January 21, 2018
caesarstone, design, interior design show toronto (IDS) 2018, Interviews, snarkitecture, video
the archetypal ‘kitchen island’ is reincarnated as an experimental landscape of smooth surfaces that draw from architecture, topography and the natural world.
The post caesarstone + snarkitecture bring ‘altered states’ of the kitchen island…
January 18, 2018
design, galleries, IMM Cologne 2018, Interviews, neri & hu, Stellar Works, yabu pushelberg
including a new collection by neri&hu, stellar works’ stand at IMM cologne 2018 is dedicated to their shanghai-based creativity, craftsmanship and manufacturing.
The post stellar works showcases made in shanghai with IMM cologne 2018 debuts appear…
January 12, 2018
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award 2017, galleries, Interviews, Torafu Architects
the GOOD DESIGN award 2017 has witnessed an increase in participants, diversity of professions and projects, and the submissions of truly innovative designs.
The post GOOD DESIGN award 2017 receives increase in uniquely innovative projects appeared fir…
January 11, 2018
art, bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture 2017, category banner, homepage banner, Interviews, tatzu nishi
japanese artist tatsuro nishino, discusses his large-scale domestic installations including his latest – a road suspended mid-air and penetrating a 3rd floor apartment in old town shenzhen.
The post 10 questions for tatzu nishi at shenzhen UABB biennal…
January 10, 2018
all, cars, design, driverless vehicles, drones, Interviews, News, Paul Priestman, priestmangoode, Transport, virtual reality
Autonomous vehicles could make congestion worse in cities, according to leading transport designer Paul Priestman, who claims that personal transport needs to be rethought as it’s “just not efficient any more”. Read more
January 8, 2018
art, edoardo tresoldi, Interviews
designboom sits down with the italian sculptor to chat about process, storytelling, and the strange allure of wire mesh.
The post edoardo tresoldi interview: capturing the poetry of absence with wire mesh appeared first on designboom | architecture &a…
December 23, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, Penda
designboom was in attendance at INTER_ACCION 2017, panama city’s 14th international architecture congress, where we spoke with chris precht about penda’s work.
The post interview with chris precht, co-founder of penda appeared first on designboom | arc…
December 13, 2017
all, design, Interviews, kenya hara, Muji, News
Working for Muji is like “spinning circus plates” according to Kenya Hara, who discusses the hugely popular Japanese retailer’s aesthetic and approach to products in this exclusive interview. Read more
December 8, 2017
design, Interviews, pantone
‘I am a color lover. for me color is life; it is expression; it is freedom.’
The post color conversations: interview with pantone’s laurie pressman on her penchant for palettes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
December 7, 2017
Architecture, Interviews, Tatiana Bilbao, venice architecture biennale 2018, video
PLANE—SITE is asking prominent architects to reflect on the themes of time, space, and existence.
The post tatiana bilbao discusses her work ahead of the 2018 venice architecture biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazin…
December 4, 2017
chermayeff and geismar, design, Interviews
on may 18th, 2007, designboom met with chermayeff in new york for an exclusive interview.
The post iconic logo designer ivan chermayeff dies aged 85: looking back with designboom’s exclusive interview appeared first on designboom | architecture &…
November 30, 2017
architectural photography, Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, Julien Lanoo
designboom spoke with the photographer who explained how he approaches his assignments and the effect social media has had on his work.
The post julien lanoo discusses architectural photography and the role of people and place appeared first on designb…
November 29, 2017
design, galleries, Interviews, LAUFEN, milan design week 2017, patricia urquiola, video
in an exclusive video interview, patricia urquiola discusses the elegant, contrasting yet balanced ‘sonar’ collection, designed for LAUFEN.
The post patricia urquiola designs saphirkeramik ‘sonar’ collection for LAUFEN appeared first on des…
November 28, 2017
all, Architecture, Berlin, design and film, Germany, Interviews
Filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt transforms German industrial landmarks into “alienated places” for his latest film, which sees actor Cate Blanchett take on 13 personas while reciting art declarations. Read more
November 28, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, battersea power station development, Interviews, Wilkinson Eyre, World Architecture Festival 2017
at the world architecture festival in berlin, the architect explained more about the project, and discussed how the firm approaches the different projects it is working on around the world.
The post interview with WilkinsonEyre’s sebastien ricard…
November 22, 2017
all, Babette Porcelijn, design, Dutch Design Week, Dutch Design Week 2017, Good Design for a Bad World, Interviews
Designers have the power to solve the world’s problems, but it may mean creating more systems and less stuff, says Dutch designer and environmentalist Babette Porcelijn. Read more
November 21, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, rafael vinoly architects, World Architecture Festival 2017
at the world architecture festival in berlin, designboom spoke with lamberti about the firm’s approach to diverse localities from project to project, and the current state of architecture.
The post interview with andrea lamberti, partner at rafael viño…
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.
The post interview with alison brooks at the 2017 world architecture festival appeared first on …
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.
The post interview with carme pigem of pritzker-winning firm RCR arquitectes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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.
The post interview with gaetano pesce at his studio in new york appeared …
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.
The post BMW motorrad concept link sparks electric urban mobility movement appeared first on designb…
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.
The post BMW concept 8 series in close detail at concorso d’eleganza villa d’este appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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.