Long Reads

Lithium

Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam 20 September 2020 – 11th April 2021

Conceived as a spa resort, the exhibition Lithium highlights the beneficial and destructive aspects of the eternal human search for energy. Researchers, designers and artists have been invited to reflect on […]

Donald J. Trump Library Design Unveiled

A team of professional architects, designers and writers have launched DJTrumpLibrary.com, which features a potential reading of the design and exhibits planned for the 45th president’s library and museum. “It is […]

The Orientation of Opinions

DISNOVATION.ORG

It’s no wonder that Disnovation.org called the video element of their Online Culture Wars project The Persuadables. When it comes to opinion making of any kind, persuade can seem to […]

Research & Realities

A New Real Deal

Neolith and the Art of Techno Stone

Functional Social Distancing Art

How art can offer an added boost to society?

SOOTHE-‘EM-UPS

A new indie gaming movement rejects the usual adrenalin ride in favour of a more peaceful serenity. They treasure what’s calm and invite users in to escape not the mundanity […]

Productivity

Earth to Sky by Doshi Levien

‘I was thinking about what attracts me to fine craftsmanship. How beautifully made details, revealing the work of a skilled hand, become a powerful expression of human endeavour,’ says Jonathan […]

Plusminus by Stefan Diez for Vibia

The simple strap that holds luggage in place on a car roof rack or a bicycle carrier has been the inspirational starting point for a new series of lamps by […]

Gioia by Andrea Anastasio for Foscarini

The composition of the Gioia lamp both conceals and reveals the wonders within: a marble structure placed at the centre of a transparent Perspex disk, joined by a single ring, […]

Cyanometer by Marjan van Aubel for Swarovski

As winner of the Designer of the Future in 2017, Marjan van Aubel created Cyanometer in collaboration with Swarovski´s crystal experts and Design Miami. It displays solar cells behind Swarovski’s […]