The internet offers seemingly endless possibilities- whether it’s another Zoom date with friends, posting on social media groups, playing games, or sharing our work online- but at the same time, there’s a certain sense of emptiness that comes with limiting your social interactions to a screen. Perhaps this is a chance to rediscover and redefine what staying connected means to us on a deeper level. Let's have a looks at some existing design solutions offered.
Ishigami’s portfolio consists of the most spectacular, strange and sensible pieces to emerge out of the architectural field recently: floating rocks, invisible pavilions, buildings that emerges out of a line drawn in the sky or clouds gently resting on water.
Navigating through the slippery art world, forever fluctuating, is a difficult task for any artist. The recent spectacle of Maurizio Cattelan’s ‘Comedian’ caused a sensation at Art Basel in Miami Beach. The artwork consisting of a single banana stuck to a wall with duct tape was sold to three buyers for roughly $120,000. Bringing us to the question, as Andy Warhol once put it, is art truly ‘whatever you can get away with’?
Christo will wrap up the famous Napoleonic landmark in 2020. Is it what Parisian really wants? How are contemporary installations recieved in the Capitol? Is Christo's project secretly genius?
In these unusual times, there seems to be an increased impact on disadvantaged communities. In a recent article, the Mayor of London stated that coronavirus ‘is discriminating – targeting the elderly, those with underlying health conditions and BAME communities’ with ‘poor health often a product of inadequate housing, overcrowding and poverty’. However, does public housing really have a detrimental impact on the well-being of communities?
Interior and product designer Louise Campbell turns to the idea of Wonderland as a source for inspiration for the IMM Cologne Furniture Fair to create an ideal house of the future.