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lo studio d’architettura olandese mvrdv trasforma il simbolo controverso del leader storico dell'albania comunista in un centro d’educazione tecnologica per i giovani. il progetto mira a restituire l'edificio al pubblico. grazie al piano terra aperto da tutti i lati, la struttura diventa trasparente e arricchita da alberi e spazi per il coworking nell’ampio atrio. fonte futurix

infact studio challenges new delhi's residential landscape with a lightweight curved façade


gold paint drips down green mural at chelsea pied-à-terre by stadt architecture


rebecca louise law presents an ethereal inverted garden installation. the artist, together with community volunteers, had sourced thousands of plants and flowers native to the region for the immersive installation


tra le sedi, i giardini e i palazzi che ospitano manifesta, la biennale d’arte contemporanea itinerante a palermo spicca palazzo butera, edificio del settecento che si affaccia sul mare e appartenuto ai principi di butera

come diamanti by stefano giovacchini. la biennale lucchese dedicata all’arte, al design e all’architettura, realizzati con la carta e il cartone, è in programma a lucca dal 4 agosto al 27 settembre 2018. e cambia nome. non più cartasia ma lucca biennale–paper, art, design. il tema: caos e silenzio

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portuguese practice aurora aquitectos has transformed an old family home near lisbon into a hostel, with colourful accents throughout based on the tropical patina of sunshine and vacations. ph do mal o menos

restaurant blitz, paris, architect jordan weisberger. ph margaux gayet


central saint martins graduate creates decorative vessels glazed with human urine. sinae kim, a graduate from central saint martins in london, has created a collection of decorative ceramics using urine as the glaze. called urine ware, the collection features a series of ceramic vessels inspired by the shape of the human bladder and laboratory flasks, glazed using human urine

i piatti della nuova serie planet firmata da kanz sia nella versione rotonda che in quella ovale ingannano l’occhio. i tre modelli jupiter, pluto e saturn creano l’illusione di “contenere”, ma rimangono fedeli alla loro funzione di piatti piani da portata. realizzati in ceramica smaltata o in legno di cedro


chinese designer mario tsai’s ‘pig’ serves as a side table as well as a storage unit — made of an aluminum tube, the piece can store your magazines and other sundries. inspired by the piggy bank, the table is reminiscent of a pig with a hat

for philipp schenk-mischke’s recent process plug-ins project, the designer looked at traditional modes of manufacturing, assembly, and use, and introduced physical "plug-ins" that might distort the final outcomes

promemoria celebra l'arrivo dell'estate con la nuova martini nini, una poltrona dalle dimensioni compatte firmata da romeo sozzi

sobreiro collection for the consulate general of portugal by the campana brothers. the designers investigated the portuguese cork  with corticeira amorim. the collection is composed by one armchair and three cabinets,


metéor by beau et bien bespoke chandelier collection by sylvie maréchal

etoile ceiling and wall by daniela puppa for firmamento

kelly durango and mauricio sanin of moak studio have created two lamps that need additional actions other than turning on a switch to work. the first is the dina lamp, to make the user aware of the value of the light, energy, and money needed to use the lamp, dina needs to be fed coins to activate and transmit the power to let it shine (right). the second prototype is the volé lamp, however designers have used wind as an inspiration. by blowing, we can be originating mild forces, tiny storms. with a simple blow of wind, the dim light of volé can be turned on or off when needed (left)

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pendant lamps, ikea,

pendant lamp flower stripe della collezione trame, disegnata dall’artista-designer oçilunam per in-es.artdesign.

pendant lamp aureole by daniel becker & team.

brooklyn homeware brand in common with has released its first collection of lamps, which includes in-house designs along with products made in collaboration with ohio artist ariana heinzman


left, living on water.

right, inventario ideato e promosso da foscarini e diretto da beppe finessi arrva al numero 13.


hungarian fiber artist agnes herczeg continues to create delicate depictions of quiet moments. formed from colorful lace and found wood, each small scene floats in mid-air and is attached to a piece of wood


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john galliano's artisanal aw 2018 women's collection for maison margiela

issey miyake aw18

lingxiao luo combines 3d-printing and knitwear to create playful garments

marimekko pre-spring 2019

contemporary muslim fashion, museo de young


ramin haerizadeh, rokni haerizadeh e hesam rahmanian, forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home, a cura di abaseh mirvali. ogr-officine grandi riparazioni, torino

architecture prototypes & experiments, collettiva, the aram gallery


 prvi mobilni telefon na balkanu

first mobil phone in the balcans

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la symphony of the seas, la 25° unità di royal caribbean, la nave più grande e innovativa al mondo: alto tasso di divertimento e avventura a bordo, offerta gastronomica internazionale, tecnologia e comfort, spettacoli e parchi acquatici per i più piccoli,

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designed by phuket-based architect pascal trahan, the boat includes two sleeping cabins each with the unique local charm of the region. this 135-foot-long ship is strikingly roomy. its interior designer jiraparnn tokeeree merged contemporary and traditional finishes for an effective result that belongs to no specific place or time.



this summer residence is located on the outskirts of the traditional village of pyrgos in santorini. the building is placed on a mild sloping plot surrounded by vineyards and facing the southwest part of the island and the aegean sea. project by kapsimalis architects. ph giorgos sfakianatis

pelli clarke pelli architects has won an international contest for the chengdu natural history museum in china. with a form inspired by the geological impact of shifting tectonic plates, and reflecting pools inspired by ancient irrigation systems, the scheme makes heavy reference to the surrounding natural landscape


interior designer natalia sanchéz wants to make the office feel as cosy as the home. to show how it can be done, she kitted out copenhagen workspace nomad with furniture by danish design brand muuto,


french artist and creative explorer apach— the pseudonym of thomas voillaume — has created a monster within the otherwise serene surroundings at the nature reserve of val d’escreins in france. ‘kraken’ is a giant sculptural and skeletal sea squid that appears to emerge from architectural ruins of the former village there

this year's serpentine pavilion features "woven tapestry" of concrete tiles. frida escobedo's pavilion features walls of concrete roofing tiles, a curving mirrored ceiling and a shallow, triangular pool of water

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aqso arquitectos‘ proposal for this mixed-used building including hotel, cinema, and retail explores a formal response to the site conditions with an alternative contemporary language. against the monolithic presence of a totem that divides the paths in two, the building becomes a flexible element that blends with the perspective of the resulting streets while respects the pedestrian flow of the public area

frank gehry might add to his portfolio of sun-kissed projects with a beachfront restaurant. the la county board of supervisors have given the go ahead for the department of beaches and harbors to begin negotiations with puck and his team over development of two new restaurants at the site designed by gehry


snohetta reinterprets the traditional sloyd bench for sawaya & moroni. by reworking the nordic carpenter’s bench, snøhetta underlines the importance of craftsmanship in a time focused on technological processes and virtual reality,

giancarlo valle debuted his first collection in a holistic installation that saw his own highly personal pieces alongside historical ones, in collaboration with viso project,

fountains by arthur hoffner. the assembled parts of each fountain connect together to present a dialogue between materials, shapes, solid and liquid forms. the structure is at once a functional apparatus and an autonomous object, providing a source of contemplation and wonder. ph amir farzad

republic of fritz hansen: portaoggetti di benjamin hubert, specchi di studio roso, scatole di august sandgren, sgabello dot di arne jacobsen


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enrica morini, margherita rosina e rossana di fazio, maria pezzi giornalista di moda,; serena dandini, il catalogo delle donne valorose,; karen dionne, la casa del padre,; katerina tuckova, l'eredità delle dee,; alan bennet, la signora nel furgone, simon winchester, il professore e il pazzo,; la triennale museum racconta la storia e le storie del design italiano dal 1902 al 1998,; chair: 500 designs that matter,


graphic artist steven scicluna of lefty le mur wants to bring out your playful imagination and creativity with objekts, a collection of modular, geometric wooden sculptures made up of simple shapes and primary colors that evoke the nostalgic memories of playing with wooden blocks and towers

british artist richard woods has put one of his colourful bungalows in a roadside skip in london's hoxton square, in a bid to trigger discussion about gentrification

roee rosen, histoires dans la pénombre, mucem, marsiglia/marseille,


the royal academy of fine arts in antwerp hosts one of the world's best prestigious fashion design courses. here's a look at all eight collections produced by this year's masters graduates. from top left, clockwise: kiell de meersman, stefan kartchev, federica di leo, noa kapchitz aand elijah schali, predag petrovic, shavli harrison, michal gruca, gennaro genni velotti

left, balenciaga's t-shirt that features a long-sleeved shirt attached to its front, designed for its fall 2018 collection

right, black and white denim shirt/jacquet covered with letters and words falling apart. created as part of a collaborative educational program, inspired by the difficulties in communication between chinese and israeli students at shenkar college, israel and yale university, the us


beyond colors and shape, retrospettiva di ho kan, villa reale di monza 

il giovane picasso. periodo blu e rosa, fondation beyeler

gretta johnson, new paintings, paris london hong kong

left, karthik pandian, tamil man, federica schiavo gallery, milano

right, naomi vona, and i'm going down, artspace

the sigg collection. a story of chinese contemporary art, fm centro per l’arte contemporanea


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laurence philomene, ariana (lavender hands)

greg ponthus, ether,

jake hostetter,

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tania franco klein, the waiting,

chiara cordeschi, are you in pieces?

yulia taits, porcelain beauty,

guoman liao, untitled,

dima chyornyy, mood for love,

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teresa solar: "flotation line". a new group of sculptures that deal with animals, images, mythologies, and elements sharing a relationship with water and the sea in der tank’s glass cube

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aerial view of losanna e il lago lemano

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il ponte (charles) bessières, costruito ta il 1908 e il 1910, uno dei tre ponti della città che sovrasta la valle del flon, collega la collina della cité al quartiere caroline. in fondo, la cattedrale

la cattedrale, consacrata nel 1275

l'organo della cattedrale, opera di renzo piano

il panorama dalla terrazza accanto all cattedrale

escaliers du marché/scalinata del mercato. collegamento diretto e rapido tra la cattedrale e il centro città. del dodicesimo secolo, ha la sua forma attuale dal settecento. da un lato è fiancheggiata da boutiques e caffé

festa di matrimonio al mercato


nella hall d'ingresso dell'hotel de la paix

vista di losanna da una camera dell'hotel de la paix

restaurants, wine and food

à lausanne on y boit et mange (très bien)

les vins du terroir

les frères dubois, chemin de versailles, cully

rest'bar bar & club bleu lézard

l'aquatis e il suo ristorante. il complesso dell'aquatis integra il più grande acquario d'acqua dolce d'europa e il vivarium: 50 vasche ilustrano una ventina di ecosistemici acquatici,

la pinte, il ristorante tradizionale, fondato nel 1780

tom café, il ristorante del museo e del parco olimpico

ristorante del belvedere di montbenon, parco e lago

la chocolatière, avenue mon-repos


mudac,/ ligne de mire

l'universo delle armi: opere di raul martinez, mircea cantor, edwin sanchez. tappeto di bossoli di proiettili

al farrow, église, mausoleum islamique e synagogue. armes à feu, pieces d'artillerie, grenaille de plomb, fusille, balles

gonçalo mabunda, weapon thone. métal et armes reyclés, collection privé

michel aubry, le grand jeu, tapis afghans (gallery eva meier, paris)

mudac, musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains

musée de l'elysée. jacques henri lartigue

mudac, verre en scene

fondation de l'hermitage, manguin,

la volupté des couleurs

musée de l'elysée, jean dubuffet, l'outil


le musée de l'art brut

il nuovo quartiere gentrizzato di flon. caffé, bar, ristoranti, gallerie d'arte. discoteche con orchestre nella piscina, nuove boutique (kanoa, by humans for humans,

il lago lemano

il rosone della cattedrale

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siena, toscana, italy

rocca di lonato del garda, brescia, lombardia, italy


danish-icelandic artist olafur eliasson has completed his first building – a fortress-like office in the vejle fjord in denmark, called fjordenhus. fjordenhus is the headquarters of kirk kapital, which is the holding and investment company for three brothers who are direct descendent of the founder of lego. ph tom ravenscroft/dezeen

nella chiesa di san francesco al fopponino, a milano, progettata da gio ponti nel 1963, olivari, che realizza maniglie nello stabilimento di borgomanero, sostiene il restauro dei venti lampadari in ottone della navata centrale che nel tempo erano stati sostituiti


club unseen, a project by studiopepe. ph andrea ferrari

ispirandosi allo spirito curioso e cosmopolita che ha caratterizzato l’inizio del novecento in europa, l’interior design di giampaolo venier in un appartamento milanese presenta la stratificazione di oggetti di un melting pot culturale e temporale


unstudio — the dutch architecture practice led by ben van berkel — has designed "ellipsicoon", a mobile structure conceived as a place of rest, retreat, and mindfulness. the project forms part of the revolution precrafted pavilion series, a collection of structures whose wide variety of functions are designed to complement existing spaces. ph revolution precrafted

vudavieri-saverino partners presentano il cantiere 2/ harbour by roberto coda zabetta a porto di portivy, st. pierre quiberon, bretagna dove, da millenni, la forza dei venti, le maree, l’erosione del mare, il sole, le piogge, la salsedine scolpiscono le coste della penisola

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bed & breakfast vipp kitchen, knokke-heist, west flanders, belgium. architect benny govaert, architectuurburo govaert & vanhoutte bvba. interior designer kristof goossens, anversa architecture & development

yiduan shanghai renovates an old chinese complex into a boutique hotel in yunnan province. the hotel's modern ink painting style brings the most poetic and innovative annotation to the renovated space

blocks of grey terrazzo set the tone of muted pizza restaurant in beijing. subtle stepped levels and intersecting volumes break up the interior, designed by italian-german architectural practice mddm studio

paper moon giardino restaurant, via bagutta, milano. ph matteo imbriani


korean designer chulan kwak has designed a chair inspired by caoshu, chinese cursive brush-writing. taking inspiration from the flowing forms of calligraphy, the designer translated the lines of the characters into 3-dimensional shapes, that would then evolve into a chair

left, sedute white by harry koskinen for billiani

right, land lounge chair by naoto fukasawa feels like sitting in a sports car

clerkenwell design week 2018 hosted interactive public installations

uranoide trone, urano palma 1978, erastudio apartment-gallery at design miami/basel 2018

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rebecca hayes,,

fauteuil mo by cheick diallo,

tissu by aissa dione,

tappeto tessuto a mano by anou,


'light book' serves as a creative lamp for late night readers by pascale de backer, pascalina design studio

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filigrana light by sebastian wrong for established & sons,

led light by bardula at galerie la ligne, zuerich, switzerland,,

riccardo blumer, light works theatre at villa panza,;

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scratch me by ignasi monreal for kartell for young,,

hoop, pendant lamp by front for zero,

" buzzihat"  accoustic lamp collection, design alain gilles for buzzispace,

taiwan-born yen-hao, chu has landed at chinese brand ziihome as their in-house designer after earning her master’s degree from ecal, switzerland in 2017. kasa is her first product release and it happens to be the brand’s first       foray into lighting.

" g-circle "  nature as a tool, design alain gilles for  green mood,

kyla mccallum has designed fold, an origami-inspired light


mali weil, animal spirits. aphrodisia

coppa 01, reperti collection by matteo tampone


il nuovo centro delle arti e dello spettacolo di firenze, sostenuto dalla fondazione franco zeffirelli presenta la mostra un nuovo volo su solaris  ispirata al film del regista andrej tarkovskij del 1972, una mostra che rappresenta un connubio tra il capolavoro del grande regista russo e alcune opere pittoriche, grafiche e scultoree di artisti russi provenienti dalla collezione del museo anatolij zverev di mosca e dalla collezione privata di natalia opaleva

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major exhibition in vicenza displays the working practices of david chipperfield architect. untile september 2, 2018, around 20 projects by the firm's london, berlin, milan, and shanghai offices are on view at the basilica palladiana.,

1 1 historical design gallery, biennale architettura. 

artefice e inventore. osvaldo borsani a milano. la triennale di milano %u2012 fino al 16 settembre 2018. la sede milanese ospita la prima grande retrospettiva dedicata ai progetti dell’architetto e designer di varedo

arquitetura moveis. energia, sustentabilidade, futuro. projeto anual com escolas, museu de arte contemporanea serralves.


kyle thompson, open stage, reggia di caserta


artist cheng tsung feng has designed a large bamboo art installation named “the trap” for the museum of contemporary art in taipei, taiwan. ph sheng da tsai

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una stanza tutta per sé, a cura di domitilla dardi, inaugura la stagione 2018 con una nuova installazione site specific, ideata e progettata da andrea anastasio dal titolo: risvolto. risvolto nasce dal desiderio di mostrare la materia ceramica nella sua funzione di rivestimento musivo, ma invertendone il verso. progetto di andrea anastasio per il cantiere galli

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