• The Student in Groningen 1614-2014

    1 March - 3 August

    Groninger Museum, Groningen

    Four hundred years of Dutch student culture is surveyed and celebrated in this exhibition that marks the University of Groningen’s fourth centenary

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  • Ruin Lust

    4 March - 18 May

    Tate Britain, London

    Curated by writer and critic Brian Dillon, the Tate presents an exhibition on the subject of ruins in art from the seventeenth century to the present day

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  • John Pantlin: Photographing the mid-Century Home

    4 March - 29 June

    Geffrye Museum, London

    This small exhibition displays the work of architectural photographer John Pantlin, focusing on his domestic interiors of the 1950s and 1960s


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  • Stephen Willats: Concerning Our Present Way of Living

    4 March - 14 September

    Whitechapel Gallery, London

    Revisiting an exhibition of British artist and pioneer Stephan Willats at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1979, his use of photography, architecture and technology are put on display once more

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  • Martino Gamper: Design is a State of Mind

    5 March - 21 April

    Serpentine Gallery, London

    Martino Gamper curates a show of contemporary design at the Serpentine. Gamper follows in the footsteps of Konstantin Grcic, who staged an exhibition at the Serpentine in 2009

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  • Anton Alvarez

    6 March - 17 April

    Gallery Libby Sellers, London

    The designer Anton Alvarez presents a new series of works, created using his thread-wrapping machine


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  • Louisiana On Paper: Joseph Beuys

    7 March - 9 June

    Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

    As part of the Louisiana On Paper series, the career of Joseph Beuys is marked in this exhibition looking at the artist’s creative power and process

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  • Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2014

    10 March

    Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts (YBCA), San Francisco

    This year’s Bloomberg Businessweek design conference welcomes a new group of international designers and specialists to discuss the design issues of the day

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  • Singapore Design Week

    10-16 March

    National Design Centre, Singapore

    Featuring both local and international design talent of various disciplines, this event features trade shows, conferences, exhibitions and workshops

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  • Architecture and Design Film Festival

    12-16 March

    Los Angeles Theatre Centre, Los Angeles

    A range of film screenings, panel discussions, book signings and Q&As feature as part of this festival celebrating the creative spirit of architecture and design

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  • Architecture on Film: Post-producing Architecture – HLM, Habitations Légèrement Modifiées + Q&A

    13 March, 7PM

    The Barbican Centre, London

    Part of The Architecture Foundation’s Architecture on Film series, this documentary looks at the refurbishment of a social housing tower block in Paris redesigned by architects Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal with Frédéric Druot


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  • Florencia Pita/FPmod: UMMA Table & Objects

    14 March - 20 April

    SCI-Arc, LA

    A collection of installation pieces, tableware, furniture, and architecture created by the architect Florencia Pita goes on display at SCI-Arc


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  • Sebastian Cox's Woodland Workshop

    15-16 March

    Heal's London

    Furniture designer Sebastian Cox hosts an open workshop exploring the making of hand-crafted furniture

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  • Contemporary Art Society: The Best is Not Too Good for You

    18 March - 1 June

    Whitechapel Gallery, London

    A host of Pop artists feature in this exhibition showcasing a collection of bright and bold pots and prints, questioning what is meant by the intrinsic value of objects

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  • Sharon Helgason Gallagher: The Book and the Bicycle

    18 March, 6.30PM

    School of Visual Arts, New York

    Presented by MFA Design Criticism, Sharon Helgason Gallagher looks at the book from a functional design perspective

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  • Manifesto Series: Monumentality

    18 March, 7PM

    Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York

    This talk looks at monumentality in the wake of the Cold War, seeking to explore how its legacy can be visually articulated


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  • Crowd Talks: Design Futures

    19 March, 6.30PM

    Somerset House, London

    A discussion on new approaches to design education in the wake of the changing landscape of new digital media

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  • Behind the Design of Bloomberg Businessweek

    19 March, 7PM

    Gestalten Space, Berlin

    A talk with Richard Turley, Creative Director of award-winning publication Bloomberg Businessweek

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  • Boston Design Week

    20-30 March


    Spanning across the whole of Boston and beyond, this event covers all aspects of design from architecture and urban design to fashion and graphics

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  • Birds of Paradise: Plumes and Feathers in Fashion

    20 March - 24 August

    MoMu, Antwerp

    This exhibition looks at the use of feathers and plumes in fashion, displaying spectacular accessories, garments and haute couture

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  • Konstantin Grcic: Panorama

    22 March - 14 September

    Vitra Design Mueum, Weil am Rhein

    The largest retrospective of German designer Konstantin Grcic's career, Panorama also features spatial installations developed by Grcic that predict how the future may be


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  • Late Tuesday: High Tech!

    25 March, 6PM

    RIBA, London

    A combination of talks, film screenings and events to chart the origins and landmarks of the architectural style High Tech

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  • sound:frame 2014 - If this is the Answer, what is the Question?

    26 March - 13 April

    MAK, Vienna

    This festival aims to examine the idea of audiovisual art, focusing in the visual and auditory perception process

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  • Ellen Lupton: Design Fictions

    27 March, 6.30PM

    School of Visual Arts, New York

    Designer and academic Ellen Lupton discusses how the art of narrative has come to dominate her understanding of design practice

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  • Design Talks: Design Mind Michael Sorkin & Architect James Wines

    27 March, 6.30PM

    The Greene Space, New York

    As part of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Design Talks series, the acclaimed architects discuss their work and the state of public space in the urban environment today


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  • Collection of the Groninger Museum: Ploeg Pavilion

    29 March - 31 December

    Groninger Museum, Groningen

    Exhibiting a selection from its own collection, Groningen history and culture is highlighted and features fashion and design as well as art from all eras

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  • Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible

    30 March - 29 June


    The light and space artist Helen Pashgian creates an installation of 12 molded-acrylic columns


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