Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Exhibit Columbus by Snarkitecture + formafantasma, Columbus – Indiana

September 2nd, 2017



For this year’s edition, Exhibit Columbus worked with five international galleries to create installations along Washington street, Columbus’ main artery. Each of these galleries selected one designer from its stable to develop an object or experience that ‘enhances human interaction and connection, and that inspires community conversations about the role of design in daily life’.

Burning Man 2017 art installations, Nevada

September 1st, 2017

The temporary metropolis, erected annually, draws colossal crowds of devoted “burners” who come to experience spirituality, community, and art. Guided by the ten principles — first documented by co-founder Larry Harvey in 2004 — participants build the city, and then burn it to the ground 9 days later.

Wal.Diamond Exhibition Center by Shangyuan Art Design, Shenzhen – China

August 29th, 2017

In order to maximize the liquidity of the space, the layout is centered on the circular exhibition hall, with four counters surrounding the black pillars, which create a strong visual impact. The office has different functions, suitable proportion and ideal circulation.

Biomorphic furniture by Mathias Bengtsson

August 28th, 2017

The furniture series explores the possibilities of software contribution to artistic creation, wherein 3D printing serves as an analogue for representing organic forms. Bengtsson begins with what he calls ‘the promise of technology’ – ‘the desire to push the limits of what is imaginable, and the will to create objects unlike any that have existed before’.

Wave of buckets by Factor Eficiencia and 5468796 architecture, Mexico City – Mexico

August 25th, 2017

The 100.0 m² temporary pavilion uses common painter’s buckets as its building blocks, connecting them together via an expansive grid of ropes. In the Mexican capital these objects are typically used to claim a piece of street by “viene viene” entrepreneurs, who operate outside the government’s oversight and aggressively charge drivers wishing to park.

Forest of Business Cards exhibition by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

August 23rd, 2017

Visitors remove cards of interest, thus changing the exhibit density which in turn shifts their own focus. This results in a complex and beautiful facade that changes from one moment to the next as would the Japanese Sakura (cherry) tree.

NAWA sculpture by Oskar Zieta, Wrocław – Poland

August 18th, 2017


The sculpture’s shiny, eye-catching exterior attracts the passing visitor. But, upon closer look at its surface, one will see the reflection of the surrounding environment.

Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum by Collective Studio, Shanghai – China

August 3rd, 2017

Curated by Dr Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum brought together artists and researchers with the aim of proposing new strategies for alternative approaches and solutions to issues of social and environmental sustainability.

Origami exhibition pavilion by Manuel Bouzas Cavada, Manuel Bouzas Barcala and Clara Álvarez García, Logroño – Spain

July 31st, 2017

The idea is simple; we want to generate an icon, an attractive exhibit that seeks to stir curiosity and catch the attention of the city´s inhabitants. But also, we want to show that the Garnica panels are self-supporting; we haven’t used any supporting structure or sub-structures. We have only used the starting material, the Garnica panels: 39 of them.

COR Shop by BLOCO Arquitetos, Brasilia – Brazil

July 29th, 2017

The client´s briefing for the shop “COR” asked us to create a space that could work both as a showroom for a Brazilian brand of paintings and architectural coatings and as the backdrop for the display of the work of the furniture designer Paulo Alves, from São Paulo.

Practicing teaching experiment by CAFAarchStudio10, Beijing – China

July 24th, 2017

The subject requires each student to create a small structure with envelope enclosure from concept design to construction, so as to achieve true experience of the three aspects as scale, material and use through the whole process, creating space by the way of structure; expressing structure by materials and nodes; and creating a space atmosphere to achieve physical body perception.

Vertical Line Garden by Julia Jamrozik & Coryn Kempster, Québec – Canada

July 17th, 2017

The installation creates a fluid space which responds to its environmental conditions and changes dramatically with the intensity of light and wind.

Versatility of the Clothes of Nature: Hanbok exhibit by Farming Architecture, Seoul – South Korea

July 12th, 2017

Unlike Western attire, which values stylish looks over the wearer’s comfort, the hanbok takes after nature with an aesthetic style that is appreciated more when worn than seen. The “clothes of wind,” designed by LEE, captures the versatile form and structure of the hanbok in a particularly stylish way.

G. F Smith Paper City exhibition by various artists, Kingston upon Hull – UK

July 10th, 2017

Informed by the fields of contemporary art, architecture and design, the temporary artworks range from enormous sculptures to cut paper designs – all made with G . F Smith’s Colorplan range.

Caged Eggs Light Installation by Orikami Lab for The Dubai Mall, Dubai – U.A.E.

July 9th, 2017

It serves a dual function; a sculpture by day and light installation by night. The ovular inspired shape is a result of solid, stainless steel rods that are welded together to create facets unique to each of the 15 structures spread across the Grand Square.

Breathing colour exhibition by Hella Jongerius, London – UK

July 7th, 2017

Breathing Colour, an exhibition that takes cues from no less than 15 years of colour research by Jongerius. It’s an installation-based showcase that puts colour up front, allowing visitors to pick up a thing or two beyond the usual and ordinary.

WE ARE THE REMIX exhibition by MUSEEA, Gothenburg – Sweden

July 6th, 2017

Drawing on various genres such as music video, documentary, performance and animation, the exhibition remixes human histories, imagined futures and dream worlds from across the globe. The exhibition features eight audiovisual works made by some of the most distinguished artists and filmmakers of today.

“Form, heft, material” exhibition by David Adjaye at Garage Museum, Moscow – Russia

July 5th, 2017

The show, which debuted at the Haus der Kunst in Munich in 2015 before moving to the art institute of Chicago, offers insight into the architect’s distinct approach, highlighting the ways he seeks to integrate local geographies and cultural legacies within his designs.

“Lumen” Installation by Jenny Sabin Studio at MoMA PS1, New York City

July 4th, 2017

Constructed from more than 1,000,000 yards of “digitally knitted and robotically woven fiber,” this year’s structure features 250 hanging tubular structures designed to capture and display the ever-changing color of sunlight over the course of the day.

Hilton stand at Tourism Indaba 2017 by Whaam Concepts, Durban – South Africa

July 1st, 2017

Whaam brought this through by designing two select meeting areas into the stand for exclusive engagement. We translated the grandness of a typical Hilton lobby area by introducing a welcome desk contrasted against elevated walls and a suspended halo bulkhead to emphasise the new brand identity.