

Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son partnered with New York-based Brad Ascalon to create the versatile “Preludia Series” that includes chairs, bar stools, tables, and bar tables for both public and private spaces.The collection features a wide

“Matter Out Of Place” at Maria Wettergren Galerie, Paris

Maria Wettergren Galerie is hosting the debut solo exhibition of the artist duo Benandsebastian in France titled “Matter Out Of Place” on view through September 15.The title of the exhibition takes its reference from the British anthropologist Mary Dougla

Unique by Design: A Sneak Peek into What's In Store at the Upcoming Design Miami/Basel

With nearly 50 presentations by some of the world’s leading galleries of historic and Contemporary design, the 13th edition of Design Miami/Basel will be held from June 12-17 alongside Art Basel. An important highlight will be the Curio Program, returning f

First Serpentine Pavilion outside UK Opens in Beijing with Design by JIAKUN Architects

The Serpentine Galleries and WF CENTRAL (Beijing) collaborated for a new architecture Pavilion, designed by JIAKUN Architects, at the WF CENTRAL development in Beijing, the first Serpentine Pavilion outside the UK on view through October 31.The inaugural Serp

Station Russia: Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018

“Station Russia,” Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018, delves into the notions of exploring the past, present and future of the Russian railways. In an environment which is in parts uninhabitable, to the extent that roads cannot be built, railways ha

Charles Carmignac to Follow Father’s Footsteps in Porquerolles

Charles Carmignac, a musician in the Franco-American folk group Moriarty and also an entrepreneur, who has been overseeing his father Edouard Carmignac’s art foundation for over a year-and-a half, now plans for an inauguration on June 1, 2018, in Porqueroll

Gleaming New Home: Fondazione Prada’s New Tower Designed By Rem Koolhaas

The former site of Milan’s Societa Italiana Spiriti — a distillery dating from the 1910s — was initially composed of warehouses, laboratories, and brewing silos. But since 2015 it has taken on a new legacy: the Fondazione Prada. The Dutch architecture f

Street art Installed Near Daniel Buren’s Columns at Palais Royal Removed at his Request

The French artist Daniel Buren asked the French Ministry of Culture to remove a street art installation in front of his famous columns at the Palais Royal, French news media reported. The installation has since been removed.Citing his moral rights, Buren want

Street Art in front of Daniel Buren’s columns removed on his request

The French artist Daniel Buren asked the French Ministry of Culture to remove a street art installation in front of his famous columns at the Palais Royal, French news media reported. The installation has since been removed.Citing his moral rights, Buren want

Street Art Installed Near Daniel Buren’s Columns at Palais Royal Removed At His Request

The French artist Daniel Buren asked the French Ministry of Culture to remove a street art installation in front of his famous columns at the Palais Royal, French news media reported. The installation has since been removed.Citing his moral rights, Buren want

And The Golden Lion Goes to...

The results are in as Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects, curators of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, have announced the winners of the prestigious Golden Lion Awards. Among many prizes awarded, the Golden Lion for Best National

Winning Projects for 2018 NYC Excellence in Design Awards

Eleven projects from across New York City’s boroughs have been selected as winners of the NYC Excellence in Design Awards. The winners of 2018 NYC Excellence in Design Awards were recently announced by the New York City Public Design Commission and May

Tom Dixon’s Store Opens in New York's SoHo Neighborhood

New York City’s 25 Greene Street is now home to British designer Tom Dixon’s new double-storey showroom, which opened during the NYCxDesign festival. The designer experimented with several temporary locations for his studio before making New York’s SoH

Explore the ‘Freespace’ at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennial

One of the premier showcases for the world’s architects, and one that has one of the most elegant settings, the Venice Architecture Biennial, opens to the public on May 26 at the Giardini and the Arsenale.The 16th edition of International Architecture Exhib

Tom Dixon Studio’s Latest Super Glossy Collection ‘The New, The Silver, The Black, and The Blue’

Tom Dixon Studio has launched a super flashy color palette with a rigorous application of a super glossy black, a sharp, precise stainless steel, and a pop art electric blue. These are new elements in a design toolkit and become the building blocks of a futur

Australian Pavilion Focuses on ‘Repairing the Natural Environment’ at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) will be presenting “Repair” at the Australian Pavilion during the 16th International Architecture Exhibition “Freespace” at La Biennale di Venezia. Creative Directors Mauro Baracco and Louise Wright

Concentric rings across the Carcassonne Castle outrage locals

Swiss artist Felice Varini was recently invited by the National Center for National Monuments to mark the 20th anniversary of the medieval fortified town of Carcassonne that was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Varini installed disorienting yellow

Japanese architect Hiroshi Sambuichi bags The Daylight Award 2018

On May 16, 2018, The UNESCO International Day of Light, the poetic Japanese architect Hiroshi Sambuichi was announced as laureate of The Daylight Award 2018.Apart from Hiroshi Sambuichi, American researcher Greg Ward also won the award. In addition to the hon

Steinunn Thorarinsdottir’s “ARMORS” at Fort Tryon Park

NYC Parks is presenting “ARMORS,” a new public art exhibition in Fort Tryon Park, on view through September. Icelandic sculptor Steinunn Thorarinsdottir’s site-specific project in the park’s Cloisters Lawn features three androgynous, human-like figure

‘Boulon Age’ by Marty Maurice at Twenty First Gallery, New York

An exhibition of stunningly crafted objects made of bronze, steel, wood and brass showcase the timeless creative approach of artist Maurice Marty. The exhibition is titled “Boulon Age” and is displayed at the Twenty First Gallery in New York. The new scul

United Visual Artists’ Site-Specific Installation ‘Spirit of the City’ at A/D/O

London-based United Visual Artists (UVA) has collaborated with MINI for a site-specific installation “Spirit of the City” at A/D/O, the creative space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The installation will be on view through September 2, 2018.“Spirit of the Cit

MANIERA launches MANIERA 14 & 17 by PRODUCTORA and Piovenefabi

MANIERA at its Brussels venue has launched the newest furniture set “MANIERA 14 & 17 by PRODUCTORA and Piovenefabi” that will be on view through June 30, 2018.The architectural and design practices Piovenefabi and PRODUCTORA talk about the relation be

The Murray Hotel in Hong Kong by Foster + Partners Opens to Public

Foster + Partners have transformed an old government building into Hong Kong’s newest luxury hotel, which opened to the public this week. Located on the southern edge of Central with panoramic views of The Peak and the gardens to the south, The Murray reinv
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