Amid a flurry of museum openings and moves, curators are widening their scope. New design museums are being built and existing ones updated for the 21st century worldwide, and their curators are filling gaps in collections and expanding the definition of design…
He’s self-taught, he’s constantly darting up and down the stairs of his five-storey office, and he has a twin brother. These are just three lesser-known facts about architecture icon Tadao Ando, who at age 73 says he still aspires to create a ‘masterpiece’.
After many years of hard work, everything is finally ready for Barcelona Design Museum to open its doors. From December 14, visitors to the Disseny Hub Barcelona building will be able to tour 6,000 square metres devoted to exhibitions on the arts of the object and design. The new centre is the result of merging…
After closing its doors three years ago for a massive renovation, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is finally reopening the century-old mansion that houses the design museum. In its new incarnation, the Cooper Hewitt taps into what distinguishes a design museum, which celebrates functional objects built with users in mind, from any other museum full […]
“Uneven Growth,” MoMA’s latest urban design exhibit, happily doesn’t limit itself exclusively to architecture, but takes the whole city as its project — specifically, the world’s “expanding megacities” and their dispossessed.
Dadle a Sergi Pons una casa del siglo XIX para restaurar y el resto está hecho. Hace poco publicamos su trabajo en un piso de Les Corts destinado a una japonesa y sus dos gatos. ¿Lo recordáis? Pues hoy os traemos otro proyecto donde vuelve a aplicar una fórmula que parece que triunfa últimamente en […]
Quiet is the first quality you notice when entering the Second Home coworking space in London, an unusual ambiance in such an environment. “Curved plastic partitions are the best shape to guarantee sound insulation,” explained José Selgas, founder, together with Lucia Cano, of the Spanish architecture office SelgasCano.
Russian designers Maxim Ali and Constantin Bolimond created a small interactive lamp with cork plugs to control the amount of light coming out of a sphere. They called it Amstrong with no doubts linking the name with the Moon mission.
Frame Magazine is the world’s barometer of interior design. The magazine shows you what’s happening and where to find it. The latest interiors and products, spiced up with some art, shop windows and sets: that’s the essence of Frame magazine. We gather the most interesting work from around the globe and package it in six […]
Unique in its conception and scope, The Art Newspaper publishes around 100 pages of news, interviews, reviews and debate about the art world, every month. It covers everything from antiquity to the contemporary. You can count on it to bring you the crucial stories from around the globe. You will also find out more about […]
Arseny Vesnin (St.Petersburg) started Designcollector in 2003 and grown it bones and flash on everything around Digital Culture. We keep our roots in unveiling Russian Creativity and where happy to release 2 books of “Russian Illustrators” you can order online. Our main interests are Art, Design, Illustration, Photography and New Music. Follow us everywhere by […]