Aleppo had once been Syria’s largest city; thousands of years ago, it was a terminus of the Silk Road. Mohammed thought it could again be beautiful, modern, strong. From his worktable, a new Aleppo grew, one from which he had erased all traces of a half-decade of strife: a city without ISIS, Al Nusra, or […]
In 1938, MoMA issued a press memo informing New York City editors that on December 7, the Museum would open “what will probably be considered its most unusual exhibition—and certainly one of its largest.” That exhibition was “Bauhaus: 1919–1928”, an expansive survey dedicated to this incomparably influential German school of art and design. Read the […]
India Mahdavi’s talent for sweet spaces and plush textures has seen her become a go-to for high-fashion boutiques and gourmet greats alike
Zaha Hadid Architects has designed the mathematics: the winton gallery inside the science museum in london; the only permanent public museum exhibit designed by the architect in the world. the space is the only permanent public museum exhibit designed by zaha hadid anywhere in the world, and the first completed project in the UK since […]
The show was curated in collaboration with Hadid herself prior to her untimely passing. An Exhibition Of Rare Early Artworks By Zaha Hadid. Showing the foundations of her self-contained dimensional buildings and worlds
2016 has been another big year for museum buildings, check out our TOP 10 favorites! designboom continues its annual round up of the year’s most talked about projects with a look at the TOP 10 museums that opened their doors in 2016.
El equipo de taller de primer año de la Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Valparaíso, Chile) invitó nuevamente a la arquitecta Verónica Arcos para realizar la tercera versión del módulo de materialidad. Este taller de tres semanas, es la continuación del trabajo que se hizo en la versión del año anterior, donde se estudió la […]
Frei Otto (1925-2015) was best known for his innovative lightweight structures, even naming an institute after them at the Stuttgart Technical University.
The ninth Designs of the Year exhibition includes some beautiful and inspiring designs, from an opera house to a pair of trainers made from…
These aren’t just libraries—they’re works of art. Designers, it seems, have figured out one way to get people to read more: Make libraries more beautiful.
A launch party packed with powerful, influential people and a spectacular new home are a ringing endorsement of design’s potential
Activities Programme 2016