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Global Design Agenda: Lighting Design Week

'Design is not about solving technical problems or only about beauty,' says lighting planner extraordinaire Ulrike Brandi. 'It's a social profession and we have very big challenges right now", she adds.

Global Design Agenda: Surface Design Week

'Surfaces define our visual experience of space,' say Space Popular, 'which is an enormous part of our experience of places.' Join Architonic for Surface Design Week, as we deep-dive with the Swedish-Spanish design duo, as well as catching up with In Out Studio, m-i-r-a, and João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos.

Global Design Agenda: Furniture Design Week

'Furniture is how we tame a space.' So says go-to interior designer India Mahdavi. Find out what she, along with Pearson Lloyd, Doshi Levien and Patrick Norguet, have to say about the relation between products and space, as well as the rapidly shifting leading design But how strong is our resolve when it comes to a consistent and meaningful approach to sustainability in architecture and design?

Global Design Agenda: Sustainability Design Week

There's nothing like a climate crisis to sharpen the mind. But how strong is our resolve when it comes to a consistent and meaningful approach to sustainability in architecture and design? We attempt to put the world to rights with renowned offices BIG, Gensler, AHMM and Atelier Luma, taking the temperature on a very hot topic.

Global Design Agenda: Outdoor Design Week

As outdoor spaces become more comfortable, more practical and generally more appealing, Architonic's Global Design Agenda turns its focus towards the great outdoors. Starting 25 April, Outdoor Design Week will feature special guests including illustrious Italian product designers Monica Armani and Luca Nichetto, alongside outdoor heavyweight Patrick Jouin and the eminent London-based architect Christina Seilern. Viewers can watch these distinguished speakers discuss the blurred lines barely separating indoor and outdoor design, the latest all-weather material innovations and the trade 'secrets' making exposed spaces fit for consumption.

Global Design Agenda: Furniture Design Week

Perhaps the most immediate point of contact with our designed world, furniture has long provided fertile ground for micro-architectural icon-making, material experimentation and technological innovation. The latest tranche of Global Design Agenda expert insights – as part of our Furniture Design Week, which starts on 4 April – sees fêted designers Sebastian Herkner and Alfredo Häberli, as well as architectural grandee Benedetta Tagliabue and interiors specialist Katy Ghahremani from Make Architects, discuss the meaning, method and magic of furniture design and specification.

Global Design Agenda: Lighting Design Week

The latest installment of the mustn’t-miss Global Design Agenda – hosted by Architonic – is about to drop.

Global Design Agenda 2021 – hosted by Architonic

New for 2021! Architonic hosts the Global Design Agenda – the architects’ programme of focus weeks for planning insights, market trends and product launches.