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Creativity saves social rituals at the time of the pandemic

British designer Paul Cocksedge has created ‘Here Comes the Sun’, an open-source project for a picnic blanket to let us socialize safely

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‘Gae Aulenti: A Creative Universe’ on view at the Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Design Museum features “Gae Aulenti. A creative Universe”dedicated to one of the most influential architects and designers of the post-war period

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Florence Jewellery Week, from 28 May to 4 June 2020

‘Florence Jewellery Week 2020’, dedicated to the world of goldsmith creation, will be held from May 28 to June 4 2020, in various museum spaces and galleries in Florence

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‘Beauty Innovation 2020’, a new installation by contemporary design studio we+

Design Studio we+, in collaboration with Shiseido Art Director Taisuke Kikuchi, has created the installation called “Beauty Innovation 2020”

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CURA: an open-source design for emergency COVID-19 hospitals

CURA aims to improve the efficiency of existing solutions in the design of field hospitals, tailoring them to the current pandemic.

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Contemporary craft: some of the 30 finalists of the 2020 Loewe Craft Prize

Inexhibit publishes the most intriguing works chosen among the 30 finalists of the annual Loewe Craft Prize.

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Milan’s Design Week 2020 canceled following Coronavirus outbreak

See you at the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile. Milano. Following the coronavirus outbreak, the organizers announced that the Milan Furniture Fair has been canceled.

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Milan Design Week 2020 – COS presents a collaboration with ecoLogicStudio

London-based fashion brand COS will return to the 2020 edition of Milan Design Week to present a collaboration with architecture and urban design practice ecoLogicStudio

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Vitra Design Museum presents ‘Home stories’. Visionary interiors from the past 100 years

With the exhibition ‘Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors’ the Vitra Design Museum reopens the conversation about the contemporary private interior and its evolution

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‘A.I.’ by Kartell is the first chair created by artificial intelligence

A.I. by Kartell is the 1st chair conceived by artificial intelligence, created in response to input received from Philippe Starck, and from the company

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Musée des Arts Décoratifs explores the relationship between fashion and body

The MAD-Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris continues its exploration into the relationship between fashion and body with ‘Marche et démarche’.

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Michael Anastassiades at Maison&Objet Paris in January 2020

Michael Anastassiades will be the “designer of the year” at the next edition of Maison&Objet Paris in January 2020.

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Iconic Bulbo lamp by Castiglioni brothers revives in a new edition by FLOS

Conceived in 1957 by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the iconic ‘Bulbo’ lamp is brought back to life today in a new edition by Flos.

Originals by Adidas wins the Beazley Designs of the Year for the Fashion category

‘Originals’, the collection of streetwear designed by Ji Won Choi for Adidas, wins the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Award for the Fashion category

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Interior garden design | Hanging and vertical gardens

A survey of the most innovative designs and products for creating hanging and vertical gardens in homes; from hydroponics systems to string gardens

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Snøhetta designs new banknotes for Norway’s Central Bank

in 2014, the Central Bank of Norway appointed Snøhetta and Metric Design/Terje Tønnessen to develop the design of its new paper currency

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Sunbrella and Wendy Andreu: sustainable design from textile waste

Sunbrella and Wendy Andreu have developed a new technique to ensure the continued sustainability of Sunbrella’s fabric waste

Four Sci-Fi like designs that became reality

4 Sci-Fi like designs that became reality: the Cray-2 supercomputer, the Northrop YB-49 “Flying Wing”, the OSI Bisiluro race car, and Star Trek’s flip phone

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Kaiku Living Color – Colors from vegetable waste

Kaiku Living Color is a system designed to obtain pigments from vegetable waste, offering a sustainable alternative to synthetic colors

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Design for Urban Mobility at the Dutch Design Week 2019

Dutch Design Week 2019 presents a number of urban mobility projects including the Station of Being bus shelter by Rombout Frieling lab and a folding helmet for e-bikers by Amy Virasak

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“After the Wall: Design since 1989” at Vitra Design Museum

“After the wall” at Vitra Design Museum. How has design been shaped by technological, cultural, and social shifts for the last 30 years?

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The history of the ISO/BMW Isetta, the world’s first microcar

Manufactured initially by ISO Rivolta in Italy in 1953 and then by BMW in Germany, the Isetta was a revolutionary egg-shaped little automobile and the world’s first microcar

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2019: the nominees in the PRODUCT category

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019. The rethinking of mass-products, and reinterpretation of raw design materials dominates this year’s product selection

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“Design on Air” exhibition at CID – Grand Hornu, Belgium

Until 13 October 2019 the CID – Centre d’Innovation et du Design at Grand-Hornu, in Belgium, presents the exhibition “Design on Air”.

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Should we go to Mars? From October “Moving to Mars”at Design Museum London

The exhibition “Moving to Mars” explores how sending humans to Mars is not just a new frontier for science but also for design

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Edible tickets and cheese made from celebrity bacteria…’FOOD: Bigger than the Plate’ at the V & A

At the V&A, ‘FOOD: Bigger than the Plate’ explores how innovative organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food


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