Resilient design is no longer an idea to be explored – it’s an essential conversation for interior designers to have with landlords, brokers, and tenants alike to create spaces that go beyond their most basic stated functions to ensure total human wellness, including physical safety and mental health, well into the future.
“It’s the simplicity that makes it so easy to use in other cultures and combine in other types of design traditions.”
- Tine Mouritsen
I think the way that ideas come to me in the process of design is not by moving and searching for them.
In a sea of tricked-out office chairs at Milan Design Week, the Rookie chair designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra stood out as a more pared back version.
Konstantin Grcic in conversation with Thomas Edelmann on his collaboration with Plank, the two new products, the “Cup Lounge Chair” and “Fila”, and the importance of a second attempt.
Architect and artist Michele de Lucchi explains how his takeover of Poltrona Frau's flagship store during Milan design week explores new ways of working and learning, in this movie Dezeen produced for the Italian brand.
April marks the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, the immensely influential art and design school founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar, Germany, in 1919.
Odoardo Fioravanti loves experimenting and is always surprising people with unusual designs. During a visit to his Milan studio Anna Moldenhauer talked to him about his deep attachment to Pedrali, what he wished for design students and why he finds excavators fascinating.
The upshot of this for those of us in the workplace sector, is that co-design represents a fundamental change in the traditional relationship between suppliers, designers and occupiers.
At the annual Milan Furniture Fair, Google is staging an experiment in neuroaesthetics–or the science of how beauty affects our brains.
This Triennial — the second edition since the event was relaunched in 2016 after a 20-year hiatus — is a dense collection of objects, images, videos and immersive installations.
Susan Lyons, President of Designtex, joined Monika Stadler, artist and daughter of Gunta Stölzl, and Angelika Nollert, Director of Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus and discuss Bauhaus as a role model for modern company culture, and how it has influenced them & the design industry as a whole.
"It's an aircraft that people go out of their way to try and fly, and love to have selfies in front of."
Konstantin Grcic has designed washstand solutions for small rooms for Laufen – in part as a response to the challenges of urbanization. An interview.
The ongoing uncertainty over Brexit is causing havoc with UK furniture brands' preparations for Milan design week, which starts 10 days after the country is due to leave the European Union.
With rare exceptions, creative individuals fall into one of two categories: They’re either deeply insecure, or they’re egomaniacs.