Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Open Borders installation by MAD Architects, Milan – Italy

April 29th, 2016

The display forms an organically curved sculpture that billows to capture attention and inspires a synergetic conversation between the past and present.

Advanced Relics exhibition by Dutch Invertuals, Milan – Italy

April 28th, 2016

In each of their projects, the designers aimed to manifest an idea, a feeling, or a situation – all things that can’t be touched – as a physical item. The objective was to counteract the increasingly digital, and therefore untouchable, world we live in.

Kapital collection by Oeuffice at Carwan Gallery, Milan – Italy

April 28th, 2016

For each of the nine pieces, the studio took cues from on the capitals – or heads – of columns found in the three orders of ancient Greek architecture: Doric, Ionic and Corinthian.

Louis Vuitton Volez, Voguez, Voyagez exhibition, Tokyo – Japan

April 28th, 2016

The exhibition is staged at a purpose-built venue in the heart of the city near the grounds of the imperial palace, and presents the company’s history since its foundation in 1854. It does so by way of a series of specially designed settings, presenting a wealth of products from the Louis Vuitton archives in nine differently themed sections.

Moonless installation by Frank Ammerlaan at Bosse & Baum gallery, London – UK

April 27th, 2016

Mirroring the appearance of the roof in the gallery, the body-sized sheets on the floor anchor the installation in the gallery, offering a peripheral path through it.

ALBUM “a collection of 10 photos” installation by SET architects, Milan – Italy

April 25th, 2016

The juta cloth wraps the structure delineating five distinct exhibition areas; ten photographs are distributed among these spaces. The black cloth gives rise to a chequered pattern, which consists of a modular grid of 1 square-meter spaces.

B&B Italia / The Perfect Density installation by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Milan – Italy

April 23rd, 2016

At the centre of space 8 high vertical cages, pulsating and in movement, create a weave of bright beams that project into the room images and texts, tracing out a system of allusions and suggestions among the various elements.

Marsotto Edizioni Light & Shadow installation by Nendo, Milan – Italy

April 21st, 2016

Furniture was arranged in a complete symmetrical manner in each space, so that as soon as one enters the room they are standing right at the boundary of the spaces. A visual effect was created as though the spaces were reflecting each other like a mirror, along with the pillars that were rhythmically arranged.

Marseilles Docks by 5+1AA, Marseille – France

April 20th, 2016

The Marseilles Docks as a place of architecture which is an answer to a specific context: an intervention on sensitivity and place specificity, Marseilles in relation to the Docks, the city and the sea.

Colour Machine installation at Milan Design Week 2016 by Hella Jongerius, Milan – Italy

April 14th, 2016

As visitors enter Casa Vitra, giant spinning tops twirl on the floor, showcasing the full range of vitra materials in four colour worlds: lights, darks, greens and reds. Suspended from the ceiling, above the spinning tops, are nine colour wheels that revolve in spaces.

50 manga chairs installation by Nendo at Friedman Benda Gallery, Milan – Italy

April 14th, 2016

This installation of 50 manga chairs is the result of adapting the strong symbolic nature of manga comics to furniture design.

Herringbone collection by Raw Edges

April 13th, 2016

London design studio Raw Edges has created a collection of zigzag-patterned furniture using pieces of wood that have been dipped into angled buckets of dye.

Modular sculptures by David Umemoto

April 8th, 2016

Formed entirely from concrete, the modules expose the rawness of the unrefined material. Each of the forms can be interconnected, disconnected and rearranged to generate an endless array of artistic compositions, resulting in a constant state of transformation.

Flexible partition system by Stéphane Malka for Agoratic, Paris – France

April 6th, 2016

This system enables the user to arrange multiple room configurations. The result is an interior that appears as a three-dimensional chessboard, with alternating light and dark boxes.

Tensilation Type EV canopy system by Grimshaw and MDT-tex, Frankfurt – Germany

April 4th, 2016

Each canopy unit is structurally connected to its neighboring pieces via a watertight capping, with drainage taking place at a series of central supporting columns.

Sensitive Star interactive installation by Estudio Guto Requena, São Paulo – Brazil

April 3rd, 2016

The star-shaped structure reacts to stimuli of movement via a series of sensors, and responds with changing light and sound. As a larger-than-life musical instrument, it is set to input visitors’ body movements, mixing them with a soundscape.

Timber installation at the Nasher Sculpture Center by Edwin Chan, Dallas – Texas

March 28th, 2016

The modular timber design from ‘Chalet Hollywood’ is re-assembled as different seating arrangements inside the open-plan gallery, creating an intimate setting for social exchange. The diagonal structure that previously provided the support framework for the liquor cabinets, is now reconfigured as a screen to provide spatial separation.

Family Lab At Groninger Museum by Jaime Hayon, Groningen – Netherlands

March 24th, 2016

For this new space, Hayon has drawn inspiration from the jungle —albeit a modernised and highly stylised one, with a graphic and minimalistic mask motif discreetly represented in details all around the space.

Design Museum Dharavi, Mumbai – India

March 22nd, 2016

The Design Museum Dharavi is the first museum of its kind, based in the homegrown neighbourhood of Dharavi, showcasing local talent through a nomadic exhibition space and employing design as a tool to promote social change and innovation on a global scale.

Bēhance office installation by SOFTlab, New York City

March 21st, 2016

The installation – made from a laser-cut Mylar net clad in laser-cut photo gels of different colours – also acts as a frame, drawing attention to a circular luminaire at its peak and communal seating at its base.