Umbrellium is a team of architects, designers, commercial experts, producers and creative technologists that create and commercialise participatory products and services that empower people to transform their cities. This video is about Assemblance, where Kinetic sensors and lasers allow for a truly interactive light experience.
Designed by Helsinki-based practice AOR, Viewpoint is a peaceful respite floating on the canal in London’s Kings Cross. See how Erkko Aarti, Arto Ollila and Mikki Ristola explained the process and the relationship between the built and unbuilt in Kings Cross.
Formlessfinder, the New York-based architects, designers and outside-the-box thinkers won this year’s commission to build the entrance to Design Miami/. Tent Pile is a balancing act of aluminium and sand, the latter is often seen as an obstacle to overcome in architecture rather than the solution. But that’s the way these guys roll.
Alberto Biagetti, Italian designer invites us into his home, a space that has become the ultimate private gallery.
The Parisian designer’s aesthetic is deeply rooted in his boundless embrace of nature. Enjoy this video on Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance!
The prolific architect and designer Fabio Novembre imbues every object he touches with his rhapsodic brand of Milan élan.
Battling against international sanctions, global economic crisis and the challenges behind creating a hotel locally and sustainably in Iran, Ameriha House is a recipe for disaster. Or is it?
The American Design Club (AmDC) was conceived in the spring of 2008. At that time, America’s relevance in the design world was being questioned, with some postulating that US-based designers would never be as influential or productive as their European counterparts. Looking around, however, all they saw was talent and ambition in our fellow American designers, from close friends to former employers to recent design school graduates. What was missing was an avenue for these designers to share their work with a broad audience. The AmDC’s founding members resolved to improve the situation by creating a platform from which designers could launch new ideas and connect with one another.
Felix Burrichter is a New York-based architect turned editor who prefers building magazines.
We poll some of the best and brightest in the design world about one hot topic…
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