Concrete Tableware by Alessia Giardino

Report

Concrete Tableware by Alessia Giardino

Eindhoven

24 October 2014

Pigment-stained concrete is refashioned from a structural element to an aesthetic tableware collection at Dutch Design Week

Revisiting Issey Miyake

FEATURES

Revisiting Issey Miyake

London

24 October 2014

Three years on from first meeting Yoshiyuki Miyamae, Isssey Miyake's creative director, Disegno returned to meet Miyamae when he arrived in London to learn how to generate pattern with steam

Why Do We Need To Collaborate?

FEATURES

Why Do We Need To Collaborate?

London

23 October 2014

Disegno shares an essay by designer Sam Hecht in which he reflects on the value of and need for collaboration

Out of the Ordinary by Studio Wieki Somers

INTERVIEW

Out of the Ordinary by Studio Wieki Somers

Rotterdam

22 October 2014

With a new exhibition open at the Boijmans museum in Rotterdam, designer Wieki Somers reflects on gallery work and her attitude towards "design art"

Ordinary Takeover

FEATURES

Ordinary Takeover

London

20 October 2014

Ordinary Limited's exhibition at the AA is an exultation of the pleasures of material experimentation

Disegno's Diary: 20 to 26 October

DIARY

Disegno's Diary: 20 to 26 October

London

20 October 2014

Ron Arad discusses his career as a designer, architect and educator, while 21_21 Design Sight looks at design as a force for social transformation

Shade by Simon Heijdens

REPORT

Shade by Simon Heijdens

London

18 October 2014

A road trip to Greenwich with artist Simon Heijdens prompts reflections on software as a material and on the media's relationship to technology in design

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre: the 2014 Stirling Prize Winner

News

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre: the 2014 Stirling Prize Winner

Liverpool

17 October 2014

Haworth Tompkins's new home for Liverpool's celebrated theatre group claims RIBA's top award

Fantoom by Glithero

INTERVIEW

Fantoom by Glithero

Kortrijk

17 October 2014

Glithero resurrect Pepper's Ghost to display ghostly illusions of artefacts at Kortrijk's Broelmuseum

I Don't Know at the Turbine Hall

OPINION

I Don't Know at the Turbine Hall

London

16 October 2014

Richard Tuttle's large-scale installation of Surati fabrics on plywood plays on connections between language and textile-based artwork

Examining Chamber: New York's new design gallery

REPORT

Examining Chamber: New York's new design gallery

New York

15 October 2014

Job Smeets curates the opening collection for Chamber, a design gallery in New York styled after a cabinet of curiosities

Norway's new banknotes

NEWS

Norway's new banknotes

Oslo

14 October 2014

Snøhetta provides pixellations of abstracted coastlines for Norway's new currency designs

Project Brazil

REPORT

Project Brazil

São Paulo

13 October 2014

Analogia Project scrutinises the tangled "gatos" power cables of Brazil's favelas in an installation of copper waterfalls and chandeliers

David Chipperfield's Sticks and Stones

NEWS

David Chipperfield's Sticks and Stones

Berlin

11 October 2014

The architecture of Mies van der Rohe's open plan Neue Nationalgalerie is ingeniously subverted by the introduction of 144 spruce columns

Beijing Design Week 2014

FEATURES

Beijing Design Week 2014

Beijing

10 October 2014

Beijing's annual design festival admirably grapples with the complexity of the city in which it finds itself, presenting a compelling species of community-driven and process-led design projects

V&A announce details of Alexander McQueen exhibition

NEWS

V&A announce details of Alexander McQueen exhibition

London

09 October 2014

Five months ahead of Savage Beauty's opening in London, finer details of the Alexander McQueen show are unveiled

Endgrain by Raw-Edges

REPORT

Endgrain by Raw-Edges

Brussels

08 October 2014

Raw-Edges evince its technique for staining wood to its core in a series of marquetry-like furniture pieces

The future of the RCA

Disegno No.7

The future of the RCA

London

07 October 2014

Staff and programme changes to London’s Royal College of Art and its Design Products MA have precipated soul-searching by students and observers alike about one of design’s great institutions

BIO 50: Fashion Systems present Matter Loci x Matter Globalis

REPORT

BIO 50: Fashion Systems present Matter Loci x Matter Globalis

Ljubljana

04 October 2014

Matter Loci x Matter Globalis explore the use of vernacular materials in contemporary fashion

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

Interview

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

Weil am Rhein

03 October 2014

The curator of Vitra Design Museum's new Alvar Aalto exhibition reflects on the Finnish designer's connections to modern art

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