November 19, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, rafael moneo
before the first annual soane lecture, designboom interviews laureate rafael moneo about the current state of architecture in terms of construction, teaching and more.
The post rafael moneo interview: winner of the inaugural soane medal for contributio…
November 18, 2017
Architecture, architecture in new york, architecture in the US, Interiors, Interviews, Piero Lissoni, skyscraper architecture and design
designboom visited the sales gallery of project, complete with a simulation of panoramic tribeca views, for an exclusive interview with piero.
The post 45 park place: inside a surreal sales gallery in new york with piero lissoni appeared first on desig…
November 17, 2017
alison brooks architects, Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, World Architecture Festival 2017
the architect explains why she thinks the public should be involved in discussions about the built environment, and being female in a male-dominated field.
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November 16, 2017
all, Dutch Design Week, Dutch Design Week 2017, exhibitions, Good Design for a Bad World, Interviews, News, Robotics, robots, technology
Robots could be released into the countryside to help restore damaged ecosystems, according to the curator of an exhibition held at Dutch Design Week last month. Read more
November 16, 2017
air pollution, all, design, design movies, Dutch Design Week, Dutch Design Week 2017, Good Design for a Bad World, Interviews, Movies, pollution, Studio Roosegaarde
Daan Roosegaarde has called on designers to shift focus away from designing luxury items and instead to tackle the problems facing the world such as pollution. Read more
November 3, 2017
all, arata isozaki, Architecture, Cultural, cultural buildings, David Gauld Architects, Design Miami/Basel, Florida, Interviews, Miami, Miami Beach, News, USA
Arata Izosaki’s Bass Museum project paved the way for future starchitects to work in Miami Beach, says the Japanese architect’s contemporary David Gauld, who also credited the Art Basel fair with transforming the city’s attitudes towards culture and ar…
November 2, 2017
all, Canada, design, Interviews, Toronto
Design and technology are playing a crucial role in solving global issues and their importance is finally catching the attention of world leaders, according to Shauna Levy, founder of Toronto’s EDIT festival. Read more
November 1, 2017
art, Interviews, okuda san miguel, street art
designboom speaks to multidisciplinary artist okuda san miguel about his unique approach to surrealism & street art.
The post okuda san miguel interview: the multidisciplinary artist taking pop surrealism to the streets appeared first on designbo…
October 29, 2017
art, Camille Walala, Interviews
designboom speaks to camille walala about her recent projects for london design festival, and her colourful plans for the future.
The post camille walala interview: the london-based artist whipping colors into shape appeared first on designboom | archi…
October 28, 2017
Architecture, architecture in miami, architecture in the US, asymptote architecture, Interviews
the project’s architecture references the works of american minimalist sculptors such as sol lewitt and donald judd.
The post interview with hani rashid on asymptote’s missoni baia residential tower in miami appeared first on designboom | archite…
October 26, 2017
all, design, Dutch Design Week, Dutch Design Week 2017, Good Design for a Bad World, Interviews
Dutch designer Rudy van Belkom has envisioned a radical new electoral system that would allow voters to pick and choose policies from different political parties. Read more
October 24, 2017
bulgari creative director lucia silvestri speaks about inspirations for the ‘festa’ collection, and heritage curator lucia boscaini discusses the new DOMVS museum.
The post interview with bulgari on heritage, jewellery and the DOMVS museum appeared fir…
October 24, 2017
all, Architecture, Interviews, Meganom, News, Russia
Russia’s architects have become more interested in creating public spaces than spectacular buildings, according to Moscow-based architect Yury Grigoryan, who says the country’s architecture has reached a tipping point. Read more
October 17, 2017
Africa, all, Architecture, architecture movies, Burkina Faso, Dezeen movies, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Education, Interviews, Movies, schools
In this exclusive movie produced by Dezeen, Serpentine Pavilion architect Diébédo Francis Kéré reveals how building a school for his home village in Burkina Faso was the starting point for his career. Read more
October 17, 2017
design, dubai design week 2017, Interviews
we speak with rue kothari, fair director of downtown design, who gives extra insight into the upcoming edition of the middle east’s leading, high quality design show.
The post downtown design unites over 150 high end, global and regional brands appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
June 15, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, RCR Arquitectes
designboom spoke with the catalan architect at the inaugural milano arch week – a seven-day program of activities, events, and discussions curated by stefano boeri.
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June 13, 2017
design, Gaetano Pesce, Interviews
pesce spoke with us about living in new york, the architecture he appreciates in the city, his approach to new projects, and the creative fascinations that drive his work today.
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June 7, 2017
airbnb, all, Architecture, Herzog & de Meuron, Hotels, Ian Schrager, Interviews, New York, New York City, USA
Legendary New York hotelier Ian Schrager has unveiled Public, a hotel concept designed by Herzog & de Meuron to counter the threat of Airbnb. Read more
June 5, 2017
A.L.X. / junichi sampei, Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, studio visits
on a trip to tokyo, designboom visited the firm’s office and spoke with its founder about how he works with clients to develop their homes, and his views on the current state of japanese architecture.
The post interview with japanese architect junichi…
May 31, 2017
BMW, concorso d’eleganza villa d’este, electric motorcycle and scooter design, galleries, Interviews, technology
edgar heinrich, head of design of BMW motorrad, discusses the ‘concept link’ and its electric urban mobility at concorso d’eleganza villa d’este 2017.
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May 29, 2017
BMW, car concept, car design, concorso d’eleganza villa d’este, galleries, Interviews, technology
at the world premier of the BMW ‘concept 8’ series, designboom interviewed adrian van hooydonk, senior VP of BMW group design, who discusses the car’s more sculptural and sophisticated design language.
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May 28, 2017
Architecture, Interviews, mecanoo, video, virtual and augmented reality
to understand the advantages that VR has in comparison with more traditional options, we spoke with mecanoo’s johan hanegraaf, an architect and design technology specialist.
The post virtual reality offers mecanoo a new way of designing buildings appe…
May 27, 2017
design, Interviews, joe gebbia, NYCxDESIGN 2017
at ICFF, designboom spoke with the airbnb co-founder about the contemporary requirements of a workspace, and how his work at airbnb helped inform the collection.
The post joe gebbia discusses his LEGO-like ‘neighborhood’ furniture for bernhardt appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
May 25, 2017
Architecture, architecture in portugal, camarim arquitectos, interview, Interviews, studio visits
during the visit, the duo guided us around their office space, where they shared with us their recent projects, influences, and interests outside of architecture.
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May 23, 2017
Architecture, architecture in new york, architecture in the US, Interviews, video, West 8
the setting includes a wide range of spaces, from barbecue areas to romantic fire pits and treehouses.
The post west 8 founder adriaan geuze discusses designing a 1-acre garden for one manhattan square appeared first on designboom | architecture &…
May 19, 2017
Architecture, architecture in hong kong, Interviews, James Corner Field Operations
in this interview, corner discusses the challenges of working with the waterfront site, and the analytical research that goes into each of his firm’s projects.
The post james corner explains field operations’ plans to renovate hong kong’s tsim sha tsui waterfront appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
May 15, 2017
all, design, Dezeen Watch Store, Interviews, Samuel Wilkinson, Watches
The fallout from the smartwatch trend is a renewed interest in analogue watches according to British designer Samuel Wilkinson, whose second watch collection has just launched on Dezeen Watch Store. Read more
May 14, 2017
design, Driade, Interviews, konstantin grcic, milan design week 2017, salone del mobile milano 2017
during milan design week, designboom spoke with grcic about the wooden ‘mingx’ pieces, his experimentation with material, and the important design details incorporated into the table.
The post konstantin grcic discusses the extension of his ‘mingx’ collection in wood for driade appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
May 12, 2017
all, Architecture, Interviews, Peter Zumthor
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has attracted a cult following over his five-decade career, but kept a famously low profile in the media. He spoke to Dezeen about trying to dispel his mysterious reputation by taking cues from media-shy tennis star Roger Federer. Read more
May 5, 2017
all, art, bronze, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Collectible design, design, exhibitions, Furniture, Interviews, News, Paris, sculptures, wood
Buyers are capitalising on the burgeoning market for collectible furniture as prices and popularity continue to increase, according to pioneer of the American studio craft movement, Wendell Castle. Read more