Ernesto Gismondi dies aged 89

Italian designer Ernesto Gismondi has passed away on December 31st, 2020, short after turning 89 years old. He was the founder of Artemide, a 60 years old company that has […]

Normality—A video by Silvia Susanna

Is a loop


Terence Conran’s Generosity Lives on

Long Reads


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, 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


It’s no wonder that 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?


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 […]


SIAMESE SOFA—StudioTwentySeven

The sofa is designed by Pietro Franceschini, an architect and designer based in New York and Florence. It is part of the Olympus Collection, his first furniture collection. Based on […]


Visionary Danish architect Grethe Meyer’s heat-resistant Ildpot clay tableware from 1976 has been brought back from obscurity thanks to a small German porcelain factory, which reconstituted the original product’s exact […]

EJ 315 SOFA—Erik Jørgensen

Designed in 1975 by Erik Ole Jørgensen, the EJ 315 remains an archetype of a Danish box sofa. The upholstery is a lesson in precision and the sofa back features […]


The 2020 re-edition of the Chiara lamp, an iconic object designed by Mario Bellini for Flos in 1969. Formed from a simple sheet of polished stainless steel that has been […]