Category: Design

Studio INI’s morphing Urban Imprint installation opens in A/D/O courtyard

This immersive installation in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint, created by designer and engineer Nassia Inglessis, features a canopy that appears to magically move up and down as visitors tread underneath. Urban Imprint comprises a floor and ceiling that change shape in response to movement, and was created by the Greek designer’s firm Studio INI in response to a brief from MINI-backed A/D/O to explore […]

Colony “puts trust in the designers” for Pas de Deux exhibit in New York

Designers of New York collective Colony have collaborated with artists of their choosing to create one-of-a-kind pieces for this exhibition during NYCxDesign. Designers and artists collaborated on pieces for the New York City showcase Colony is a design collective that was founded by trend forecaster Jean Lin in 2014. Each year for the annual NYCxDesign festival, it hosts a themed […]

John Pawson designs blanket collection for Tekla Fabrics

The interaction between light and the architecture of John Pawson’s Oxfordshire home influenced this collection of graphic blankets for Danish homeware brand Tekla Fabrics. The British architect’s latest collaboration with the Copenhagen brand consists of four merino wool blankets with tasselled ends. Each blanket features lined motifs based on the shadows cast by light interacting with the architecture of Pawson’s house that he […]

Mobile phones at gigs impacted design of rapper Dave’s recent live show

The set and lighting designers behind UK rapper Dave’s Psychodrama tour took the lights on the audience’s phones into account when creating the show. Award-winning lighting designer Tim Routledge and creative studio Tawbox, made up of Chris Jablonski and Amber Rimell, worked with the London artist on his UK tour, which closed at the O2 Academy in Brixton, London, […]

Expormim pays homage to Elizabeth Taylor with Liz outdoor furniture

Dezeen promotion: architects Ludovica Serafini and Roberto Palomba have designed a collection of outdoor furniture for Spanish brand Expormim, in tribute to Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor. The Liz collection includes an armchair and a sofa in two sizes, each made by stretching fabric over curved, tubular aluminium frames. Expormim said the aim was to recreate the “sensual and captivating forms” of […]

Virgil Abloh presents sinking furniture at Carpenters Workshop Gallery show in Venice

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh addresses the issue of rising sea-levels in an installation of sinking furniture on show during this year’s Venice Art Biennale. Abloh is just one of 23 designers and artists featured in the Dysfunctional exhibition of more than 50 works, which is being held by the Carpenters Workshop Gallery(CWG) for the 58th edition of the Venice Art […]