Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

“The growroom” for IKEA by space10

February 26th, 2017

Space10 has now released The growroom as open source design that can be built with just a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of plywood, and a CNC milling machine. Produced from only one material, and conceived as serious alternative to the global food model, the design focuses on making assembly as easy and as intuitive as possible. Built as a sphere, the overlapping slices of the free-standing pavilion ensure that water and light can reach vegetation on every level.

Thom Browne Surf Shop installation, Tokyo – Japan

February 25th, 2017

Fully living up to its name, the installation not only features select men’s and women’s pieces from the collection, but also presents the longboards that were carried around by models in the presentation of Thom Browne’s s/s 2017 men’s collection in Paris.

Katuaq Cultural Centre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Greenland

February 24th, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk has survived two decades of the country’s unforgiving climate since opening in 1997.

“Hello, Robot” exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum

February 23rd, 2017

The Hello, Robot exhibition – the first at the German design museum to focus on robotics – explores the relationship between humans and the intelligent machines that increasingly feature in our lives. Its 200-plus exhibits include Star Wars’ R2D2, an automatic manifesto generator, a smart sofa and a robot-made pavilion.

VLISCO UN à UN exhibition by Studio Harm Rensink, Helmond – Netherlands

February 20th, 2017

The psychedelic exhibition space was designed by Studio Harm Rensink, who ‘skinned’ the walls and floor of each room with the designs of former Vlisco designer Michiel Schuurmans, enhancing the feeling of ‘stepping into’ Vlisco.

Forest of Numbers installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

February 14th, 2017

More than 60,000 pieces of suspended numeral figures from 0 to 9 were regularly aligned in three dimensional grids. A section was removed, created a path that cut through the installation, invited visitors to wonder inside the colorful forest filled with numbers.

47 – SUPER BOWL LI – NFL SHOP ACTIVATION by Dave Bates, Houston – Texas

February 6th, 2017

’47 at the NFL Shop was designed with the duality of journey and reward, along with the aesthetics of the Super Bowl LI product in mind. Visitors to the space would approach a hall of archways that led to premium prizes.

ROCKERS photo exhibition by ARKITITO, São Paulo – Brazil

February 3rd, 2017

Strong colors, lights contrasts and graphism created a dramatic and dynamic architecture. There is a big box, in the middle of the room, painted with yellow and black stripes indicating a danger zone, where inside of it there is a quiet (or loud!) teenager bedroom, with all the magazines that Bob Gruen`s photos appeared printed and plastered on the walls.

New Year installation 2017 by Venera Kazarova, Moscow – Russia

February 1st, 2017

This year is a year of rooster, so masks for the mannequins are made with bird motifs – wings, feathers. And the motives of Nordic shamans as well – dry twigs, fur, geometric face painting. It’s an idea of appeasing the rooster for a lucky year.

Jiuxi wedding exhibition by Clou Architects, Beijing – China

January 31st, 2017

Beijing wedding planners Jiuxi reimagines its services with 21st century relevance in an exhibition designed by Clou Architects. Keeping Jiuxi’s modernist approach and high-end aesthetic in mind, Clou transformed the interior of a 90s building into a highly sensorial, visceral environment integrated with VR and other technologies.

Pedrali stand by Calvi Brambilla at IMM 2017, Cologne – Germany

January 29th, 2017

The exhibit space is composed by a central zone featured by dark tones and five niches, whose settings recall most intimate and cosiest spaces, both indoor and outdoor.

KOTI pop-up hotel installation by Linda Bergroth, Paris – France

January 26th, 2017

Designed by Linda Bergroth, KOTI — meaning “home” in Finnish — celebrates the shared experience of a summer-cottage sleepover in Finland. The living pop-up installation is comprised of six cottages available to book on Airbnb for 100 days from january till may 2017.

G-Star RAW exhibition by Aitor Throup, Paris – France

January 24th, 2017

The capsule collection includes the brand’s “3D denim concept”, which is intended to challenge the conventions of denim design. The raw denim trousers, named Motac-X, feature stretch fabric panels in areas that the body needs to move and contortion, such as the knee and hip joints. “We have great stretch denim, but it’s something that’s standardised,”

Jasper Morrison exhibition at VitraHouse, Weil am Rhein – Germany

January 20th, 2017

“This is the apartment of Allard Pierson, an abstract artist who doesn’t exhibit his sculptures because nobody’s interested in abstract art anymore, so he lives at home with them and occasionally invites people to dinner, to show them his new work,” Morrison said. The presentation features a living room split up into a studio and office.

Nordic light exhibiton by Note, Stockholm – Sweden

January 14th, 2017

Drawing inspiration from the moon and sun – each is represented by a disc suspended at either end of the voluminous hall – both serve as focal points. The moon’s reflection in water at night is captured by zigzagging, 50-metre wall that augments in height from one meter in the front to six meters at the far end, where the setting morphs into an abstract ode to the region’s famous Northern Light.

NMD_”Past Empowers Future” pop-up exhibition by Urbantainer, Seoul – Korea

January 11th, 2017

Inspired by the innovative sneaker for urban nomads, the NMD, URBANTAINER has designed a new type of exhibition with an integrated digital platform. The exhibition transcends the boundaries of the physical city and deeply integrates cultural formats in collaboration with 8 young artists.

“Inhabitable Painting” installation by Nick Gelpi, Detroit – Michigan

January 11th, 2017

“House paint pavilion” has been designed to allow visitors to both peer into and walk inside it, blurring the lines between the structure and the artwork displayed within its interior walls.

Hui Origin of Everything installation by C.DD, Foshan – China

January 9th, 2017

Visitors could come into this space alone through a narrow entrance, walk slowly and circle the space with the playing of background music which has a sense of ritual. While looking through the gaps between the bamboos, semi-finished Chinese Southern lion and Chinese leather drum placed in the centre could be seen; it is like a journey from outside to inside of both your inner self and the environment.

The First Words of Paper exhibition by INS architecture studio, Tianjin – China

January 7th, 2017

“The First Words of Paper”- the original voice of a paper, it is spontaneous, just like the baby voice. It present a complete state, an original state or a final state. INS focus the process from the beginning to the ending, it means the forming process.